Alumit Ishai: Publications

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Peer-Reviewed Articles:

1) Ishai, A., Sagi, D. (1995). Common mechanisms of visual imagery and perception. Science 268, 1772-1774.

2) Ishai, A., Sagi, D. (1997). Visual imagery facilitates visual perception: Psychophysical evidence. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 9:4, 476-489.

3) Ishai, A., Sagi, D. (1997). Visual imagery: Effects of short- and long-term memory. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 9:6, 734-742.

4) Ishai, A., Ungerleider, L.G., Martin, A., Schouten, J.L., Haxby, J.V. (1999). Distributed representation of objects in the human ventral visual pathway. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 96:16, 9379-9384.

5) Ishai, A., Ungerleider, L.G., Martin, A., Haxby, J.V. (2000). The representation of objects in the human occipital and temporal cortex. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 12:2, 35-51.

6) Ishai, A., Ungerleider, L.G., Haxby, J.V. (2000). Distributed neural systems for the generation of visual images. Neuron 28:3, 979-990.

7) Haxby, J.V., Gobbini, M.I., Furey, M.L.curriculum vitae, A., Schouten, J.L., Pietrini, P. (2001). Distributed and overlapping representations of faces and objects in ventral temporal cortex. Science 293, 2425-2430.

8) Ishai, A., Haxby, J.V., Ungerleider, L.G. (2002). Visual imagery of famous faces: Effects of memory and attention revealed by fMRI. NeuroImage 17:4, 1729-1741.

9) Ishai, A., Pessoa, L., Bikle, P.C., Ungerleider, L.G. (2004). Repetition suppression of faces is modulated by emotion. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 101:26, 9827-9832.

10) Mechelli, A., Price, C.J., Friston, K.J., Ishai, A. (2004). Where bottom-up meets top-down: neuronal interactions during perception and imagery. Cerebral Cortex 14, 1256-1265.

11) Schmidt, C.F., Boesiger, P., Ishai, A. (2005). Comparison of fMRI activation measured with Gradient- and Spin-Echo EPI during visual perception. NeuroImage 26, 852-859.

12) Ishai, A., Schmidt, C.F., Boesiger, P. (2005). Face perception is mediated by a distributed cortical network. Brain Research Bulletin 67, 87-93.

13) Kranz, F., Ishai, A. (2006). Face perception is modulated by sexual preference. Current Biology 16, 63-68.

14) Yago, E., Ishai, A. (2006). Recognition memory is modulated by visual similarity. NeuroImage 31, 807-817.

15) Ishai, A., Bikle, P.C., Ungerleider, L.G. (2006). Temporal dynamics of face repetition suppression. Brain Research Bulletin 70, 289-295.

16) Ishai, A., Yago, E. (2006). Recognition memory of newly learned faces. Brain Research Bulletin 71, 167-173.

17) Ishai, A. (2007). Sex, beauty and the orbitofrontal cortex. International Journal of Psychophysiology 63, 181-185.

18) Ishai, A., Fairhall, S.L., Pepperell, R. (2007). Perception, memory and aesthetics of indeterminate art. Brain Research Bulletin 73, 319-324.

19) Fairhall, S.L., Ishai, A. (2007). Effective connectivity within the distributed cortical network for face perception. Cerebral Cortex 17, 2400-2406.

20) Bar M., Aminoff E, Ishai, A. (2008). Famous faces activate contextual associations in the parahippocampal cortex. Cerebral Cortex 18, 1233-1238.

21) Wiesmann, M., Ishai, A. (2008). Recollection- and familiarity-based memory decisions reflect memory strength. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience 2:1,

22) Fairhall, S.L., Ishai, A. (2008). Neural correlates of object indeterminacy in art compositions. Consciousness and Cognition 17, 923-932.

23) Wiesmann, M., Ishai, A. (2010). Training Facilitates Object Recognition in Cubist Paintings. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 4:1.

24) Wiesmann, M., Ishai, A. (2010). Expertise Reduces Neural Cost but does not Modulate Repetition Suppression. Cognitive Neuroscience , 1-9.

25) Kaul C., Rees, G., Ishai, A. (2011). The gender of face stimuli is represented in multiple regions in the human brain. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 4: 238.

26) Liu, N., Hadj-Bouziane, F., Moran, R., Ungerleider, L.G., Ishai, A. (2016). Facial expressions evoke differential neural coupling in macaques. Cerebral Cortex, doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhv345

Reviews and Commentaries

1) Haxby, J.V., Ishai, A., Chao, L., Ungerleider, L.G., Martin, A. (2000). Object form topology in the ventral temporal lobe. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 4, 3-4.

2) Ishai, A. (2002). Streams of consciousness. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 14:6, 832-833.

3) Ishai, A. (2003). On representation and reproducibility. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 15:7, 946-947.

4) Möhler, H., Ishai, A. (2006). Cognitive Neuroscience and Brain Imaging. In: Imaging in Biomedical Research. CHIMIA 60, 805-814.

5) Van Horn, J.D., Ishai, A. (2007). Mapping the human brain: insights from fMRI data sharing. Neuroinformatics 5, 146-153.

6) Ishai, A. (2008). Let's face it: it's a cortical network. NeuroImage 40, 415-419. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2007.10.040

7) Ishai, A. (2010). Seeing faces and objects with the "mind's eye". Archives Italiennes de Biologie , 148, 1-9.

8) Ishai, A. (2010). Seeing with the "mind's eye": top-down, bottom-up and conscious awareness. F100 Biology Reports 2:34.

Book Chapters:

1) Ishai, A., Sagi, D. (1998). Visual imagery and visual perception: The role of memory and conscious awareness. In: Toward a Science of Consciousness II. Editors: S. Hameroff, A. Kaszniak and A. Scott. 321- 328. MIT Press.

2) Ishai, A. (2009). Retrieving pictures from long-term memory. In: Neuroimaging of Human Memory. Linking cognitive process to neural systems. Editors: F. Roesler; C. Ranganath, B. Roeder, RH. Kluwe. 265-281. Oxford University Press.

3) Ishai, A. (2011). A cortical network for face perception. In: New Frontiers in Social Cognitive Neuroscience. Editors: R. Kawashima, M. Sugiura, T. Tsukiura. 73-81. Tohoku University Press, Sendai.

4) Ishai, A. (2012). Art compositions elicit distributed activation in the human brain. In: Approaching a science of aesthetics: Issues & ideas. Editors: A. Shimamura & S. Palmer. 337-355. Oxford University Press.

5) Ishai, A. (2015). Seeing Faces in the Brain. In: An Introduction to Neuroaesthetics: The Neuroscientific Approach to Aesthetic Experience, Artistic Creativity, and Arts Appreciation. Editor: J.O. Lauring. 163-183. Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press.

6) Pepperell, R., Ishai, A. (2015). Indeterminate art works and the human brain. In: Art, Aesthetics and the Brain. Editors: M. Nadal, J.P. Huston, L. Agnati, F. Mora & C.J. Cela-Conde. 143-157. Oxford University Press.