Brian Barton

University of California

Brian Barton, Ph.D., received his B.S. in Psychology at the University of Oregon, where he studied visual attention and working memory with Drs. Edward Awh, Ph.D., and Edward Vogel, Ph.D. Dr. Barton then earned his Ph.D. in Psychology with a Concentration in Cognitive Neuroscience in 2013 at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), where he expanded his research into functional MRI measurements of visual cortex organization and plasticity with Alyssa A. Brewer, M.D., Ph.D. He continued on at UCI as a post-doctoral scholar for three years with Drs. Brewer, Greg Hickok, Ph.D., and Kourosh Saberi, Ph.D., applying his vision work to measurements of the organization of human auditory cortex. Dr. Barton’s current research focuses on the organization, function, and plasticity of sensory field maps in human visual and auditory cortex.

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