Program

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You can download the program book by clicking on the image. ECVP 2008 contains several Keynote Lectures, special Symposia, and special events. Below, you can browse the scientific program by day.

 

 

 

 

 

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On the Perception website you can view all the abstracts and download the Abstract book.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The scientific program by day:

 

Sunday, August 24 2008 (top)

16:30 Perception Lecture: Exploring motion in depth with the dichoptoscope (Prof. Dr. I. P. Howard)
Sponsored by Pion Ltd.

 

Monday, August 25 2008 (top)

Oral Sessions

09:00-10:30 Theatron: Binocular processing

09:00 A common factor underlying binocular rivalry and dichoptic masking (Baker, Graf)
09:15 Illusory size changes influence the tuning of spatial coding interactions (Arnold, Birt, Wallis)
09:30 Sound induces binocular rivalry alternations (Parker, Alais)
09:45 Neural and Optical Constraints on Stereoacuity (Vlaskamp, Yoon, Banks)
10:00 Fechnerian sensory scaling: A test of the Intrinsic Constraint Model (Domini, Caudek)
10:15 Signal-to-Noise-Ratio and not simulated depth predicts perceived 3D structure from stereo and motion stimuli (Caudek, Domini)

09:00-10:30 Megaron: Low-level processes of attention & modelling

09:00 Modelling visual search for a target against a 1/fb continous textured background (Clarke, Green, Emrith, Chantler)
09:15 Feature-based visual attention: the probabilistic account (Vincent)
09:30 Uncertainty and selective attention (Vul, Kanwisher)
09:45 A Neural Implementation of a Bayes Optimal Sensory Motor Transformation in a Visual Search Task (Beck, Ma, Navalpakkam)
10:00 On an Elementary Definition of Visual Saliency (Loog)
10:15 Attention improves orientation selectivity in human visual cortex (Jehee, Brady, Tong)

13:45-15:15 Theatron: Brightness

13:45 The nature of lightness-match distributions (Zdravkovic, Milin)
14:00 Coupled computations of lightness, 3D shape, and gloss (Anderson, Kim)
14:15 Lightness induction in complex configurations: assimilation, contrast or contrast-contrast (Spehar)
14:30 The role of adjacency and surroundedness in the effect of depth on lightness (Radonjic, Gilchrist)
14:45 Classification images for perceived brightness (Kurki, Peromaa, Saarinen, Hyvärinen)
15:00 Consistent grey-level ordering for iso-luminant and iso-saturated colours (Bloj, Connah, Finlayson)

13:45-15:15 Megaron: Object motion and optic flow

13:45 The robust nature of visual-vestibular combination for heading (Butler, Campos, Buelthoff)
14:00 Processing times for optic flow patterns measured by the saccadic choice task (Thorpe, Kirchner, Crouzet, Bayerl, Neumann)
14:15 Analysing the information about scene structure embedded in optic flow fields (Durant, Zanker)
14:30 Non-retinotopic motion induced by a Ternus-Pikler-Display (Boi, Otto, Ogmen, Herzog)
14:45 Illusory nonrigid motion of equidistant spokes rotating rigidly with constant speed within a static narrow ellipse in the frontal plane (van de Grind)
15:00 True to form: a reduced role for motion in biological motion (Thirkettle, Benton, Scott-Samuel)

15:45-17:00 Theatron: Visually guided hand and body motion

15:45 Walking in circles: the role of visual information in navigation (Souman, Frissen, Sreenivasa, Ernst)
16:00 Dynamics of pursuit and evasion in visually-guided locomotion (Warren, Cohen, Cinelli)
16:15 Visuomotor adaptation without sensory conflict nor sensory alteration (Laurent, Laboissière, Priot, Prablanc, Tilikete)
16:30 The influence of visual error reliability on motor learning (van Beers)
16:45 Motor Inhibition and On-line Control of Reaching (Vainio)

15:45-17:00 Megaron: Clinical vision

15:45 Comparison of the effectiveness of Visual and Phonological Treatments for children with SRD (Pye, Riddell)
16:00 Impaired facilitation and suppression in dyslexia during perceptual rivalry (Manahilov, Lee, Black, Rychlewska, Northway, Shahani)
16:15 A what / where visual-to-audtiory sensory substitution fMRI study: Can blind and sighted hear shapes and locations in the visual cortex? (Amedi, Stern, Striem, Hertz, Meijer, Pascual-Leone)
16:30 Arm position does not attenuate visual loss in patients with homonymous field deficits (Smith, Lane, Schenk)
16:45 Visual field maps in a subject without an optic chiasm (Dumoulin, Masuda, Horiguchi, Dougherty, Prakash, Liao, Wandell)

19:00 Special lecture: Rembrandt’s home made (?) perception theories (Prof. Dr. E. van de Wetering)
Sponsored by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)

10:30-13:00 Poster Hall: Posters

Analogous concepts in haptics and vision

1 Different haptic working memory stores for length and roughness? (Kaas, Ritzkowski, Stoeckel)
2 Intermanual transfer of haptic curvature aftereffects depends on the manner of touching (van der Horst, Kappers)
3 Lateral occipital cortex reactivation during grasping of haptically-experienced novel objects (Kroliczak, Frey)
4 A visual but no haptic face inversion effect indicates modality-specific processing differences (Dopjans, Wallraven, Bülthoff)
5 The influence of haptic perception on pictorial relief (Wijntjes, Volcic, Koenderink, Kappers)
6 A characteristic "dipper function" for bimodal and unimodal visual and tactile motion discrimination and facilitation between modalities (Gori, Mazzilli, Sandini, Burr)
7 The achievement of object constancy across depth rotation for unimodal and crossmodal visual and haptic object recognition (Lawson, Bülthoff)
8 Adaptation and contrast effects in haptic perception of hardness (Bergmann Tiest, Kappers)

Attention and related issues

9 withdrawn
10 Sequential dependence in multi-stable perception (Pastukhov, Brain)
11 Proprioceptive adaptation while walking does not require attention (Brandwood, Rushton, Charron)
12 Similarities between attentional attraction by familiarity singletons and abrupt onsets: (Chiaramonte, Rousset)
13 Peripheral mislocalization with successively presented stimuli: Experimental and modeling evidence for a dynamic field account (Bocianski, Müsseler, Erlhagen)
14 Top-down strategy affects learning of visual context in visual search (Endo)
15 AB magnitude is affected by physical similarity between targets and distractors (Chua)
16 Spatial control of attention in depth (Grosjean, Rinkenauer, Moore, Hein)
17 Orientation-specific adaptation to mentally generated lines (Mohr, Linder, Sireteanu)
18 Invisible images can leave stronger afterimages than visible images (Brascamp, van Boxtel, Knapen)
19 Free condition selection: the choice is ruled by attention (Palix, Brandner)
20 Effects of Attention and Depth Order on Troxler Effect (Lou, Van Wieren)
21 Impairment of controlled attentionnal processing after irradiation of posterior fossa tumor: an fMRI study (Walker, Delord, Brun, Notz, Lyard, Mayo, Allard)
22 Retinotopic mapping of the human visual cortex - magnetic field strength comparison 3 Tesla vs 7 Tesla (Hoffmann, Kanowski, Speck)
23 Gaze-contingent human-computer interaction in view of the Midas-touch problem (Zoellner, Koesling, Essig)
24 Search with naturalistic stimuli: using a low-level visual difference model to predict search efficiency (Lovell, Gilchrist, Tolhurst, To, Troscianko)
25 Emotional information modulates the temporal dynamics of visual attention (Srivastava, Srinivasan)
26 The effects of perceptual load on adaptation to task-irrelevant visual motion (Taya, Adams, Lavie)
27 Exploitation of common regularities in natural environment increases our contrast sensitivity for target detection (Hall, Pollux, Guo)
28 Attentional capture by sound is task dependent (Koelewijn, Bronkhorst, Theeuwes)
29 The owl cam - Ego-centred assessment of visual behaviour in free-viewing barn owls (Harmening, Ohayon, Rivlin, Ben-Shahar, Wagner)

