Christopher Berger is a Visiting Researcher at Microsoft Research working on developing novel sensory experiences in Virtual Reality (VR) using multimodal VR systems. He completed his Ph.D. in Neuroscience in the Brain, Body and Self Lab at the Karolinska Institute in 2016, and holds a B.A. and Master’s degree in Experimental Psychology from San Francisco State University. Previously, he was a postdoctoral researcher at the Brain, Body and Self Lab where he conducted experiments investigating the role of mental imagery in human perception, and the neural processes involved in constructing a coherent perception of the world around us and of ourselves. Christopher’s work has been published in prestigious peer-reviewed journals such as Current Biology, the Journal of Neuroscience, and Cerebral Cortex. He has been awarded the International Postdoctoral Research Grant from the Swedish Research Council and will join the Division of Biology and Biological Engineering at Caltech in 2017.
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