Yaoda Xu's Publications

Xu, Y. (in press). Distinctive neural mechanisms supporting visual object individuation and identification. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.

Xu, Y. (2008). Representing connected and disconnected shapes in human inferior intra-parietal sulcus. Neuroimage, 40, 1849-1856.(pdf)

Xu, Y. & Chun, M. M. (2007). Visual grouping in human parietal cortex. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 104, 18766-18771. (pdf)

Xu, Y. & Nakayama, K. (2007). Visual short-term memory benefit for objects on different 3D surfaces. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 136, 653-662. (pdf)

Xu, Y. (2007). The role of the superior intra-parietal sulcus in supporting visual short-term memory for multi-feature objects. Journal of Neuroscience, 27, 11676-11686. (pdf) (supplementary materials)

Xu, Y., Turk-Browne, N. B., & Chun, M. M. (2007). Dissociating task performance from fMRI repetition attenuation in ventral visual cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, 27, 5981-5985. (pdf) (supplementary materials)

See also a Journal Club article from Journal of Neuroscience. (pdf)

Xu, Y. (2006). Understanding the object benefit in visual short-term memory: The roles of feature proximity and connectedness. Perception & Psychophysics, 68, 815-828. (pdf)

Xu, Y. & Chun, M. M. (2006). Dissociable neural mechanisms supporting visual short-term memory for objects. Nature, 440, 91-95. (pdf) (supplementary methods) (supplementary figure)

See also News & Views from Nature Neuroscience. (pdf)

Xu, Y. (2005). Revisiting the role of the fusiform and occipital face areas in visual expertise. Cerebral Cortex, 15, 1234-1242. (pdf)

Xu, Y., Liu, J., & Kanwisher, N. (2005). The M170 is selective for faces, not for expertise. Neuropsychologia, 43, 588-597. (pdf)

Xu, Y. & Singh, M. (2002). Early computation of part structure: Evidence from visual search. Perception & Psychophysics, 67, 1039-1054. (pdf)

Xu, Y. (2002). Integrating color and shape in visual short-term memory for objects with parts. Perception & Psychophysics, 64, 1260-1280. (pdf)

Xu, Y. (2002). Limitations in object-based feature encoding in visual short-term memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 28, 458-468. (pdf)

Xu, Y. (2002). Object-based feature integration in visual search. Perception, 31, 1335-1347. (pdf)

Scholl, B., & Xu, Y. (2001). The magical number 4 in vision. [Commentary] Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 24, 145-146. (pdf)

Xu, Y., & Corkin, S. (2001). H.M. revisits the Tower of Hanoi puzzle. Neuropsychology, 15, 69-79. (pdf)

Xu, Y., Pollatsek, A., & Potter, M. C. (1999). The activation of phonology during silent Chinese word reading. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 25, 838-857. (pdf)