We are interested in the factors that influence how novel objects are perceptually represented as measured in behavioral experiments and by fMRI. We are particularly interested in how learning to categorize objects influences how those objected are represented.
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Gauthier, I., Wong, A.C.-N., Palmeri, T.J. (2010). Manipulating visual experience: Comment on Op de Beeck and Baker. Trends in Cognitive Science, 14, 235-236.
Wong, A.C.-N., Palmeri, T.J., Rogers, B.P., Gore, J.C., & Gauthier, I. (2009). Beyond shape: Experience can determine patterns of category selectivity in the visual system. PLoS One, 4(12), e8405. [PDF]
Wong, A.C.-N., Palmeri, T.J., & Gauthier I. (2009). Conditions for face-like expertise with objects: Becoming a Ziggerin expert â€“ but which type? Psychological Science, 20, 1108-1117.
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Palmeri, T.J., & Gauthier, I. (2004). Visual object understanding. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 5, 291-303.
Gauthier, I., & Palmeri, T.J. (2002). Visual neurons: Categorization-based selectivity. Current Biology, 12, R282-R284.