New paper in Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience - Leveraging Prior Concept Learning Improves Generalization From Few Examples in Computational Models of Human Object Recognition. Georgetown Press Release
New paper in Journal of Eye Movement Research - Microsaccades during high speed continuous visual search
New paper in Human Brain Mapping - Neural mechanisms of vibrotactile categorization
New paper in Brain and Language - An fMRI-adaptation study of phonological and orthographic selectivity to written words in adults with poor reading skills.
New paper in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience - High Resolution Human Eye Tracking During Continuous Visual Search.
New paper in Scientific Reports - Zapping 500 faces in less than 100 seconds: Evidence for extremely fast and sustained continuous visual search.
New paper in Neural Networks - Plug-and-play in computational neuroscience: HMAX meets COVIS
New paper in Language, Cognition and Neuroscience - Evidence for rapid localist plasticity in the ventral visual stream: the example of words, Language, Cognition and Neuroscience
New paper in NeuroImage - Uncovering phonological and orthographic selectivity across the reading network using fMRI-RA
New paper in the Journal of Neuroscience - There Is a “U” in Clutter: Evidence for Robust Sparse Codes Underlying Clutter Tolerance in Human Vision.
New paper in the Journal of Neuroscience - Adding Words to the Brain's Visual Dictionary: Novel Word Learning Selectively Sharpens Orthographic Representations in the VWFA.
New paper in the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience - Time Course of Shape and Category Selectivity Revealed by EEG Rapid Adaptation
New Paper in Journal of Neuroscience - Individual Variability in Location Impacts Orthographic Selectivity in the “Visual Word Form Area” (GUMC news release).
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 ]