Binocular vision & spatial localisation

30 Many Human Observers Lack Extrinsic Local Sign (van Doorn, Oomes, de Ridder, Koenderink)
31 Telestereoscopic viewing within prehension space: initial effects and short-term visual adaptation (Priot, Roumes, Laboissière, Laurent, Prablanc)
32 Binocular Summation of Colour and Luminance Contrast Targets with Spatial and Temporal Interocular Phase Differences (Forte)
33 Predicting distortions of perceived depth when a scene changes size (Svarverud, Gilson, Glennerster)
34 Vergence errors during short fixations between disparity vergence step responses (Hoormann, Jainta, Jaschinski)
35 Does reaction time depend upon perceived or retinal stimulus size? (Sperandio, Savazzi, Marzi, Gregory)
36 Accommodation mediates the difference between objective and subjective measures of the convergence step response (Jainta, Hoormann, Jaschinski)
37 Modulation of binocular integration by anisometropia in normal observers (Lefebvre, Saint-Amour)
38 Complexity and position effects on binocular rivalry (Bignotti, Lentini, Facchin, O'shea, Daini)
39 Visual space anisotropy for percieved size and distance (Toskovic, Todorovic)
40 Depth perception following monocular fusion of two images with a squinting eye (Rychkova, Ninio)
41 Multimodal localization in medial posterior parietal cortex: fMRI and TMS evidence (Teng, Whitney)
42 Interaction between orientation and background in visual acuity and stereoacuity (Torrents, Aznar-Casanova)
43 Stereo transparency in ambiguous stereograms that have potential matches leading to both transparency and non-transparency perceptions (Watanabe)

Clinical aspects

44 Acute Local Changes in Cortical Anatomy during Visual Activity (Hernowo, Renken, Cornelissen)
45 Prevalence and early detection of CVI in children born prematurely (Geldof, Dik, de Vries)
46 Temporal aspects of grapheme-colour synaesthesia (van der Smagt, Heringa, Nijboer)
47 Accuracy of straylight measurement with the Compensation Comparison technique (van den Berg, Franssen, Coppens)

Colour and brightness

48 Age- and gender-dependent contrast sensitivity in C57BL6 mice (van Alphen, Winkelman, Frens)
49 Perceptual Video Quality Assessment by means of Color Perception and Short Term Memory Behavior (Oprea, Udrea, Pirnog, Vizireanu)
50 Neural basis of Categorical Perception of Colour (Högl, Franklin, Fahle)
51 Deep adaptation under motion induced blindness conditions (Caetta, Gorea)
52 Verbal information modulates the colour space in working memory (Ikeda, Osaka)
53 Chromatic global motion processing: the effect of colour polarity (Martinovic, Ruppertsberg, Malek, Bertamini, Wuerger)
54 What do colour-blind people really see? (Hogervorst, Alferdinck)
55 Effects of surround similarity on brightness and lightness matches performed with double-decrement and double-increment stimuli (Rudd)
56 Chromatic diversity of art paintings under light-emitting diodes (Pinto, Linhares, Nascimento)
57 Orientation-specific contextual modulation of the fMRI BOLD response to luminance and chromatic gratings in human visual cortex (Mcdonald, Seymour, Schira, Spehar, Clifford)
58 Hue discrimination and post-receptoral mechanisms (Hansen, Gegenfurtner)
59 Gradient-induced depth and glow: similar processes? (Leonards, Benton, Scott-Samuel)

Eye, hand & body movements

60 "Does my step look big in this?" (Vale, Buckley, Whittaker, Elliott)
61 Oculomotor distractor effect without retinotectal inputs (Bompas, Sumner)
62 Differential gaze behaviour towards sexually preferred and non-preferred body images (Hall, Hogue, Guo)
63 A negative test of the sensorimotor dissociation with saccades perturbed by close to threshold distractors (Tandonnet, Cardoso-Leite, Rider, Gorea)
64 The shape and development of oculomotor inhibition revealed by saccade trajectory modulation (Mcsorley)
65 Delayed control of fixation durations: Experiment and Model (Trukenbrod, Engbert)
66 Reading the mind's eye for individual fixations in natural viewing behaviour (Marsman, Renken, Cornelissen)
67 Differential eye scanning patterns for exploring faces of different species (Guo, Tunnicliffe)
68 Dissociating Visual and Interoceptive Rotation during Path Integration (Tcheang, Buelthoff, Burgess)
69 Brain activity during manipulating task with different levels of difficulty (Ohmi, Kondo)
70 Neural correlates of audio-visual biological motion and speech processing (Wuerger, Meyer, Rutschmann, Greenlee)
71 Oculomotor scanning behaviour in visual feature search with graded target-distractor-similarity (Heße, Wienrich, Melzer, Mueller-Plath)
72 Low-level sustained accommodative/vergence loads, eyestrain and trapezius muscle activity (Richter, Bänziger, Abdi, Forsman)

Motion perception & temporal issues

73 The Freezing rotation illusion and relative motion (Wertheim, Paffen)
74 Patterns of fMRI activity representing perceived direction in apparent motion (Kohler, Weigelt, Muckli, Singer, Kriegeskorte)
75 Facilitation of action recognition by motor programs is critically dependent on timing (Christensen, Ilg, H- Karnath, Giese)
76 Ocular Following Response to Sampled Motion (Bostroem, Warzecha)
77 Dissociating the flash-lag effect from the drifting-Gabor displacement effect (Linares, Holcombe)
78 A predictive model for the Accordion Grating illusion (Giora, Gori, Yazdanbakhsh, Mingolla)
79 Development of spatio-temporal receptive field properties of neurons in the rat primary visual cortex (Prevost, Lepore, Guillemot)
80 Errors in direction of motion at short durations depend on stimulus size and eccentricity (Serrano-Pedraza, Derrington)
81 Spatially specific distortions of perceived simultaneity following adaptation to audiovisual asynchrony (Hanson, Roach, Heron, Mcgraw)
82 Crossmodal effects of a single auditory tone on multiple visual events (Kawachi, Grove, Sakurai, Gyoba)
83 Perceiving the direction of walking (Sato, Inoue, Tani, Matsuzaki, Kawamura, Kitazaki)
84 Anticipation of Gravitational Force Alters Perception of Average Speed (Lages, Jenkins, Hillis)
85 Crowds or photographs of crowds? Visual search through moving or static objects (Scott-Samuel, Leonards)
86 Levelt's Propositions Generalized for Bistable Structure-from-Motion: Common Computational Mechanisms of Visual Rivalry (Klink, van Ee, van Wezel)
87 A Computational Model of Temporal Segmentation and the Perception of Phantom Contours (Goodbourn, Forte)
88 The perception of temporal regularity across modalities (Quinn)
89 Emotion biases which you see in a bistable motion pattern (Suzuki, Kitagawa, Koizumi, Kashino)
90 Pulfrich-like effects under monocular viewing (Taya, Ohashi, Ehrenstein)
91 Transparency and temporal aspects of illusory-surface perception probed with Poggendorff configruation (Wang)

Objects, faces and shapes

92 Effects of threat perception on visual mental rotation performance (Csatho, Tey, Davis)
93 Contrasting target visibility and visual awareness in unconscious emotional body perception (Stienen, De Gelder)
94 Category conjunction in ultra-rapid visual categorization: an EEG study (Dorgau, Straube, Fahle)
95 How strong is a car's brand from a visual perspective? Searching for an objective measure (Carbon)
96 Recognising the actions of others is as fast as recognising objects (de la Rosa, Chatziastros)
97 Attractiveness of faces of different age (Nikitina)
98 The (un)usefulness of interactive exploration in building 3-D mental representations (Meijer, van den Broek)
99 Early visual areas anticipate load and location; the fusiform gyri differentiate task demands and grapheme status (Plomp, van Leeuwen, Ioannides)
100 A dynamic face-inversion effect (Thornton, Mullins, Banahan)
101 A Computational Model for Shape Classification (Wilder, Feldman, Briscoe, Singh)
102 Crowding shows that faces have parts and bodies do not (Tillman, Araki, Pelli)
103 Larger feature alphabets can improve object recognition even with simpler visual words (Lillholm, Griffin)
104 How are frontal, mid-profile and profile faces processed? Evidence from eye movements (Bindemann, Burton, Scheepers)
105 Object bias of perceived gaze direction-Robustness to head orientation (Nagai, Kita)
106 Newborn chicks' preference for face-like configurations: Underlying mechanisms and lateralization effects (Rosa-Salva, Regolin, Vallortigara)
107 Quantifying image quality in terms of object recognition performance: the TOD methodology (Bijl, Hogervorst)
108 Validating the TOD method with identification of real targets: effects of aspect angle, dynamic imaging and signal processing (Beintema, Hogervorst, Dijk, Bijl)
109 The aesthetic dimension of the perception of paintings (Markovic)
110 Classification of cognitive states in face-name association by machine learning from EEG spectrum (Takai, Minami, Kitazaki, Nakauchi)
111 The various phases of faces (Goffaux)
112 Role of facial impressions and attractiveness on the mere exposure effect (Sakuta, Ishi, Akamatsu, Gyoba)

