Publications

2016

Baldassano, C., Esteva, A., Fei-Fei, L., Beck, D.M. (in press). Two distinct scene processing networks connecting vision and memory. eNeuro

Baldassano, C., Beck, D.M., Fei-Fei, L. (in press). Human-object interactions are more than the sum of their parts. Cerebral Cortex

Clevenger, J. & Beck, D.M. (in press). The Folly of Boxology. Behavioral and Brain Sciences.

Baldassano, C., Fei-Fei, L., Beck, D.M., (2016). Pinpointing the peripheral bias in neural scene processing networks during natural viewing. Journal of Vision, 16(2):9. doi: 10.1167/16.2.9 request

Iordan, M.C., Greene, M.R., Beck, D.M. , & Fei-Fei, L. (2016). Typicality Sharpens Category Representations in Object- Selective Cortex. Neuroimage,134:170-9. request

Greene, M.R., Baldassano, C., Beck, D.M , Fei-Fei, L. (2016) Visual Scenes are Categorized by Function. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 145(1),82-94. request

2015

Parks, N.A, Mazzi, C., Tapia, E., Savazzi, S., Fabianai, M., Gratton, G., & Beck, D.M. (2015). The Influence of Posterior Parietal Cortex on Extrastriate Visual Activity: A Concurrent TMS and Fast Optical Imaging Study. Neuropsychologia, 78, 153-8. request

Greene, M.R., Botros, A.P., Beck, D.M , Fei-Fei, L. (2015) What You See is What You Expect: Rapid Scene Understanding Requires Prior Experience. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 77, (4), 1239-1251. request

Iordan, M.C., M.R. Greene, M.R., Beck, D.M., Fei-Fei, L. (2015). Basic Level Category Structure Emerges Gradually Across Human Ventral Visual Cortex. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 27(7),1427-46. request

Baldassano, C., Beck, D.M., & Fei-Fei, L. (2015). Parcellating connectivity in spatial maps. PeerJ, 3:e784 http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.784. request

Bouchaffra, D., Cheriet, M., Jodoin, P. M., & Beck, D. (2015). Machine learning and pattern recognition models in change detection. Pattern Recognition, 3(48), 613-615 request

2014

Michal, A.G., Lleras, A., Beck, D.M. (2014). Relative contributions of task-relevant and task-irrelevant dimensions in priming of popout. Journal of Vision, 14(12). pii: 14. doi: 10.1167/14.12.14.request

Clevenger, J. & Beck, D.M. (2014): Refining the resource model: Cortical competition could explain hemifield independence, Visual Cognition, 22, 1022-1026.request

Scalf, P.E., Ahn, J.W., Beck, D.M. & Lleras, A.  (2014) Trial history effects in the ventral attentional network.  Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 26(12):2789-97.request

Tapia, E. & Beck, D.M. (2014). Probing feedforward and feedback contributions to awareness with visual masking and transcranial magnetic stimulation. Frontiers in Psychology  5:1173. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01173″>doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01173. request

Mathewson, K.E., Beck, D.M., Ro, T., Maclin, E.L., Low, K.A., Fabiani, M., & Gratton, G.  (2014). Dynamics of Alpha Control: Preparatory Suppression of Posterior Alpha Oscillations by Frontal Modulators Revealed with Combined EEG and Event-related Optical Signal.  Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 26, 2400–2415. request

Tapia, E., Mazzi, C., Savazzi, S., & Beck, D.M. (2014). Phosphene-guided transcranial magnetic stimulation of occipital but not parietal cortex suppresses stimulus visibility. Experimental Brain Research, 232, 1989–1997. request

Lavie, N., Beck, D.M., & Konstantinou (2014). Blinded by the load: attention, awareness and the role of perceptual load. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 369: 20130205. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2013.0205 request

2013

Beck, D.M., Emanuele, B., Savazzi, S. (in press). A new illusion of height and width: taller people are perceived as thinner. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. request

Parks, N.A., Beck, D.M., Kramer, A.F. (2013) Enhancement and suppression in the visual field under perceptual load. Frontiers in Psychology, 4:275. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00275 request

Scalf, P.E., Torralbo, A., Tapia, E., & Beck, D.M. (2013). Competition explains limited attention and perceptual resources: implications for perceptual load and dilution theories. Frontiers in Psychology, 4:243. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00243. request

Baldassano, C., Beck, D.M., Fei-Fei, L. (2013).  Differential Connectivity Within the Parahippocampal Place Area.  NeuroImage,75, 236-245. request

Torralbo, A., Walther, D., Chai, B., Caddigan, E., Fei-Fei, L., Beck, D.M. (2013).  Good exemplars of natural scene categories elicit clearer patterns than bad exemplars but not greater BOLD activity. PLoS ONE, 8(3): e58594. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0058594. request

2012

Mathewson, K.E., Prudhomme, C., Fabiani, M., Beck, D.M., Lleras, A., Gratton, G. (2012). Making waves in the stream of consciousness: Entraining oscillations in EEG Alpha and fluctuations in visual awareness with rhythmic visual stimulation. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 24, 2321-33. request

