Peer Reviewed Journal Articles:

Melissa A. Huang, Hsin-Mei Sun, Lucia M. Vaina (2019). Visual Attributes of Subliminal Priming Images Impact Conscious Perception of Facial Expressions. Journal of Behavioral and Brain Science, 2019,  9, 108-120 [PDF]

G.M.HanadaJ.AhveninenF.J.CalabroA.Yengo-Kahn, L. M. Vaina (2018). Cross-Modal Cue Effects in Motion Processing. Multisensory Research 32 (2019) 45–65 [PDF]

Yansong Geng, Elif M. Sikoglu, Heiko Hecht, Lucia M. Vaina (2018). Functional Neuroanatomy of Time-To-Passage Perception. Journal of Behavioral and Brain Science, 2018, 8, *-* [PDF]

Vaina LM, Rana K, Hamalainen M (2018). Improving the Nulling Beamformer using Subspace Suppression. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience. [PDF]

Khan S, Hashimi JA, Mamashli F, Michmizos K, Kitzbichler MG, Bharadwaj H, Bekhti Y, Ganesan S, Garel K-LA, Whitfield-Gabrieli S et al. (2018). Maturation trajectories of cortical resting-state networks depend on the mediating frequency band. Neuroimage, 174:57-68. [PDF]

Roudaia E, Calabro FJ, Vaina LM, Newell FN (2018). Aging Impairs Audiovisual Facilitation of Object Motion Within Self-Motion. Multisensory Research, 31(3-4):251-272. [PDF]

Yang J, Hu C, Guo N, Dutta J, Vaina LM, Johnson KA, Sepulcre J, Fakhri GE, Li Q (2017). Partial volume correction for PET quantification and its impact on brain network in Alzheimer’s disease. Scientific Report, 7: 13035.

DonGiovanni D, Vaina LM (2016). Select and Cluster: A Method for Finding Functional Networks of Clustered Voxels in fMRI. Compute Intell Neurosci, 2016:4705162. [PDF]

Calabro FJ, Vaina LM (2016). Scale Changes Provide an Alternative Cue For the Discrimination of Heading, But Not Object Motion. Med Sci Monit, 22:1782-1791.[PDF]

Vaina LM, Rana KD, Cotos I, Chen LY, Huang MA, Podea D (2014). When does Subliminal Affective Image Priming Influence the Ability of Schizophrenic Patients to Perceive Face Emotions? Med Sci Monit, 20:2788-2798. [PDF]

Rana KD, Vaina LM (2014). Functional Roles of 10 Hz Alpha-Band Power Modulating Engagement and Disengagement of Cortical Networks in a Complex Visual Motion Task. PLOS ONE, 9(10); DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0107715. [PDF]

Vaina LM, Buonanno F, Rushton SK. (2014). Spared Ability to Perceive Direction of Locomotor Heading and Scene-Relative Object Movement Despite Inability to Perceive Relative Motion. Med Sci Monit, 20:1563-1571. [PDF]

Passingham RE, Chung A, Goparaju B, Cowey A, Vaina LM. (2014). Using action understanding to understand the left inferior parietal cortex in the human brain. Brain Research, 1582(64-76); DOI: 10.1016/j.brainres.2014.07.035. [PDF]

Goparaju B, Rana KD, Calabro FJ, Vaina LM. (2014). A computational study of whole-brain connectivity in resting state and task fMRI. Med Sci Monit, 20:1024-1042; DOI: 10.12659/MSM.891142. [PDF]

Sinha P, Vaina LM. (2014). Motion sequence analysis in the presence of figural cues. Neurocomputing, Available online 28 June 2014; DOI: 10.1016/j.neucom.2014.06.037. [PDF]

Vaina LM, Soloviev S, Calabro FJ, Buonanno F, Passingham R, Cowey A. (2014). Reorganization of Retinotopic Maps after Occipital Lobe Infarction. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 26(6):1266-1282. [PDF]

Rana KD, Vaina LM, Hämäläinen MS. (2013). A fast statistical significance test for baseline correction and comparative analysis in phase locking. Frontiers in Neuroinformatics, 7(3):1-10. [PDF]

Calabro FJ, Vaina LM. (2012). Interaction of cortical networks mediating object motion detection by moving observers. Experimental Brain Research, 221(2):177-189. 