Segmentation and grouping

113 Centroid shifts and the illusion of extent (Bulatov, Bertulis, Bulatova, Gutauskas)
114 Simultaneous and backward spatial frequency masking does not alter comparison of spatial frequencies at a distance (Danilova, Mollon)
115 Feature binding in swarming dot patterns (van Tonder)
116 Identification of everyday objects on the basis of kinetic contours (Segaert, Nygård, Wagemans)
117 Crowding in primates: A comparison of humans and macaque monkeys (Kiorpes, Li, Hagan)
118 Bandwidths of Cigars and Doughnuts in higher-level spatial vision (Olzak, Hibbeler)
119 Relational Representations in the Human Visual System: Evidence from Priming with Bi-stable Stimuli (Cheadle, Usher)
120 Oppel-kundt stimulus with three parts to match (Surkys, Bertulis, Bulatov, Mickiene)

 

Tuesday, August 26 2008 (top)

Oral Sessions

09:00-10:30 Theatron: Temporal structuring of attention & memory

09:00 Consistency in cue lead times between trials improves performance on discrimination tasks involving transient attention (Kristjansson)
09:15 Modelling the formation of attentional episodes: It's about time (Wyble, Potter, Bowman, Nieuwenstein)
09:30 A Boost and Bounce theory of temporal attention (Olivers, Meeter)
09:45 Limits to the Use of Iconic Memory (Rensink)
10:00 Reward Primes Visual Search (Hickey, Theeuwes)
10:15 When meaning matters: The effects of images in decision-making (Peatfield, Intriligator)

09:00-10:30 Megaron: objects, faces and shapes

09:00 Impaired perception of biological motion in prosopagnosia (Lange, Lussanet, Kuhlmann, Zimmermann, Lappe, Zwitserlood, Dobel)
09:15 Shape-frequency and size after-effects: same or different mechanism? (Kingdom, Gheorghiu, Witney)
09:30 Local position representation for complex images (Galperin, Bex, Fiser)
09:45 Perceived properties of 1/fb noise surfaces (Green, Shah, Padilla, Chantler)
10:00 A cognitive model for face perception (Ishai)
10:15 Global form integration in the ageing visual brain (Kourtzi, Ostwald, Moutsiana, Humphreys, Lam)

13:45-15:15 Theatron: Segmentation, grouping and crowding

13:45 Grouping explains contextual modulation in low level vision (Sayim, Herzog, Westheimer)
14:00 Crowding depends on perceived (not physical) position (Dakin, Greenwood, Bex, Carlson)
14:15 Grouping and strong limitations on visual representation of spatial relations (Watt)
14:30 Short-Term Memory in Neural Border Ownership Signals (von der Heydt, O'herron)
14:45 Sensitivity to contour-curvature continuity (Hayes, Cham, Khuu, Brady)
15:00 Source confusion is a major cause of crowding (Strasburger, Malania)

13:45-15:15 Megaron: Motion and temporal issues

13:45 Temporal whitening is driven by transient noise (Cass, Alais)
14:00 Temporal Ventriloquism is a consequence of a competitive process that can facilitate sensory integration and segregation (Roseboom, Arnold)
14:15 The continuous Wagon Wheel Illusion and the 'WHEN' pathway of the right parietal lobe: a repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation study (Vanrullen, Pascual-Leone, Battelli)
14:30 Motion induced position shifts occur after motion integration (Mather, Pavan)
14:45 Activity in area V3A predicts positions of moving objects (Maus, Weigelt, Nijhawan, Muckli)
15:00 What is the reference in reference repulsion? (Wenderoth, Wiese)

15:45-17:00 Theatron: Colour

15:45 "Mixing-in" afterimage colours (van Lier, Vergeer, Anstis)
16:00 The distribution of discernible colours in natural scenes (Nascimento, Linhares, Pinto, Foster, Amano)
16:15 How efficiently does post-receptoral coding capture information about the natural world? (Foster, Marin-Franch, Nascimento, Amano)
16:30 A Pure Sensation for Colour? (Cropper)
16:45 Munsell chip classification reveals stable colour categories under illuminant changes (Olkkonen, Hansen, Gegenfurtner)

15:45-17:00 Megaron: Aftereffects and adaptation

15:45 Multistable perception despite unambiguous motion stimuli in vision, proprioception and touch (Seizova-Cajic, Holcombe)
16:00 A proprioceptive aftereffect following exposure to a crossmodal Ames' window (Bertamini, Bruno)
16:15 Being in the dark about seeing your hand: multisensory conflict resolved by proprioception erasing visual information (Hogendoorn, Kammers, Carlson, Verstraten)
16:30 Haptic and visual subitizing (Plaisier, Bergmann, Kappers)
16:45 Independent local adaptation of tactile frequency and duration (Watanabe, Amemiya, Nishida, Johnston)

19:15 Rank Lecture: "Controlled Hallucination" & "Inverse Optics" (Prof. Dr. J. J. Koenderink)
Sponsored by the Rank Prize Funds.

10:30-13:00 Poster Hall: Posters

Analogous concepts in haptics and vision

1 Attending to tactile, visual or bimodal targets: Effects on the P3 and the relevance for Brain Machine Interfaces (Brouwer, van Erp, Aloise, Cincotti)
2 Driving with Reduced Visual Acuity and a Bioptic Telescope in the Netherlands (Melis-Dankers, Kooijman, Brouwer, Bredewoud, Witvliet)
3 Visual and haptic perception of parallelity in adults (Hansen, Jeurissen, van Mier)
4 Observers vary movement parameters in active touch depending on stimulus stiffness (Kaim, Drewing)
5 Perception of acceleration and deceleration in visual, tactile and visuo-tactile stimuli (Jacono, Gori, Sciutti, Sandini, Burr)
6 Memory capacity for haptic common objects (Nabeta, Kusumi)
7 The strength of saccade deviation as an indicator of the amount of visual attention allocated in space (Van der Stigchel, Theeuwes)
8 Revisiting the fingertip-fovea analogy (Ziat, Hayward, Chapman, Ernst, Lenay)

Attention and related issues

9 Timescale-invariant neural response properties yield 'stack'-memory behaviour (Noest, van Ee, van Wezel)
10 Effects of form and category information in RSVP-task (Köpsel, Fährmann, Bachmann, Huckauf)
11 Multiple single pulse TMS to V1 has locally desensitizing effect for scotomas (Murd, Luiga, Kreegipuu, Bachmann)
12 Late retroactive influence of attention on processing in human early visual cortex (Sergent, Christian, Barbot, Driver, Rees)
13 Pip and pop: Non-spatial auditory signals modulate spatial visual selection (Van der Burg, Olivers, Bronkhorst, Theeuwes)
14 Congruency of gaze capturing events modulates the attended field of view (Groenewold, Renken, Cornelissen)
15 The capture of attention by match to attentional set and by deviation from expectation (Horstmann)
16 Hemifield and hemisphere asymmetries in endogenous spatial attention: fNIRS study (Harasawa, Shioiri)
17 Contralesional impairment in temporal feature integration following cortical and subcortical lesions (Arend, Ward, Rafal)
18 Various unattended stimulus dimensions leave a distinctive footprint on short-term visual memory (Huang, Sekuler)
19 Relative to what? Allocentric and egocentric priming in visual search (Ball, Schenk)
20 Investigations on the size of inhibitory region in selective tuning model of attention (Lukavsky)
21 Attentional guidance by object context cueing: A study of eye movements (van Asselen, Sampaio, Castelo-Branco)
22 Denoising forced-choice detection data (García-Pérez)
23 Effects of action on asymmetries of attentional allocation across the vertical visual field (Naito, Kimura, Miura)
24 Neural correlates of visual enumeration under attentional load (Vetter, Butterworth, Bahrami)
25 Assessing the gradient of visual attention in depth: An Eriksen-Flanker study (Rinkenauer, Grosjean)
26 Meditation reduces age-dependent decline in the allocation of attentional resources (van Leeuwen, Melloni, Müller)
27 Temporal Binding, Illusory Conjunctions and the ST2 Model (Chennu, Craston, Wyble, Bowman)
28 Visual search of moving natural images (Takeuchi, Sugiyama, Imai,)
29 Natural image statistics differ for fixated vs. non-fixated regions (Yanulevskaya, Geusebroek, Marsman, Cornelissen)
30 ERP correlates of processing visual spatiotemporal regularities (Pollux, Guo)

