David Burr

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Affiliation: University of Milan
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Visual perception: more than meets the eye
    David Burr
    Department of Psychology, University of Florence, Via S Salvi 12, Florence, Italy
    Curr Biol 21:R159-61. 2011
  2. pmc Spatiotopic perceptual maps in humans: evidence from motion adaptation
    Marco Turi
    Department of Physiological Sciences, Universita degli Studi di Pisa, Via S Zeno 31, Pisa, Italy
    Proc Biol Sci 279:3091-7. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Impairment of auditory spatial localization in congenitally blind human subjects
    Monica Gori
    1 Robotics Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Via Morego 30, Genoa, Italy
    Brain 137:288-93. 2014
  4. pmc Spatiotopic coding of BOLD signal in human visual cortex depends on spatial attention
    Sofia Crespi
    Department of Psychology, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Florence, Italy
    PLoS ONE 6:e21661. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Contextual effects in interval-duration judgements in vision, audition and touch
    David Burr
    Department of Neuroscience, Psychology, Pharmacology and Child Health, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 230:87-98. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Constructing stable spatial maps of the world
    David C Burr
    Department of Psychology, University of Florence, via San Salvi 12, 50135 Florence, Italy
    Perception 41:1355-72. 2012
  7. doi request reprint A visual sense of number
    David Burr
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, via S Nicolò 89, Florence 50125, Italy
    Curr Biol 18:425-8. 2008
  8. pmc Temporal mechanisms of multimodal binding
    David Burr
    Department of Psychology, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, via S Nicolò 89, Florence 50125, Italy
    Proc Biol Sci 276:1761-9. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Auditory dominance over vision in the perception of interval duration
    David Burr
    Department of Psychology, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, via S Nicolò 89, Florence, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 198:49-57. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Vision: keeping the world still when the eyes move
    David C Burr
    Department of Psychology, Florence University, Italy CNR Institute of Neurosciences, Pisa, Italy
    Curr Biol 20:R442-4. 2010

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Publications38

  1. doi request reprint Visual perception: more than meets the eye
    David Burr
    Department of Psychology, University of Florence, Via S Salvi 12, Florence, Italy
    Curr Biol 21:R159-61. 2011
    ..A recent study shows that objects changing in colour, luminance, size or shape appear to stop changing when they move. These and other compelling illusions provide tantalizing clues about the mechanisms and limitations of object analysis...
  2. pmc Spatiotopic perceptual maps in humans: evidence from motion adaptation
    Marco Turi
    Department of Physiological Sciences, Universita degli Studi di Pisa, Via S Zeno 31, Pisa, Italy
    Proc Biol Sci 279:3091-7. 2012
    ..The results provide clear evidence for a spatiotopic map in humans: one which can be influenced by image motion...
  3. ncbi request reprint Impairment of auditory spatial localization in congenitally blind human subjects
    Monica Gori
    1 Robotics Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Via Morego 30, Genoa, Italy
    Brain 137:288-93. 2014
    ..It points to the importance of visual experience in the construction and calibration of auditory spatial maps, with implications for rehabilitation strategies for the congenitally blind. ..
  4. pmc Spatiotopic coding of BOLD signal in human visual cortex depends on spatial attention
    Sofia Crespi
    Department of Psychology, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Florence, Italy
    PLoS ONE 6:e21661. 2011
    ..These results indicate that spatial attention may play an important role in mediating spatiotopic selectivity...
  5. doi request reprint Contextual effects in interval-duration judgements in vision, audition and touch
    David Burr
    Department of Neuroscience, Psychology, Pharmacology and Child Health, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 230:87-98. 2013
    ..The results were well fit by a simple Bayesian model combining noisy estimates of duration with the action of a resonance-like mechanism that tended to regularize the sound sequence intervals...
  6. ncbi request reprint Constructing stable spatial maps of the world
    David C Burr
    Department of Psychology, University of Florence, via San Salvi 12, 50135 Florence, Italy
    Perception 41:1355-72. 2012
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  7. doi request reprint A visual sense of number
    David Burr
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, via S Nicolò 89, Florence 50125, Italy
    Curr Biol 18:425-8. 2008
    ..We suggest that the visual system has the capacity to estimate numerosity and that it is an independent primary visual property, not reducible to others like spatial frequency or density of texture [7]...
  8. pmc Temporal mechanisms of multimodal binding
    David Burr
    Department of Psychology, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, via S Nicolò 89, Florence 50125, Italy
    Proc Biol Sci 276:1761-9. 2009
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  9. ncbi request reprint Auditory dominance over vision in the perception of interval duration
    David Burr
    Department of Psychology, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, via S Nicolò 89, Florence, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 198:49-57. 2009
    ..As predicted by optimal cue combination, the temporal localization of audio-visual stimuli was better than for either sense alone...
