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Transforming the understanding
and treatment of mental illnesses.

Laboratory of Neuropsychology Laboratory of Neuropsychology (LN)

Selected Publications

Afraz A., Boyden E.S., DiCarlo J.J. Optogenetic and pharmacological suppression of spatial clusters of face neurons reveal their causal role in face gender discrimination. Proc Natl Acad Sci, 2015; 112(21):6730-5.

Afraz A., Yamins D.L., DiCarlo J.J. Neural Mechanisms Underlying Visual Object Recognition. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol, 2014; 79:99-107.

Afraz A., Vaziri-Pashkam M., Cavanagh. P. Spatial heterogeneity in the perception of face and form attributes. Current Biology, 2010; 20(23):2112-6.

Cavanagh P, Hunt AR, Afraz A, Rolfs M. Visual stability based on remapping of attention pointers. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 2010; 14(4):147-53.

Afraz A., Cavanagh. P. The gender-specific face aftereffect is based in retinotopic not spatiotopic coordinates across several natural image transformations. Journal of Vision, 2009; 9(10):10.1-17.

Ezzati A., Golzar A., Afraz A. Topography of the motion aftereffect with and without eye movements. Journal of Vision, 2008; 8(14):23.1-16

Afraz S.R., Cavanagh. P. Retinotopy of face aftereffect. Vision Research, 2008; 48(1):42-54.

Afraz S.R, Kiani. R., Esteky. H. Microstimulation of inferotemporal cortex influences face categorization. Nature, 2006; 442(7103):692-5.

Noudoost B., Afraz S.R, Vaziri-Pashkam M., Esteky H. Visual spatial integrity in the absence of splenium. Brain Research, 2006; 1076(1):177-86.

Afraz S.R, Kiani. R., Vaziri-Pashkam. M., Esteky. H. Motion Induced Overestimation of the Number of Items in a Display. Perception, 2004; 33(8):915-25.

Rajimehr R., Vaziri-Pashkam M., Afraz S.R, Esteky H. Adaptation to apparent motion in crowded condition. Vision Research, 2004; 44(9):925-31.

Rajimehr R., Montaser-Kouhsari L.,Afraz S.R. Orientation selective adaptation to crowded illusory lines. Perception, 2003; 32(10):1199-210.

Afraz S.R, Montaser-Kouhsari L, Vaziri-Pashkam M, Moradi F. Interhemispheric visual interaction in a patient with posterior callosectomy. Neuropsychologia, 2003; 41(5):597-604.

Abbassian AH, Shahzadi S, Afraz S.R, Fazl A, Moradi F. Tactile discrimination task not disturbed by thalamic stimulation. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg, 2001; 76(1):19-28.