figural aftereffect

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Summary: A perceptual phenomenon used by Gestalt psychologists to demonstrate that events in one part of the perceptual field may affect perception in another part.

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  1. ncbi Figural aftereffects in the perception of faces
    M A Webster
    Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno 89557, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 6:647-53. 1999
  2. pmc Sex-contingent face after-effects suggest distinct neural populations code male and female faces
    Anthony C Little
    University of Liverpool, School of Biology, Liverpool L69 7ZB, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 272:2283-7. 2005
  3. doi Enhanced attention amplifies face adaptation
    Gillian Rhodes
    ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders, School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Australia
    Vision Res 51:1811-9. 2011
  4. pmc Sound-contingent visual motion aftereffect
    Souta Hidaka
    Department of Psychology, Rikkyo University, Niiza shi, Saitama, 352 8558 Japan
    BMC Neurosci 12:44. 2011
  5. doi Retinotopic encoding of the direction aftereffect
    Peter Wenderoth
    Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
    Vision Res 48:1949-54. 2008
  6. doi It doesn't matter how you feel. The facial identity aftereffect is invariant to changes in facial expression
    Christopher J Fox
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Vis 8:11.1-13. 2008
  7. doi Selective attention and the active remapping of object features in trans-saccadic perception
    David Melcher
    Center for Mind Brain Studies, Department of Cognitive Sciences, University of Trento, Rovereto, Italy
    Vision Res 49:1249-55. 2009
  8. pmc Prism adaptation aftereffects in stroke patients with spatial neglect: pathological effects on subjective straight ahead but not visual open-loop pointing
    Margarita Sarri
    UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AR, UK
    Neuropsychologia 46:1069-80. 2008
  9. doi Cross-orientation transfer of adaptation for facial identity is asymmetric: a study using contrast-based recognition thresholds
    Xiaoyue M Guo
    Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, USA
    Vision Res 49:2254-60. 2009
  10. doi A novel face aftereffect based on recognition contrast thresholds
    Ipek Oruc
    Human Vision and Eye Movement Laboratory, Department of Medicine Neurology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Vision Res 50:1845-54. 2010

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  1. ncbi Figural aftereffects in the perception of faces
    M A Webster
    Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno 89557, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 6:647-53. 1999
    ..Our results suggest that in normal viewing, figural aftereffects may strongly influence form perception and could provide a novel method for probing properties of human face perception...
  2. pmc Sex-contingent face after-effects suggest distinct neural populations code male and female faces
    Anthony C Little
    University of Liverpool, School of Biology, Liverpool L69 7ZB, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 272:2283-7. 2005
    ..Because after-effects reflect changes in responses of neural populations that code faces, our findings indicate that distinct neural populations code male and female faces...
  3. doi Enhanced attention amplifies face adaptation
    Gillian Rhodes
    ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders, School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Australia
    Vision Res 51:1811-9. 2011
    ..These results highlight the potential to facilitate adaptive updating of face-coding mechanisms by strategic deployment of attentional resources...
  4. pmc Sound-contingent visual motion aftereffect
    Souta Hidaka
    Department of Psychology, Rikkyo University, Niiza shi, Saitama, 352 8558 Japan
    BMC Neurosci 12:44. 2011
    ..However, contingent motion aftereffect has been reported only in visual or auditory domain. Here, we demonstrate that a visual motion aftereffect can be contingent on a specific sound...
  5. doi Retinotopic encoding of the direction aftereffect
    Peter Wenderoth
    Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
    Vision Res 48:1949-54. 2008
    ..We predicted and found that spatial specificity was greater for gratings than for dots. We also found very small spatiotopic effects that call into question some recent claims that area MT exhibits a high degree of spatiotopicity...
  6. doi It doesn't matter how you feel. The facial identity aftereffect is invariant to changes in facial expression
    Christopher J Fox
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Vis 8:11.1-13. 2008
    ..We conclude that, in contrast to the significant identity-dependent component seen in representations of expression, representations of facial identity are independent of variations in expression...
  7. doi Selective attention and the active remapping of object features in trans-saccadic perception
    David Melcher
    Center for Mind Brain Studies, Department of Cognitive Sciences, University of Trento, Rovereto, Italy
    Vision Res 49:1249-55. 2009
    ..Overall, the results are consistent with the hypothesis that the role of attention is to select salient objects, with trans-saccadic perception mechanisms acting to maintain information about those salient objects across eye movements...
  8. pmc Prism adaptation aftereffects in stroke patients with spatial neglect: pathological effects on subjective straight ahead but not visual open-loop pointing
    Margarita Sarri
    UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AR, UK
    Neuropsychologia 46:1069-80. 2008
    ..Future studies of possible rehabilitative impact from prisms upon neglect may need to consider carefully how to measure prism adaptation per se, separately from any impact of such adaptation upon manifestations of neglect...
