Maximilian Riesenhuber

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Affiliation: Georgetown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Getting a handle on how the brain generates complexity
    Maximilian Riesenhuber
    Laboratory for Computational Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Neuroscience, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Network 23:123-7. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint An action video game modifies visual processing
    Maximilian Risenhuber
    Departmentof Neurosciences, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Trends Neurosci 27:72-4. 2004
  3. pmc Face processing in humans is compatible with a simple shape-based model of vision
    Maximilian Riesenhuber
    McGovern Institute for Brain Research and Center for Biological and Computational Learning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 271:S448-50. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Appearance isn't everything: news on object representation in cortex
    Maximilian Riesenhuber
    Department of Neuroscience, Georgetown University Medical Center, Research Building Room WP 12, 3970 Reservoir Road, Northwest, Washington, D C 20007, USA
    Neuron 55:341-4. 2007
  5. pmc Task effects, performance levels, features, configurations, and holistic face processing: a reply to Rossion
    Maximilian Riesenhuber
    Department of Neuroscience, Georgetown University Medical Center, 3970 Reservoir Road NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 132:286-92. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint A comparison of primate prefrontal and inferior temporal cortices during visual categorization
    David J Freedman
    The Picower Center for Learning and Memory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    J Neurosci 23:5235-46. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Experience-dependent sharpening of visual shape selectivity in inferior temporal cortex
    David J Freedman
    The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Cereb Cortex 16:1631-44. 2006
  8. pmc Prefrontal cortex activity during flexible categorization
    Jefferson E Roy
    The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    J Neurosci 30:8519-28. 2010
  9. pmc Categorization training results in shape- and category-selective human neural plasticity
    Xiong Jiang
    Department of Neuroscience, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Neuron 53:891-903. 2007
  10. pmc Evidence for highly selective neuronal tuning to whole words in the "visual word form area"
    Laurie S Glezer
    Department of Neuroscience, Georgetown University Medical Center, Research Building Room WP 12, 3970 Reservoir Road NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Neuron 62:199-204. 2009

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Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Getting a handle on how the brain generates complexity
    Maximilian Riesenhuber
    Laboratory for Computational Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Neuroscience, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Network 23:123-7. 2012
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  2. ncbi request reprint An action video game modifies visual processing
    Maximilian Risenhuber
    Departmentof Neurosciences, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Trends Neurosci 27:72-4. 2004
    ..The data suggest that video game playing modifies visual processing on different levels: some effects are compatible with increased attentional resources, whereas others point to changes in preattentive processing...
  3. pmc Face processing in humans is compatible with a simple shape-based model of vision
    Maximilian Riesenhuber
    McGovern Institute for Brain Research and Center for Biological and Computational Learning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 271:S448-50. 2004
    ..This result reinforces the plausibility of simple hierarchical models of object representation and recognition in the cortex...
  4. ncbi request reprint Appearance isn't everything: news on object representation in cortex
    Maximilian Riesenhuber
    Department of Neuroscience, Georgetown University Medical Center, Research Building Room WP 12, 3970 Reservoir Road, Northwest, Washington, D C 20007, USA
    Neuron 55:341-4. 2007
    ..In the process, the study also points to important caveats regarding the ability of standard fMRI studies to make inferences about neuronal selectivity...
  5. pmc Task effects, performance levels, features, configurations, and holistic face processing: a reply to Rossion
    Maximilian Riesenhuber
    Department of Neuroscience, Georgetown University Medical Center, 3970 Reservoir Road NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 132:286-92. 2009
    ..We show that Rossion's and others' data support the model, and that there is actually a convergence of views on the mechanisms underlying face recognition, in particular regarding holistic processing...
  6. ncbi request reprint A comparison of primate prefrontal and inferior temporal cortices during visual categorization
    David J Freedman
    The Picower Center for Learning and Memory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    J Neurosci 23:5235-46. 2003
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Experience-dependent sharpening of visual shape selectivity in inferior temporal cortex
    David J Freedman
    The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Cereb Cortex 16:1631-44. 2006
    ..We again found that ITC stimulus selectivity was sharper for familiar than novel stimuli, suggesting that enhanced shape tuning in ITC can arise for both passively experienced and explicitly trained stimuli...
  8. pmc Prefrontal cortex activity during flexible categorization
    Jefferson E Roy
    The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    J Neurosci 30:8519-28. 2010
    ..We suggest that the PFC represents competing category representations independently to reduce interference between them...
  9. pmc Categorization training results in shape- and category-selective human neural plasticity
    Xiong Jiang
    Department of Neuroscience, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Neuron 53:891-903. 2007
    ..Further supporting the model, categorization training also improved discrimination performance on the trained stimuli...
  10. pmc Evidence for highly selective neuronal tuning to whole words in the "visual word form area"
    Laurie S Glezer
    Department of Neuroscience, Georgetown University Medical Center, Research Building Room WP 12, 3970 Reservoir Road NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Neuron 62:199-204. 2009
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Individual variability in location impacts orthographic selectivity in the "visual word form area"
    Laurie S Glezer
    Department of Neuroscience, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia 20007, USA
    J Neurosci 33:11221-6. 2013
    ..Our findings confirm the existence of a word-selective region in vOT while providing an explanation for why other studies have found a lack of word specificity in vOT. ..
  12. ncbi request reprint A model of V4 shape selectivity and invariance
    Charles Cadieu
    Center for Biological and Computational Learning, McGovern Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    J Neurophysiol 98:1733-50. 2007
    ..This work provides a quantitative model of the widely described shape selectivity and invariance properties of area V4 and points toward a possible canonical mechanism operating throughout the ventral pathway...
  13. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a shape-based model of human face discrimination using FMRI and behavioral techniques
    Xiong Jiang
    Department of Neuroscience, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia 20007, USA
    Neuron 50:159-72. 2006
    ..The experimental data are in excellent agreement with the model prediction that discrimination performance should asymptote as faces become dissimilar enough to activate different neuronal populations...
  14. ncbi request reprint Robust object recognition with cortex-like mechanisms
    Thomas Serre
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Biological and Computational Learning, McGovern Institute for Brain Research and Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department, MA 02139, USA
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 29:411-26. 2007
    ..In addition to its relevance for computer vision, the success of this approach suggests a plausibility proof for a class of feedforward models of object recognition in cortex...
  15. doi request reprint Automatic phoneme category selectivity in the dorsal auditory stream
    Mark A Chevillet
    Laboratory for Computational Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Neuroscience, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Neurosci 33:5208-15. 2013
    ..Our results provide evidence for an account of speech processing in which the dorsal stream mediates automatic sensorimotor integration of speech and may be recruited to support speech decision tasks...
  16. ncbi request reprint Visual categorization and the primate prefrontal cortex: neurophysiology and behavior
    David J Freedman
    Center for Learning and Memory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge 02139, USA
    J Neurophysiol 88:929-41. 2002
    ..These results suggest that the lateral prefrontal cortex is an important part of the neuronal circuitry underlying category learning and category-based behaviors...
  17. ncbi request reprint Neural mechanisms of object recognition
    Maximilian Riesenhuber
    McGovern Institute for Brain Research, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Center for Biological and Computational Learning and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02142, USA
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 12:162-8. 2002
    ..Recent advances in object recognition, spanning issues regarding invariance, selectivity, representation and levels of recognition have allowed us to propose a putative model of object recognition in cortex...

Research Grants3

  1. CRCNS: A model-based investigation of face processing in autism
    Maximilian Riesenhuber; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The relevance of this research to public health lies in its direct application of the results of this research program to achieve a better understanding of impairments found within and outside the autism spectrum. ..