Baldassano, C., Iordan, M.C., Beck, D.M., Fei-Fei, L. (2012). Voxel-Level Functional Connectivity using Spatial Regularization. NeuroImage, 63, 1099-1106. request

Lustig, A.G. & Beck, D.M. (2012). Task-relevant and task-irrelevant dimensions are modulated independently at a task-irrelevant location. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 24, 1884-95. request

Savazzi, S., Emanuele, B., Scalf, S. & Beck, D. (2012). Reaction times and perceptual adjustments are sensitive to the illusory distortion of space.Experimental Brain Research, 218, 119-28. request

Parks, N.A., Maclin, E.L., Low, K.A., Beck, D.M., Fabiani, M., & Gratton, G. (2012).  Examining cortical dynamics and connectivity with simultaneous single-pulse transcranial magnetic stimulation and fast optical imaging. NeuroImage, 59, 2504-10. request

2011

Walther, D.B., Chai, B., Caddigan, E., Beck*, D.M. & Fei-Fei*, L. (2011). Simple line drawings suffice for functional MRI decoding of natural scene categories. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108, 9661-6. (* indicates equal contribution) request

Scalf, P.E., Basak, C. & Beck, D. M. (2011). Attention does more than modulate suppressive interactions: attending to multiple items. Experimental Brain Research, 212, 293-304. request

Mathewson, K.E., Lleras, A., Beck, D.M., Fabiani, M., Ro, T., & Gratton, G. (2011). Pulsed Out of Awareness: EEG Alpha oscillations represent a pulsed inhibition of ongoing cortical processing. Frontiers in Psychology, 2:99. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00099 request

2010

Beck, D.M. (2010). The appeal of the brain in the popular press.  Persepctives on Psychological Science, 5, 762-766. request

Mathewson, K.E., Fabiani, M., Gratton, G., Beck, D.M., & Lleras, A. (2010). Rescuing stimuli from invisibility: Inducing a momentary release from visual masking with pre-target entrainment. Cognition, 115, 186-191. request

Scalf, P.E. & Beck, D. M. (2010). Competition for representation impedes attention to multiple items. Journal of Neuroscience, 30, 161-169. request

2009

Walther, D.B., Caddigan, E., Fei-Fei*, L., & Beck*, D.M. (2009). Natural Scene Categories Revealed in Distributed Patterns of Activity in the Human Brain. Journal of Neuroscience, 29, 10573-10581.(* indicates equal contribution) request

Chai†, B, Walther†, D.B., Beck*, D.M. & Fei-Fei*, L. (2009). Exploring Functional Connectivity of the Human Brain using Multivariate Information Analysis. Neural Information Processing System (NIPS) 2009. (†,* indicates equal contribution) request

Yao, B, Walther, D.B., Beck*, D.M. & Fei-Fei*, L. (2009). Discovering and Modeling Interactions Between Brain Regions with Hidden Conditional Random Fields. Neural Information Processing System (NIPS) 2009. (* indicates equal contribution) request

Mathewson, K., Gratton, G., Fabiani, M., Beck, D., & Ro, T. (2009). To See or Not to See: Pre-stimulus Alpha Phase Predicts Visual Awareness. Journal of Neuroscience, 29, 2725-32. request

Beck, D. M., & Kastner, S. (2009). Top-down and bottom-up mechanisms in biasing competition in the human brain. Vision Research, 49, 1154-1165. request

2008

Torralbo, A. & Beck, D. M. (2008) Perceptual load-induced selection as a result of local competitive interactions in visual cortex. Psychological Science, 19, 1045-1050. request

2007

Beck, D. M., & Kastner, S. (2007). Stimulus similarity modulates competitive interactions in human visual cortex. Journal of Vision, 7(2):19, 1-12. request

Palmer, S.E. and Beck, D.M. (2007). The Repetition Discrimination Task: An Objective Method for Studying Perceptual Grouping. Perception & Psychophysics, 69, 68-78. request

2006

Beck, D. M., Muggleton, N., Walsh, V., & Lavie, N. (2006). Right Parietal Cortex Plays a Critical Role in Change Blindness. Cerebral Cortex, 16, 712-7. request

2005

Beck, D. M. & Kastner, S. (2005). Stimulus context modulates competition in human extrastriate cortex. Nature Neuroscience, 8, 1110-1116. request

Beck, D.M. and Lavie, N. (2005). Look here but ignore what you see: effects of distractors at fixation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 31, 592-607. request

Kastner, S. & Beck, D. M. (2005). Biasing competition in human visual cortex. In L. Itti, G. Rees, & J. Tsotsos (Eds.) Neurobiology of Attention. San Diego, CA:Elsevier. request

Beck, D. M., Pinsk, M. A. & Kastner, S. (2005). Symmetry perception in humans and macaques. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 9, 405-406. request