Our Mission

In our research, we are attempting to
gain an understanding of how people
perceive and think about space.

Within this framework, our goals are to:

Research Areas & Approaches

  • Perceiving Spatial Layout
  • Context-Dependent Memory
  • Intuitive Physics
  • Human-Computer Interaction 
    & InfoCockpits
  • Presence & Virtual Reality
  • Brain Imaging (fMRI)


For more information on the Proffitt Perception Lab, please email the webmaster.
102 Gilmer Hall  Box 400400  Charlottesville, VA 22904
(434) 982-4744  proffitt-lab@virginia.edu
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