Bruno Laeng

Summary

Affiliation: University of Troms
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Drawing on either side of the brain
    Ragnhild Magnus
    University of Tromsø, Norway
    Laterality 11:71-89. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Identifying objects in conventional and contorted poses: contributions of hemisphere-specific mechanisms
    B Laeng
    Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Cognition 70:53-85. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Latitude-of-birth and season-of-birth effects on human color vision in the Arctic
    Bruno Laeng
    Department of Psychology, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Vision Res 47:1595-607. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Women's pupillary responses to sexually significant others during the hormonal cycle
    Bruno Laeng
    Department of Psychology, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Horm Behav 52:520-30. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Constructional apraxia after left or right unilateral stroke
    Bruno Laeng
    Department of Psychology, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Neuropsychologia 44:1595-606. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The eyes remember it: oculography and pupillometry during recollection in three amnesic patients
    Bruno Laeng
    University of Tromsø, Norway
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:1888-904. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Reduced Stroop interference for opponent colors may be due to input factors: evidence from individual differences and a neural network simulation
    Bruno Laeng
    Department of Psychology, University of Tromsø, Huginbakken 32, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 31:438-52. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Does color synesthesia pose a paradox for early-selection theories of attention?
    Bruno Laeng
    Department of Psychology, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Psychol Sci 15:277-81. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Do separate processes identify objects as exemplars versus members of basic-level categories? Evidence from hemispheric specialization
    Bruno Laeng
    Department of Psychology, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Brain Cogn 53:15-27. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Of frames and mirrors: reflections on neglect. a reply to McCarthy (2002)
    Bruno Laeng
    Department of Psychology, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Cortex 39:541-53. 2003

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Drawing on either side of the brain
    Ragnhild Magnus
    University of Tromsø, Norway
    Laterality 11:71-89. 2006
    ..g., depth and shading). These perceptual processes may thus play an important role in the ability to draw realistic depictions of objects...
  2. ncbi request reprint Identifying objects in conventional and contorted poses: contributions of hemisphere-specific mechanisms
    B Laeng
    Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Cognition 70:53-85. 1999
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Latitude-of-birth and season-of-birth effects on human color vision in the Arctic
    Bruno Laeng
    Department of Psychology, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Vision Res 47:1595-607. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Women's pupillary responses to sexually significant others during the hormonal cycle
    Bruno Laeng
    Department of Psychology, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Horm Behav 52:520-30. 2007
    ..These findings confirm that women's attention for sexually significant stimuli is higher during their fertile phase of the menstrual cycle, and that changes in sexual interest are implicitly measurable using pupillometry...
  5. ncbi request reprint Constructional apraxia after left or right unilateral stroke
    Bruno Laeng
    Department of Psychology, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Neuropsychologia 44:1595-606. 2006
    ..In addition, past evidence is reviewed in the light of this new cognitive neuroscience account...
  6. ncbi request reprint The eyes remember it: oculography and pupillometry during recollection in three amnesic patients
    Bruno Laeng
    University of Tromsø, Norway
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:1888-904. 2007
    ..Finally, we surmise on the basis of the neuroanatomical findings of these patients, that neural substrates in the spared (right) hemisphere might support both the eye fixations' re-enactment and implicit visual pattern recognition...
  7. ncbi request reprint Reduced Stroop interference for opponent colors may be due to input factors: evidence from individual differences and a neural network simulation
    Bruno Laeng
    Department of Psychology, University of Tromsø, Huginbakken 32, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 31:438-52. 2005
    ..L. McClelland's, 1990, model) showed that only a distributed trichromatic input layer was able to simulate these findings. Thus, sensory input from the color system needs to be incorporated into current accounts of the Stroop effect...
  8. ncbi request reprint Does color synesthesia pose a paradox for early-selection theories of attention?
    Bruno Laeng
    Department of Psychology, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Psychol Sci 15:277-81. 2004
    ..M.'s synesthesia does not occur preattentively, but rather is within the focus of attention. We conclude that synesthesia is a genuine perceptual phenomenon that can have substantial influence on visual processing...
