Khazar Ahmadi


Otto-von-Guericke University, Ophthalmic Department, Visual Processing Lab


9/2006 – 2/2010: B.Sc. Clinical Psychology, Tabriz University, Tabriz. Iran

9/2010 – 6/2013: M.Sc. Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran. Iran

8/2014 – now: Ph.D. Candidate, Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg. Germany

Research Interests:

Visual neuroscience

Cognitive neuropsychology (in particular executive functions)

Research Project:

4/2012 – 4/2013: Investigation of Magno-cellular deficit hypothesis in Persian speaking dyslexic children (a psychophysical study)

9/2014 – 2/2015: Delineation of retinotopic maps in patients suffering from Migraine with visual aura (an fMRI study)

Current Project:

“Plasticity and stability of cortical wiring in Albinism”: an fMRI study to investigate                             replacement of ocular dominance with hemifield dominance columns in visual pathway misrouting disorders i.e. albinism and achiasma


Kh. Ahmadi, H. R. Pouretemad, J. Esfandiari, A. Yoonessi & A. Yoonessi. “Psychophysical evidence for impaired Magno, Parvo and Konio-Cellular pathways in dyslexic children” (assigned to be published on issue Oct-Dec 2015, Journal of Ophthalmic and Vision Research)