  9. doi Cross-orientation transfer of adaptation for facial identity is asymmetric: a study using contrast-based recognition thresholds
    Xiaoyue M Guo
    Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, USA
    Vision Res 49:2254-60. 2009
    ..While these results are consistent with the dual-mode hypothesis, they can also be accounted for by a single population of units of varying orientation selectivity...
  10. doi A novel face aftereffect based on recognition contrast thresholds
    Ipek Oruc
    Human Vision and Eye Movement Laboratory, Department of Medicine Neurology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Vision Res 50:1845-54. 2010
    ..The findings indicate greater complexity to adaptation, with facilitation, suppression, lateral inhibition of unadapted representations, and additional perceptual factors at long durations...
  11. doi The reference frame of the tilt aftereffect
    Tomas Knapen
    CNRS Laboratoire Psychologie de la Perception, Universite Paris Descartes, Paris, France
    J Vis 10:8.1-13. 2010
    ..We suggest that the remapping process that plays a role in visual stability does not transfer feature gain information around the time of eye (or head) movements...
  12. doi Audiovisual short-term influences and aftereffects in motion: examination across three sets of directional pairings
    Anshul Jain
    Center for Cognitive Science, Rutgers University, New Jersey 08854, USA
    J Vis 8:7.1-13. 2008
    ..These results are discussed in terms of current psychophysical and neurophysiological findings concerning the way in which auditory-visual signals are processed...
  13. ncbi A purely temporal transparency mechanism in the visual system
    A O Holcombe
    Department of Psychology, University of California San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0109, USA
    Perception 30:1311-20. 2001
    ..The temporal transparency phenomenon, in addition to informing theories of transparency and the dynamics of visual processing, may also be useful for the creation of transparent displays for electronic devices...
  14. ncbi Long-lasting aftereffect of a single prism adaptation: shifts in vision and proprioception are independent
    Yohko Hatada
    Espace et Action, Unit 534 INSERM, Institut Fédératif des Neurosciences de Lyon Bron, Lyon Bron, France
    Exp Brain Res 173:415-24. 2006
    ..We proposed a model to explain these possible mechanisms...
  15. ncbi A gain-control model relating nulling results to the duration of dynamic motion aftereffects
    W A van de Grind
    Department of Biology, Functional Neurobiology, Helmholtz Institute, Utrecht University, Padualaan 8, 3584 CH, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Vision Res 43:117-33. 2003
    ..The model description then suggests that the motion-gain decreases, while the noise-gain and model's threshold increase with speed...
  16. ncbi Perceptual manifestations of fast neural plasticity: motion priming, rapid motion aftereffect and perceptual sensitization
    Ryota Kanai
    Universiteit Utrecht, Helmholtz Research Institute, Psychonomics Division, Heidelberglaan 2, NL 3584 CS Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Vision Res 45:3109-16. 2005
    ..Our results indicate that rapid adaptation plays a role mainly within early motion processing, whereas a slow potentiation controls the sensitivity at a later stage...
  17. pmc The motion aftereffect reloaded
    George Mather
    Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9QH, UK
    Trends Cogn Sci 12:481-7. 2008
    ..Recent ideas on the function of adaptation see it as a form of gain control that maximises the efficiency of information transmission at multiple levels of the visual pathway...
  18. ncbi Velocity dependence of the interocular transfer of dynamic motion aftereffects
    Ran Tao
    Department of Ophthalmology, Baogang Hospital, Baotou, Inner Mongolia, People s Republic of China
    Perception 32:855-66. 2003
    ..The finding that dMAEs transfer to an increasing extent as speed increases, suggests that binocular cells play a more dominant role at higher speeds...
  19. ncbi Calibration and alignment are separable: evidence from prism adaptation
    G M Redding
    Illinois State University, Department of Psychology, Campus Box 4620, Normal, IL 61790 4620, USA
    J Mot Behav 33:401-12. 2001
    ..Those results support the hypothesis that calibration is determined by limb starting position visibility, whereas alignment is determined separately by visual feedback availability...
  20. ncbi Visual adaptation as optimal information transmission
    M J Wainwright
    Vision Science Laboratory, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Vision Res 39:3960-74. 1999
    ..From the anisotropic distribution of power in natural scenes, the proposal also predicts differences in the contrast sensitivity function across spatial frequency and orientation, including the oblique effect...
  21. ncbi Adaptive spatial alignment and strategic perceptual-motor control
    G M Redding
    Department of Psychology, Illinois State University, Normal 61790 4620, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 22:379-94. 1996
    ..If movement is initiated by target location and then the limb is controlled by the visible difference between target and limb, the discordance between initialized and terminal locations enables misalignment detection and realignment...
  22. ncbi Storage for free: a surprising property of a simple gain-control model of motion aftereffects
    Wim A van de Grind
    AG Hirnforschung, Albert Ludwigs University, Hansastr 9, D 79104, Freiburg i Br, Germany
    Vision Res 44:2269-84. 2004
    ..The term 'storage' might therefore be a misnomer. If an effective test stimulus influences all direction tuned motion sensors indiscriminately and thus speeds up equalization of gains, one gets the storage phenomenon for free...
