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 Asymmetric transfer of the dynamic motion aftereffect between first- and second-order cues and among different second-order cues
    Andrew J Schofield
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Vis 7:1. 2007
  2. ncbi Abnormal adaptive face-coding mechanisms in children with autism spectrum disorder
    Elizabeth Pellicano
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Curr Biol 17:1508-12. 2007
  3. ncbi Texture density aftereffects in the perception of artificial and natural textures
    F H Durgin
    Department of Psychology, Swarthmore College, PA 19081, USA
    Vision Res 37:3273-82. 1997
  4. ncbi High-level aftereffects to global scene properties
    Michelle R Greene
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 36:1430-42. 2010
  5. pmc Adaptation to astigmatic blur
    Lucie Sawides
    Instituto de Optica, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, CSIC, Madrid, Spain
    J Vis 10:22. 2010
  6. pmc Sound-contingent visual motion aftereffect
    Souta Hidaka
    Department of Psychology, Rikkyo University, Niiza shi, Saitama, 352 8558 Japan
    BMC Neurosci 12:44. 2011
  7. 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
  8. ncbi 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
  9. ncbi High-level face adaptation without awareness
    Wendy J Adams
    School of Psychology, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom
    Psychol Sci 21:205-10. 2010
  10. 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

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  1. ncbi Asymmetric transfer of the dynamic motion aftereffect between first- and second-order cues and among different second-order cues
    Andrew J Schofield
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Vis 7:1. 2007
    ..This asymmetric transfer of the dMAE between first- and second-order cues and between the second-order cues suggests some degree of separation between the mechanisms that process them...
  2. ncbi Abnormal adaptive face-coding mechanisms in children with autism spectrum disorder
    Elizabeth Pellicano
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Curr Biol 17:1508-12. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi Texture density aftereffects in the perception of artificial and natural textures
    F H Durgin
    Department of Psychology, Swarthmore College, PA 19081, USA
    Vision Res 37:3273-82. 1997
    ....
  4. ncbi High-level aftereffects to global scene properties
    Michelle R Greene
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 36:1430-42. 2010
    ..We show systematic modulation of observers' basic-level scene categorization performances after adapting to a global property, suggesting a strong representational role of global properties in rapid scene categorization...
  5. pmc Adaptation to astigmatic blur
    Lucie Sawides
    Instituto de Optica, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, CSIC, Madrid, Spain
    J Vis 10:22. 2010
    ..Our results suggest that strong selective adaptation can occur for different lower order aberrations of the eye and that these may be at least partly driven by the apparent figural changes that blurring introduces into the retinal image...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi 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...
  9. ncbi High-level face adaptation without awareness
    Wendy J Adams
    School of Psychology, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom
    Psychol Sci 21:205-10. 2010
    ..Here we show that emotional facial expression continues to be processed even under complete suppression, as indexed by substantial facial expression aftereffects...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi Global contour shapes are coded differently from their local components
    Jason Bell
    McGill Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, McGill University, 687 Pine Avenue West, H4 14, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A1
    Vision Res 49:1702-10. 2009
    ..These findings using an appearance-based approach reinforce the conclusions from previous performance-based studies that global contour shapes are coded differently from their local components...
  13. ncbi Chromatic tuning of contour-shape mechanisms revealed through the shape-frequency and shape-amplitude after-effects
    Elena Gheorghiu
    McGill Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, McGill University, 687 Pine Avenue W, Montreal H3A 1A1, Que, Canada
    Vision Res 47:1935-49. 2007
    ..Overall our results suggest that contour-shape encoding mechanisms are selective for color direction and that color is important for contour-shape processing...
  14. ncbi Social cognition modulates the sensory coding of observed gaze direction
    Christoph Teufel
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EB, UK
    Curr Biol 19:1274-7. 2009
    ..The effects of adaptation were enhanced under the former condition relative to the latter, indicating that high-level sociocognitive processes shape and modulate sensory coding of observed gaze direction...
  15. ncbi Curvature coding in illusory contours
    Elena Gheorghiu
    McGill Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A1
    Vision Res 49:2518-30. 2009
    ..We found no selectivity to any of these dimensions for either even-symmetric or odd-symmetric line-gratings carriers, even though selectivity to these dimensions was found for real contours...
  16. ncbi 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...
  17. ncbi Orientation-contingent face aftereffects and implications for face-coding mechanisms
    Gillian Rhodes
    University of Western Australia, Stirling Highway, Crawley, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Curr Biol 14:2119-23. 2004
    ....
  18. ncbi Predictive properties of visual adaptation
    Adrien Chopin
    Universite Paris Descartes, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris, France
    Curr Biol 22:622-6. 2012
    ..According to this new framework, adaptation is predictive: the most likely forthcoming percept is the one that helps the statistics of the most recent percepts match that of the remote past...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi Luminance-contrast properties of contour-shape processing revealed through the shape-frequency after-effect
    Elena Gheorghiu
    McGill Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, McGill University, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Vision Res 46:3603-15. 2006
    ..e. non-phase-selective) or form-cue invariant models, but instead in a form that is relatively 'feature-rich.'..
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi 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...
  24. pmc The gender-specific face aftereffect is based in retinotopic not spatiotopic coordinates across several natural image transformations
    Arash Afraz
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
    J Vis 9:10.1-17. 2009
    ..g. FFA) where units of face analysis have modest coverage of visual field, centered in retinotopic coordinates, but relatively broad tolerance for variations in size and orientation...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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
    ....
  28. ncbi 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...
  29. 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...
  30. ncbi Solving the upside-down puzzle: Why do upright and inverted face aftereffects look alike?
    Tirta Susilo
    Department of Psychology, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    J Vis 10:1. 2010
    ....
  31. ncbi 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...
  32. ncbi 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. ncbi Tilt aftereffect and adaptation-induced changes in orientation tuning in visual cortex
    Dezhe Z Jin
    Department of Physics, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 16802, USA
    J Neurophysiol 94:4038-50. 2005
    ..According to our model, the shifts in preferred orientation have the opposite effect as response suppression, reducing the magnitude of the TAE...
  40. 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...
  41. ncbi 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...
