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Sean MacEvoy


Sean MacEvoy

Ph.D., Brown University, 2003

Office: McGuinn 503
Lab: McGuinn 504A
Phone: 617-552-4365

Vision and Cognition Lab

Scholarly Interests: Human visual neuroscience, using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and psychophysics: neural mechanisms of form perception and object recognition; perceptual learning; functional organization of the human visual cortex. History of neuroscience.

Typically offered courses

Curriculum Vitae*

Google Scholar Citation Profile

Office Hours*

PSYC2274 Sensation and Perception
PSYC3378 Vision
PSYC4474 Research Practicum in Sensory Psychology
PSYC5574 Neuroscience of Sensation and Perception

Representative Publications

MacEvoy, S.P. (2013) "What?" and "Where?" versus "What is Where?": The impact of task on coding of object form and position in the lateral occipital complex. Journal of Vision. 13(8):21, 1–15.

MacEvoy, S.P., & Yang, Z. (2012). Joint neuronal tuning for object form and position in the human lateral occipital complex. NeuroImage. 63:1901-1908.

MacEvoy, S.P., & Epstein, R.A. (2011). Constructing scenes from objects in human occipitotemporal cortex. Nature Neuroscience,14,1323–1329.

Morgan, L.K., MacEvoy, S.P., Aguirre, G.K., & Epstein, R.A. (2011) Distances between real-world locations are represented in the human hippocampus. Journal of Neuroscience. 31:1238-1245.

MacEvoy, S.P. & Epstein, R.A. (2009). Decoding the representation of multiple simultaneous objects in human occipitotemporal cortex. Current Biology, 19: 943-947.

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