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Pascal Mamassian
Former Member of the Vision group
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Scientific interests : vision research
Awards : Chaire d'Excellence (2004)

PUBLICATIONS (by category, 1900 - 2017) by date -- 2005-2017

Journal article

Wexler, M., Duyck, M., & Mamassian, P. (2015). Persistent states in vision break universality and time invariance. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(48), 14990–14995. pdf

Devaine, M., Waszak, F., & Mamassian, P. (2013). Dual Process for Intentional and Reactive Decisions. PLOS Computational Biology, 9(4), e1003013.

de Montalembert, M., & Mamassian, P. (2012). Processing temporal events simultaneously in healthy human adults and in hemi-neglect patients. Neuropsychologia, in press. pdf

Otto, T.U., & Mamassian, P. (2012). Noise and Correlations in Parallel Perceptual Decision Making. Current Biology, 22(15), 1391-1396.

Zannoli, M., Cass, J., Alais, D., & Mamassian, P. (2012). Disparity-based stereomotion detectors are poorly suited to track 2D motion. Journal of Vision, 12(11), .

Zannoli, M., Cass, J., Mamassian, P., & Alais, D. (2012). Synchronized audio-visual transients drive efficient visual search for motion-in-depth. PLoS ONE, in press.

Bogadhi, A.R., Montagnini, A., Mamassian, P., Perrinet, L.U., & Masson, G.S. (2011). Pursuing motion illusions: A realistic oculomotor framework for Bayesian inference. Vision Research, 51, 867-880.

Chopin, A., & Mamassian, P. (2011). Usefulness Influences Visual Appearance in Motion Transparency Depth Rivalry. Journal of Vision, 11, 18.

Zannoli, M., & Mamassian, P. (2011). The role of transparency in da Vinci stereopsis. Vision Research, 51, 2186–2197.

Alais, D., Newell, F.N., & Mamassian, P. (2010). Multisensory processing in review: From physiology to behaviour. Seeing and Perceiving, 23, 3-38.

Barthelme, S., & Mamassian, P. (2010). Flexible mechanisms underlie the evaluation of visual confidence. PNAS Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107, 20834-20839.

Cardoso-Leite, P., Mamassian, P., Schutz-Bosbach, S., & Waszak, F. (2010). A New Look at Sensory Attenuation: Action-Effect Anticipation Affects Sensitivity, Not Response Bias. Psychological Science, 21(12), 1740– 1745.

Chopin, A., & Mamassian, P. (2010). Task usefulness affects perception of rivalrous images. Psychological Science, 21(12), 1886-93. pdf

de Montalembert, M., & Mamassian, P. (2010). The vertical–horizontal illusion in hemi-spatial neglect. Neuropsychologia, 48, 3245-3251. pdf

de Montalembert, M., Auclair, L., & Mamassian, P. (2010). "Where is the sun" for hemi-neglect patients? Brain and Cognition, 72(2), 264-270.

Gerardin, P., Kourtzi, Z., & Mamassian, P. (2010). Prior knowledge of illumination for 3D perception in the human brain. PNAS Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107, 16309-16314.

Gorea, A., Mamassian, P., & Cardoso-Leite, P. (2010). Introspective Duration Estimation of Reactive and Proactive Motor Responses. Acta Psychologica, 134, 142-153, doi:10.1016/j.actpsy.2010.01.005.

Mamassian, P., & de Montalembert, M. (2010). A simple model of the vertical-horizontal illusion. Vision Research, 50(10), 956-962. pdf

Mamassian, P., & Landy, M.S. (2010). It's that time again. Nature Neuroscience, 13, 914-916.

Warren, P.A., & Mamassian, P. (2010). Recovery of surface pose from texture orientation statistics under perspective projection. Biological Cybernetics, 103, 199-212.

Cardoso-Leite, P., Mamassian, P., & Gorea, A. (2009). Comparison of perceptual and motor latencies via anticipatory and reactive responses. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 71(1), 82-94.

