Bevil R Conway

Summary

Affiliation: Wellesley College
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Vision and art: an interdisciplinary approach to neuroscience education
    Rosa Lafer-Sousa
    Neuroscience Program, Wellesley College, Wellesley MA 02481
    J Undergrad Neurosci Educ 8:A10-7. 2009
  2. pmc Neuroaesthetics and the trouble with beauty
    Bevil R Conway
    Program in Neuroscience, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 11:e1001504. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Color consilience: color through the lens of art practice, history, philosophy, and neuroscience
    Bevil R Conway
    Neuroscience Program, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts 02481, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1251:77-94. 2012
  4. pmc Perspectives on science and art
    Bevil R Conway
    Neuroscience Program, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA 02481, USA
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 17:476-82. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Specialized color modules in macaque extrastriate cortex
    Bevil R Conway
    Neuroscience Program, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA 02481, USA
    Neuron 56:560-73. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Color vision, cones, and color-coding in the cortex
    Bevil R Conway
    Neuroscience Program, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, USA
    Neuroscientist 15:274-90. 2009
  7. pmc Color-tuned neurons are spatially clustered according to color preference within alert macaque posterior inferior temporal cortex
    Bevil R Conway
    Neuroscience Program, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA 02481, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:18034-9. 2009
  8. pmc Advances in color science: from retina to behavior
    Bevil R Conway
    Neuroscience Program, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts 02481, USA
    J Neurosci 30:14955-63. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Color tuning in alert macaque V1 assessed with fMRI and single-unit recording shows a bias toward daylight colors
    Rosa Lafer-Sousa
    Neuroscience Program, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts 02481, USA
    J Opt Soc Am A Opt Image Sci Vis 29:657-70. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Psychophysical chromatic mechanisms in macaque monkey
    Cleo M Stoughton
    Neuroscience Program, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts 02481, USA
    J Neurosci 32:15216-26. 2012