  23. ncbi Prism adaptation in normal aging: slower adaptation rate and larger aftereffect
    J Fernandez-Ruiz
    Departamento de Fisiolog ia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Nacional Aut onoma de M exico, D F, C P 04510, Mexico, Mexico
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 9:223-6. 2000
    ..These findings suggest that the aftereffect requires the involvement of non-cognitive and cognitive processes and indicate that both adaptation and aftereffect are influenced by aging...
  24. ncbi Motion adaptation shifts apparent position without the motion aftereffect
    David Whitney
    Department of Psychology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Percept Psychophys 65:1011-8. 2003
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  25. ncbi Shifts in perceived position following adaptation to visual motion
    R J Snowden
    School of Psychology Cardiff University Cardiff CF1 9EB Wales UK
    Curr Biol 8:1343-5. 1998
    ..As the pattern is stationary, one cannot account for this result via the notion of perceptual lags...
  26. ncbi Two waves of a long-lasting aftereffect of prism adaptation measured over 7 days
    Y Hatada
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London, UK
    Exp Brain Res 169:417-26. 2006
    ..Our experimental paradigms promise to reveal directly the temporal characteristics of early versus late long-term neural plasticity in complex human adaptive behavior...
  27. ncbi Disruption of implicit perceptual memory by intervening neutral stimuli
    Ryota Kanai
    Universiteit Utrecht, Helmholtz Institute, Department of Experimental Psychology, Heidelberglaan 2, NL 3584 CS Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Vision Res 47:2675-83. 2007
    ..These findings show that the visual system dynamically calibrates its internal bias using a recent percept and that this internal bias can be nullified by presenting neutral stimuli...
  28. ncbi Orientation dependence of the orientation-contingent face aftereffect
    Tamara L Watson
    School of Psychology A18, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Vision Res 46:3422-9. 2006
    ..This suggests that neurons employing a single face encoding strategy can be activated in an orientation-specific manner...
  29. doi Classification of apparent motion percepts based on temporal factors
    Vebjørn Ekroll
    Institut fur Psychologie, Christian Albrechts Universitat zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany
    J Vis 8:31.1-22. 2008
    ..It is suggested that this temporal variable may be used as a cue to resolve occlusion-related ambiguities in classical motion stimuli...
  30. doi Fitting the child's mind to the world: adaptive norm-based coding of facial identity in 8-year-olds
    Mayu Nishimura
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, Canada
    Dev Sci 11:620-7. 2008
    ..This finding suggests that, by 8 years of age, the adaptive computational mechanisms used to code facial identity are like those of adults and hence that children's immaturities in face processing arise from another source...
  31. ncbi The timecourse of higher-level face aftereffects
    Gillian Rhodes
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Vision Res 47:2291-6. 2007
    ..They also reinforce the perceptual nature of face aftereffects, ruling out demand characteristics and other post-perceptual factors as plausible accounts...
  32. ncbi Backscroll illusion in far peripheral vision
    Kiyoshi Fujimoto
    Department of Psychology, Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan
    J Vis 7:16. 2007
    ..Our findings suggest that the visual system uses high-level object-centered motion signals to disambiguate retinal motion signals in the whole visual field...
  33. ncbi Evaluating shape after-effects with radial frequency patterns
    Nicole D Anderson
    Centre for Vision Research, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ont, Canada M3J 1P3
    Vision Res 47:298-308. 2007
    ..Together, these results suggest that shape-specific after-effects reflect gain control processes at various stages of processing along the ventral pathway...
  34. ncbi Motion adaptation: net duration matters, not continuousness
    Sven P Heinrich
    Sektion Funktionelle Sehforschung, Univ Augenklinik Freiburg, Killianstr 5, 79106, Freiburg, Germany
    Exp Brain Res 169:461-6. 2006
    ..71; occipito-temporally, P=0.27), suggesting that the continuousness of the stimulus does not play an important role in motion adaptation. This was confirmed by measuring the motion aftereffect psychophysically...
  35. ncbi Motion induced spatial conflict following binocular integration
    Derek H Arnold
    Department of Psychology and Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Vision Res 45:2934-42. 2005
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  36. ncbi The continuous Wagon Wheel Illusion is object-based
    Rufin VanRullen
    Centre de Recherche Cerveau et Cognition UMR 5549 CNRS Université Paul Sabatier Toulouse 3, Faculte de Medecine Rangueil, 31062 Toulouse Cedex, France
    Vision Res 46:4091-5. 2006
    ..These results imply that the continuous Wagon Wheel Illusion, and any discrete perceptual sampling that may cause it, is restricted to the object of our attention...
  37. pmc Storage of an oculomotor motion aftereffect
    Scott N J Watamaniuk
    Department of Psychology, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Vision Res 47:466-73. 2007
    ..We propose a model in which adaptation recalibrates the motion-processing network by adjusting the weights of the inputs to neurons in the middle-temporal (MT) area...