  10. ncbi request reprint Vision: keeping the world still when the eyes move
    David C Burr
    Department of Psychology, Florence University, Italy CNR Institute of Neurosciences, Pisa, Italy
    Curr Biol 20:R442-4. 2010
    ..A long-standing problem for visual science is how the world remains so apparently stable in the face of continual rapid eye movements. New experimental evidence, and computational models are helping to solve this mystery...
  11. doi request reprint Subitizing but not estimation of numerosity requires attentional resources
    David C Burr
    Department of Psychology, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Firenze, Italy
    J Vis 10:20. 2010
    ..We suggest that pre-attentive estimation mechanisms works at all ranges, but in the subitizing range, attentive mechanisms also come into play...
  12. doi request reprint Saccades compress space, time and number
    David C Burr
    Department of Psychology, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Via di San Salvi 12, 50135 Firenze, Italy
    Trends Cogn Sci 14:528-33. 2010
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  13. pmc Spatiotopic coding and remapping in humans
    David C Burr
    Department of Psychology, University of Florence, Via di San Salvi 12, Florence 50135, Italy
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:504-15. 2011
    ..Finally, we introduce the concept of the spatio-temporal receptive field to describe the local spatiotopicity exhibited by many neurons when the eyes move...
  14. doi request reprint Motion psychophysics: 1985-2010
    David Burr
    Department of Psychology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Vision Res 51:1431-56. 2011
    ..While it is certainly not exhaustive, it attempts to cover most of the major achievements during that period, and speculate on where the field is heading...
  15. doi request reprint Adaptation affects both high and low (subitized) numbers under conditions of high attentional load
    David C Burr
    Department of Psychology, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Firenze, Italy
    Seeing Perceiving 24:141-50. 2011
    ..These results support the idea that numerosity is detected by a perceptual mechanism that operates over the entire range of numbers, supplemented by an attention-based system for small numbers (subitizing)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Neural mechanisms for timing visual events are spatially selective in real-world coordinates
    David Burr
    Department of Psychology, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, via S Nicolò 89, Florence, Italy
    Nat Neurosci 10:423-5. 2007
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  17. ncbi request reprint Perception: transient disruptions to neural space-time
    David Burr
    Department of Psychology, University of Florence, Italy
    Curr Biol 16:R847-9. 2006
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  18. ncbi request reprint Vision: in the blink of an eye
    David Burr
    Istituto di Neuroscienze del CNR, Pisa and Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita di Firenze, Italy
    Curr Biol 15:R554-6. 2005
    ..A new study using imaging techniques identifies the neural structures in humans involved in suppressing vision processing and visual awareness during blinking...
  19. ncbi request reprint Eye movements: keeping vision stable
    David Burr
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita di Firenze, and Istituto di Neuroscienze del CNR, Via Moruzzi 1, Pisa 56100, Italy
    Curr Biol 14:R195-7. 2004
    ..Three recent studies begin to shed light on how the visual system suppresses the motion generated by these eye movements...
  20. ncbi request reprint The effects of opposite-polarity dipoles on the detection of Glass patterns
    David Burr
    Istituto di Neuroscienze del CNR, Pisa 56100, Italy
    Vision Res 46:1139-44. 2006
    ..The results suggest two stages of analysis for Glass patterns, an early stage of limited spatial extent where orientation is extracted, and a later stage that sums these orientation signals...
  21. ncbi request reprint Resolution for spatial segregation and spatial localization by motion signals
    David Burr
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita di Firenze, via S Nicolò 89, Italy
    Vision Res 46:932-9. 2006
    ..1-1.5 times better, suggesting motion contours are less effectively encoded than luminance contours...
  22. ncbi request reprint Combining visual and auditory information
    David Burr
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, via S Nicolò 89, Firenze, Italy
    Prog Brain Res 155:243-58. 2006
    ..Finally, we go on to show that although visual and auditory information is combined to maximize efficiency, attentional resources for the two modalities are largely independent...
  23. doi request reprint Spatiotemporal dynamics of perisaccadic remapping in humans revealed by classification images
    Michela Panichi
    Department of Psychology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Vis 12:11. 2012
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  24. ncbi request reprint Perceived timing of first- and second-order changes in vision and hearing
    Roberto Arrighi
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Via S Niccolò 89, 50125, Firenze, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 166:445-54. 2005
    ..RT differences between these stimuli did not correspond with our temporal alignment data, suggesting that subjective alignments cannot be accounted for by a simple latency-based explanation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Neural latencies do not explain the auditory and audio-visual flash-lag effect
    Roberto Arrighi
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Firenze, Italy
    Vision Res 45:2917-25. 2005
    ..We conclude that neural latencies do not, in general, explain the flash-lag effect. Rather, our data suggest that neural integration times are more important...
