P G Schyns

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Affiliation: University of Glasgow
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Information and viewpoint dependence in face recognition
    H Hill
    Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, UK
    Cognition 62:201-22. 1997
  2. pmc Transmission of facial expressions of emotion co-evolved with their efficient decoding in the brain: behavioral and brain evidence
    Philippe G Schyns
    Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging CCNi, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 4:e5625. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint A principled method for determining the functionality of brain responses
    Philippe G Schyns
    Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow, 58 Hillhead Street, Glasgow G12 8QB, Scotland, UK
    Neuroreport 14:1665-9. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of visual information integration in the brain for categorizing facial expressions
    Philippe G Schyns
    Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, University of Glasgow, 58 Hillhead Street, Glasgow G12 8QB, United Kingdom
    Curr Biol 17:1580-5. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Information processing algorithms in the brain
    Philippe G Schyns
    Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow, 58 Hillhead Street, Glasgow G12 8QB, UK
    Trends Cogn Sci 13:20-6. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Dr. Angry and Mr. Smile: when categorization flexibly modifies the perception of faces in rapid visual presentations
    P G Schyns
    Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow, UK
    Cognition 69:243-65. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint The development of features in object concepts
    P G Schyns
    Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Behav Brain Sci 21:1-17; discussion 17-54. 1998
  8. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic recognition: task constraints, object information, and their interactions
    P G Schyns
    Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow, UK
    Cognition 67:147-79. 1998
  9. ncbi request reprint Flexible, diagnosticity-driven, rather than fixed, perceptually determined scale selection in scene and face recognition
    P G Schyns
    Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow, UK
    Perception 26:1027-38. 1997
  10. ncbi request reprint Coarse blobs or fine edges? Evidence that information diagnosticity changes the perception of complex visual stimuli
    A Oliva
    Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow, UK
    Cogn Psychol 34:72-107. 1997

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Information and viewpoint dependence in face recognition
    H Hill
    Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, UK
    Cognition 62:201-22. 1997
    ..The results are interpreted as showing that three-dimensional shape information is fundamental for recognition across rotations in depth although superficial information may also be used to reduce viewpoint dependence...
  2. pmc Transmission of facial expressions of emotion co-evolved with their efficient decoding in the brain: behavioral and brain evidence
    Philippe G Schyns
    Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging CCNi, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 4:e5625. 2009
    ..g. the opened eyes in "fear", the mouth in "happy"). A model categorizer demonstrates that at 200 ms, the left and right brain have represented enough information to predict behavioral categorization performance...
  3. ncbi request reprint A principled method for determining the functionality of brain responses
    Philippe G Schyns
    Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow, 58 Hillhead Street, Glasgow G12 8QB, Scotland, UK
    Neuroreport 14:1665-9. 2003
    ..This suggests a new methodology to attribute function to different components of the neural system for perceiving complex stimuli...
  4. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of visual information integration in the brain for categorizing facial expressions
    Philippe G Schyns
    Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, University of Glasgow, 58 Hillhead Street, Glasgow G12 8QB, United Kingdom
    Curr Biol 17:1580-5. 2007
    ..For the first time in visual categorization, we relate the dynamics of an important brain event to the dynamics of a precise information-processing function...
  5. doi request reprint Information processing algorithms in the brain
    Philippe G Schyns
    Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow, 58 Hillhead Street, Glasgow G12 8QB, UK
    Trends Cogn Sci 13:20-6. 2009
    ..We illustrate, using examples from visual cognition, how this novel framework can be applied to understand the information processing algorithms of the brain in cognitive neuroscience...
  6. ncbi request reprint Dr. Angry and Mr. Smile: when categorization flexibly modifies the perception of faces in rapid visual presentations
    P G Schyns
    Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow, UK
    Cognition 69:243-65. 1999
    ..g. identity) transfers to resolve other face categorizations (e.g. expressive or not, which expression). Together, the results suggest that categorization can be closely bound to perception...
  7. ncbi request reprint The development of features in object concepts
    P G Schyns
    Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Behav Brain Sci 21:1-17; discussion 17-54. 1998
    ..Finally, we discuss the implications of functional features for object categorization, conceptual development, chunking, constructive induction, and formal models of dimensionality reduction...
  8. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic recognition: task constraints, object information, and their interactions
    P G Schyns
    Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow, UK
    Cognition 67:147-79. 1998
    ..Issues are raised regarding the psychological status of the interactions specified in the framework...
  9. ncbi request reprint Flexible, diagnosticity-driven, rather than fixed, perceptually determined scale selection in scene and face recognition
    P G Schyns
    Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow, UK
    Perception 26:1027-38. 1997
    ..Evidence is reviewed suggesting that scale usage could be flexibly determined by the diagnosticity of scale-specific cues for different categorisations of scenes and faces...
  10. ncbi request reprint Coarse blobs or fine edges? Evidence that information diagnosticity changes the perception of complex visual stimuli
    A Oliva
    Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow, UK
    Cogn Psychol 34:72-107. 1997
    ..Results suggest that a mandatory low-level registration of multiple spatial scales promotes flexible scene encodings, perceptions, and categorizations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Show me the features! Understanding recognition from the use of visual information
    Philippe G Schyns
    Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Psychol Sci 13:402-9. 2002
    ..On the basis of this information, we derive task-specific gradients of probability for the allocation of attention to the different regions of the face...
  12. ncbi request reprint Why do we SLIP to the basic level? Computational constraints and their implementation
    F Gosselin
    Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow, 58 Hillhead Street, Glasgow G12 8QB, Scotland
    Psychol Rev 108:735-58. 2001
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  13. ncbi request reprint Usage of spatial scales for the categorization of faces, objects, and scenes
    D J Morrison
    Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow, Scotland
    Psychon Bull Rev 8:454-69. 2001
    ..The implications of the theories are examined for face, object, and scene categorization, attention, perception, and representation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Bubbles: a technique to reveal the use of information in recognition tasks
    F Gosselin
    Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow, 58 Hillhead Street, Glasgow G12 8QB, Scotland, UK
    Vision Res 41:2261-71. 2001
    ..To illustrate the technique, we applied Bubbles on three categorization tasks (gender, expressive or not and identity) on the same set of faces, with human and ideal observers to compare the features they used...
  15. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic colors mediate scene recognition
    A Oliva
    University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Cogn Psychol 41:176-210. 2000
    ..Together, the results suggest that colored blobs at a coarse spatial scale concur with luminance cues to form the relevant spatial layout that mediates express scene recognition...
  16. ncbi request reprint Is high-spatial frequency information used in the early stages of face detection?
    H Halit
    Birkbeck College, University of London, UK
    Brain Res 1117:154-61. 2006
    ..Furthermore, this advantage occurred with an enhanced amplitude of the N170. Together, these findings refute the suggestion that high-spatial frequencies are redundant in face perception...