  38. pmc Rebounding V1 activity and a new visual aftereffect
    Xin Huang
    Department of Neuroscience, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Vis 8:25.1-10. 2008
    ..In addition to providing a possible explanation and neural correlate of a visual aftereffect, rebounding activity may provide new insight into the dynamics of early visual processing...
  39. ncbi The continuous Wagon Wheel Illusion depends on, but is not identical to neuronal adaptation
    Rufin VanRullen
    CNRS, Centre de Recherche Cerveau et Cognition, Université Paul Sabatier Toulouse 3, 31062 Toulouse Cedex 9, France
    Vision Res 47:2143-9. 2007
    ..This indicates that the c-WWI may be enabled by, but is not equivalent to, local motion adaptation - and that other factors such as discrete sampling may be involved in its generation...
  40. pmc Independent coding of object motion and position revealed by distinct contingent aftereffects
    Paul F Bulakowski
    The Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Vision Res 47:810-7. 2007
    ..The dissociation between perceived motion and position of the same test pattern, following identical adaptation, demonstrates that distinguishable neural populations code for these object properties...
  41. pmc Second-order motion without awareness: passive adaptation to second-order motion produces a motion aftereffect
    David Whitney
    The Center for Mind and Brain, The University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Vision Res 47:569-79. 2007
    ..The results demonstrate that second-order motion can be passively coded in the absence of awareness and without top-down attentional control...
  42. ncbi The spatial feature underlying the shape-frequency and shape-amplitude after-effects
    Elena Gheorghiu
    McGill Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, McGill University, 687 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A1
    Vision Res 47:834-44. 2007
    ..Given the neurophysiological evidence that neurons in area V4 encode parts of shapes with constant sign of curvature, we suggest V4 is the likely neural substrate for both the SFAE and SAAE...
  43. ncbi New binary direction aftereffect does not add up
    William Curran
    School of Psychology, Queen s University of Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom
    J Vis 6:1451-8. 2006
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  44. ncbi The role of familiarity in three-dimensional view-transferability of face identity adaptation
    Fang Jiang
    School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, GR4 1 The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX 75083 0688, USA
    Vision Res 47:525-31. 2007
    ..These findings support the idea that transfer effects in adaptation vary as a function of experience with particular faces, and suggest the use of adaptation as a tool for tracking face representations as they develop...
  45. doi Spatial properties of curvature-encoding mechanisms revealed through the shape-frequency and shape-amplitude after-effects
    Elena Gheorghiu
    Department of Ophthalmology, McGill University, Montreal, Que, Canada H3A 1A1
    Vision Res 48:1107-24. 2008
    ..The results agree with neurophysiological studies showing that simple shape dimensions are encoded independently...
  46. ncbi Effects of spatial attention and salience cues on chromatic and achromatic motion processing
    Karen R Dobkins
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Vision Res 47:1893-906. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that mechanisms sensitive to feature salience do not influence low-level chromatic motion mechanisms mediating the motion after-effect...
  47. ncbi The time course of visual afterimages: data and theory
    Joshua Wede
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 Third Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2004, USA
    Perception 35:1155-70. 2006
    ..A similar effect occurs for the orientation after-responses but at a faster time scale. Simulations of the model match the experimental data...
  48. ncbi Reduction in the motion coherence threshold for the same direction as that perceived during adaptation
    Makoto Hirahara
    Faculty of Engineering, Hosei University, Tokyo, Japan
    Vision Res 46:4623-33. 2006
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  49. ncbi A single system explains human speed perception
    Jeroen J A van Boxtel
    Department Physics of Man, Helmholtz Institute, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    J Cogn Neurosci 18:1808-19. 2006
    ..These findings have important implications for computational models of motion processing and the low-level organization of the process...
  50. ncbi The direction aftereffect is driven by adaptation of local motion detectors
    William Curran
    School of Psychology, Queen s University of Belfast, Belfast, BT7 1NN, UK
    Vision Res 46:4270-8. 2006
    ..This leads us to conclude that the DAE and direction repulsion reflect interactions between motion-sensitive neural mechanisms at different levels of the motion-processing hierarchy...
  51. pmc Retinotopy of the face aftereffect
    Seyed Reza Afraz
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, 33 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Vision Res 48:42-54. 2008
    ..This confirms the spatial extent of face analysis regions in a test with a fixed number of stimuli where only distance varied...
  52. doi A motion aftereffect from still photographs depicting motion
    Jonathan Winawer
    Stanford University, Psychology Department, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:276-83. 2008
    ..The transfer of adaptation from motion depicted in photographs to real motion demonstrates that the perception of implied motion activates direction-selective circuits that are also involved in processing real motion...