Binocular vision & spatial localisation

31 The influence of spatial attention and eye movements on distance estimation (Oleksiak, Manko, van den Berg, Postma, van der Ham, van Wezel)
32 Sensitivity and response criterion during binocular rivalry suppression: A TSD analysis of eye rivalry and image rivalry (Bhardwaj, O'shea)
33 Processing of symbolic and non-symbolic numerosity in the absence of awareness (Spolaore, Vetter, Butterworth, Bahrami, Rees)
34 Cueing in cyclopean space (Ehrenstein, Bauer, Plinge,)
35 Local binocular depth contrast effect with curved surfaces (Shigemasu, Kitazaki)
36 Binocular Spatial Updating After Passive Whole Body Translation and Rotation (Dits, Pel, Stam, Van Der Steen)
37 Vergence errors during short and steady fixations measured with objective and subjective methods (Jaschinski, Kloke, Jainta)
38 How the brain processes correlated and anticorrelated stereoscopic motion-in-depth (Likova)
39 Experiential space is hardly metric (Simecek, Sikl, Lukavsky)
40 Changing the contrast of stimuli in binocular rivalry: Effects on onset and sustained rivalry (Leiros, Blanco, Valle-Inclan, Corral)
41 Perception from abrupt and continuous modulation of binocular disparities (Ohtsuka)
42 Binding of visual hemifields is provided by reciprocal and non-reciprocal interhemispheric connections within primary cortical areas (Alexeenko, Toporova, Shkorbatova,)
43 Interaction between y/b chromatic and luminance mechanisms in disparity detection (Yoshizawa, Kobayashi, Kawahara, Maeda)
44 Five-month-old infants are sensitive to pictorial cues for depth: A meta-analysis of preferential-reaching studies (Yonas, Kavsek, Granrud)

Clinical aspects

45 Glare induced changes in pain threshold in myopic and emmetropic subjects (Kurtev, Chung)
46 The problems incident to an adequate assessment of the eye optical quality and visual acuity in school children (Rozhkova)
47 Visual field and visual acuity changes in damage of chiasma opticum (Jakubauskaite, Lukauskiene, Sinkunas)

Colour and brightness

48 Guilty or innocent? Distance and orientation in suspect identification under poor illumination conditions (Agostini, Righi, Galmonte)
49 Turning Yellow Into Green (Brecher)
50 Hue discrimination in cases of optic nerve drusen (Stanislovaitiene, Liutkeviciene, Lukauskiene, Budiene, Viliunas)
51 Brightness perception: one simple model explains most if not all effects (du Buf, Rodrigues)
52 The Phantom Gradient: A variation in lightness induction without a perceived variation in the background color (Gori, Galmonte, Dazzan, Agostini)
53 Edginess about blindsight (Alexander, Cowey)
54 The number of discernible colours perceived by protanomalous and deuteranomalous in natural scenes (Linhares, Pinto, Nascimento)
55 Second Order Chromatic Mach Bands (Tsofe, Spitzer, Einav)
56 Saccadic distractor effect and S-cone processing in normal observers and two cases of hemianopia (Ridgway, M- Macleod, Milders, Sahraie)
57 The influence of temporal S-cone modulation on rod thresholds (Baraas, Sun, Hagen,)
58 Artistic imaging by edge enhancing smoothing (Papari, Petkov)
59 The effects of noise masking on spatial frequency discrimination (Putzeys, Goris, Wagemans)
60 Envelope selectiviy of second-order visual channels revealed by masking (Sierra-Vázquez, Serrano-Pedraza)

Eye, hand & body movements

61 Memory of complex scenes according to the expertise and eye movements (Blavier, Souveryns, Nyssen)
62 Pointing targets under spatial and temporal uncertainties: dissociations of space and time (Rodríguez-Herreros, López-Moliner)
63 Fitts's Law and the planning of sequences of saccades (Wu, Schnitzer, Singh, Pizlo, Kowler,)
64 The influence of perceived surface slant of ambiguous stimuli on saccade size (Wismeijer, Erkelens)
65 Spatial memory: sequence acquisition, right hand, left hand (Bobrova, Lyakhovetskii, Borschevskaja)
66 Comparison of Behavioral and fMRI Studies of the Reverse Perspective Illusion (Hayashi, Cook, Shiraiwa)
67 Spatial-temporal encoding of saccade kinematics in the midbrain superior colliculus of macaque monkey (Goossens, van Opstal)
68 Attentional effects on power-spectra for drift eye movements (Kohama, Toda, Yoshida)
69 Saccadic compression depends on color and luminance distribution of stimulus pattern (Miyamoto, Ukai)
70 Aging affects the sensitivity to biological motion (Pilz, Sekuler, Bennett)
71 Effect of ramp response velocity on accommodative suppression (Mucke, Manahilov, Strang, Seidel, Gray)
72 A Memory- and Visually Guided Saccade Paradigm With Increased Memory Load Using fMRI (Fischer, Raabe, Bernhardt, Greenlee)

Motion perception & temporal issues

73 The grouping of global motion components is influenced by both form and motion cues (Meso, Zanker)
74 Motion spatial facilitation assessed by Reaction Time (Maiche, Budelli, Gómez-Sena)
75 Distinct position assignment mechanisms revealed by cross-order motion (Pavan, Mather)
76 Using speed and size in motion-in-depth is time and task dependent (de la Malla, López-Moliner)
77 Binocular rivalry between fast 'streaky' motions deeply suppresses static orientation probes: Evidence for motion streaks and selective rivalry suppression (Alais, Apthorp, Wenderoth)
78 Effect of Field-of-View on the Coriolis illusion (Groen, Muis, Kooi)
79 Perception of duration in the parvocellular system (Cicchini, Tomassini)
80 Does visual system need higher energy for perceiving structural changes? (Idesawa, Yokoyama, Wang)
81 What Determines the Strength of Motion Illusions in Op Art paintings? (Zanker, Hermens, Walker)
82 Perceptual transitions in bistable perception occur correlatively between vision and hearing (Kitagawa, Suzuki, Kondo, Nomura, Kashino,)
83 Bistability of point-light biological motion and Necker cubes under stereoscopic and perspective depth cues (de Lussanet, Lappe)
84 World stability during visual translations: Analyzing the speed perception compensation mechanism (Vidal, Pretto)
85 Different form-motion interaction in detection of radial, concentric, and spiral patterns (Shirai, Ichihara)
86 Perception of trajectory of an approaching object in flight (Duke, Rushton)
87 Accuracy of Stereomotion Speed Perception in RDS and DRDS Stimuli (Brooks, Stone)
88 Enhancing the smoothness of apparent motion by synchronous global changes (Scherzer, Ekroll)
89 Motion adaptation in population responses - models and measurements (Heinrich, Lipp, Bach)
90 Dynamic auditory cues modulate visual motion processing (Teramoto, Hidaka, Gyoba, Suzuki)
91 Interactions between a stationary stimulus and a stimulus moving in depth (Tanahashi, Howard, Ukai, Ujike)

Objects, faces and shapes

92 Effects of static cast shadows on size judgments (Sakai, Fujita)
93 Timing of internal and external facial features (Veres-Injac, Meinhardt)
94 Do we process emotional and non-emotional facial expressions in the same way? Behavioural evidence of a possible dissociation (Comparetti, Ricciardelli, Daini)
95 Reactions to fear and anger: the detection of briefly presented facial expressions (Benton, Catchpole, Leonards)
96 The development of phonemic-iconic congruency: Children's performance in naming task (Jankovic)
97 Decoding scene categories using distributed patterns of fMRI activity (Caddigan, Walther, Fei-Fei, Beck)
98 Perceiving facial expressions of emotions: a dimensional and feature-based account (Fiorentini, Viviani)
99 Learning the gist? Priming of an Object by a Visual Scene: Effect of Low Spatial Frequency Content and Familiarity (Chaumet, Fabre-Thorpe, Delord)
100 Are Curved Visual Objects Always Preferred? (Bohrn, Nabecker, Carbon)
101 Feature sensitivity as a result of visual categorization (Wegman, van der Linden)
102 Contrast sensitivity changes in persons with prosopagnosia (Lukauskiene, Liutkeviciene, Zaliuniene, Jasinskas, Stanislovaitiene,)
103 Contrast detection thresholds for natural and 1/f random noise images (Ellemberg, Johnson, Hansen)
104 Impressions of smiling faces with cleft lip and palate (Masame, Adachi, Kochi)
105 Hemispheric differences in the perception of positive and negative facial expressions (Alves, Silva, Fukusima, Aznar-Casanova)
106 Why are unrelated associations learned more rapidly in a consistent temporal order? (Hamid, Wendemuth, Braun)
107 Familiarity aids detection of family resemblance (Hancock, Bulloch)
108 Effects of self-motion on gloss perception (Sakano, Ando)
109 Binocular rivalry between patterns and visual noises: way to "see" your spontaneous activity in the early visual system by yourself (Wakisaka, Gunji, Ohta, Kitajo, Yamaguchi,)
110 How big is visual long-term memory? Evidence for massive and high fidelity storage (Brady, Konkle, Alvarez, Oliva)
111 Adapting to Emotional Faces in Rivalry (Adams, Gray, Garner)
112 Face gender discrimination performance can be altered using male and female face masks (Basseda, Zadbood)

