Behrang Keshavarz

Behrang is a Senior Scientist at KITE and the Lead of the Neurorehabilitation and Neuroscience Team. He holds an appointment as professor (adjunct) at the Department of Psychology at the Toronto Metropolitan University. Behrang has a background in experimental psychology, focusing on human factors in virtual environments. His main research areas include the optimization of simulation technologies by minimizing adverse effects related to motion sickness, exploring the neurocognitive and behavioral aspects of Virtual Reality phenomena such as self-motion perception and presence, as well as improving driving safety for younger and older adults. 


  • Senior Scientist, The KITE Research Institute
  • Neurorehabilitation and Neuroscience Team Lead
  • Professor (adjunct), Department of Psychology, Toronto Metropolitan University

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  • Scientist, The KITE Research Institute
  • Assistant Professor (adjunct), Department of Psychology, Ryerson University
  • Motion/Simulator sickness
  • illusory self-motion (vection)
  • multisensory integration
  • aging
  • driving