Hans P Op de Beeck

Summary

Affiliation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. pmc The neural basis of visual object learning
    Hans P Op de Beeck
    Laboratory of Biological Psychology, University of Leuven K U Leuven, Tiensestraat 102, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Trends Cogn Sci 14:22-30. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Distributed subordinate specificity for bodies, faces, and buildings in human ventral visual cortex
    Hans P Op de Beeck
    Laboratory of Experimental Psychology, University of Leuven K U Leuven, Belgium Laboratory of Biological Psychology, University of Leuven K U Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Neuroimage 49:3414-25. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Perceived shape similarity among unfamiliar objects and the organization of the human object vision pathway
    Hans P Op de Beeck
    Laboratory of Experimental Psychology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Neurosci 28:10111-23. 2008
  4. pmc Interpreting fMRI data: maps, modules and dimensions
    Hans P Op de Beeck
    Laboratory of Experimental Psychology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Nat Rev Neurosci 9:123-35. 2008
  5. doi request reprint The representation of perceived shape similarity and its role for category learning in monkeys: a modeling study
    Hans P Op de Beeck
    Laboratory of Experimental Psychology, University of Leuven, Tiensestraat 102, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Vision Res 48:598-610. 2008
  6. pmc A stable topography of selectivity for unfamiliar shape classes in monkey inferior temporal cortex
    Hans P Op de Beeck
    McGovern Institute for Brain Research, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Cereb Cortex 18:1676-94. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Probing the mysterious underpinnings of multi-voxel fMRI analyses
    Hans P Op de Beeck
    Laboratory of Biological Psychology, University of Leuven KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Neuroimage 50:567-71. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of perceptual learning in visual backward masking on the responses of macaque inferior temporal neurons
    H P Op de Beeck
    Laboratorium voor Neuro en Psychofysiologie, K U Leuven Medical School, Herestraat 49, Leuven, Belgium
    Neuroscience 145:775-89. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Discrimination training alters object representations in human extrastriate cortex
    Hans P Op de Beeck
    McGovern Institute for Brain Research and Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    J Neurosci 26:13025-36. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Fine-scale spatial organization of face and object selectivity in the temporal lobe: do functional magnetic resonance imaging, optical imaging, and electrophysiology agree?
    Hans P Op de Beeck
    Laboratory of Experimental Psychology, University of Leuven Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Neurosci 28:11796-801. 2008

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Publications29

  1. pmc The neural basis of visual object learning
    Hans P Op de Beeck
    Laboratory of Biological Psychology, University of Leuven K U Leuven, Tiensestraat 102, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Trends Cogn Sci 14:22-30. 2010
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Distributed subordinate specificity for bodies, faces, and buildings in human ventral visual cortex
    Hans P Op de Beeck
    Laboratory of Experimental Psychology, University of Leuven K U Leuven, Belgium Laboratory of Biological Psychology, University of Leuven K U Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Neuroimage 49:3414-25. 2010
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Perceived shape similarity among unfamiliar objects and the organization of the human object vision pathway
    Hans P Op de Beeck
    Laboratory of Experimental Psychology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Neurosci 28:10111-23. 2008
    ..Thus, for unfamiliar objects, the organization of human object-selective cortex is strongly related to perceived shape, and this shape-based organization emerges gradually throughout the object vision pathway...
  4. pmc Interpreting fMRI data: maps, modules and dimensions
    Hans P Op de Beeck
    Laboratory of Experimental Psychology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Nat Rev Neurosci 9:123-35. 2008
    ....
  5. doi request reprint The representation of perceived shape similarity and its role for category learning in monkeys: a modeling study
    Hans P Op de Beeck
    Laboratory of Experimental Psychology, University of Leuven, Tiensestraat 102, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Vision Res 48:598-610. 2008
    ..These results show the intimate link between category learning and perceived similarity as represented in IT cortex...
  6. pmc A stable topography of selectivity for unfamiliar shape classes in monkey inferior temporal cortex
    Hans P Op de Beeck
    McGovern Institute for Brain Research, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Cereb Cortex 18:1676-94. 2008
    ..Together, these results suggest that IT cortex contains a large-scale map of shape that is largely independent of meaning, familiarity, and behavioral task...