Segmentation and grouping

113 Specificity of the visual second-order mechanisms (Babenko, Yavna)
114 Unmasking the standing wave illusion: the role of apparent motion (Hein, Moore)
115 Visual texture properties (Lado, Pescio, de Mattiello)
116 The perception of subjective contours and neon color spreading patterns in 4-month-old infants (Kavsek)
117 Use of 'pop-out' paradigm to test graph comprehension in a three-dimensional scatter plot (Shovman, Scott-Brown, Szymkowiak, Bown)
118 Contour integration by cue combination with color and spatial frequency (Persike, Meinhardt)
119 Masking study of instant stimuli texture segmentation (Fomins)
120 Idiosyncratic hot spots in crowding (Petrov, Meleshkevich, Popple)

 

Wednesday, August 27 2008 (top)

Oral Sessions

09:00-10:30 Theatron: Objects and shapes

09:00 Information, Symmetry, and Vision (Lappin)
09:15 The role of shape properties in perceived similarity between novel 3-D objects (Torfs, Wagemans, Op de Beeck)
09:30 Perceiving 3-D objects: perspective versus convexity/concavity; stereo versus motion parallax (Papathomas, Jain, Sherman)
09:45 A novel simplicity principle that allows the recovery of solid shapes (Pizlo, Li, Sawada, Steinman)
10:00 Multi-Dimensional Contour Vectors for Category Representations (Rasche)
10:15 Predicting successes and failures of 3D shape estimation (Fleming)

09:00-10:30 Megaron: Shifts and distribution of spatial attention

09:00 Changes in visual masking during presaccadic remapping of space (Hunt, Cavanagh)
09:15 How does the frontal eye field (FEF) affect early visual processing? Contrast discrimination in patients with FEF lesions (Budnik, Rafal, Sumner)
09:30 Probing the link between sources and targets of attentional control: a concurrent TMS-fMRI study of visuospatial selection (Heinen, Ruff, Bjoertomt, Schenkluhn, Bestmann, Blankenburg, Walsh, Driver, Chambers)
09:45 Neural correlates of motion-induced blindness in the human brain (Scholvinck, Rees)
10:00 Capture of attention by scene-relative object movement during self-movement (Rushton, Ludwig)
10:15 Neural processing of task-relevant stimuli outside the focus of attention (Houtkamp, Braun)

13:45-15:15 Theatron: Binocular depth perception

13:45 Cortical integration of multiple cues to three-dimensional motion (Rokers, Cormack, Huk)
14:00 Different Weights At The Same Place (Muller, Brenner, Smeets)
14:15 Frontal slope perception: Effects of viewing distance and height (Ross)
14:30 Integration of Shape and Surround Across Cue Modalities (van der Kooij, te Pas)
14:45 Dramatic Insensitivity for Surface Orientation from Binocular Disparities (Mamassian)
15:00 Helmholtz's celestial sphere and the perception of straight lines (Rogers)

13:45-15:15 Megaron: Objects/shape perception

13:45 Spatial constancy in haptic length perception (Fasiello, Hayward, Campion, Wexler)
14:00 Multisensory combination for movement timing (Welchman, Elliott, Doumas, Wing)
14:15 Visual and haptic perceptual representations of complex 3D objects (Gaißert, Wallraven, Bülthoff)
14:30 Comparison of spatio-temporal exploration of everyday objects in touch and vision (Tripathi, Panchanathan)
14:45 Pedestal effects in tactile amplitude discrimination (Clifford, Arabzadeh, Harris)
15:00 Haptic Object Recognition and Squeeze Strength (Morash, Balas)

15:45-17:15 Theatron: Symposium: Marburg + 30 (go here for a description of the Symposium)
Sponsored by the Nederlandse Vereniging voor Psychonomie (NVP)

15:45 Filtered versions of illusory patterns (Lingelbach)
16:05 30 Years of Studying the Visual Perception of Form (Rentschler)
16:25 What eye movements can tell us about the working brain (Zihl)
16:45 Do unique hues originate within us or in the outside world? (Mollon, Lee)

15:45-17:15 Megaron: Symposium: Constructing the visual world (go here for a description of the Symposium)

15:45 "Trinocular rivalry"? (O'Shea, Tep, Roeber, Schröger)
16:00 Reported evidence for widespread synchronized networks in visual rivalry is unconvincing (van Ee)
16:15 On the neural mechanisms of binocular rivalry (Bartels, Logothetis)
16:30 Pupil Dilation and Rivalry: A link between multistable perception and behavioral decision-making (Einhäuser, Stout, Koch, Carter)
16:45 A perplexing interplay between binocular rivalry and attention (Roeber, Veser, O'shea)
17:00 When our brain is impressed but we do not notice it - Evidence for an unconscious reliability estimation of the perceptual outcome (Kornmeier, Hein, Krüger, Heinrich, Bach)

10:30-13:00 Poster Hall: Posters

Analogous concepts in haptics and vision

1 Haptic perception of space in infancy: influence of visual cues (Streri, Gentaz)
2 Crossmodal visuo-haptic integration in an illusion of length (Mancini, Bricolo, Sacerdoti, Tadini, Vallar)
3 Aesthetics by numbers: computationally derived features of visual textures explain their aesthetics judgment (Haak, Jacobs, Thumfart, Henson, Cornelissen)
4 The effects of adaptation on haptic roughness perception (Kahrimanovic, Bergmann Tiest, Kappers)
5 Developing a reference frame for testing cross-modality effects of vision and touch (Jakesch, Zachhuber, Leder, Carbon)
6 Differential amygdalar activity for beauty versus roughness judgments (Jacobs, Renken, Cornelissen)
7 Generalized adaptive procedure for psychometric measurement (Tanner)
8 Mirror symmetry topographical mapping is a fundamental principle of cortex organization in vision and touch: a whole brain fMRI study of body representation (Tal, Geva, Hertz, Amedi)

Attention and related issues

9 Episodic retrieval accounts of priming in visual search explain only a limited subset of findings on priming (Asgeirsson, Kristjansson)
10 Can feature binding be explained by certainty in space and time? (Rich, Vul)
11 Does the self-face grab and/or retain attention? An eye movement study (Devue, Van der Stigchel, Brédart, Theeuwes)
12 Low-level effects of reward can be disentangled from both spatial and feature attention (Simoncini, Baldassi)
13 The contribution of scene context to change detection performance (Zimmermann, Schnier, Lappe)
14 Influence of Prior knowledge on Perceptual Grouping (Essid)
15 StraViS 2.0: A revised model for visual feature search with graded target-distractor-similarity (Mueller-Plath, Heße, Melzer, Wienrich)
16 Influence of scene background and spatial arrangement of objects on gaze behaviour (Helmert, Mueller, Pannasch, Velichkovsky)
17 Attenuation of substitution masking by a local spatial pre-cue is not an artifact of spatial uncertainty (Luiga, Bachmann)
18 Crowding affects letters and symbols differently (Tydgat, Grainger)
19 TMS over the intraparietal sulcus induces perceptual fading (Kanai, Muggleton, Walsh)
20 Unconscious components of attention: monocular cueing effects in humans (Self, Roelfsema)
21 Interactions of Audiovisual Attentional Resources (Batson, Watanabel)
22 Eye-tracking decision behaviour in Choice-based Conjoint Analysis (Meißner, Essig, Pfeiffer, Decker, Ritter,)
23 The spatio-temporal profile of feature and spatial attention: a psychophysical reverse correlation study (Megna, Rocchi, Baldassi)
24 Two stages of visual processing during the free exploration of paintings: A study with eye movements and fixation-related ERPs (Pannasch, Fischer, Graupner, Velichkovsky)
25 Cueing spatial visual attention by symbolic and directional auditory stimuli (Nasanen, Ahonen, Jagadeesan, Müller)
26 Suppressed visual awareness can be recovered by sounds presented in the relevant locations (Shibata, Kawachi, Yairi, Iwaya, Gyoba, Suzuki)
27 Competition for awareness among visual events is modulated by sound in metacontrast masking (Yeh, Chen)
28 How do distractors distract in multiple object tracking? (Horowitz, Cohen)
29 Colour aids memorization - not detection - of rapidly presented natural scenes (Yao, Einhäuser)

