We have two new additions :
Harry Haladjian, a new post doc from the United States
Delphine Massendari, a new post doc from Marseille, France
WeLcOmE to the LaB!
Several member of the team attended the VSS annual meeting which was held in Florida. It was the occassion to learn about the latest vision research. Furthermore our team had the opportunity to give poster presentation and talks.
From April to May 2015, we attended different scientific events:
- Hannah Kruger IMRF
- Patrick Cavanagh : Dagstul seminar
- Patrick Cavangh: talk at Bielefied seminar
- Patrick Cavangh: lectures and seminar at Sidney University and attended RIEC International Symposium in Tokyo.
Hannah Kruger left the lab for new exciting projects. All the best Hannah!!
Lisi, M., Cavanagh, P., & Zorzi, M. (2015). Spatial constancy of attention across eye movements is mediated by the presence of visual objects. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, in press.
Born, S., Zimmerman, E., & Cavanagh, P. (2015). The spatial profile of mask-induced compression for perception and action. Vision Research, in press.
Kohler, P. J., Cavanagh, P., & Tse, P. U. (2015). Motion-induced position shifts are influenced by global motion, but dominated by component motion. Vision Research, in press.
Perdreau, F., & Cavanagh, P. (2015). Drawing experts have better visual memory while drawing. Journal of Vision, in press.
Szinte, M., Carrasco, M. Cavanagh, P., & Rolfs, M. (2015). Attentional tradeoffs maintain the tracking of moving objects across saccades. Journal of Neurphysiology, in press.
Cavanagh, P. (2014). Guest editorial: Applied neuroscience. Current Biology, 24, R849-851.
Cavanagh, P. (2014). Q & A: Patrick Cavanagh. Current Biology, 24, R260-262.
Greenwood, J., Sayim B., & Cavanagh, P. (2014). Crowding is reduced by onset transients in the targets but not in the flankers. Journal of Vision, 14(6):2, 1-21.
Li, H.-H., Shim, W. M., & Cavanagh, P. (2014). Backward position shift in apparent motion. Journal of Vision, 14(1):16, 1-10.
MacDonald, J., Cavanagh, P., & VanRullen, R. (2014). Attentional sampling of multiple wagon wheels. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 76(1), 64-72.
Sayim, B., Greenwood,. J. Cavanagh, P. (2014). Foveal target repetitions reduce crowding. Journal of Vision, 14(6):4, 1-12.
Tripathy, S., Cavanagh, P., & Bedell, H. (2014). Large crowding zones in peripheral vision for briefly-presented stimuli. Journal of Vision, 14(6):11, 1-11.
Zimmerman, E., Born, S., Fink, G. R., & Cavanagh, P. (2014). Masking produces compression of space and time in the absence of eye movements. Journal of Neurophysiology, 112, 3066-3076.
Patrick, Nika and Marianne presented the Monster Flash at the Irish Cultural Center. Program here. The presentation was repeated on February 5th and February 19th.
With 5 sessions over 10 days, the Berkeley Workshop at LPP, hosted by ERC Position involved presentation of research ideas, followed by a week of experimenting and ended with a summary of what was discovered. In attendance, in addition to LPP members, were David Whitney, Gerrit Maus, Ben Wolfe, Anna Kosovicheva, Alina Liberman, Allison Yamanashi, and Wes Chaney from Berkeley, Viola Strmer and Jason Haberman from Harvard, Santani Teng from MIT, Daw-An Wu from Cal Tech and Eckart Zimmermann from Jlich Research,Clara Bourrelly from INT Marseille, Gracie Edwards from Glasgow, and Paolo Bartolomeo and Stefania de Vito from ICM, Paris.
Gerrit Maus from UC Berkeley visited the lab for 2 weeks in October
September: David Whitney from UC Berkeley visited the lab for 3 months this fall
Florian successfully defends his thesis and moves on to Nijmegen for his new postdoc with Pieter Medendorp.
On September 22, we received John Reynolds from Salk Institute, San Diego California. He presented his latest work in the LPP / INC seminar on "Attentional modulation of neuronal response gain and variability in alert monkey. New optogenetic techniques".
On June 30th and July 1st, we hosted collaborators from Birmingham: Jess Kerlin, Claire Miller, Howard Bowman, Illja Sligte, and Jane Raymond. There were several great talks and lots of exchanges between our two labs. Program is available here.
On June 15, Anne-Claire Blanchard, our lab manager, departed for a new job in Germany. Aurevoir, Anne-Claire, and best wishes for your new job.