  53. ncbi Effects of feature-based attention on the motion aftereffect at remote locations
    Geoffrey M Boynton
    The Salk Institute, 10010 N Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037 1099, USA
    Vision Res 46:2968-76. 2006
    ..These results provide further support for a global feature-based mechanism of attention, and show that the effect spreads across all features of an attended object, and to all locations of visual space...
  54. ncbi Attention enhances adaptability: evidence from motion adaptation experiments
    Amy Rezec
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Vision Res 44:3035-44. 2004
    ..4-fold more to the right than does ignoring that same stimulus. By enhancing the effects of adaptation in this fashion, attention is predicted to enhance the adaptability of the visual motion system...
  55. ncbi Object-based cross-feature attentional modulation from color to motion
    Wonyeong Sohn
    Laboratory of Vision Research, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Vision Res 44:1437-43. 2004
    ..These findings provide strong psychophysical evidence that such effects are indeed object-based...
  56. ncbi Tilt aftereffects generated by symmetrical dot patterns with two or four axes of symmetry
    Wendy Joung
    Department of Psychology, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Spat Vis 16:155-82. 2003
    ..Again, similar functions were found. These experiments demonstrate that line stimuli and dot stimuli produce similar TAE functions. The implications of these results are discussed...
  57. ncbi Components of motion perception revealed: two different after-effects from a single moving object
    Joan López-Moliner
    Grup de Recerca Neurociencia Cognitiva, Parc Cientific de Barcelona, Universitat de Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Vision Res 44:2545-9. 2004
    ..Thus we show that adaptation to motion must (also) occur at a stage at which local motions have not yet been integrated to give a unified percept...
  58. ncbi Shading and texture: separate information channels with a common adaptation mechanism?
    Mark A Georgeson
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Spat Vis 16:59-76. 2002
    ..We suggest that LM and CM signals are carried by separate channels, but they share a common adaptation mechanism that accounts for the almost complete transfer of perceptual aftereffects...
  59. ncbi Gaze modulation of visual aftereffects
    Shin ya Nishida
    Human and Information Science Laboratory, NTT Communication Science Laboratories, NTT Corporation, 3 1 Morinosato Wakamiya, Atsugi, Kanagawa 243 0198, Japan
    Vision Res 43:639-49. 2003
    ..The gaze modulation of visual aftereffects provides a useful psychophysical tool to analyze human cortical processes for coordinate transformations of visual space...
  60. ncbi The motion aftereffect of transparent motion: two temporal channels account for perceived direction
    David Alais
    Department of Physiology and Institute for Biomedical Research, School of Medical Science, Anderson Stuart Building, University of Sydney, Sydney NSW 2006, Australia
    Vision Res 45:403-12. 2005
    ..These results are discussed in terms of the number and shape of temporal channels in our visual system...
  61. ncbi Global orientation aftereffect in multi-attribute displays: implications for the binding problem
    Frédéric J A M Poirier
    Centre for Vision Research, Neurodynamics and Vision Lab, Computer Science and Engineering Building, Room B0002E, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto ON, M3J 1P3, Canada
    Vision Res 45:497-506. 2005
    ..Moreover, compared to single-attribute conditions, the cooperation between attributes is moderate. These results favour segregation models of the binding mechanism...
  62. ncbi Adaptation to vertical disparity induced-depth: implications for disparity processing
    Philip A Duke
    Centre for Vision Research, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Ontario, M3J 1P3, Toronto, Canada
    Vision Res 43:135-47. 2003
    ..We found no evidence of this, and concluded that the two classes of stimuli used in Experiment 1, though consisting of very different patterns of disparity, were perceptually equivalent...
  63. ncbi Paired and unpaired features can be equally effective in human depth perception
    Michael J Pianta
    School of Psychology, The University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    Vision Res 43:1-6. 2003
    ..We found strikingly that depth thresholds for the two gap conditions were the same and that there was perfect cross-adaptation of perceived depth from the unpaired to paired condition, strongly suggesting a common mechanism...
  64. ncbi Context and the motion aftereffect: occlusion cues in the test pattern alter perceived direction
    Maarten J van der Smagt
    Vision Center Laboratory, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA 92037 1099, USA
    Perception 31:39-50. 2002
    ..However, the influence of depth-ordering cues on the illusory motion of the MAE is generally less than that seen for 'real' motion. Implications for theories of depth-motion and depth-MAE interactions are discussed...
  65. ncbi Learning to suppress task-irrelevant visual stimuli with attention
    Zoltan Vidnyanszky
    Neurobiology Research Group, Hungarian Academy of Sciences Semmelweis University Medical School, Tuzolto u 58, 1094 Budapest, Hungary
    Vision Res 45:677-85. 2005
    ..Attentional learning was found to be stimulus-specific and to persist for several weeks, suggesting that the plasticity of attentional mechanisms is an inherent component of visual perceptual learning...
