visualization

brain boxes

Brain boxes

A portrait series I created exploring brains and their boxes. Silhouettes are overlaid with 3D-rendered anatomical MRI images of the brain within, the only organ capabale of asking questions about itself. In these instances, it is asking. Each portrait depicts a researcher within the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences , and is made possible by repurposing a technology used to ask those questions.

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mapping collaborations

Mapping Collaborations

How does proximity influence collaborations?

Mapping Collaborations is a visualization I constructed to explore scholarly collaborations across a university campus. The project made use of the scholars@duke database, and was awarded 1st place in the data visuzalization category at the Duke Research Computing Symposium, 2017.

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making faces

What are you looking at?

An interactive exhibit to demonstrate how eye-tracking can be used to explore face processing.

I developed this exhibit in tandem with research conducted with the Bass Connections: Art, Vision, & the Brain team. It was designed to complement the Making Faces exhibit at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University.

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Facial symmetry

An interactive exhibit to demonstrate the interplay between facial asymmetry and perceived emotions.

I developed this exhibit in tandem with research conducted with the Bass Connections: Art, Vision, & the Brain team. It was designed to complement the Making Faces exhibit at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University.

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brain awareness week

Concept/design

Poster, shirt, and advertising design for Brain Awareness Week at Duke University.

Each year, the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences takes part in this nationwide event by organizing a series of educational outreach opportunites, public lectures, and laboratory open houses aimed at sharing advances in neuroscience research with the broader public. As a director of this event, I designed each year's logo and promotional material.

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Thatcherizer

Photobooth version of the classic Thatcher illusion from cognitive psychology. Developed for Brain Awareness Week open house.

Alterations to local facial features (e.g. eyes, mouth) are rendered less conspicuous by inverting the entire image. This photobooth allowed individuals to Thatcherize a self-portrait, and print a copy to take home.

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figures/animations

Scientific figures

A collection of figures designed for visual communication of scientific results in posters, talks, and manuscripts.

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