Vaina LM, Chubb C. (2012). Dissociation of first- and second-order motion systems by perceptual learning. Attention, Perception, & Psychophyics, 74(5):1009-1019. [PDF]

Calabro FJ, Beardsley SA, Vaina LM. (2011). Different motion cues are used to estimate time-to-arrival for frontoparallel and looming trajectories. Vision Research, 51(23-24):2378-2385. [PDF]

Calabro FJ, Soto-Faraco S, Vaina LM. (2011). Acoustic facilitation of object movement detection during self-motion. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, 278(1719):2840-2847. [PDF]

Beardsley SA, Sikoglu EM, Hecht H, Vaina LM. (2011). Global flow impacts time-to-passage judgments based on local motion cues. Vision Research, 51(16):1880-1887. [PDF]

Vaina LM, Dumoulin SO. (2011). Neuropsychological evidence for three distinct motion mechanisms. Neuroscience Letters, 495(2):102-106. [PDF]

Calabro FJ, Rana KD, Vaina LM. (2011). Two mechanisms for optic flow and scale change processing of looming. Journal of Vision, 11(3):1-9, pii:5. [PDF]

Calabro FJ, Vaina LM. (2011). Population anisotropy in area MT explains a perceptual difference between near and far disparity motion segmentation. Journal of Neurophysiology, 105(1):200-208. [PDF]

Rana KD, Caldwell B, Vaina LM. (2011). A Method for Selecting an Efficient Diagnostic Protocol for Classification of Perceptive and Cognitive Impairments in Neurological Patients. Conference Proceedings: IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2011:1129-1132. [PDF]

Calabro FJ, Vaina LM. (2011). A Computerized Perimeter for Assessing Modality-Specific Visual Field Loss. Conference Proceedings: IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2011:2025-2028. [PDF]

Wagenaar RC, Sapir I, Zhang Y, Markovic S, Vaina LM, Little TDC. (2011). Continuous Monitoring of Functional Activities Using Wearable, Wireless Gyroscope and Accelerometer Technology. Conference Proceedings: IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2011:4844-4847. [PDF]

Sikoglu EM, Calabro FJ, Beardsley SA, Vaina LM. (2010). Integration mechanisms for heading perception. Seeing and Perceiving, 23(3):197-221. [PDF]

Vaina LM, Calabro FJ, Lin FH, Hämäläinen MS. (2010). Long-range coupling of prefrontal cortex and visual (MT) or polysensory (STP) cortical areas in motion perception. Frontiers in Neuroscience Conference Abstract: Biomag 2010 – 17th International Conference on Biomagnetism[PDF]

Vaina LM, Sikoglu EM, Soloviev S, LeMay M, Squatrito S, Pandiani G, Cowey A. (2010). Functional and anatomical profile of visual motion impairments in stroke patients correlate with fMRI in normal subjects.Journal of Neuropsychology, 4(Pt 2):121-145. [PDF]

Goldenholz DM, Ahlfors SP, Hämäläinen MS, Sharon D, Ishitobi M, Vaina LM, Stufflebeam SM. (2009). Mapping the Signal-to-Noise-Ratios of Cortical Sources in Magnetoencephalography and Electroencephalography. Human Brain Mapping, 30:1077-1086. [PDF]

Beardsley SA, Vaina LM. (2008). An effect of relative motion on trajectory discrimination. Vision Research, 48:1040-1052. [PDF]

Calabro FJ, Vaina LM. (2006). Stereo motion transparency processing implements an ecological smoothness constraint. Perception, 35(9):1219-1232. [PDF]

Cowey A, Campana G, Walsh V, Vaina LM. (2006). The role of human extra-striate visual areas V5/MT and V2/V3 in the perception of the direction of global motion: a transcranial magnetic stimulation study. Experimental Brain Research, 171(4):558-562. [PDF]

Beardsley SA, Vaina LM. (2006). Global motion mechanisms compensate local motion deficits in a patient with a bilateral occipital lobe lesion. Experimental Brain Research, 173(4):724-732. [PDF]

Vaina LM, Cowey A, Jakab M, Kikinis R. (2005). Deficits of motion integration and segregation in patients with unilateral extrastriate lesions. Brain, 128(Pt 9):2134-2145. [PDF]