  9. ncbi request reprint Do separate processes identify objects as exemplars versus members of basic-level categories? Evidence from hemispheric specialization
    Bruno Laeng
    Department of Psychology, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Brain Cogn 53:15-27. 2003
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Of frames and mirrors: reflections on neglect. a reply to McCarthy (2002)
    Bruno Laeng
    Department of Psychology, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Cortex 39:541-53. 2003
  11. ncbi request reprint Multiple reference frames in neglect? An investigation of the object-centred frame and the dissociation between "near" and "far" from the body by use of a mirror
    Bruno Laeng
    Department of Psychology, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Cortex 38:511-28. 2002
    ..Finally, AE's performance was worse for 'far' than 'near' locations, when the cubes were physically located near his body (i.e., within "grasping" space) but seen in the mirror...
  12. ncbi request reprint Fast responses to neglected targets in visual search reflect pre-attentive processes: an exploration of response times in visual neglect
    Bruno Laeng
    Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Science, University of Tromsø, Asgårdveien 9, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Neuropsychologia 40:1622-36. 2002
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  13. ncbi request reprint Prosopagnosia as a deficit in encoding curved surface
    B Laeng
    Harvard University, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 13:556-76. 2001
    ..In turn, this points to the importance (necessity) for the normal visual system of such curved and volumetric information in the identification of human faces...
  14. ncbi request reprint Remembering 1500 pictures: the right hemisphere remembers better than the left
    Bruno Laeng
    Department of Psychology, University of Tromsø N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Brain Cogn 63:136-44. 2007
    ..These results, obtained with participants with intact brains, large number of stimuli, and long retention delays, are consistent with previously described hemispheric differences in the memory of split-brain patients...
  15. doi request reprint Anchoring gaze when categorizing faces' sex: evidence from eye-tracking data
    Line Saether
    University Library, Department of Psychology and Law, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Vision Res 49:2870-80. 2009
    ..This region was fixated more in the first than in subsequent fixations. Males anchored gaze lower and more centrally than females...
  16. doi request reprint Searching through synaesthetic colors
    Bruno Laeng
    Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, 1094 Blindern, 0317 Oslo, Norway
    Atten Percept Psychophys 71:1461-7. 2009
    ..Control participants who performed searches for the same symbols (which were colored according to the synaesthetic colors) showed search functions very similar to those shown by the synaesthetes for the physically achromatic symbols...
  17. doi request reprint A left cerebral hemisphere's superiority in processing spatial-categorical information in a non-verbal semantic format
    Takashi Suegami
    Center for the Study of Human Cognition, Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, Norway
    Brain Cogn 81:294-302. 2013
    ..These results suggest that the processing of semantic-categorical information is lateralized in LH, and we discuss the dissociation between the two types of categorical information...
  18. ncbi request reprint Pupillometry of grapheme-color synaesthesia
    Helle Gaare Paulsen
    Department of Psychology, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Cortex 42:290-4. 2006
    ..The results show that the physiological measure of pupillary diameter can be used as a marker of the synaesthetic experience...
  19. doi request reprint Processing spatial relations with different apertures of attention
    Bruno Laeng
    Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, 1094 Blindern, 0317 Oslo, Norway
    Cogn Sci 35:297-329. 2011
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  20. pmc Pupillary Stroop effects
    Bruno Laeng
    Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, 1094 Blindern, 0317, Oslo, Norway
    Cogn Process 12:13-21. 2011
    ....
  21. pmc Oxytocin enhances pupil dilation and sensitivity to 'hidden' emotional expressions
    Siri Leknes
    Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, Postboks 1094, Blindern 0317, Oslo, Norway
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 8:741-9. 2013
    ..Since pupil dilation can be associated with increased attractiveness and approach behaviour, this effect could also represent a mechanism by which oxytocin increases human affiliation. ..
  22. doi request reprint Through the eyes of the own-race bias: eye-tracking and pupillometry during face recognition
    Esther Xiu Wen Wu
    Center for the Study of Human Cognition, Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Soc Neurosci 7:202-16. 2012
    ..Moreover, pupillary diameters were larger when viewing other-race than own-race faces, suggesting a greater cognitive effort when encoding other-race faces...
