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2014 Research News

department of psychology

Drew Linsley and Sean MacEvoy have published a paper in the journal Cerebral Cortex entitled "Encoding-stage Crosstalk Between Object- and Spatial Property-Based Scene Processing Pathways." Using perceptual experiments and fMRI, they show that two types of visual information people commonly use to recognize their whereabouts, scenes' 3D layouts and their object contents, are consolidated at a surprisingly early stage of scene processing. Posted 3/10/14.

Josh Rottman, Deb Kelemen, and Liane Young's research on our moral response to suicide featured in The Atlantic. Posted 1/9/14.