Publications

2017

Kumar, M. K., Federmeier, K. D., Fei-Fei, L., & Beck, D. M. (2017). Evidence For Similar Patterns of Neural Activity Elicited by Picture- and Word-based Representations of Natural Scenes. NeuroImage, 155, 422-436.

Wang, Z., Liu, D. Chang, S., Dolcos, F., Beck, D and Huang, T. (in press). Image Aesthetics Assessment using Deep Chatterjee’s Machine. 2017 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN)

Metzger, B.A., Mathewson, K.E., Tapia, E., Fabiani, M., Gratton, G., Beck, D.M. (2017). Regulating the access to awareness: Brain activity related to probe-related and spontaneous reversals in binocular rivalry. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 29(6):1089-1102.

Caddigan, E., Choo, H., Fei-Fei, L., & Beck, D.M (2017). Categorization influences detection: A Perceptual Advantage for Representative Exemplars of Natural Scene Categories. Journal of Vision, 17(1):21. doi: 10.1167/17.1.21. link

Baldassano, C., Beck, D.M., Fei-Fei, L. (2017). Human-object interactions are more than the sum of their parts. Cerebral Cortex, 27(3):2276-2288. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhw077.

2016

Baldassano, C., Esteva, A., Fei-Fei, L., Beck, D.M. (2016). Two distinct scene processing networks connecting vision and memory. eNeuro, 3(5). pii: ENEURO.0178-16.2016. link

Clevenger, J. & Beck, D.M. (2016). The Folly of Boxology. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 39.

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 link

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