W A Phillips
Affiliation: University of Stirling
- Cognitive functions of intracellular mechanisms for contextual amplificationWilliam A Phillips
School of Natural Sciences, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK Electronic address
Brain Cogn . 2015..It is concluded that evolution of the primitives of AA and disamplification in neocortex may have extended cognitive capabilities beyond those built from the long-established primitives of excitation, inhibition, and disinhibition...
- The coherent organization of mental life depends on mechanisms for context-sensitive gain-control that are impaired in schizophreniaWilliam A Phillips
Psychology, School of Natural Sciences, University of Stirling Stirling, UK Theoretical Neuroscience, Frankfurt Institute of Advanced Studies Frankfurt, Germany
Front Psychol 4:307. 2013..They may also cast light on normal mental function and its neural bases. Limitations of these hypotheses, and ways in which they need further testing and development, are outlined...
- Neuronal inference must be local, selective, and coordinatedWilliam A Phillips
Psychology Department, University of Stirling, FK9 4LA Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom
Behav Brain Sci 36:222-3. 2013..Better understanding of the functions and mechanisms of those interactions is therefore crucial to the issues Clark examines...
- Interactions between coincident and orthogonal cues to texture boundariesW A Phillips
Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Scotland
Percept Psychophys 62:1019-38. 2000....
- Convergence of biological and psychological perspectives on cognitive coordination in schizophreniaWilliam A Phillips
Department of Psychology, Center for Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, Scotland, United Kingdom
Behav Brain Sci 26:65-82; discussion 82-137. 2003..This perspective suggests several ways in which further research could enhance our understanding of cognitive coordination, its neural basis, and its relevance to psychopathology...
- Size perception is less context-sensitive in malesWilliam A Phillips
Centre for Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, Scotland, UK
Perception 33:79-86. 2004....
- Evidence for impaired visual context processing in schizotypy with thought disorderPeter J Uhlhaas
Center for Computational and Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Stirling FK 9 4 LA, UK
Schizophr Res 68:249-60. 2004..These results support the hypothesis that deficits in visual context processing are the manifestation of a larger disturbance of cognitive coordination in schizotypy and schizophrenia...
- Pop-out from abrupt visual onsetsP J B Hancock
Centre for Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK
Vision Res 44:2285-99. 2004..The results are consistent with a role for neural synchrony in dynamic grouping...
- The Ebbinghaus illusion deceives adults but not young childrenMartin J Doherty
Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK
Dev Sci 13:714-21. 2010..Such developments are advantageous, but the price paid for them is that, when context is misleading, adults literally see the world less accurately than they did as children...
- The context sensitivity of visual size perception varies across culturesMartin J Doherty
Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, Scotland, UK
Perception 37:1426-33. 2008..These findings show that, even at low levels of the visual-processing hierarchy, context sensitivity varies across cultures, and they raise important issues for both vision scientists and cross-cultural psychologists...
- In search of common foundations for cortical computationW A Phillips
Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom www psych stir ac uk wap
Behav Brain Sci 20:657-83; discussion 683-722. 1997....
- Segregation by onset asynchronyP J B Hancock
Department Psychology, University of Stirling, UK
J Vis 8:21.1-21. 2008..Finally, schizophrenic disorganization is associated with reduced sensitivity. Thus, in addition to bearing upon basic theoretical issues, this paradigm may have clinical utility...
- Theory of mind and perceptual context-processing in schizophreniaPeter J Uhlhaas
Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, and Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Cogn Neuropsychiatry 11:416-36. 2006..However, the cognitive mechanisms underlying ToM deficits in schizophrenia are largely unknown. The present study examined the hypothesis that impaired ToM in schizophrenia can be understood as a deficit in context processing...
- The course and clinical correlates of dysfunctions in visual perceptual organization in schizophrenia during the remission of psychotic symptomsPeter J Uhlhaas
Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Deutschordenstr 46, Frankfurt am Main 60528, Germany
Schizophr Res 75:183-92. 2005....
- Perceptual grouping in disorganized schizophreniaPeter J Uhlhaas
Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Deutschordenstr 46, Frankfurt am Main, 60528, Germany
Psychiatry Res 145:105-17. 2006....