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Jennifer E. Dysart
Position: Associate Professor
Campus Affiliation: John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Phone: 212-484-1160
Degrees/Diplomas: PhD Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario
Training Area: Psychology and Law
Research Interests: Eyewitness Memory and Identification; Alibi Witnesses
Dr. Duncan's primary research interests are (1) to study the physiological mechanisms of visually guided behavior in healthy individuals and (2) to develop novel functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) techniques to quantify neuronal, vascular, and metabolic contributions to neurodegenerative visual disorders. Dr. Duncan's current research uses fMRI to compare measurements of neuronal activity and blood flow throughout the retino-cortical pathway to standard clinical measures of visual function. Dr. Duncan’s secondary research interest is in developing and assessing the value of Serious Games in education.