  66. ncbi Bivectorial transparent stimuli simultaneously adapt mechanisms at different levels of the motion pathway
    Michael W von Grünau
    Department of Psychology, Concordia University, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Vision Res 42:577-87. 2002
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  67. ncbi Adaptive modulation of color salience contingent upon global form coding and task relevance
    Brian A Goolsby
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, 2029 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 2710, USA
    Vision Res 45:901-30. 2005
    ..g., V4 and IT), in combination with task-dependent feedback from higher cortical areas (e.g., prefrontal cortex)...
  68. ncbi Adaptation to spiral motion in crowding condition
    S Mehdi Aghdaee
    School of Cognitive Sciences, Institute for Studies in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics, Niavaran, Tehran, Iran
    Perception 34:155-62. 2005
    ..Thus, any motion aftereffect observed should be attributed to adaptation of global motion detectors (ie rotation detectors). Hence, activation of rotation-selective cells is not necessarily correlated with conscious perception...
  69. ncbi Reversed-phi perception with motion-defined motion stimuli
    Kazushi Maruya
    Department of Psychology, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Vision Res 43:2517-26. 2003
    ..Thus, the results indicate the involvement of at least two separate mechanisms for MDM detection, and that there is a dominance shift between the two systems according to the eccentricity...
  70. ncbi Attentional modulation of adaptation to illusory lines
    Leila Montaser-Kouhsari
    School of Cognitive Sciences, Institute for Studies in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics, Tehran, Iran
    J Vis 4:434-44. 2004
    ..been shown that different forms of visual aftereffects, such as tilt aftereffect, motion aftereffect, and figural aftereffect, are modulated by attention...
  71. doi Multi-level visual adaptation: dissociating curvature and facial-expression aftereffects produced by the same adapting stimuli
    Hong Xu
    Division of Psychology, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
    Vision Res 72:42-53. 2012
    ..These results suggest that high-level aftereffects, even when generated by a low-level adaptor, are not completely inherited from lower levels, and offer a window into the determining factors...
  72. doi Independent modulation of motion and vection aftereffects revealed by using coherent oscillation and random jitter in optic flow
    Takeharu Seno
    Faculty of Design, Kyushu University, 4 9 1 Shiobaru, Minami Ku, Fukuoka 815 8540, Japan
    Vision Res 51:2499-508. 2011
    ..Display jitter, which induced the strongest vection of all the conditions tested, was also found to increase the duration of vection aftereffects (VAE)...
  73. pmc Limited interaction between translation and visual motion aftereffects in humans
    Benjamin T Crane
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 629, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Exp Brain Res 224:165-78. 2013
    ....
  74. doi Residual effects of ecstasy (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine) on low level visual processes
    Elizabeth Murray
    School of Psychology, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    Hum Psychopharmacol 27:226-34. 2012
    ..Such low-level effects may contribute to the impact of ecstasy use on neuropsychological tests of visuospatial function...
  75. doi Neural correlates of after-effects caused by adaptation to multiple face displays
    Krisztina Nagy
    Department of Cognitive Science, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Egry József utca 1, Building T, 1111 Budapest, Hungary
    Exp Brain Res 220:261-75. 2012
    ..Our results suggest that humans extract the statistical features of the multiple face stimulus and this process occurs at the level of occipito-temporal face processing...
  76. doi Spatiotopic neural representations develop slowly across saccades
    Eckart Zimmermann
    Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine, Julich, Germany
    Curr Biol 23:R193-4. 2013
    ..In this study, we show that these spatiotopic representations take hundreds of milliseconds to build up robustly...
  77. doi The temporal decay of eye gaze adaptation effects
    Nadine Kloth
    Department of Psychology, University of Jena, Jena, Germany
    J Vis 8:4.1-11. 2008
    ..The implications of the present findings are discussed with respect to both coding mechanisms involved in gaze perception and a potential role of adaptation effects in real life situations...
  78. doi Continuous perception of motion and shape across saccadic eye movements
    Alessio Fracasso
    Center for Mind Brain Sciences, University of Trento, Rovereto, TN, Italy
    J Vis 10:14. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that motion and shape information are integrated across saccades into a single, coherent percept of a moving object...
  79. doi Adaptive face space coding in congenital prosopagnosia: typical figural aftereffects but abnormal identity aftereffects
    Romina Palermo
    Department of Psychology, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Neuropsychologia 49:3801-12. 2011
    ..face processing, a group of CPs and matched controls completed two complementary face adaptation tasks: the figural aftereffect, which reflects adaptation to general distortions of shape, and the identity aftereffect, which directly ..
  80. doi Partitioning the components of visuomotor adaptation to prism-altered distance
    Anne Emmanuelle Priot
    Institut de recherche biomédicale des armées IRBA, BP 73, 91223 BRETIGNY SUR ORGE cedex, France
    Neuropsychologia 49:498-506. 2011
    ..These findings indicate that "visual" adaptation actually involves a multiplicity of processes...