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. pmc Vision and art: an interdisciplinary approach to neuroscience education
    Rosa Lafer-Sousa
    Neuroscience Program, Wellesley College, Wellesley MA 02481
    J Undergrad Neurosci Educ 8:A10-7. 2009
    ..We conclude the paper with a discussion of the potential limitations of the course and how to evaluate the success of the course and the website...
  2. pmc Neuroaesthetics and the trouble with beauty
    Bevil R Conway
    Program in Neuroscience, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 11:e1001504. 2013
    ..Neuroscience is increasingly being called upon to address issues within the humanities. We discuss challenges that arise, relating to art and beauty, and provide ideas for a way forward...
  3. doi request reprint Color consilience: color through the lens of art practice, history, philosophy, and neuroscience
    Bevil R Conway
    Neuroscience Program, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts 02481, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1251:77-94. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Perspectives on science and art
    Bevil R Conway
    Neuroscience Program, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA 02481, USA
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 17:476-82. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Specialized color modules in macaque extrastriate cortex
    Bevil R Conway
    Neuroscience Program, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA 02481, USA
    Neuron 56:560-73. 2007
    ..Neither population was direction selective. These results suggest that color perception is mediated by specialized neurons that are clustered within the extrastriate brain...
  6. doi request reprint Color vision, cones, and color-coding in the cortex
    Bevil R Conway
    Neuroscience Program, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, USA
    Neuroscientist 15:274-90. 2009
    ..Finally, though nothing is known, these signals presumably interface with motor programs and emotional centers of the brain to mediate the widely acknowledged emotional salience of color...
  7. pmc Color-tuned neurons are spatially clustered according to color preference within alert macaque posterior inferior temporal cortex
    Bevil R Conway
    Neuroscience Program, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA 02481, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:18034-9. 2009
    ....
  8. pmc Advances in color science: from retina to behavior
    Bevil R Conway
    Neuroscience Program, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts 02481, USA
    J Neurosci 30:14955-63. 2010
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Color tuning in alert macaque V1 assessed with fMRI and single-unit recording shows a bias toward daylight colors
    Rosa Lafer-Sousa
    Neuroscience Program, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts 02481, USA
    J Opt Soc Am A Opt Image Sci Vis 29:657-70. 2012
    ..V1, especially double-opponent cells, may function to extract spatial information from color boundaries correlated with scene-structure cues, such as shadows lit by ambient blue sky juxtaposed with surfaces reflecting sunshine...
  10. doi request reprint Psychophysical chromatic mechanisms in macaque monkey
    Cleo M Stoughton
    Neuroscience Program, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts 02481, USA
    J Neurosci 32:15216-26. 2012
    ..The results suggest that color is represented by two cardinal channels early in the processing hierarchy and many chromatic channels in brain regions closer to perceptual readout...
  11. doi request reprint Parallel, multi-stage processing of colors, faces and shapes in macaque inferior temporal cortex
    Rosa Lafer-Sousa
    Neuroscience Program, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, USA
    Nat Neurosci 16:1870-8. 2013
    ..These results show that IT comprises parallel, multi-stage processing networks subject to one organizing principle. ..
  12. doi request reprint Neural basis for unique hues
    Cleo M Stoughton
    Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts 02481, USA
    Curr Biol 18:R698-9. 2008
  13. ncbi request reprint Color contrast in macaque V1
    Bevil R Conway
    Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cereb Cortex 12:915-25. 2002
    ..The remarkable degree of specialization shown by cells in V1, especially that of the double-opponent color cells, is discussed...
  14. pmc Contrast affects speed tuning, space-time slant, and receptive-field organization of simple cells in macaque V1
    Margaret S Livingstone
    Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Neurophysiol 97:849-57. 2007
    ..We show that a simple modification of earlier models for the generation of direction-selective simple cells can account for these observations...
  15. pmc Spatial and temporal properties of cone signals in alert macaque primary visual cortex
    Bevil R Conway
    Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Neurosci 26:10826-46. 2006
    ..By virtue of their specialized receptive fields, the neurons described here spatially transform the cone signals and represent the first stage in the visual system at which spatially opponent color calculations are made...
  16. pmc Spatiotemporal structure of nonlinear subunits in macaque visual cortex
    Christopher C Pack
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University School of Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 2B4, Canada
    J Neurosci 26:893-907. 2006
    ..Much of the structure in the V1 and MT second-order kernels could be accounted for on the basis of the first-order responses of V1 simple cells, under the assumption of a Reichardt or motion-energy type of computation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Color architecture in alert macaque cortex revealed by FMRI
    Bevil R Conway
    Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cereb Cortex 16:1604-13. 2006
    ..When taken together with single-unit studies and lesion studies, our results suggest that color depends on a connected ventral-stream pathway involving at least V1, V2, V4, and PITd...
  18. pmc A different point of hue
    Bevil R Conway
    Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, 220 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:10761-2. 2005
  19. pmc Neural basis for a powerful static motion illusion
    Bevil R Conway
    Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Neurosci 25:5651-6. 2005
    ..We demonstrate that this illusion is a static version of four-stroke apparent motion...
  20. ncbi request reprint Receptive fields of disparity-tuned simple cells in macaque V1
    Doris Y Tsao
    Department Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, 220 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Neuron 38:103-14. 2003
    ..Single cells usually showed a combination of the two, and the optimum disparity was best correlated with the sum of receptive field phase and position shift...
  21. pmc Substructure of direction-selective receptive fields in macaque V1
    Margaret S Livingstone
    Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Neurophysiol 89:2743-59. 2003
    ..Several explanations for the map shapes are considered, including the possibility that directional interactions are generated directly from unoriented inputs...
  22. ncbi request reprint Colour vision: a clue to hue in v2
    Bevil R Conway
    Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Biol 13:R308-10. 2003
    ..Where do our brains encode all the colours of the rainbow? We know the neural basis for colour opponency and colour contrast, and recent studies have now provided evidence for the representation of hue in cortical visual area V2...
  23. pmc Space-time maps and two-bar interactions of different classes of direction-selective cells in macaque V-1
    Bevil R Conway
    Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Neurophysiol 89:2726-42. 2003
    ..We saw no consistent pattern for the spatial phase of the components, unlike previous reports; however, we show that principal components analysis may not distinguish between spatial offsets and phase offsets...
  24. pmc Was Rembrandt stereoblind?
    Margaret S Livingstone
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115
    N Engl J Med 351:1264-5. 2004
  25. ncbi request reprint Color vision: mice see hue too
    Bevil R Conway
    Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Biol 17:R457-60. 2007
    ..Remarkably, some of these mice use the extra cone to make trichromatic color discriminations similar to those that are the basis of human color vision...