  7. doi request reprint Probing the mysterious underpinnings of multi-voxel fMRI analyses
    Hans P Op de Beeck
    Laboratory of Biological Psychology, University of Leuven KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Neuroimage 50:567-71. 2010
    ..A few suggestions are made about the type of evidence that is needed to help us understand the as yet mysterious underpinnings of multi-voxel fMRI analyses...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of perceptual learning in visual backward masking on the responses of macaque inferior temporal neurons
    H P Op de Beeck
    Laboratorium voor Neuro en Psychofysiologie, K U Leuven Medical School, Herestraat 49, Leuven, Belgium
    Neuroscience 145:775-89. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that extensive training in recognizing backward-masked objects results in neural changes that reduce IT responses to the interfering irrelevant masking patterns and enhance the processing of the relevant objects...
  9. ncbi request reprint Discrimination training alters object representations in human extrastriate cortex
    Hans P Op de Beeck
    McGovern Institute for Brain Research and Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    J Neurosci 26:13025-36. 2006
    ..These findings support a dynamic view of the ventral visual pathway in which the cortical representation of an object category is continuously modulated by experience...
  10. doi request reprint Fine-scale spatial organization of face and object selectivity in the temporal lobe: do functional magnetic resonance imaging, optical imaging, and electrophysiology agree?
    Hans P Op de Beeck
    Laboratory of Experimental Psychology, University of Leuven Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Neurosci 28:11796-801. 2008
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Tuning for shape dimensions in macaque inferior temporal cortex
    Greet Kayaert
    Laboratory Neuro en Psychofysiologie, K U Leuven Medical School, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Neurosci 22:212-24. 2005
    ..The independence of dimensional tuning may provide the neural basis for the independence of psychophysical judgements of multidimensional stimuli...
  12. doi request reprint The representation of subordinate shape similarity in human occipitotemporal cortex
    Sven Panis
    Laboratory of Experimental Psychology, University of Leuven, Belgium
    J Vis 8:9.1-15. 2008
    ..Together, these results suggest a narrow tuning in object-selective cortex for individual exemplars from natural object categories, consistent with an exemplar-based encoding principle...
  13. doi request reprint Representations of facial identity information in the ventral visual stream investigated with multivoxel pattern analyses
    Elfi Goesaert
    Laboratory of Biological Psychology, University of Leuven, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Neurosci 33:8549-58. 2013
    ..These findings demonstrate a relatively distributed representation of perceptual and conceptual face properties that involves both face-selective/sensitive and non-face-selective cortical regions...
  14. doi request reprint The visual word form area is organized according to orthography
    Wouter Braet
    Laboratory of Experimental Psychology, University of Leuven, Belgium
    Neuroimage 59:2751-9. 2012
    ..Given the relationships between the internal organization and how visual input is processed in a brain region, our findings provide important constraints for computational models of how visual word forms are represented in the brain...
  15. pmc Feedback of visual object information to foveal retinotopic cortex
    Mark A Williams
    McGovern Institute for Brain Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Nat Neurosci 11:1439-45. 2008
    ..Instead, our findings indicate that position-invariant object information from higher cortical areas is fed back to foveal retinotopic cortex, enhancing task performance...
  16. pmc A preference for contralateral stimuli in human object- and face-selective cortex
    Christopher C Hemond
    McGovern Institute for Brain Research and Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 2:e574. 2007
    ..Nevertheless, each region showed a significant preference for contralateral stimuli. These results indicate that sensitivity to stimulus position is present even in high-level ventral visual cortex...
  17. doi request reprint Activation of fusiform face area by Greebles is related to face similarity but not expertise
    Marijke Brants
    University of Leuven K U Leuven, Belgium
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:3949-58. 2011
    ..This indicates that the activity in the FFA for Greebles does not depend on the degree of expertise acquired with the objects but on the interpretation of the stimuli as face-related...
