Davis , California 95618
- PhD (University of Oregon)
Dr. Janata is interested in how basic neural systems that underlie perception, attention, memory, action, and emotion interact in the context of natural behaviors, with an emphasis on music. Current projects use musical stimuli and tasks to examine the degree to which mental processes underlying expectancy and imagery are functionally homologous, to examine selective attention processes underlying auditory scene analysis, and to map the cortical representation of musical structures that implicitly guide our perception of music. His lab uses behavioral, functional neuroimaging (EEG/ERP, fMRI), and computational modeling techniques as needed.