New Paper in Journal of Neuroscience - Automatic Phoneme Category Selectivity in the Dorsal Auditory Stream.
New Paper in NeuroImage: Clinical - A quantitative link between face discrimination deficits and neuronal selectivity for faces in autism (GUMC news release).
Journal of Neuroscience - Functional Correlates of the Auditory "What" Hierarchy
Mark Chevillet defended his thesis with distinction on May 20. Congratulations, soon-to-be Dr. Chevillet!
Prefrontal Cortex Activity during Flexible Categorization. The Journal of Neuroscience, June 23, 2010, 30(25):8519-8528
Laurie Glezer, MAXLAB's first graduate student, defended her thesis ("Investigating the Neural Code for Single-Word Reading") with distinction on December 17. Congratulations, soon-to-be Dr. Glezer!
Task effects, performance levels, features, configurations, and holistic face processing: A reply to Rossion. Acta Psychologica 2009 Nov;132(3):286-92.
Book Chapter: Object categorization in man, monkey, and machine: some answers and some open questions. Cambridge University Press 2009.
Three of the nine SFN abstracts featured by the GUMC News Office were from our group (out of more than 100 total submitted by Georgetown groups to the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting). Go, maxlab!
A Model of V4 Shape Selectivity and Invariance: [ Paper in J Neurophys ]
A machine vision system based on our biological model of human object recognition delivers state-of-the-art performance on benchmark object recognition tasks: [ Paper in IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence ].
- "Wir kennen uns doch." SZ Wissen, December 2007 (in German).
- "Kennen wir uns?" Gehirn und Geist, November 2007 [ pdf ] (in German).
- fMRI study elucidates neural mechanisms underlying perceptual and category learning in humans. GUMC news release, March 14, 2007
- Erkenntnis über das Erkennen. Süddeutsche Zeitung, April 17, 2006. [ pdf ] (German).
- Is the Brain Wired for Faces? New Research Shows Specific Mechanisms May Not Exist for Facial Recognition. GUMC news release, April 6, 2006.
- Building a Better Model of the Brain. GUMC feature, November 2005.
- GUMC Professor Receives Major Federal Grant. The Hoya, September 16, 2005.
- Computing: the interplay of biology and information technology is transforming how and why computing is done. Technology Review, October 2003. [ pdf ]
- MIT Researchers Find Individual Brain Cells 'tuned' to Entire Categories of Information: Monkeys Learn to See Differences between Cats and Dogs. MIT News Release, January 11, 2001.
- Rewiring the Brain: Cat or Dog? During Quizzes, Monkeys Show How Fast They Learn the Difference. MSNBC, January, 2001.