We also welcome two new additions:
Nika Adamian, a new PhD student from Russia by way of Oxford.
And Niclette Bukasa Kampata, our new lab manager.
WeLcOme to the LaB!
Desantis, A., Mamassian, P., Lisi, M., Waszak, F. (2014). The prediction of visual stimuli influences auditory loudness discrimination. Experimental Brain Research, in press
Born, S., Mottet, I., Kerzel, D. (2014). Presaccadic perceptual facilitation effects depend on saccade execution: evidence from the stop-signal paradigm. Journal of Vision, 14(3):7.
Cavanagh, P., Battelli, L., & Holcombe, A. O. (2014). Dynamic attention. In Anna C. Nobre and Sabine Kastner (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Attention. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, pp. 652-675.
Perdreau, F., & Cavanagh, P. (2014). Drawing skill is related to the efficiency of encoding object structure. i-Perception, 5, 101-114.
Stormer, V., Alvarez, G., & Cavanagh, P. (2014). Within-hemifield competition in early visual areas limits the ability to track multiple objects with attention. Journal of Neuroscience, in press.
We had the honor of receiving Richard Krauzlis in our lab. He visited for two weeks.
The Real Time Rolling Krauszlis Experimental Workshop was held on 4 sessions spread over 9 days from February 25th to March 5th. These were not seminars but discussions of various topics in spatial attention, physiology and eye movements with the goal of planning and running experiments during the workshop. In attendance in addition to LPP members were Rich Krauzlis and James Herman from NIH in Bethesda, MD, USA, Martin Rolfs and Carlos Cassanello from the Bernstein Center in Berlin, Florian Ostendorf from La Charite, Berlin, Eckart Zimmermann from Julich Research, Laurent Goffart and Clara Bourrelly from INT Marseille, Martin Szinte and Donatas Jonikaitis from Ludwig-Maximilians-
On January 9-10th we hosted collaborators from the INT lab in Marseille: in addition to Laurent Goffart, Clara Bourrelly, Laurent Madelain, Anna Montagnini, Manuel Vidal, Fréderic Chavane, Guillaume Masson, Ivo Vanzetta, Laurent Perrinet from INT, we also had Peter Kohler from Stanford, Eckart Zimmermann from Jülich, and Jean Lorenceau and Dimitri Bayle from Paris.
As of today we welcome a new Postdoc in our team:
Celine Paeye, who used to work with Karl Gegenfurtner in Giessen
Peter Kohler, originally from the University of Copenhagen and currently visiting at the Dartmouth College, will be visiting our lab until January 15th.
Thanks to the ERC grant we are pleased to welcome new lab members:
Cecile Eymond, PhD student, since October 1st
Clara Bourrelly, PhD student, since October 1st (working in Laurent Goffart's lab in Marseille)
Stefania de Vito, Postdoc, since October 1st (working in Paolo Bartolomeo's lab at the ICM)
Patrick Cavanagh's ERC Advanced Grant project named "POSITION: Predictive Position Coding" is officially starting today!
We all congratulate Matteo for having gotten his PhD! His thesis is entitled "Mechanisms of top-down visual spatial attention: computational and behavioral investigations".
Szinte, M., Rolfs, M., Carrasco, M., Cavanagh, P. et al. Remapping of attentionally tracked locations.
Li, H., Shim, W., Cavanagh, P.. Cross-modal motion-induced position shift.
Tripathy, S., Cavanagh, P., & Bedell, H. Large interaction zones for visual crowding for briefly presented peripheral stimuli.
Greenwood, J., & Cavanagh, P.. A release from crowding using task-irrelevant object parts.
Zimmermann, E., Fink, G., Cavanagh, P.. Perifoveal spatial compression.
Stanley, J., Forte, J., Cavanagh, P., et al. Color and luminance influence, but can not explain, binocular rivalry onset bias.
Perdreau, F., & Cavanagh, P.. The artist's advantage: better spatial and temporal integration of object structure. Pdf.
Störmer, V., Cavanagh, P., & Alvarez, G. The profile of multifocal attention: surround-suppression between and within hemifields.
Macdonald, J., Cavanagh, P., & VanRullen, R. (2013). Attentional sampling of multiple wagon wheels. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, in press.
Franconeri, S. L., Alvarez, G. A., & Cavanagh, P. (2013). Flexible cognitive resources: competitive content maps for attention and memory. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 17, 134-141.