Michels L, Lappe M, Vaina LM. (2005). Visual ares involved in the perception of human movement from dynamic form analysis. Neuroreport, 16(10):1037-1041. [PDF]

Beardsley SA, Vaina LM. (2005). How can a patient blind to radial motion discriminate shifts in the center-of-motion? Journal of Computational Neuroscience, 18(1):55-66. [PDF]

Beardsley SA, Vaina LM. (2005). Psychophysical evidence for a radial motion bias in complex motion discrimination. Vision Research, 45(12):1569-1586. [PDF]

Vaina LM, Gross CG. (2004). Perceptual deficits in patients with impaired recognition of biological motion after temporal lobe lesions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 101(48):16947-16951. [PDF]

Royden CS, Vaina LM. (2004). Is precise discrimination of low level motion needed for heading discrimination? Neuroreport, 15(6):1013-1017. [PDF]

Vaina LM, Soloviev S. (2004). First-order and second-order motion: neurological evidence for neuroanatomically distinct systems. In Milner D, Heywood C (Eds.), Progress in Brain Research 144:197-212, Elsevier, 144:197-212. [PDF]

Beardsley SA, Vaina LM. (2004). A functional architecture for motion pattern processing in MSTd., In Thrun S, Saul K, and Scholkopf B (Eds.), Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 16:1451-1458, The MIT Press, 1451-1458. [PDF]

Optic Flow and Beyond. (2004). Vaina LM, Beardsley SA, Rushton S (Eds.), Synthese Library, Kluwer Academic Press.

Vaina LM, Soloviev S. (2004). Functional neuroanatomy of self-motion perception in humans. In Vaina LM, Beardsley SA, Rushton S (Eds.), Optic Flow and Beyond, Synthese Library, Kluwer Academic Press, 109-137. [PDF]

Beardsley SA, Vaina LM. (2004). Linking perception and neurophysiology: the computational power of inhibitory connections in cortex. In Vaina LM, Beardsley SA, Rushton S (Eds.), Optic Flow and Beyond, Synthese Library, Kluwer Academic Press, 183-221.  [PDF]

Sundareswaran V, Beardsley SA, Vaina LM. (2004). Fast processing of image motion patterns arising from 3-D translational motion. In Vaina LM, Beardsley SA, Rushton S (Eds.), Optic Flow and Beyond, Synthese Library, Kluwer Academic Press, 273-287. [PDF]

Vaina LM, Giulianini F. (2003). Predicting motion: A psychophysical study. In: Hecht H and Savelbergh G (Eds.), Time-to-Contact, Elsevier, 53-67. [PDF]

Vaina LM, Beardsley SA. (2004). Optic Flow. In Adelman G, Smith BH (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Neuroscience 3rd Ed, Elsevier.

Vaina LM, Gryzwacz NM, Saiviroonporn P, LeMay M, Bienfang DC, Cowey A. (2003). Can spatio-temporal motion integration overcome deficits in local motion mechanisms? Neuropsychologia, 41: 1817-1836. [PDF]

Beardsley SA, Ward RL, Vaina LM. (2003). A neural network model of spiral-planar motion tuning in MSTd. Vision Research, 43(5):577-595. [PDF]

Vaina LM, Cowey A, LeMay M, Bienfang DC, Kikinis R. (2002). Visual deficits in a patient with ‘kaleidoscopic disintegration of the visual world’. European Journal of Neurology, 9(5):463-477. [PDF]

Vaina LM. (2002). Marr, David. In Nadel L (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science, Elsevier. [PDF]

Edelman S, Vaina LM. (2001). Marr, David (1945-80). In Smelser NJ, Baltes PB (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 14: 9256-9258. Oxford: Pergamon. [PDF]

Vaina LM, Solomon J, Chowdhury S, Sinha P, Belliveau JW. (2001). Functional neuroanatomy of biological motion perception in humans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 98(20):11656-11661. [PDF]

Beardsley SA, Vaina LM. (2001). A laterally interconnected neural architecture in MST accounts for psychophysical discrimination of complex motion patterns. Journal of Computational Neuroscience, 10(3):255-280. [PDF]

Vaina LM, Cowey A, Eskew RT Jr, LeMay M, Kemper T. (2001). Regional cerebral correlates of global motion perception: evidence from unilateral cerebral brain damage. Brain, 124(Pt 2):310-321. [PDF]