Binocular vision & spatial localisation

30 Relation between individual differences in dynamic and static vergence characteristic with changing viewing distance and size of disparity step stimuli (Svede, Jaschinski)
31 Information processing strategies are hemispheric independent (Skalska)
32 Interchannel asymmetries during long and short dichoptic presentations (Corral, Leirós, Blanco, Valle-Inclán)
33 Rivalry alternations bind together along entire contours (Graf, Baker)
34 The effects of temporal noise on the perception of motion in depth (Nefs, Harris)
35 Binocular rivalry from asynchronously flickering images: the temporal limit depends on trial duration and attention (van Boxtel, Erkelens, van Ee)
36 Stereo 'blind-sight' during online control of movement (van Mierlo, Smeets, Brenner)
37 Evaluation of Stereoscopic Stills: Beyond the 2D quality Model (Lambooij, Heynderickx, Ijsselsteijn)
38 Spatially Variant Morphological Skeleton Representation Interframe Interpolation Method (Udrea, Vizireanu, Preda, Pirnog)
39 The noise puzzle in contrast discrimination (Alcala-Quintana, Garcia-Perez)
40 Orientation tuned suppression in binocular rivalry reveals general and specific components of rivalry suppression (Stuit, Paffen, Alais)
41 Protruding apparent 3D images in depth-fused 3D visual perception (Takada, Date, Suyama, Ohtani)
42 Age dynamics of fusion capabilities assessed by means of RDS with markers for objective control of binocular image splitting (Vasiljeva, Rozhkova)
43 Visual Perception of Gloom (Zhang, Julian, Purcell)

Clinical aspects

44 Subjective visual acuities with simulated and physical defocus (Dehnert, Bach, Heinrich)
45 Pain relief, cognitive improvement and EEG normalization after selective regulatory central lateral thalamotomy against chronic neurogenic pain (Michels, Moazami, Jeanmonod)
46 Effects of the preceding "history" of apparent motion on Dmax (Mateeff, Stefanova, Hohnsbein)

Colour and brightness

47 Highest luminance appears white even at lowest illumination levels (Gilchrist)
48 Estimation of individual Human Cone Fundamentals from Colour Matching Functions is as easy as 1-2-3 ? (Andersen, Finlayson)
49 Simultaneous lightness contrast with non-adjacent luminance ramps and Gelb illumination (Daneyko, Zavagno)
50 Perceiving non-Herring mixtures in neon colour spreading configurations (Mingolla, Livitz, Yazdanbakhsh)
51 Optimal Nonlinear Signal Transmission: A Comparison of Mutual Information and Estimation Error (Snippe, van Hateren)
52 Uniform Statistics yields Non-uniform Hue Distributions (Koenderink)
53 Individual differences in simultaneous contrast (Bosten, Mollon,)
54 Modelling chromatic discrimination of chromatically variegated stimuli (Giesel, Hansen, Gegenfurtner)
55 Changes in color perception due to sunglare protection filters evaluated by Wolter ellipses (Schmidt, Lingelbach, Jendrusch, Ehrenstein)
56 Perception and visualisation of the luminous environment in natural scenes (Pont, Mury, Koenderink)
57 Colourful changes to the synesthetic colour experience (Nijboer, te Pas, Gebuis, Van der Smagt)
58 Colour induction effects are modelled by a low-level multiresolution wavelet framework (Otazu, Vanrell, Parraga)

Eye, hand & body movements

59 Time-to-contact estimation during visual self-motion: Is second order information used for motion extrapolation? (Capelli, Vidal, Berthoz)
60 Is inhibition in subliminal priming stimulus triggered? (Boy, Clarke, Sumner,)
61 Searching for threat: eye movements during CCTV monitoring (Howard, Troscianko, Gilchrist)
62 The effect of shifted visual feedback of the hand on perceived reachability (de Grave, Smeets, Brenner)
63 Reaching in the dark: comparing dorsal vs. ventral stream control in Williams Syndrome and in infants (Babinsky, Braddick, Atkinson)
64 One eye or two? Determining gaze direction in the horizontal and vertical plane (Adams, Redmill, Goddard)
65 Switching between visuomotor mappings: learning absolute mappings or relative shifts? (van Dam, Hawellek, Ernst)
66 Auditory footsteps affect visual biological motion orientation detection (Mendonça, Santos)
67 Expression discrimination: Faster and more sensitive with saccadic eye movements? (Bannerman, Milders, Sahraie)
68 Discussion on anticipated velocity slowdown of occluded object and eye movement (Takeichi, Fujita, Tanaka)
69 Biomechanics, rather than visual information, determines finger placement in grasping spheres (Schot, Brenner, Smeets)

Motion perception & temporal issues

70 A local least squares estimate of the IOC global velocity (Johnston)
71 Motor and perception-based prediction (Sciutti, Nori, Metta, Pozzo, Sandini)
72 Is visible persistence responsible for the flash-lag effect? (Gauch, Kerzel)
73 Low-level motion as a cue to speaker identification in point-light displays of interpersonal conversation (Rose, Clarke, Field)
74 Motion streaks cause spatial-frequency and orientation-tuned threshold elevation for static patterns (Apthorp, Alais)
75 Debility in Higher Level Motion Detection in Parkinson's Disease: A Clue for Attentional Rigidity ? (Ezzati, Khadjevand, Zandvakili, Abbassian)
76 Characterization of flickering-flanker induced blindness phenomenon (Chatterjee, Chakravarthi)
77 An objective evaluation of temporal instabilities in amblyopic perception (Iftime, Thiel, Sireteanu)
78 Compensation for smooth pursuit eye movements in expanding, contracting, and rotating optic flow (Duijnhouwer, van den Berg, van Wezel)
79 The cross-modal effect in time perception (Chen, Yeh)
80 Motion direction biases in retinotopic cortex (Raemaekers, Lankheet, van Wezel)
81 MEG response to visual social interaction through motion (Pavlova, Guerreschi, Lutzenberger, Sokolov, Krägeloh-Mann)
82 Vestibular stimulation causes underestimation of visual velocity (Filliard, Reymond, Wertheim, Kemeny, Berthoz)
83 Perception of biological motion in individuals with autism spectrum disorder (Murphy, Brady, Troje)
84 Detection of direction of biological motion in domestic chicks is affected by lateralisation caused by in ovo light exposure of chicks' embryos (Rugani, Regolin, Vallortigara)
85 Sensitivity and perceptual awareness increase with practice in metacontrast masking (Schwiedrzik, Singer, Melloni)
86 Effects of Cross-Modal Information on Representational Momentum and Representational Gravity (Hubbard, Courtney)
87 The effect of repetition on subjective duration at brief timescales (Pariyadath, Eagleman)

Objects, faces and shapes

88 Helmholtz's checkerboard reviewed (Oomes, Koenderink, van Doorn, de Ridder)
89 withdrawn
90 Seeing, tying, and untying knots (Marino, Actis-Grosso, Uras)
91 Lateralization of spatial relation processing: an fMRI study (van der Ham, van Wezel, Oleksiak, Postma)
92 The effect of spatial frequency filtering and negation on age perception (Jung, Park)
93 Towards a psychophysics of art perception (Augustin, Schild, Gross, Carbon)
94 What role for gamma oscillations in the perception of ambiguous figures? (Ehm, Bach, Kornmeier)
95 Topmost parts are more important when judging whether a composite object will fall (Samuel, Kerzel)
96 Rapid category-specific cortical activation revealed by stimulus inversion (Meeren, Hadjikhani, Ahlfors, Hämäläinen, de Gelder)
97 Categorical perception of male and female faces and the single-route hypothesis (Armann, Bülthoff)
98 An integrated framework for combining gist vision with object segregation, categorisation and recognition (Rodrigues, Almeida, Martins, Lam, du Buf)
99 Facial Attractiveness in Orthognathic Surgery: Physical Aspects (Silva, Fukusima)
100 Correlation between figural symmetry detection and salient connectivity paths in dot pattern displays (Shinba, Nakano, van Tonder, Ohtani)
101 Neural decoding of human-body perception from observer's electroencephalogram signal (Kitazaki, Hariyama, Inoue, Shigemasu, Nakauchi)
102 Viewpoint invariance in the recognition of 3-D depth-rotated figures (Chikhman, Shelepin, Foreman, Passmore)
103 Stereoscopic information affects object representation (Pasqualotto, Hayward)
104 The eyes touch what the hand sees: amalgamating modality-specific reference frames (Volcic, Wijntjes, Kool, Kappers)
105 Saccading towards faces in 100 ms. What's the secret? (Crouzet, Kirchner, Thorpe)
106 Effects of background texture patterns on the reverspective illusion (Suzuki, Tada)
107 Processing of natural images is feedforward: A simple behavioral test (Schmidt, Schmidt)
108 Temporal dynamics of the gaze aftereffect (Wiepen, Persike, Meinhardt)
109 The influence of priming on the interpretation of an ambiguous figure (Hartendorp, Van der Stigchel, Burnett, Jellema, Postma)