Ikeda, H., Watanabe, K., & Cavanagh, P. (2013). Crowding of biological motion stimuli. Journal of Vision, 13(4):20, 1-6.
Wexler, M,. Glennerster, A., Cavanagh, P., & Ito, H. (2013). Default perception of high-speed motion. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, in press.
Zimmerman, E., Fink, G. R., & Cavanagh, P. (2013). Perifoveal spatial compression. Journal of Vision, 13(5):21, 1-9.
Perdreau, F., & Cavanagh, P. (2013). Is artists' perception more veridical? Frontiers in Neuroscience, 7(6),1-11. Pdf
Rolfs, M., Dambacher, M., & Cavanagh, P. (2013). Visual adaptation of the perception of causality. Current Biology, in press. Pdf
Donatas Jonikaitis, D., Szinte, M., Rolfs, M., & Cavanagh, P. (2012). Allocation of attention across saccades. Journal of Neurophysiology. published ahead of print. Pdf
Greenwood, JA, Tailor, VK, Simmers, AJ, Sloper, JJ, Bex, PJ, & Dakin, SC (2012). Visual acuity, crowding and stereo-vision are linked in children with and without amblyopia. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 53(12), 7655-7665. Pdf
Anderson, EJ, Dakin, SC, Schwarzkopf, DS, Rees, G, & Greenwood, JA (2012). The neural correlates of crowding-induced changes in appearance. Current Biology, 22(13), 1199-1206. Pdf
Tibber, MS, Greenwood, JA, & Dakin, SC (2012). Number and density discrimination rely on a common metric: Similar psychophysical effects of size, contrast and divided attention. Journal of Vision, 12(6):8, 1-19. Pdf
Humbolt Fellowship to Martin Szinte, now in Munich, 2012-2014
Spatial Cognition from FP7 to Hamker (Germany), Medendorp (Netherlands), Burgess (UK), VanRullen and Cavanagh (France) 2013-2016
Predictive Position Code, ERC to Cavanagh 2013-2017
Three new postdocs will be arriving soon!
Matteo Lisi, February 1
Sabine Born, March 1
Hannah Krüger, April 1
After having visited us for few months, Matteo comes back to his lab at the University of Padova in Italy.
Best wishes from all of us!
Here is the list of Patrick's new grants:
The Position Sense, ANR to Cavanagh 2013-2015
Common Map of Locations, ORA to Cavanagh, Collins, Deubel, Theeuwes, 2013-2015
DEFI-SENS, CNRS to Wexler, Collins, Cavanagh, Safran, and Sabbah, 2012
Congratulations to the authors for those new publications!
Allard, R. & Cavanagh, P. (2012). Different processing strategies underlie voluntary averaging in low and high noise. Journal of Vision, in press.
Alvarez, G. A., Gill, J. V., & Cavanagh, P. (2012). Anatomical Constraints on Attention: Hemifield Independence is a Signature of Multifocal Spatial Selection. Journal of Vision, 12(5):9, 1-20. pdf
Butcher, S. J., & Cavanagh, P. (2012). Familiarity does not affect the unilateral field advantage for repetition detection. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, Epub ahead of print. pdf
Cohen, M. A., Cavanagh, P., Chun, M. M., Nakayama, K. (2012). The attentional requirements of consciousness. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 16(8), 411 - 417. pdf
Hein, E, & Cavanagh, P. (2012). Motion correspondence in the Ternus display shows feature bias in spatiotopic coordinates. Journal of Vision, in press.
Kosovicheva, A. A., Maus, G. W., Anstis, S., Cavanagh, P., Tse, P. U., & Whitney, D. (2012). The motion-induced shift in the perceived location of a grating also shifts its aftereffect. Journal of Vision, in press.
Solomon, J. A., Cavanagh, P., & Gorea, A. (2012). Recognition criteria vary with fluctuating uncertainty. Journal of Vision, in press.
Szinte, M., Wexler, M., & Cavanagh, P. (2012). Temporal dynamics of remapping captured by peri-saccadic continuous motion. Journal of Vision, 12(7):12, 1-18. pdf
Here is the list of the talks and posters presented by our group at ECVP:
European Conference on Visual Perception, 2-6 September, 2012, Alghero (Sardinia)
The motion of pure colour: it’s all in the jitter.