  42. ncbi 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...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. ncbi Attention-dependent brief adaptation to contour orientation: a high-level aftereffect for convexity?
    S Suzuki
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, 2029 Sheridan Rd, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Vision Res 41:3883-902. 2001
    ..It is thus suggested that the rapidly adapting contour orientation aftereffects reported here may be mediated by high-level neural units that encode global configurations of orientation (e.g. convexity and concavity)...
  46. ncbi 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...
  47. ncbi Attentional selection of overlapped shapes: a study using brief shape aftereffects
    Satoru Suzuki
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, 2029 Sheridan Rd, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Vision Res 43:549-61. 2003
    ..Neurosci. 19 (1999) 1736]. Taken together, differential contour weighting appears to be the primary mechanism of attentional modulation of brief shape aftereffects...
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. 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...
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. ncbi 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...
  56. 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...
  57. 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...
  58. 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
    ....
  59. 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...
  60. 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...
  61. 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...
  62. 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...
  63. 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...
  64. 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...
  65. 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...
  66. 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
    ....
  67. 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...
  68. 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...
  69. 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...
  70. ncbi 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...
  71. 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...
  72. 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...
  73. 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)...
  74. 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...
  75. 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...
  76. 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...
  77. 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...
  78. 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...
  79. 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...
  80. 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...
  81. 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...
  82. 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...
  83. 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
    ....
  84. 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...
  85. ncbi 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...
  86. 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...
  87. 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
    ....
  88. ncbi 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...
  89. 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...
  90. ncbi Possible mechanisms underlying tilt aftereffect in the primary visual cortex: a critical analysis with the aid of simple computational models
    Mauro Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science, and Systems, University of Bologna, Viale Risorgimento 2, I 40136 Bologna, Italy
    Vision Res 48:1456-70. 2008
    ..By contrast, the anti-phase model appeared less suitable to explain experimental data...
  91. pmc The timing of binding and segregation of two compound aftereffects
    David P McGovern
    Nottingham Visual Neuroscience, School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Vision Res 51:1047-57. 2011
    ....
  92. ncbi Emmert's law in the dark: active and passive proprioceptive effects on positive visual afterimages
    M Bross
    Department of Psychology, Concordia University, 7141 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Quebec H4B 1R6, Canada
    Perception 29:1385-91. 2000
    ..It appears that the visual system 'refuses' to size-scale the hand below a limit it accepts as representative or acceptable of 'its' hand...
  93. ncbi Visual adaptation to goal-directed hand actions
    Nick E Barraclough
    Department of Psychology, University of Hull, Hull, East Yorkshire, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:1806-20. 2009
    ..Visual adaptation techniques can thus be usefully employed to investigate brain mechanisms underlying action perception...
  94. ncbi Similar neural adaptation mechanisms underlying face gender and tilt aftereffects
    Chen Zhao
    Institute for Adaptive and Neural Computation, School of Informatics, The University of Edinburgh, 10 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB, UK
    Vision Res 51:2021-30. 2011
    ..Overall, the results suggest that similar adaptation mechanisms may underlie both high-level and low-level visual processing...
  95. ncbi The effect of dark and equiluminant occlusion on the interocular transfer of visual aftereffects
    B Timney
    Department of Psychology, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Vision Res 36:707-15. 1996
    ..We conclude that the type of occlusion used for measuring IOT of the translational MAE is important only when visible contours in the non-adapting eye contribute to the adapting process...
  96. ncbi Pulling faces: an investigation of the face-distortion aftereffect
    Tamara L Watson
    Colour, Form, and Motion Laboratory, School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Perception 32:1109-16. 2003
    ..This pattern of results suggests that the face-distortion aftereffect is mediated by object-processing mechanisms including, but not restricted to, configurational face-processing mechanisms...
  97. ncbi Mystery of the anti-McCollough effect
    Felice L Bedford
    University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    Atten Percept Psychophys 73:2197-202. 2011
    ..The "anti"-ME can be explained by existing theories of contingent aftereffects, including perceptual-learning theory...
  98. 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...
  99. ncbi The aftereffects of ventriloquism: the time course of the visual recalibration of auditory localization
    Ilja Frissen
    Department of Medical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Seeing Perceiving 25:1-14. 2012
    ..The rate of adaptation was independent of the size of the discrepancy. The retention of the aftereffect was strong, as we found no dissipation, not even after as few as 60 exposure trials...
  100. ncbi 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...
  101. ncbi 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...

Research Grants9

  1. 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. ..
  2. Understanding the mechanisms that control the dynamics of perceptual switches
    Satoru Suzuki; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  3. COMPUTATION AND PSYCHOPHYSICS OF MOTION AND STEREOPSIS
    Ning Qian; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Together with our previous work, they will provide a coherent understanding of many seemingly unrelated phenomena in binocular vision and motion perception. ..
  4. COMPUTATION AND PSYCHOPHYSICS OF MOTION AND STEREOPSIS
    Ning Qian; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..They will provide deeper insights into the fundamental mechanisms of visual processing that in the long term, may help build neuromorphic systems to aid people with impaired vision. ..
  5. 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. ..
  6. 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. ..
  7. EFFECTIVE CONNECTIVITY IN BRAIN IMAGING OF VISION
    Robert Blake; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The present proposal has this potential. ..
  8. Development of Motion Processing in Human Infants
    Karen Dobkins; Fiscal Year: 2008
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  9. 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. ..