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Lab News

  • January 13th, 2017: Press coverage for Dirk and Heeyoung’s latest article! Check us out in Arts and Science News and U of T News.
  • January 10th, 2017: Heeyoung and Dirk’s latest article “Neural codes of seeing architectural styles” has just been published! Check it out.
  • July 15th, 2016: Heeyoung and Dirk’s article “Contour junctions underlie neural representations of scene categories in human visual cortex” has made the cover of NeuroImage!
  • July 9th, 2016: The MRI scanner for our new imaging center has arrived today! Soon we’ll be up and scanning next door.
  • June 2nd, 2016: Ann Sheng wins Outstanding Achievement in Neuroscience. Way to go, Ann!
  • May 20th, 2016: Claudia Damiano wins SGS Conference Grant. Congratulations!
  • February 21st, 2016: Yalean Jung is the recipient of a VSS Student Travel Award. Congratulations, Yaelan!
  • February 21st, 2016: Ann Sheng was accepted into the Vienna Biocenter Summer Program. Ann will be spending this summer in Vienna, Austria, doing some exciting research. Congratulations, Ann!
  • February 8th, 2016: We wish all the best to Heeyoung, who is moving on to Diane Beck’s lab at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Recent Publications

  • Choo, H., Nasar, J., Nikrahei, B., & Walther, D.B. (2017). Neural codes of seeing architectural styles, Scientific Report. PDF
  • Heeyoung Choo and Dirk B. Walther (2016) Contour junctions underlie neural representations of scene categories in human visual cortex, Neuroimage, 135, 32-44. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.04.021 PDF
  • Emanuele Olivetti and Dirk B. Walther (2015) A Bayesian Test for Comparing Classifier Errors, Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Pattern Recognition in NeuroImaging: 69-72, Stanford, CA. PDF
  • Thomas O’Connell and Dirk B. Walther (2015) Dissociation of salience-driven and content-driven spatial attention to scene category with predictive decoding of gaze patterns, Journal of Vision, 12(5):20, 1-13, doi:10.1167/15.5.20 or PDF
  • Richards MR, Fields HW Jr, Beck FM, Firestone AR, Walther DB, Rosenstiel S, Sacksteder JM (2015) Contribution of malocclusion and female facial attractiveness to smile esthetics evaluated by eye tracking. American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics 147(4):472-82. PDF