  81. doi High-level adaptation aftereffects for novel objects: the role of pre-existing representations
    Valentina Daelli
    Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati International School for Advanced Studies, via Bonomea, 265, 34136 Trieste, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 49:1923-7. 2011
    ..The priming effect found for ambiguous adapters, on the other hand, seems not to be influenced by a previously stored memory representation...
  82. doi Implied motion from static photographs influences the perceived position of stationary objects
    Andrea Pavan
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padua, Via Venezia 8, 35131 Padua, Italy
    Vision Res 51:187-94. 2011
    ..These results suggest that the implied motion could activate the same direction-selective and speed-tuned mechanisms that produce positional aftereffect when viewing real motion...
  83. doi Category-contingent face adaptation for novel colour categories: Contingent effects are seen only after social or meaningful labelling
    Anthony C Little
    Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, Scotland, UK
    Cognition 118:116-22. 2011
    ..Results highlight the flexibility of the cognitive visual system to discriminate categories even in adulthood...
  84. doi Sustained effects of adaptation on the perception of familiar faces
    Claus Christian Carbon
    Department of General Psychology and Methodology, University of Bamberg, London, WC1N 3AR, England
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 37:615-25. 2011
    ..They also point toward multiple timescales in the operation of adaptation mechanisms, thereby providing a link between high-level adaptation and more general aspects of neuro-cognitive plasticity, that is, learning and memory...
  85. doi Three-dimensional shape from second-order orientation flows
    Carole Filangieri
    Neuropsychology Doctoral Subprogram, CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave, NY 10016, USA
    Vision Res 49:1465-71. 2009
    ....
  86. ncbi Spatial offset of test field elements from surround elements affects the strength of motion aftereffects
    John Harris
    School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, UK
    Perception 37:1010-21. 2008
    ....
  87. doi Interocular transfer of adaptation in the primary visual cortex
    Christopher M Howarth
    Cardiff School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, Museum Avenue, Cardiff CF10 3AX, UK
    Cereb Cortex 19:1835-43. 2009
    ..Moreover, the position of the cells with respect to OD column borders had no significant effect on the strength of IOT. IOT does not appear to strongly depend on conventional binocularity of neurons...
  88. doi Tilt aftereffects and tilt illusions induced by fast translational motion: evidence for motion streaks
    Deborah Apthorp
    School of Psychology, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Vis 9:27.1-11. 2009
    ....
  89. doi Adapting to an aftereffect
    Bhavin R Sheth
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 4005, USA
    J Vis 8:29.1-10. 2008
    ..e., an after-aftereffect. Our finding has implications as to how neural activity in lower- and higher-level areas in the brain interacts to yield conscious visual experience...
  90. doi Multiplication in curvature processing
    Elena Gheorghiu
    McGill Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Vis 9:23.1-17. 2009
    ..The after-effect itself is then best explained in terms of the population response of a range of such curvature detectors tuned to different curvatures...
  91. doi Cascaded Bayesian processes: an account of bias in orientation perception
    Keith Langley
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Vision Res 49:2453-74. 2009
    ..The proposed model is consistent with recent work by computational neuroscientists in supposing that visual bias reflects the adjustment of a rational system in the light of uncertain signals and system constraints...
  92. doi Adaptation across the cortical hierarchy: low-level curve adaptation affects high-level facial-expression judgments
    Hong Xu
    Department of Neuroscience, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Neurosci 28:3374-83. 2008
    ..By showing that adaptation can propagate up the cortical hierarchy, our findings also challenge existing functional accounts of adaptation...
  93. doi Perceptual consequences of face viewpoint adaptation: face viewpoint aftereffect, changes of differential sensitivity to face view, and their relationship
    Juan Chen
    Department of Psychology and Key Laboratory of Machine Perception Ministry of Education, Peking University, Beijing, PR China
    J Vis 10:12.1-11. 2010
    ..W. G. Clifford, A. M. Wyatt, D. H. Arnold, S. T. Smith, and P. Wenderoth (2001) could account for these two phenomena and their relationship in terms of the changes of the tuning function of face view selective neurons...
  94. doi Maximal motion aftereffects in spite of diverted awareness
    Erik Blaser
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts Boston, 02125, USA
    Vision Res 49:1174-81. 2009
    ..Similarly to when object- or feature-based attention spreads unwittingly, attention was allocated automatically to the adaptor, without requiring nor engaging executive control or awareness...
  95. ncbi The motion analogue of the Café Wall illusion
    T Takeuchi
    Information Science Research Laboratory, NTT Basic Research Laboratories, Kanagawa, Japan
    Perception 26:569-84. 1997
    ..In fact, the motion-energy model was able to predict the strength of this motion aftereffect...
  96. ncbi Depth aftereffects mediated by vertical disparities: evidence for vertical disparity driven calibration of extraretinal signals during stereopsis
    Philip A Duke
    Centre for Vision Research, York University, Canada
    Vision Res 46:228-41. 2006
    ..We interpret these results as a case of recalibration: disagreement between extra-retinal eye position signals (EP) and VSR causes a recalibration in the use of EP as used in the stereoscopic perception of slant...
