Yaoda Xu

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Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of the superior intraparietal sulcus in supporting visual short-term memory for multifeature objects
    Yaoda Xu
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8205, USA
    J Neurosci 27:11676-86. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Visual short-term memory benefit for objects on different 3-D surfaces
    Yaoda Xu
    Psychology Department, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 136:653-62. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Dissociating task performance from fMRI repetition attenuation in ventral visual cortex
    Yaoda Xu
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8205, USA
    J Neurosci 27:5981-5. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Understanding the object benefit in visual short-term memory: the roles of feature proximity and connectedness
    Yaoda Xu
    Vision Sciences Laboratory, Psychology Department, Harvard University, USA
    Percept Psychophys 68:815-28. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Dissociable neural mechanisms supporting visual short-term memory for objects
    Yaoda Xu
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8205, USA
    Nature 440:91-5. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The M170 is selective for faces, not for expertise
    Yaoda Xu
    Psychology Department, Yale University, Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Neuropsychologia 43:588-97. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Revisiting the role of the fusiform face area in visual expertise
    Yaoda Xu
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Cereb Cortex 15:1234-42. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Representing connected and disconnected shapes in human inferior intraparietal sulcus
    Yaoda Xu
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Neuroimage 40:1849-56. 2008
  9. pmc Visual grouping in human parietal cortex
    Yaoda Xu
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:18766-71. 2007
  10. pmc Selecting and perceiving multiple visual objects
    Yaoda Xu
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, 33 Kirkland Street, Room 780, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 13:167-74. 2009

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of the superior intraparietal sulcus in supporting visual short-term memory for multifeature objects
    Yaoda Xu
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8205, USA
    J Neurosci 27:11676-86. 2007
    ..These results also bring new understanding to the object benefit reported in behavioral VSTM studies and provide new insights into solving the binding problem in the brain...
  2. ncbi request reprint Visual short-term memory benefit for objects on different 3-D surfaces
    Yaoda Xu
    Psychology Department, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 136:653-62. 2007
    ..This increment in capacity indicates that VSTM benefits from the placement of objects in a 3-D scene...
  3. ncbi request reprint Dissociating task performance from fMRI repetition attenuation in ventral visual cortex
    Yaoda Xu
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8205, USA
    J Neurosci 27:5981-5. 2007
    ..Thus, although repetition attenuation and performance are often correlated, they can be dissociated, suggesting that attenuation in ventral visual areas reflects stimulus-specific processing independent of task demands...
  4. ncbi request reprint Understanding the object benefit in visual short-term memory: the roles of feature proximity and connectedness
    Yaoda Xu
    Vision Sciences Laboratory, Psychology Department, Harvard University, USA
    Percept Psychophys 68:815-28. 2006
    ..Together, these results indicate that location/proximity and connectedness are essential elements in defining a coherent visual object representation in VSTM...
  5. ncbi request reprint Dissociable neural mechanisms supporting visual short-term memory for objects
    Yaoda Xu
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8205, USA
    Nature 440:91-5. 2006
    ..VSTM capacity is therefore determined both by a fixed number of objects and by object complexity...
  6. ncbi request reprint The M170 is selective for faces, not for expertise
    Yaoda Xu
    Psychology Department, Yale University, Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Neuropsychologia 43:588-97. 2005
    ..These results indicate that the early face processing mechanisms marked by the M170 are involved in the identification of faces in particular, not in the identification of any objects of expertise...
  7. ncbi request reprint Revisiting the role of the fusiform face area in visual expertise
    Yaoda Xu
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Cereb Cortex 15:1234-42. 2005
    ..These results are consistent with those of Gauthier et al., and suggest the involvement of the right FFA in processing non-face expertise visual stimuli...
  8. doi request reprint Representing connected and disconnected shapes in human inferior intraparietal sulcus
    Yaoda Xu
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Neuroimage 40:1849-56. 2008
    ..Assuming that a lower response corresponds to a greater ease of representation, these results may explain why after parietal brain lesions grouped visual elements are easier to perceive than ungrouped ones...
  9. pmc Visual grouping in human parietal cortex
    Yaoda Xu
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:18766-71. 2007
    ..These results are discussed within a neural object file framework, which argues for distinctive neural mechanisms supporting object individuation and identification in visual perception...
  10. pmc Selecting and perceiving multiple visual objects
    Yaoda Xu
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, 33 Kirkland Street, Room 780, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 13:167-74. 2009
    ..It provides a better understanding of the role of the different parietal areas in encoding visual objects and can explain various forms of capacity-limited processing in visual cognition such as working memory...
  11. doi request reprint The neural fate of task-irrelevant features in object-based processing
    Yaoda Xu
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    J Neurosci 30:14020-8. 2010
    ..Object-based processing for task-irrelevant features of attended objects thus does exist, as reported previously; but it is transient and its magnitude is determined by the encoding demand of the task-relevant feature...
  12. pmc The role of transverse occipital sulcus in scene perception and its relationship to object individuation in inferior intraparietal sulcus
    Katherine C Bettencourt
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 25:1711-22. 2013
    ..These results show that TOS and inferior IPS are nearby but distinct regions, with different functional roles in visual cognition. ..
  13. doi request reprint Object ensemble processing in human anterior-medial ventral visual cortex
    Jonathan S Cant
    Vision Sciences Laboratory, Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Neurosci 32:7685-700. 2012
    ..These results provide the first step toward understanding the neural underpinnings of real-world object ensemble representation...
  14. doi request reprint Distinctive neural mechanisms supporting visual object individuation and identification
    Yaoda Xu
    Yale University, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:511-8. 2009
    ..These results provide independent confirmation supporting the dissociation between visual object individuation and identification in the brain...
  15. ncbi request reprint Feature integration across parts in visual search
    Yaoda Xu
    Vision Sciences Laboratory, Department of Psychology, Harvard University, 33 Kirkland Street, Room 744, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Perception 31:1335-47. 2002
    ..The formation of object part representations thus influences how features are integrated and encoded during visual information processing...
  16. ncbi request reprint Early computation of part structure: evidence from visual search
    Yaoda Xu
    Psychology Department, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Percept Psychophys 64:1039-54. 2002
    ..Together, these results demonstrate that the visual system segments shapes into parts, using negative minima of curvature, and that it does so rapidly in early stages of visual processing...
  17. ncbi request reprint Encoding color and shape from different parts of an object in visual short-term memory
    Yaoda Xu
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Percept Psychophys 64:1260-80. 2002
    ..An object-based feature binding therefore exists even when the color and shape features to be remembered are from different parts of an object...
  18. ncbi request reprint Limitations of object-based feature encoding in visual short-term memory
    Yaoda Xu
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 28:458-68. 2002
    ..These results thus impose a major constraint on object-based feature encoding theories by showing that only features from different dimensions can benefit from object-based encoding...