spatial processing


Summary: Integration of spatial information perceived by visual and/or auditory CUES.

Top Publications

  1. Norman L, Tokarev A. Spatial attention does not modulate holistic face processing, even when multiple faces are present. Perception. 2014;43:1341-52 pubmed
    ..These results add to the argument that HFP is carried out independently of attention. ..
  2. Hari R. From Brain-Environment Connections to Temporal Dynamics and Social Interaction: Principles of Human Brain Function. Neuron. 2017;94:1033-1039 pubmed publisher
    ..Temporal dynamics and social interaction in natural environments serve as further essential organizing principles of human brain function. ..
  3. Nisha K, Kumar A. Virtual Auditory Space Training-Induced Changes of Auditory Spatial Processing in Listeners with Normal Hearing. J Int Adv Otol. 2017;13:118-127 pubmed publisher
    ..The training protocol used in the present study on a preliminary basis proves to be effective in normal-hearing listeners, and its implications can be extended to other clinical population as well. ..
  4. Brugger P. Animal behavior. Chicks with a number sense. Science. 2015;347:477-8 pubmed publisher
  5. Itaguchi Y, Yamada C, Yoshihara M, Fukuzawa K. Writing in the air: A visualization tool for written languages. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0178735 pubmed publisher
    ..The current findings together support the visualization role of kusho behavior, adding experimental evidence supporting the view that there are interactions between cognition and motor behavior. ..
  6. Meyerhoff H, Gehrer N. Visuo-perceptual capabilities predict sensitivity for coinciding auditory and visual transients in multi-element displays. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0183723 pubmed publisher
    ..The results also suggest that basic visuo-perceptual capabilities provide the basis for the subsequent integration of auditory and visual information. ..
  7. Neri P. Object segmentation controls image reconstruction from natural scenes. PLoS Biol. 2017;15:e1002611 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, our results challenge compartmentalized notions of bottom-up/top-down perception and suggest instead that these two modes are best viewed as an integrated perceptual mechanism. ..
  8. Demšar U, Coltekin A. Quantifying gaze and mouse interactions on spatial visual interfaces with a new movement analytics methodology. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0181818 pubmed publisher
    ..However, more research is needed to confirm this. ..
  9. Green J, Boehler C, Roberts K, Chen L, Krebs R, Song A, et al. Cortical and Subcortical Coordination of Visual Spatial Attention Revealed by Simultaneous EEG-fMRI Recording. J Neurosci. 2017;37:7803-7810 pubmed publisher

More Information


  1. Town S, Brimijoin W, Bizley J. Egocentric and allocentric representations in auditory cortex. PLoS Biol. 2017;15:e2001878 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings suggest that early auditory cortex primarily represents sound source location relative to ourselves but that a minority of cells can represent sound location in the world independent of our own position. ..
  2. Pluta S, Lyall E, Telian G, Ryapolova Webb E, Adesnik H. Surround Integration Organizes a Spatial Map during Active Sensation. Neuron. 2017;94:1220-1233.e5 pubmed publisher
    ..These data demonstrate how spatial summation over a moving sensor array is critical to generating population codes of sensory space. ..
  3. Hoover E, Souza P, Gallun F. Auditory and Cognitive Factors Associated with Speech-in-Noise Complaints following Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. J Am Acad Audiol. 2017;28:325-339 pubmed publisher
    ..Further research is needed to evaluate the prevalence and causal relationship of auditory deficits following MTBI. ..
  4. Vasser M, Kängsepp M, Magomedkerimov M, Kilvits K, Stafinjak V, Kivisik T, et al. VREX: an open-source toolbox for creating 3D virtual reality experiments. BMC Psychol. 2017;5:4 pubmed publisher
    ..VREX simplifies the generation and setup of complicated VR scenes and experiments for researchers. VREX can be downloaded and easily installed from ..
  5. Szafir D, Haroz S, Gleicher M, Franconeri S. Four types of ensemble coding in data visualizations. J Vis. 2016;16:11 pubmed publisher
    ..Increased collaboration between the data visualization and perceptual psychology research communities can inspire new solutions to challenges in visualization while simultaneously exposing unsolved problems in perception research. ..
  6. Patten M, Mannion D, Clifford C. Correlates of Perceptual Orientation Biases in Human Primary Visual Cortex. J Neurosci. 2017;37:4744-4750 pubmed publisher
    ..These results indicate that prior expectations influence neural processing right from the earliest stage of the cortical hierarchy. ..
  7. Learmonth G, Benwell C, Thut G, Harvey M. Age-related reduction of hemispheric lateralisation for spatial attention: An EEG study. Neuroimage. 2017;153:139-151 pubmed publisher
    ..Future studies will need to determine whether this is representative of the normal aging process or an early indicator of neurodegeneration. ..
  8. Lester A, Moffat S, Wiener J, Barnes C, Wolbers T. The Aging Navigational System. Neuron. 2017;95:1019-1035 pubmed publisher
    ..The closing section highlights the clinical potential of behavioral and neural markers of spatial navigation, with a particular emphasis on neurodegenerative disorders. ..
  9. Puffe L, Dittrich K, Klauer K. The influence of the Japanese waving cat on the joint spatial compatibility effect: A replication and extension of Dolk, Hommel, Prinz, and Liepelt (2013). PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0184844 pubmed publisher
  10. Miao C, Cao Q, Moser M, Moser E. Parvalbumin and Somatostatin Interneurons Control Different Space-Coding Networks in the Medial Entorhinal Cortex. Cell. 2017;171:507-521.e17 pubmed publisher
    ..The findings point to distinct roles for PV and SOM interneurons in the local dynamics underlying periodic and aperiodic firing in spatially modulated cells of the MEC. VIDEO ABSTRACT...