Segmentation and grouping

110 Mapping the Similarity Space of Paintings: Is There a Role for Image Statistics? (Graham, Friedenberg, Rockmore, Field)
111 Pre-attentive visual object formation is revealed by differential processing of deviances related to same or different objects (Müller, Winkler, Roeber, Schaffer, Czigler, Schröger)
112 Crowding and visual complexity (Poder)
113 Perceptual region detection method for image segmentation (Pirnog, Oprea, Udrea, Preda)
114 Classifying local image symmetry using a co-localised family of linear filters (Griffin, Lillholm)
115 Isotropic surround suppression in human vision (Kilpeläinen, Laurinen)
116 Highly Scalable Image Watermarking in the Wavelet Domain (Preda, Vizireanu, Oprea, Udrea)
117 ERP correlates of detection in visual segregation (Straube, Fahle)
118 From Grouping to Visual Meanings: A New Theory of Perceptual Organization (Albertazzi, Pinna)


Thursday, August 28 2008 (top)

Oral Sessions

09:00-10:30 Theatron: Binocular space perception

09:00 Probabilities of binocular half-occlusions in 3D cluttered scenes (Langer)
09:15 Conscious and unconscious influences of spatial memory and eye movements (Postma, Stotteler, Hooge)
09:30 The focal blur gradient affects perceived absolute distance (Vishwanath)
09:45 Stereoscopic attentional tracking of independently moving objects embedded in optic flow (Raabe, Bernhardt, Beck, Greenlee)
10:00 Illusions destroy visual space (Smeets, Sousa, Brenner)
10:15 Contrast is summed across eyes and space, and in that order (Meese, Summers)

09:00-10:30 Megaron: Saccades and perception

09:00 Interaction between masked priming and flanker interference (Sumner, Boy, Husain)
09:15 Saccadic eye movements in two-stimulus visual displays: Foveal and peripheral distractor stimuli are not equal (Vitu, Casteau)
09:30 Interactions between perceptual dimensions in the remote distractor effect (Born, Kerzel)
09:45 Post-saccadic target influences pre-saccadic compression (Maij, Brenner, Smeets)
10:00 Investigating the locus of trans-saccadic remapping using invisible aftereffects (Melcher)
10:15 Hitting a moving target: Interaction between 'when' and 'where' in saccade programming (Etchells, Benton, Ludwig, Gilchrist)

14:15-15:30 Theatron: Motion

14:15 Global rotation from multiple Gabor arrays (Rider, Johnston)
14:30 Priors in interceptive timing: sometimes reliability is not enough (López-Moliner)
14:45 Anti-correlations in motion, stereopsis and orientation detection (Lankheet)
15:00 Static motion aftereffect depends on relative depth (Ashida, Shirakawa)
15:15 Alternating "Jagged" motions give anomalous perceived directions and aftereffects of motion (Anstis)

14:15-15:30 Megaron: Objects and shapes

14:15 Perceptual learning and the critical period for visual development (Movshon, Kiorpes)
14:30 The Organisation of the Foveal Confluence in Human Revealed by High Resolution fMRI (Schira, Tyler, Spehar)
14:45 Objects, Big and Small: Evidence for canonical visual size in object representation (Konkle, Oliva)
15:00 Seeing objects in the dark: Evidence for a robust internal representation of external objects in the world (Carlson, Alvarez, Wu, Verstraten)
15:15 Invariant decoding of object categories from V1 and LOC across different colors, sizes and speeds (Chen, Haynes)

16:00-17:30 Theatron: Symposium: Synaesthesia (go here for a description of the Symposium)

16:00 Visualizing synaesthesia: attention, perception, and crossmodal plasticity (Proulx)
16:30 Posthypnotic Suggestion Induces Synaesthetic Cross-modal Sensation in the Absence of Abnormal Neuronal Connections (Cohen Kadosh, Henik, Catena, Walsh, Fuentes)
16:45 The Impact of Synesthesia on Visual Attention (Smilek, Carriere, Dixon)
17:00 Localizing synaesthesia using fMRI (van Leeuwen, Petersson, Langner, Rijpkema, Hagoort)
17:15 Interaction between cortical areas: lessons from synaesthesia (Blakemore)

16:00-17:30 Megaron: Symposium: Crowding (go here for a description of the Symposium)
Sponsored by the Vereniging voor Biofysica & Biomedische Technologie (VvB-BMT)

16:00 Crowding (Cornelissen, Pelli)
16:10 In retrospect: adverse interactions in parafoveal letter recognition (Bouma)
16:20 The uncrowded window and the Bouma law (Pelli, Tillman)
16:30 Crowding explained by population coding (van den Berg, Roerdink, Cornelissen)
16:45 Breaking the bound: Weakly masking a target greatly expands the range of crowding interaction (Vickery, Shim, Chakravarthi, Jiang, Luedeman)
17:00 Crowding and multifocal attention: Splitting attention increases the size of the isolation field (Alvarez, Franconeri)
17:15 Crowding is modulated by global stimulus configuration (Saarela, Sayim, Westheimer, Herzog)

10:30-13:00 Poster Hall: Posters

Analogous concepts in haptics and vision

1 What finger movements reveal about Braille reading (Hughes, Van Gemmert)
2 Visual object recognition by prehension movement (Campanella, Sandini)
3 Tactile and visual contributions to the perception of naturalness (Overvliet, Soto-Faraco)
4 The weight of representing the body: factors influencing multisensory integration (Kammers, Dijkerman)
5 Scenario-based cross-modal touching. How top-down processes influence tactile and visual appreciation (Zachhuber, Jakesch, Leder, Carbon)
6 Modality-specific involvement of occipital cortex in Early Blind (van der Lubbe, van Mierlo, Postma)
7 Psychophysical evidence for face-centered visuo-tactile neurons in humans (Wolfe, Carpinella)

Attention and related issues

8 Predictive coupling between attention and eye movements (Belopolsky, Theeuwes)
9 Visual attention while riding motorcycle: improving traffic hazard perception using a riding simulator (Bastianelli, Spoto, Vidotto)
10 Visual Memory Storage of objects depends on their spatial organization (Ben Abbes)
11 Sexual differences in pattern recognition: effect of visuospatial discrimination or decision-making behavior? (Devaud, Brandner)
12 Space and time modulate faster visual detection in the profound deaf (Bottari, Nava, Ley, Pavani)
13 When does roving disrupt perceptual learning? (Tartaglia, Aaberg, Herzog)
14 Effects of crowding on temporal order judgement (Fährmann, Köpsel, Bachmann, Huckauf)
15 Searching among illusory stimuli to probe the interplay of intrinsic and extrinsic uncertainty (Paggetti, Megna, Baldassi)
16 Adaptive displays for compensating pathological nystagmus (Koesling, Johannfunke, Carbone)
17 Assessment of visual function in non-responsive subjects using automated eye-tracking: methodology and repeatability (Pel, Manders, Vermaak, Evenhuis, Vandersteen)
18 Task-dependent functional connectivity between the pulvinar and working memory circuits (Fischer, Whitney)
19 An empirical study on the roles of asymmetry and balance in aesthetics (Saraschandra, Indurkhya)
20 Seen or not seen: Effects of memory for unseen items in repeated visual search (Höfler, Körner)
21 Perceptual learning by mental imagery (Herzog, Tartaglia, Bamert, Mast)
22 The attentional blink in reverse: Retro-active interference in encoding masked visual targets (Nieuwenstein, Wyble)
23 Object-based effects of attentional selection due to low-level curvature-based perceptual singularities (Diesendruck, Ben-Shahar)
24 Electrophysiological correlates of unconsciously triggered inhibitory control (van Gaal, Ridderinkhof, Fahrenfort, Lamme)
25 Load and space exert interacting effects on visual selective attention (Caparos, Linnell)
26 Cortical magnification factor and flexibility of visual sampling (Shirama, Ishiguchi)
27 Change Blindness: The longer the better (Wilson, Goddard)
28 Your eyes go before you know (Donk, van Zoest)
29 Luminance effects of competing cues on facilitation and inhibition of return (IOR) (Zhao, Heinke, Humphreys)