  26. ncbi request reprint Perceptual synchrony of audiovisual streams for natural and artificial motion sequences
    Roberto Arrighi
    Istituto Nazionale di Ottica Applicata, Firenze, Largo E Fermi 6, Italy
    J Vis 6:260-8. 2006
    ..The results are discussed in terms of real-world constraints for perceptual synchrony and possible neural mechanisms...
  27. ncbi request reprint The ventriloquist effect results from near-optimal bimodal integration
    David Alais
    Istituto di Neuroscienze del CNR, Pisa, Italy
    Curr Biol 14:257-62. 2004
    ..All the results are well explained not by one sense capturing the other, but by a simple model of optimal combination of visual and auditory information...
  28. ncbi request reprint The "Flash-Lag" effect occurs in audition and cross-modally
    David Alais
    Istituto di Neurofisiologia del Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Via G Moruzzi 1, 56125, Pisa, Italy
    Curr Biol 13:59-63. 2003
    ..In addition, when we used spatial motion, we found that the FLE can occur cross-modally. Together, these findings challenge several FLE theories and point to a discrepancy between internal brain timing and external stimulus timing...
  29. doi request reprint Spatiotopic visual maps revealed by saccadic adaptation in humans
    Eckart Zimmermann
    Psychology Department, University of Florence, 50135 Florence, Italy
    Curr Biol 21:1380-4. 2011
    ..These results point to the existence of a spatiotopic neural representation for eye movement control that adapts in response to saccade error signals...
  30. ncbi request reprint The role of perceptual learning on modality-specific visual attentional effects
    M Chirimuuta
    Istituto di Neuroscienze CNR, Via Moruzzi 1, Pisa, Italy
    Vision Res 47:60-70. 2007
    ..Given the finding of transference, we discuss the possibility that V4 is a site of plasticity for both stimulus types, and that the separation is due to a luminance-colour separation within this cortical area...
  31. doi request reprint Meaningful auditory information enhances perception of visual biological motion
    Roberto Arrighi
    Istituto Nazionale di Ottica Applicata INOA, Firenze, Largo E Fermi 6, Italy
    J Vis 9:25.1-7. 2009
    ..The advantage of multimodal combination was better than the optimal maximum likelihood prediction...
  32. pmc Separate attentional resources for vision and audition
    David Alais
    Istituto di Neuroscience del CNR, Via Moruzzi 1, Pisa 56100, Italy
    Proc Biol Sci 273:1339-45. 2006
    ..This has implications for current theories of attention as well as for the use of multi-sensory media for efficient informational transmission...
  33. ncbi request reprint Eye movements: building a stable world from glance to glance
    David Burr
    Department of Psychology, University of Florence, Italy
    Curr Biol 15:R839-40. 2005
    ..A new study shows that information from successive fixations is combined, not by fusing fixation 'snapshots', but by integrating more complex visual attributes at a mid-high level of analysis...
  34. pmc A feature-based model of symmetry detection
    Renata Scognamillo
    Scuola Normale Superiore, Piazza dei Cavalieri, Pisa, Italy
    Proc Biol Sci 270:1727-33. 2003
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  35. ncbi request reprint Vision: the world through picket fences
    David Burr
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita di Firenze, and Istituto di Neuroscienze del CNR, Via Moruzzi 1, Pisa 56100, Italy
    Curr Biol 14:R381-2. 2004
    ..This problem is solved by cells tuned in both space and time, combining information about form with information about motion...
  36. ncbi request reprint Saccadic compression can improve detection of Glass patterns
    Loredana Santoro
    Istituto di Neurofisiologia del CNR, Via Moruzzi 1, Pisa 56010, Italy
    Vision Res 42:1361-6. 2002
    ..The results provide further evidence for compression in the direction of the saccade at saccadic onset, and show that it does not only affect the apparent position of visual stimuli, but can also improve performance on a visual task...
  37. ncbi request reprint Time perception: space-time in the brain
    David Burr
    Department of Psychology, University of Florence, Italy
    Curr Biol 16:R171-3. 2006
  38. ncbi request reprint Reduced perceptual sensitivity for biological motion in paraplegia patients
    Roberto Arrighi
    Curr Biol 21:R910-1. 2011