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Christopher Taylor, B.Sc., Ph.D.

Christopher Taylor, B.Sc., Ph.D.

Adjunct Instructor of Optometry and Research Associate

Dr. Taylor is the instructor for Biostatistics I and II. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of Toronto. He was granted his PhD at McMaster University from the Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behavior. His PhD work addressed how spatial vision operates in the presence of visual noise with both younger and older observers.

After his PhD, Dr. Taylor worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow Harvard Medical School in the Schepens Eye Research Institute with Dr. Peter Bex. His work at with Dr. Bex focused on the perception of blur in naturalistic scenes and the ability of Glaucoma patients to perceive motion. He then spent time as a Research Associate at the University of Reading in England investigating the influence of Autism on face perception. Currently he is researching the development of Myopia with Dr. Frances Rucker with a focus on the role that spatial, temporal, and chromatic cues serve in the emmetropization of the eye.

He is a member of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology and on the Editorial Board of Nature’s Scientific Reports for Neuroscience.