P Cavanagh, M Wexler
Temporal dynamics of the remote facilitation effect in crowding
B Sayim, JA Greenwood, P Cavanagh
Extreme motion aftereffects
M Wexler, A Glennester, P Cavanagh
Role of landmark objects in the orienting of attention across saccades
M Lisi, P Cavanagh, M Zorzi
Influence of crowding on discriminating the direction of biological motion
H Ikeda, K Watanabe, P Cavanagh
Unnatural art, natural brain (at VSAC Satellite conference)
The pdf and the abstracts of all the talks and posters will soon be found in the presentations section.
After two years in CAVLab, Bilge Sayim has departed for his new postdoc position in Johan Wagemans's lab in Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium.
Best wishes from all of us.
Patrick Cavanagh has received a doctorate honoris causa from the University of Montréal.
The graduation ceremony took place on the first of June 2012, in the presence of Guy Breton, rector of the Université de Montréal, of the director of the School of optometry Christian Casanova and the president of the professional order of optometrists from Quebec Lise-Anne Chassé.
April 26th and 27th, 2012, AmsterdamFest:
we had the pleasure to host the lab of Jan Theeuwes for talks based loosely around saccades and attention. Presentations were given on the Thursday afternoon and Friday morning.
Click here to have the program: pdf
Here is the list of talks and posters that will be presented by our group at VSS Vision Sciences Society, May 11-16, 2012, Naples (Florida):
Martin Szinte, Donatas Jonikaitis, Martin Rolfs, Patrick Cavanagh. Allocation of attention across saccades. (abstract)
Bilge Sayim, John Greenwood, Patrick Cavanagh. A remote target repetition reduces crowding. (abstract)
John Greenwood, Martin Szinte, Bilge Sayim, Patrick Cavanagh. Shared spatial uncertainty for crowding and saccades. (abstract)
Patrick Cavanagh, Stuart Anstis. The Flash Grab Effect. (abstract)
Andrei Gorea, Patrick Cavanagh, Joshua Solomon. On successive memories. (abstract)
Florian Perdreau, Patrick Cavanagh. The Artist’s visual span: better performance through smaller windows. (abstract)
Elisabeth Hein, Patrick Cavanagh. Features bias correspondence in apparent motion over short distances in the Ternus display but long distances in split motion. (abstract)
Elisabeth Hein has departed for her new position as assistant professor at the famous Eberhard Karls University in Tübingen, Germany. She is joining Prof. Dr Bettina Rolke's lab in the Psychology Institute.
Good luck Elisabeth! Best wishes from all of us.
Here is the list of our new and recent publications. Congratulations to the authors!
Greenwood J.A., Bex P.J. & Dakin S.C. Crowding follows the binding of relative position and orientation. Journal of Vision 2012;12(3):18:1-20. pdf
van Vugt, F. T. & Cavanagh, P. (2012). Response trajectories reveal conflict phase in image-word mismatch. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, online. pdf
Yeh, S.-L., He, S. & Cavanagh, P. (2012). Semantic priming from crowded words. Psychological Science, in press.
Dakin S.C., Tibber M.S., Greenwood J.A., Kingdom F.A.A. & Morgan M.J. A common visual metric for approximate number and density. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2011;108:19552-19557. pdf
Perdreau, F. & Cavanagh, P. (2011). Do artists see their retinas? Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 5:171.
Stanley, J., Forte, J., Cavanagh, P. & Carter, O. (2011). Onset rivalry: the initial dominance phase is independent of ongoing perceptual alternations. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 5:140, 1-9.
Dakin S.C., Greenwood J.A., Carlson TA & Bex P.J. Crowding is tuned for perceived (not physical) location. Journal of Vision 2011;11(9):2:1-13. pdf
Vaziri Pashkam, M. & Cavanagh, P. (2011). Effect of speed overestimation on flash lag effect at low luminance. i-Perception, 2(9) 1063–1075. pdf
December 8th and 9th, 2011, GiessenFest. We will receive a visit from Drs Karl Gegenfurtner, Doris Braun, Roland Fleming and 12 others for two days of talks on color, attention, and eye movements.
The program of our conference: pdf.
Congratulations for two publications accepted:
The Art of Transparency, to appear in i-Perception, by Bilge Sayim and Patrick Cavanagh
What line drawings reveal about the visual brain, to appear in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, by Bilge Sayim and Patrick Cavanagh
October 6th, 2011, CAVLab welcomed Dr. Florian Ostendorf from La Charité Medical School in Berlin for an afternoon of discussions on Saccadic Suppression of Displacement.
