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Lab News

  • February 16th, 2017: A lot of good news this week; John and Dirk win the Sony Research Award. Congratulations! John will also be joining our lab as a postdoc in September!
  • February 16th, 2017: Matthew Lowe wins the VSS travel award, congrats Matt!
  • February 15th, 2017: Yaelan and Claudia win the VSS 2017 t-shirt graphics competition! Be sure to pick up a t-shirt at VSS in May!
  • 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!

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