Maloney, L.T., & Mamassian, P. (2009). Bayesian decision theory as a model of human visual perception: Testing Bayesian transfer. Visual Neuroscience, 26, 147-155.

Brenner, E., Mamassian, P., & Smeets, J.B.J. (2008). If I saw it, it probably wasn’t far from where I was looking. Journal of Vision, 8(2), 1-10.

Fagard, J., Monzalvo-Lopez, K., & Mamassian, P. (2008). Relationship between eye preference and binocular rivalry, and between eye-hand preference and reading ability in children. Developmental Psychobiology, 50(8), 789-798.

Fagard, J., Sacco, S., Yvenou, C., Domellöf, E., Kieffer, V., Tordjman, S., Moutard, M.-H., & Mamassian, P. (2008). The role of the corpus callosum in the perception of reversible figures in children. Vision research, 48(23-24), 2451-5.

Mamassian, P. (2008). Overconfidence in an objective anticipatory motor task. Psychological Science, 19(6), 601-606.

McCormick, D., & Mamassian, P. (2008). What does the illusory-flash look like? Vision Research, 48, 63-69.

Cardoso-Leite, P., Gorea, A., & Mamassian, P. (2007). Temporal Order Judgment and simple Reaction Times: Evidence for a common processing system. Journal of Vision, 7(6), 1-14.

Gerardin, P., de Montalembert, M., & Mamassian, P. (2007). Shape from Shading: New Perspectives From The Polo Mint Stimulus. Journal of Vision, 7(11), 1:11.

Landy, M.S., Goutcher, R., Trommershauser, J., & Mamassian, P. (2007). Visual estimation under risk. Journal of Vision, 7(6), 1-15.

Montagnini, A., Mamassian, P., Perrinet, L., Castet, E., & Masson, G.S. (2007). Bayesian modelling of dynamic motion integration. Journal of Physiology - Paris, 101, 64-77.

Tordjman, S., Guignard, J.H., Seligmann, C., Vanroye, E., Nevoux, G., Fagard, J., Gorea, A., Mamassian, P., Cavanagh, P., & Lebreton, S. (2007). Diagnosis of hyperactivity disorder in gifted children depends on observational sources. Gifted and Talented International, 22(2), 62-67.

Goutcher, R., & Mamassian, P. (2006). Temporal dynamics of stereo correspondence bi-stability. Vision Research, 46, 3575-3585. pdf

Mamassian, P. (2006). Bayesian inference of form and shape. Progress in Brain Research, 154, 265-270.

Mamassian, P. (2006). Metameres perceptifs et perception bistable. Intellectica, 43, 73-77.

Goutcher, R., & Mamassian, P. (2005). Selective biasing of stereo correspondence in an ambiguous stereogram. Vision Research, 45(4), 469-83. pdf

Mamassian, P., & Goutcher, R. (2005). Temporal dynamics in bistable perception. Journal of Vision, 5(4), 361-75. pdf

Adams, W.J., & Mamassian, P. (2004). Bayesian combination of ambiguous shape cues. Journal of Vision, 4(10), 921-929. pdf

Adams, W.J., & Mamassian, P. (2004). The effect of task and saliency on latencies for colour and motion processing. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (B: Biology), 271(1535), 139-46.

Champion, R.A., Brenner, E., Mamassian, P., & Simmons, D.R. (2004). No evidence for sequential effects of the interaction of stereo and motion cues in judgements of perceived shape. Vision Research, 44(5), 483-487. pdf

Champion, R.A., Simmons, D.R., & Mamassian, P. (2004). The influence of object size and surface shape on shape constancy from stereo. Perception, 33(2), 237-247. pdf

Gosselin, F., Bacon, B.A., & Mamassian, P. (2004). Internal surface representations approximated by reverse correlation. Vision Research, 44(21), 2515-20. pdf

Kersten, D., Mamassian, P., & Yuille, A. (2004). Object perception as Bayesian inference. Annual Review of Psychology, 55, 271-304. pdf

Mamassian, P. (2004). Impossible shadows and the shadow correspondence problem. Perception, 33(11), 1279-90. pdf

Wallace, J.M., & Mamassian, P. (2004). The efficiency of depth discrimination for non-transparent and transparent stereoscopic surfaces. Vision Research, 44(19), 2253-2267.

