Functional MRI Studies

Neural signal estimation in the human brain. (Editor) Frontiers in Neuroscience (in press).

Consequences of traumatic brain injury for human vergence dynamics. Front Neurol. 5:282, 2015. (with LT Likova, KN Mineff, AM Elsaid, SC Nicholas) PDF

Effect of familiarity on Braille writing and reading in the blind: From graphemes to comprehension. J Vision 15 (12), 920-920, 2015. (with LT Likova, L Cacciamani, KN Mineff, SC Nicholas). PDF 

The neurometabolic underpinnings of fMRI BOLD dynamics. In Advanced Brain Neuroimaging Topics in Health and Disease – Methods and Applications. Editor Papageorgiou TD, Christopoulos GI, Smirnakis SM. Intech Press, Ch 2, 21-47, 2014 (with LT Likova), 2015. PDF

Brain mapping: The (un)folding of striate cortex. Current Biology 22(24), R1051 – R1053, 2012 (with Schira MM, Rosa MGP). PDF

Estimating neural signal dynamics in the human brain. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience 5:33. doi: 10.3389/fnsys.2011.00033, 2011 (with LT Likova). PDF

The role of midlevel surface representation in 3D object encoding. In Computer Vision: From Surfaces to 3D Objects. Tyler CW, (Ed) Chapman Hall: New York, p. vii-xxiii, 2011 (with LT Likova).

Modeling magnification and anisotropy in the primate foveal confluence. PLoS, Computational Biology, 6(1):e1000651, 2010 (with MM Schira, M Breakspear, B Spehar). PDF

An algebra for the analysis of object encoding. NeuroImage, 50:1243-50, 2010 (with LT Likova). PDF

Neural signal estimation through time-resolved functional imaging. In: Brain Mapping Research Progress, Girard IC, Andre JS (Ed), Nova Scientific Publishers. pp.1-31, 2009 (with LT Likova). PDF

The foveal confluence in human visual cortex. J Neuroscience, 29:9050-58, 2009 (a high-resolution fMRI study, with MM Schira, M Breakspear and B Spehar). PDF

Occipital network for figure/ground organization. Experimental Brain Research, 189:257-67, 2008 (with LT Likova). PDF

Independent components in stimulus-related BOLD signals and estimation of the underlying neural responses. Brain Research, 1229, 72-89, 2008 (with LL Kontsevich and TC Ferree). PDF

Spectral analysis of fMRI signal and noise. In: Novel Trends in Brain Science. Springer: Tokyo: Japan, 63-76, 2008 (with CC Chen). PDF

The two-dimensional mapping of the central and parafoveal visual field to human visual cortex. J Neurophysiol, 97:4284-95, 2007 (with MM Schira and A Wade). PDF

Face configuration processing in the human brain: the role of symmetry. Cereb Cortex, 7:1423-32, 2006 (with CC Chen and C Kao). PDF

Stereomotion processing in the human occipital cortex. NeuroImage 38:293-305, 2007 (with LT Likova). PDF (Supplementary Material – PDF)

Instantaneous stimulus paradigm: Cortical network and dynamics of figure-ground organization. Human Vision and Electronic Imaging,6492, 2007 (with LT Likova). PDF

The specificity of cortical area KO to depth structure. NeuroImage, 30:228-38, 2006 (with LT Likova, LL Kontsevich, AR Wade). PDF

Extended concepts of occipital retinotopy. Current Medical Imaging Reviews, 1, 319-329 2005 (with LT Likova, LL Kontsevich, CC Chen, MM Schira, AR Wade). PDF

Symmetry activates extrastriate visual cortex in human and nonhuman primates. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 102:3159-63, 2005 (with Y Sasaki, W Vanduffel, T Knutsen, RH Tootell). PDF

Predominantly extra-retinotopic cortical response to pattern symmetry. NeuroImage. 24:306-14, 2005 (with HA Baseler, LL Kontsevich, LT Likova, AR Wade, BA Wandell). PDF

Lateral modulation of BOLD activation in unstimulated regions of human visual cortex. Neuroimage. 24, 802-9:2004 (with CC Chen, CL Liu & YH Wang). PDF

Representation of stereoscopic structure in human and monkey cortex. Trends in Neurosciences, 27:116-1118, 2004. PDF

Statistical properties of BOLD magnetic resonance activity in the human brain. Neuroimage. 20:1096-109, 2003 (with CC Chen, HA Baseler). PDF