Binocular vision, spatial localisation

30 Visual Search in Head-worn Displays (Huckauf, Urbina, Tümler, Doil, Mecke)
31 The number of perceptual alternations occurring during binocular rivalry is limited by attention (Paffen, Hooge)
32 Differences in orientation judgements made in upper and lower visual space point to upper visual space being specialised for perceptual vision (Dyde, Harris)
33 Psychophysical Point (Ono, González, Najafi)
34 Perception of depth from linear perspective and binocular information in a chimpanzee (Imura, Tomonaga, Yonas)
35 Influence of saccadic eye movements and stimulus jumps on perceptual state changes in binocular rivalry (Kalisvaart, Rampersad, Goossens)
36 Perceived number of depth layer defined by discrete motion parallax (Kayahara)
37 Feature-selective inhibition during binocular suppression: Evidence for pattern rivalry (Vergeer, van Lier)
38 Interaction of occlusion cues with stereo disparities: texture captured by occlusion cues and its breakdown by stereo cues (Kogo, Froyen, Wagemans)
39 Quickly finding a different slant: search before or after cue combination (Sousa, Brenner, Smeets)
40 The illusion of misalignment in the Poggendorff figure is modulated by early visual processing (Shoshina, Medvedev, Olada, Fedorova, Lubgan,)
41 Stereopsis contingent on binocular rivalry suppression phase (Knapen, van Boxtel)
42 A closer look at Hering's law: Eye dominance relates to deviations under different conditions of vergence and smooth pursuit (Wagner, Ehrenstein, Eichenstein, Ben-Moshe, Shamir)
43 The Effect of Foveal Contour Interaction on a Spatial Resolution Task under Dichoptic, Half-binocular, and Binocular Conditions (Masgoret, Suttle, Asper, Alexander,)

Clinical aspects

44 Cortical haemodynamic response to coloured gratings (Wilkins, Tang, Irabor, Baningham, Coutts)
45 Spatial alignment over foveal scotomas (Crossland, Bex)
46 Can synesthetes count on colours? (Gebuis, Nijboer, van der Smagt)

Colour and brightness

47 The role of spatial articulation in Agostini & Galmonte reversed lightness induction Necker cube (Galmonte, Gherzil, Agostini)
48 Width of colour categories predicted by discrimination thresholds (Witzel, Gegenfurtner, Hansen,)
49 Visual texture affects the perceived unpleasantness of colours (Simmons, Russell)
50 Decoding higher order colour signals in human visual cortex (Goddard, Mannion, Mcdonald, Solomon, Clifford)
51 The influences of local and lateral cone modulation on rod thresholds (Sun, Baraas)
52 Symmetry influences colour perception: the transparent sheet model (Ninio)
53 Effects of luminance contrast on chromatic induction (Kondo, Yamamoto)
54 Chromatic distribution affects color constancy (Lucassen, Gijsenij, Gevers)
55 The effect of luminance pseudo-ramps on simultaneous lightness contrast (Zavagno, Daneyko)
56 Shadow and highlights are important to determine diffuseness and number of light sources in photographs of real objects (te Pas, Pont)
57 Bauhaus Revisited: Identifying form and colour preference using a gaze driven evolutionary algorithm (Holmes, Zanker)
58 Stochastic resonance cannot describe decreasing contrast detection threshold by noise (Takahashi, Yagi)
59 The effect of object familiarity and changing illumination on color categorization (Ling, Allen-Clarke, Vurro, Hurlbert)

Eye, hand & body movements

60 Visual feedback is not essential for children to make the perpendicular bias (De Bruyn, Davis)
61 Visual Gaze Behaviour of Children and Adult Pedestrians at a Signalized Road Crossing (Egan, Willis, Ness, Stradling)
62 When visual search takes a rest: Searching the same display again after a delay (Körner, Höfler, Gilchrist)
63 Sources of variability in interceptive movements; is visual resolution a limiting factor? (Brenner, Smeets)
64 What can we learn from micro-saccades? (Hermens, Walker, Zanker)
65 Invisible colour cues and their influence on action (Ivanov, Werner)
66 Driving smoother with the tangent point (Kandil, Lappe)
67 Eye movements and recognition accuracy are affected by the presence of people in real-world scenes (Humphrey, Underwood)
68 Precursory retinal image motion before small-amplitude saccades (Mergenthaler, Engbert)
69 Differential effects of target onset and target uncertainty on saccade latency distributions in the gap and overlap tasks (Rolfs, Vitu)
70 Reference frames for biological motion inversion effects (Troje)
71 Visual illusions: saccadic and manual responses reveal a similar time-course (van Zoest, Hunt)

Motion perception & temporal issues

72 Perception of intentionality in simple, straight motions of schematic shapes (Schlottmann, Ray, Congiu, Bhutani)
73 Plasticity unbound: Distinct context-driven plasticity with judgements of visual speed (Sokolov, Pavlova)
74 Flicker-induced motion of stationary patterns (Beer, Greenlee)
75 An fMRI tests battery for visual motion processing (Bernhardt, Raabe, Greenlee)
76 Blind saccades: Accurate oculomotor responses to invisible motion stimuli under urgency conditions (De'sperati, Agrusta, Balderi, Gregori Grgic,)
77 Neural architecture of cortical motion feature detection, figure-ground segregation and selective visual attention (Raudies, Neumann)
78 Dynamic vision: Linking perceptual performance to motor skills (Jendrusch, Engel, Ehrenstein, Platen)
79 Uncued prestimulus BOLD activity in hMT+ biases the perception of near-threshold coherent motion (Hesselmann, Kell, Kleinschmidt)
80 Perception of animacy from a single moving object (Schultz, Dopjans)
81 Neural correlates of the continuous Wagon Wheel Illusion: a functional MRI study (Reddy, Remy, Vayssiere, Vanrullen)
82 Neural Correlates of Memory in Ambiguous Perception measured with EEG (de Jong, Brascamp, Kemner, van Ee)
83 Neural model for the recognition of transitive actions (Giese, Fleischer, Casile)
84 Noise-dependent interhemispheric integration of motion (Zokaei, Bahrami, Walsh, Rees,)
85 Influence of the field of view on speed estimation during visual translations (Pretto, Bresciani, Vidal, Bülthoff)
86 Temporal dynamics of motion-induced-blindness (Goutcher)
87 The role of (other or self-) reference in the perception of expanding biological motion (Mouta, Santos)
88 Motion-induced blindness: A consequence of overzealous motion deblurring? (Wallis, Arnold)
89 Temporal conditions for pure phi in two-element and multiple-element apparent motion displays (Ekroll, Trampenau, Scherzer)

Objects, faces and shapes

90 Face recognition from caricatures (Mendes, Fukusima)
91 Faces of each gender are coded in reference to gender-matched prototypes: Evidence from Masking (Zadbood, Basseda, Vaziri Pashkam)
92 Size constancy mechanism and spatial illusions in an Anuran (Bastakov)
93 Modelling Face Adaptation Aftereffects (Zhao, Hancock, Bednar)
94 If not in the eye, then in the visual short-term memory of the beholder (Davies)
95 Perception of emotional expression of faces is affected by the vertical placement of inner facial features (Todorovic)
96 Chicks' preferences for different types of symmetry (Mascalzoni, Regolin, Vallortigara)
97 Visual Memory: The Effects of Time, Fixations, and Presentation Mode (Huebner, Gegenfurtner)
98 Asymmetrical Length Perception in Fick Illusion (Kojima, Katayama)
99 How Natural are Natural Images? (Drewes, Huebner, Wichmann, Gegenfurtner)
100 Finding an angry face from a crowd: an investigation of anger superiority effect using schematic faces (Takabatake, Yamada)
101 Contrast-invariant visual object recognition from active sensation (Jüttner, Osman, Rentschler)
102 An examination of the neural markers of face perception using magnetoencephalography (MEG) (Williams, Schmalzl)
103 Suprathreshold discriminations of naturalistic images at fixation and in the periphery (To, Kho, Troscianko, Tolhurst)
104 Object substitution masking induced by illusory masks: Evidence for higher object-level locus of interference (Hirose, Osaka,)
105 Priming of visual object processing: effect of prime duration and task (Bordaberry, Delord)
106 Face recognition at short presentation times in congenital prosopagnosia (Stollhoff, Jost, Elze, Welling, Kennerknecht)
107 Face Familiarity Affects Memory Recall Dependency on Encoding and Presentation Times (Nasr, Roostaee)
108 Cognitive Modulation of the Oblique Effect (Borra, Hooge, Verstraten)
109 Body inversion effect in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) (Matsuno, Fujita)
110 Costs and benefits of image averaging for human face matching (van Montfort, Jenkins)

Segmentation and grouping

111 Distractor influence on the right angle perception (Bielevicius, Bulatov, Bertulis, Loginovich)
112 Discrimination between spiral Glass patterns early in human visual cortex (Mannion, Mcdonald, Clifford)
113 Spatial structure affects temporal discrimination (Bauer, Cheadle, Parton, Müller, Bonneh, Usher)
114 Low-level interference in positional encoding: Crowding falls into line (Greenwood, Bex, Dakin)
115 Comparing orientation-specific adaptation and pattern classification analyses in human V1 using high-field fMRI (Sapountzis, Schluppeck, Bowtell, Peirce)
116 Orientation bias is predicted by pre-stimulus EEG alpha activity (Nikolaev, Gepshtein, van Leeuwen)
117 Audiovisual temporal order judgments in a three-is-a-crowd stimulus (Remijn, Kojima, Ito)