Lages, M., Mamassian, P., & Graf, E.W. (2003). Spatial and temporal tuning of motion in depth. Vision Research, 43(27), 2861-73. pdf

Mamassian, P., Jentzsch, I., Bacon, B.A., & Schweinberger, S.R. (2003). Neural correlates of shape from shading. Neuroreport: For Rapid Communication of Neuroscience Research, 14(7), 971-975. pdf

van Ee, R., Adams, W.J., & Mamassian, P. (2003). Bayesian modeling of cue interaction: bistability in stereoscopic slant perception. Journal of the Optical Society of America, A, Optics, Image Science & Vision, 20(7), 1398-406. pdf

Wallace, J.M., & Mamassian, P. (2003). The efficiency of speed discrimination for coherent and transparent motion. Vision Research, 43(26), 2795-810. pdf

Adams, W.J., & Mamassian, P. (2002). Common mechanisms for 2D tilt and 3D slant after-effects. Vision Research, 42(23), 2563-2568. pdf

Bacon, B.A., & Mamassian, P. (2002). Amodal completion and the perception of depth without binocular correspondence. Perception, 31(9), 1037-1045. pdf

Mamassian, P., & Goutcher, R. (2001). Prior knowledge on the illumination position. Cognition, 81(1), B1-B9. pdf

Mamassian, P., & Landy, M.S. (2001). Interaction of visual prior constraints. Vision Research, 41(20), 2653-2668. pdf

Mamassian, P., & Landy, M.S. (1998). Observer biases in the 3D interpretation of line drawings. Vision Research, 38(18), 2817-2832. pdf

Kersten, D., Mamassian, P., & Knill, D.C. (1997). Moving cast shadows induce apparent motion in depth. Perception, 26(2), 171-192. pdf

Mamassian, P. (1997). Prehension of objects oriented in three-dimensional space. Experimental Brain Research, 114(2), 235-45. pdf

Kersten, D., Knill, D.C., Mamassian, P., & Bulthoff, I. (1996). Illusory motion from shadows. Nature, 379(6560), 31. pdf

Mamassian, P., & Kersten, D. (1996). Illumination, shading and the perception of local orientation. Vision Research, 36(15), 2351-2367. pdf

Mamassian, P., Kersten, D., & Knill, D.C. (1996). Categorical local-shape perception. Perception, 25(1), 95-107. pdf

Mamassian, P.J.A. (1995). Surface representations for visual perception and action. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering, 56(3-B), 1727. pdf


Book chapter

Mamassian, P., Landy, M., & Maloney, L.T. (2002). Bayesian modelling of visual perception. In Rao, Rajesh P. N. Olshausen, Bruno A. Lewicki, Michael S. (Eds) Probabilistic models of the brain: Perception and neural function. (pp. 13-36). Cambridge, MA, US: The MIT Press.


COMMUNICATIONS (1900 - 2017)

Oral communication

Otto, T.U., & Mamassian, P. (2010). Noise vs. multisensory integration: The return of the race model. Paper presented at the 11th International Multisensory Research Forum (IMRF), Liverpool, UK. pdf

Cardoso-Leite, P., Gorea, A., & Mamassian, P. (2007). Anticipatory vs. reactive Response Times: a new method to compare perceptual and motor latencies. Paper presented at the VSS,

Cardoso-Leite, P., Gorea, A., & Mamassian, P. (2006). Sur la relation Perception-Action : Temps de réaction et jugement d'ordre temporel (long abstract, french). Paper presented at the NeuroComp,

Gorea, A., Cardoso-Leite, P., Mamassian, P., & Waszak, F. (2006). A negative test of the sensorimotor dissociation via a trial-by-trial analysis of response times and temporal order judgments. (abstract). Paper presented at the VSS, pdf