  23. doi request reprint Invisible expressions evoke core impressions
    Bruno Laeng
    Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, Norway
    Emotion 10:573-86. 2010
    ..We conclude that the lowest spatial frequencies of facial expressions can evoke "core" emotions without knowledge or awareness of a specific emotion but these core emotions can convey a clear "impression" of a person's character...
  24. doi request reprint The emotional meaning of harmonic intervals
    Hella Oelmann
    Department of Psychology, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Cogn Process 10:113-31. 2009
    ..e., the main intervals of the tunes) and respective chords for each melody were also presented aurally and participants' ratings showed similar emotional profiles for these when compared to those of the melodies themselves...
  25. doi request reprint Three-dimensional information in face recognition: an eye-tracking study
    Olga Chelnokova
    Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, Norway
    J Vis 11:27. 2011
    ..Taken together, these findings support the conclusion that face recognition across viewpoint transformation is facilitated by the addition of stereoscopic depth cues...
  26. ncbi request reprint The visual basis of category effects in object identification: evidence from the visual hemifield paradigm
    Torstein Låg
    Department of Psychology, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Brain Cogn 60:1-10. 2006
    ..This advantage was considerably larger with blurred images than with clear. These results are compatible with the global shape hypothesis and converge with evidence using other paradigms...
  27. ncbi request reprint On facial expertise: processing strategies of twins' parents
    Line Saether
    Department of Psychology, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Perception 37:1227-40. 2008
    ..We conclude that the facial expertise of twins' parents is idiosyncratic to their own children and not based on an enhanced general facial expertise...
  28. pmc Nicotinic receptor gene CHRNA4 interacts with processing load in attention
    Thomas Espeseth
    Department of Psychology, Center for the Study of Human Cognition, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    PLoS ONE 5:e14407. 2010
    ..Pharmacological studies suggest that cholinergic neurotransmission mediates increases in attentional effort in response to high processing load during attention demanding tasks [1]...
  29. pmc Is beauty in the face of the beholder?
    Bruno Laeng
    Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    PLoS ONE 8:e68395. 2013
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  30. ncbi request reprint Size does matter: women mentally rotate large objects faster than men
    Bernt Ivar Olsen
    Department of Computer Science, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Scand J Psychol 54:196-204. 2013
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  31. doi request reprint The neural correlate of colour distances revealed with competing synaesthetic and real colours
    Bruno Laeng
    Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, Norway
    Cortex 47:320-31. 2011
    ..Thus, two colour attributes (one that is wavelength-dependent and one that is illusory) can be bound to the same stimulus position and simultaneously engage the colour areas in proportion to their similarity in colour space...
  32. pmc Invisible emotional expressions influence social judgments and pupillary responses of both depressed and non-depressed individuals
    Bruno Laeng
    Department of Psychology, University of Oslo Oslo, Norway
    Front Psychol 4:291. 2013
    ..The implications of this finding are discussed...
  33. pmc Bright illusions reduce the eye's pupil
    Bruno Laeng
    Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, 0317 Oslo, Norway
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:2162-7. 2012
    ..Thus, the pupillary physiological response reflects the subjective perception of light and supports the idea that the brain's visual circuitry is shaped by visual experience with images and their possible sources...
  34. ncbi request reprint Another look at category effects on colour perception and their left hemispheric lateralisation: no evidence from a colour identification task
    Takashi Suegami
    Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Cogn Process 15:217-26. 2014
    ..The present results argue against both the LH-lateralised category effects on colour perception and the existence of colour category effects per se. ..
  35. ncbi request reprint New insights in categorical and coordinate processing of spatial relations
    Albert Postma
    Neuropsychologia 44:1515-8. 2006
  36. ncbi request reprint The time course of spatial memory processing in the two hemispheres
    Albert Postma
    Psychological Laboratory, Helmholtz Institute, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    Neuropsychologia 44:1914-8. 2006
    ..These results suggest that categorical spatial coding might be the default manner in which spatial information is remembered over time. Finally, the left hemisphere may play an important role for such a categorical spatial coding...