Here is the list of the talks and posters presented by our group at ECVP:
European Conference on Visual Perception, August 28-September 1, 2011, Toulouse (France)
Motion correspondence shows feature bias in spatiotopic coordinates
E Hein, P Cavanagh (abstract)
Long range grouping affects crowding
B Sayim, P Cavanagh (abstract)
Transient target signals reduce crowding, transient flanker signals do not
J Greenwood, P Cavanagh (abstract)
Sequential decisions on a memorized visual feature reveal implicit knowledge of decision errors - A Gorea, P Cavanagh, J A Solomon (abstract)
Crowding is immune to the pre-saccadic shift of attention
C Morvan, P Cavanagh (abstract)
The pdf and the abstracts of all the talks and posters will soon be found in the presentations section.
In August 2011, after six months in our group, Donatas has departed for his new postdoc position in Amsterdam.
Best wishes from all of us.
Here is the list of the posters presented by our group at VSS
Vision Sciences Society, May 6-11, 2011, Naples (USA):
You can find the pdf and the abstracts of the posters in the Presentations section.
Anderson, E., Dakin, S., Schwarzkopf, D. S., Rees, G., & Greenwood, J. (2011).
The neural correlates of crowding-induced changes in appearance.
Anstis, S., & Cavanagh, P. (2011).
Large illusory displacements of spots flashed on a moving object.
Dakin, S., Tibber, M., Greenwood, J., Kingdom, F., & Morgan, M. (2011).
The common perceptual metric for human discrimination of number and density.
Dambacher, M., Rolfs, M., & Cavanagh, P. (2011).
Visual adaptation of causality.
Greenwood, J., Tailor, V., Simmers, A., Sloper, J., Rubin, G., Bex, P., & Dakin, S. (2011).
Links between acuity, crowding and binocularity in children with and without amblyopia.
Hein, E., & Cavanagh, P. (2011).
Correspondence in apparent motion: Features don’t like to travel far.
Kosovicheva, A. A., Maus, G. W., Anstis, S., Cavanagh, P, Tse, P. U., & Whitey, D. (2011).
The motion-induced shift in the perceived location of a grating also shifts its aftereffect.
Jonikaitis, D., Paepper, M., & Deubel, H. (2011).
Saccades redistribute attentional resources.
Manassi, M., Sayim, B., & Herzog, P. (2011).
When bigger is better.
Morvan, C., Deubel, H., & Cavanagh, P. (2011). (talk)
Saccade target visible on landing despite removal: Can human observers see the prediction generated by presaccadic remapping?
Sayim, B., & Cavanagh, P. (2011).
Effects of target-flanker grouping in crowding inside and outside the critical spacing.
Szinte, M., Correia, S., & Cavanagh, P. (2011).
Breakdown of spatial constancy for head roll but not head translation .
Tibber, M., Greenwood, J., & Dakin, S. (2011).
Psychophysical evidence for a common metric underlying number and density discrimination.
Tse, P., Whitney, D., Anstis, S., & Cavanagh, P. (2011).
Voluntary attention modulates motion-induced mislocalization.
Vaziri Pashkam, M., & Cavanagh, P. (2011).
Saccades to moving targets are not influenced by the speed overestimation at low luminance.
Veenemans, A., & Cavanagh, P. (2011).
Tailgate masking: the obliterating effect of the unattended pre-mask.
Yeh, S.-L., He, S., & Cavanagh, P. (2011).
Extraction of semantic information from unidentifiable, crowded words.
On 14th and 15th of April, 2011, our whole team and two members of LPP were invited by Pisavisionlab (managed by Concetta Morone, David Burr and Stefano Baldassi). After our PisaFest mini-conference in Paris last year, we had the pleasure to meet again our Italian colleagues for the continuation of our scientific discussions.
This time, the subject was "Stability, Attention and Plasticity". You can find the Pisa-Paris Fest program here: pdf.
Elisabeth and Stefan, nous nous réjouissons de cet heureux événement et nous vous souhaitons un très beau mariage, et beaucoup de bonheur !
Elisabeth and Stefan, we are delighted and we wish you a very beautiful wedding ceremony and a lot of happiness!
Martin Rolfs est passé à la télévision et la radio américaines pour parler d'une étude qu'il a publié avec Donatas Jonikaitis, Heiner Deubel et Patrick Cavanagh.
Cliquez ici pour voir sa vidéo "Priming The Mind's Eye" sur le site de ScienceFriday.
Click here and enjoy his video "Priming The Mind's Eye" on ScienceFriday.