  18. doi request reprint Continuous mapping of the cortical object vision pathway using traveling waves in object space
    Elfi Goesaert
    Laboratory of Experimental Psychology, University of Leuven K U Leuven, Tiensestraat 102, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Neuroimage 49:3248-56. 2010
    ..We conclude that phase-encoding techniques can help in revealing the organization of high-level visual regions for complex object properties...
  19. doi request reprint Subordinate categorization enhances the neural selectivity in human object-selective cortex for fine shape differences
    Celine R Gillebert
    University of Leuven K U Leuven, Belgium
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:1054-64. 2009
    ..This result indicates that the task context during training modulates the extent to which object selectivity is enhanced as a result of training...
  20. doi request reprint The transfer of object learning across exemplars and their orientation is related to perceptual similarity
    Annelies Baeck
    Laboratory of Biological Psychology, University of Leuven KU Leuven, Tiensestraat 102, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Vision Res 68:40-7. 2012
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  21. doi request reprint Emergence of perceptual Gestalts in the human visual cortex: the case of the configural-superiority effect
    Jonas Kubilius
    University of Leuven, Leuven 3000, Belgium
    Psychol Sci 22:1296-303. 2011
    ..These results show how at least some Gestalt phenomena in vision emerge only at the higher stages of visual information processing and suggest that feed-forward processing might be sufficient to produce such phenomena...
  22. doi request reprint Dynamic norm-based encoding for unfamiliar shapes in human visual cortex
    Sven Panis
    University of Leuven K U Leuven, Belgium
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:1829-43. 2011
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  23. doi request reprint Dynamic prototypicality effects in visual search
    Greet Kayaert
    Laboratory of Experimental Psychology, University of Leuven K U Leuven, Tiensestraat 102, Bus 3711, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Exp Psychol Gen 140:506-19. 2011
    ..In general, we show that the prototypical status of a stimulus in visual search is a highly dynamic property, depending on the distribution of stimuli within a shape space but not on familiarity with the prototype...
  24. doi request reprint Transfer of object learning across distinct visual learning paradigms
    Annelies Baeck
    Laboratory of Biological Psychology, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Vis 10:17.1-9. 2010
    ..The transfer was only partial when reversed. This pattern of results indicates that both general processes and processes specific for the type of stimulus degradation are involved in perceptual learning...
  25. pmc Combinatorial brain decoding of people's whereabouts during visuospatial navigation
    Hans P Op de Beeck
    Laboratory of Biological Psychology, University of Leuven KU Leuven Leuven, Belgium
    Front Neurosci 7:78. 2013
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  26. doi request reprint Against hyperacuity in brain reading: spatial smoothing does not hurt multivariate fMRI analyses?
    Hans P Op de Beeck
    Laboratory of Experimental Psychology, University of Leuven K U Leuven, Tiensestraat 102, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Neuroimage 49:1943-8. 2010
    ..Further simulations in which the scale of cortical organization was known indicate that this effect of smoothing contradicts the idea that the patterns detected with multivariate techniques reflect a fine-scale spatial organization...
  27. doi request reprint The distributed representation of random and meaningful object pairs in human occipitotemporal cortex: the weighted average as a general rule
    Annelies Baeck
    Laboratory of Biological Psychology, University of Leuven KU Leuven, Tiensestraat 102, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Neuroimage 70:37-47. 2013
    ..A weighted average thus relates the response patterns of object pairs to the response patterns of single objects, even when the objects interact...
  28. pmc Homologous involvement of striatum and prefrontal cortex in rodent and human water maze learning
    Daniel G Woolley
    Laboratory of Movement Control and Neuroplasticity, KU Leuven, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:3131-6. 2013
    ..The remarkably high degree of anatomical overlap in brain function between mouse and human observed in our study emphasizes the extent of convergence achievable with a well-matched multilevel approach...
  29. doi request reprint A multivariate approach reveals the behavioral templates underlying visual discrimination in rats
    Ben Vermaercke
    Laboratory of Biological Psychology, University of Leuven KU Leuven, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Curr Biol 22:50-5. 2012
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