Neuroscience and Art


Organizer Special Sessions/Workshops on Neuroscience and Art:  NSF Workshop on the Neuroscience of Art, Creativity and Learning (2008); Advanced Brain Imaging, Perception, and Cognition (2010); Special Session on Multisensory Interactions and Brain Plasticity (2012) at the SPIE/HVEI.

Likova LT (2013)  A cross-modal perspective on the relationships between imagery and working memory. Front. Psychology, 3:561. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.00561.

Likova LT. Learning-based cross-modal plasticity in the human brain: Insights from visual deprivation fMRI. In Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging. InTech Press (in press).

Likova LT (2012) Drawing enhances cross-modal memory plasticity in the human brain: a case study in a totally blind adult. Frontiers in Neuroscience. Front. Hum. Neurosci. 6:44. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2012.00044.

Tyler CW & Likova LT (2012) The role of the visual arts in enhancing the learning process. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 6:8. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2012.00008.

Likova LT (2012) The spatiotopic ‘visual’ cortex of the blind. Proc. SPIE 8291, Human Vision and Electronic Imaging XVII, 8291-10L doi:10.1117/12.912257.

Likova LT (2010) The primary visual cortex as a modality-independent ‘screen’ for working memory. Vision Sciences Society, Naples, FL.

Likova LT Cortical networks for drawing in the sighted and the blind: an fMRI study. Human Vision and Electronic Imaging, SPIE, 7527, 7527-08, 2010.

Likova LT (2009) Learning to draw in the sighted and the blind: Cortical networks and reorganization. NSF/SLC Annual Meeting. Washington, DC.

Likova LT, Tyler CW (2009) Visuomotor processing: Neural correlates of sensorimotor transformations. Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL.

Tyler CW, Likova LT, Levitin, D (2009) Final Report. NSF Workshop on Art, Creativity and Learning, Washington, DC, June 2008.

Likova LT (2008) Art and neuroscience through the lens of perceptual organization. NSF Workshop on Art, Creativity and Learning, Washington, DC.

Likova LT, Tyler CW (2007) Cortical network and dynamics of figure-ground organization. In Human Vision and Electronic Imaging XX, San Jose, CA.

Likova LT, Tyler CW (2005). Transient-based image segmentation: Top-down surround suppression in human cortical area V1. In Human Vision and Electronic Imaging VIII, San Jose, CA .