  97. ncbi Continuous flash suppression reduces negative afterimages
    Naotsugu Tsuchiya
    Computation and Neural Systems Program, California Institute of Technology, M s 139 74, 1200 East California Boulevard, Pasadena, California 91125, USA
    Nat Neurosci 8:1096-101. 2005
    ..Our results imply that formation of afterimages involves neuronal structures that access input from both eyes but that do not correspond directly to the neuronal correlates of perceptual awareness...
  98. ncbi Stimulus selectivity of figural aftereffects for faces
    Jill A Yamashita
    Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno, NV, US
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 31:420-37. 2005
    ..These results suggest that part of the sensitivity changes underlying the adaptation may arise at visual levels closely associated with the representation of faces...
  99. ncbi Visual aftereffects: cortical neurons change their tune
    Mark Georgeson
    Neurosciences Research Institute, Aston University, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK
    Curr Biol 14:R751-3. 2004
    ..In MT, these shifts can correctly predict illusory changes - visual aftereffects - in movement direction, but in V1, they are more difficult to interpret...
  100. ncbi Color-selective analysis of luminance-varying stimuli
    Joseph Hardy
    Department of Psychology, University of California at Berkeley, 3210 Tolman Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
    Vision Res 42:1941-51. 2002
    ..Thus, both color-selective and color-insensitive mechanisms participate in determining the perceptual characteristics of luminance-varying patterns...
  101. ncbi [Effect of central and surrounding gratings of test stimulus on appearance of motion aftereffect]
    Isao Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Kumamoto University, Kurokami, Kumamoto 860 8555
    Shinrigaku Kenkyu 73:71-7. 2002
    ..These results support Wade's hypothesis for explaining how MAE occurs...

Research Grants50

  1. Understanding the mechanisms that control the dynamics of perceptual switches
    Satoru Suzuki; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  2. LOCALIZING OBJECTS IN DYNAMIC SCENES
    David Whitney; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  3. Understanding the mechanisms that control the dynamics of perceptual switches
    Satoru Suzuki; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Our results may thus facilitate development of effective treatments by tracing the sources of unusual perceptual dynamics to specific component processes. ..
  4. Understanding the mechanisms that control the dynamics of perceptual switches
    Satoru Suzuki; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  5. Visual Adaptation, Selective Attention, and Shape Coding
    Satoru Suzuki; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..g., in the ventral "pattern processing stream" such as V4 and IT) and perception of global shape attributes. ..
  6. LOCALIZING OBJECTS IN DYNAMIC SCENES
    David Whitney; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  7. BINOCULAR RIVALRY IN HUMAN VISION
    Robert Blake; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Finally, results from these experiments will guide neurophysiologists and cognitive neuroscientists seeking to discover the actual neural concomitants of multi-stable perception. ..
  8. EFFECTIVE CONNECTIVITY IN BRAIN IMAGING OF VISION
    Robert Blake; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The present proposal has this potential. ..
  9. Development of Motion Processing in Human Infants
    Karen Dobkins; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. Infants' visual working memory tested with salience-mapped stimuli
    Erik Blaser; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  11. Are Autism Spectrum Disorders Associated with Leaky-Gut at an Early Critiacal Per
    GEERT W SCHMID SCHOENBEIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..As part of our protocol already in place, we will administer early detection cognitive, visual, and behavioral tests as well as the ADOS/ADI at two and three years of age to determine whether an infant develops ASD. ..
  12. Development of Neural Pathways in Infants at Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorders
    Karen R Dobkins; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  13. BINOCULAR RIVALRY IN HUMAN VISION
    Robert Blake; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Finally, results from these experiments will guide neurophysiologists and cognitive neuroscientists seeking to discover the actual neural concomitants of multi-stable perception. ..
  14. Development of Neural Pathways in Infants at Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorders
    Karen R Dobkins; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  15. PSYCHOPHYSICAL INVESTIGATION OF BINOCULAR SUPPRESSION
    Robert Blake; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ....
  16. BINOCULAR VISION AND MOTION PERCEPTION IN HUMANS
    Robert Blake; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ....
  17. Psychophysics and modeling of structure-from-motion
    JULIAN FERNANDEZ; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Knowing how the visual system computes SFM is not only essential for understanding the brain per se, but also important for finding psychophysical diagnostic tools for pinpointing potential areas of brain damage. ..
  18. MECHANISMS OF PERCEPTUAL ORGANIZATION IN HUMAN VISION
    Robert Blake; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In addition, the work on spatial structure from temporal synchrony may have implications for understanding clinical disorders involving disruptions in temporal processing, including dyslexia. ..
  19. BINOCULAR RIVALRY IN HUMAN VISION
    Robert Blake; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..stimulus" accounts of rivalry. In addition, results from these proposed experiments will provide guidance to neurophysiologists and cognitive neuro scientists seeking to discover the actual neural concomitants of rivalry. ..