Vaina LM, Soloviev S, Bienfang DC, Cowey A. (2000). A lesion of cortical area V2 selectively impairs the perception of direction of first-order visual motion. Neuroreport, 11(5):1039-1044. [PDF]

Cowey A, Vaina LM. (2000). Blindness to form from motion despite intact static form perception and motion detection. Neuropsychologia, 38(5):566-578. [PDF]

Vaina LM, Rushton SK. (2000). What neurological patients tell us about the use of optic flow. International Review of Neurobiology, 44:293-313. [PDF]

Clifford CW, Vaina LM. (1999). Anomalous perception of coherence and transparency in moving plaid patterns. Brain Research: Cognitive Brain Research, 8(3):345-353. [PDF]

Clifford CW, Beardsley SA, Vaina LM. (1999). The perception and discrimination of speed in complex motion. Vision Research, 39(13):2213-2227. [PDF]

Clifford CW, Vaina LM. (1999). A computational model of selective deficits in first- and second-order motion processing. Vision Research, 39(4):113-130. [PDF]

Vaina LM, Cowey A, Kennedy DK. (1999). Perception of first- and second-order motion: separable neurological mechanisms? Human Brain Mapping, 7:67-77. [PDF]

Beardsley SA, Vaina LM. (1998). Computational modelling of optic flow selectivity in MSTd neurons. Network, 9(4):467-493. [PDF]

Vaina LM, Grzywacz NM, LeMay M, Bienfang D, Wolpow E. (1998). Perception of motion discontinuities in patients with selective motion deficits. In Watanabe T (Ed.), High-level motion processing: computational, neurobiological, and psychophysical perspectives, The MIT Press, 213-247. [PDF]

Vaina LM, Belliveau JW, des Roziers EB, Zeffiro TA. (1998). Neural systems underlying learning and representation of global motion. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 95(21):12657-12662. [PDF]

Vaina LM. (1998). Complex motion perception and its deficits. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 8(4):494-502. [PDF]

Burr D, Morrone MC, Vaina LM. (1998). Large receptive fields for optic flow detectors in humans. Vision Research, 38(12):1731-1743. [PDF]

Liu Z, Vaina LM. (1998). Simultaneous learning of motion discrimination in two directions. Brain Research: Cognitive Brain Research, 6(4):347-349. [PDF]

Clifford CW, Freedman J, Vaina LM. (1998). First- and second-order motion perception in Gabor micropattern stimuli: Psychophysical and computational modelling. Brain Research: Cognitive Brain Research, 6(4):263-271. [PDF]

Vaina LM, Makris N, Kennedy D, Cowey A. (1998). The selective impairment of the perception of first-order motion by unilateral cortical brain damage. Visual Neuroscience, 15(2):333-348.

Beardsley S, Clifford CWG, Vaina LM. (1998). Discrimination of shifted centers of motion in complex stimuli. Investigative Opthamology and Visual Science, 39(2):S621. [PDF]

Vaina LM, Burin des Roziers E, Belliveau JW. (1997). Cerebellar activation during direction discrimination learning in visual motion stimuli: an fMRI study. Society for Neuroscience, 23:1401.

Pitts RI, Sundareswaran V, Vaina LM. (1997). A model of position-invariant, optic flow pattern selective cells, in Computational Neuroscience: Trends in Research 1997, New York: Plenum Publishing Corporation, 171-176. [PDF]

Vaina LM, Sundareswaran V, Harris J. (1997). Fast perceptual learning of motion in humans and neural networks. In: Greiner R et al (Eds.), Computational Learning Theory and Natural Learning Systems, The MIT Press, 363-378. [PDF]

Sundareswaran V, Vaina LM. (1996). Adaptive computational models of fast learning of motion direction discrimination. Biological Cybernetics, 74(4):319-329. [PDF]

Vaina LM, Cowey A. (1996). Impairment of the perception of second order motion but not first order motion in a patient with unilateral focal brain damage. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 263(1374):1225-1232. [PDF]

Vaina LM. (1996). Akinetopsia, achromatopsia and blindsight: recent studies on perception without awareness. Synthese, 105:1-19. [PDF]

Vaina LM, Sundareswaran V, Harris JG. (1995). Learning to ignore: psychophysics and computational modeling of fast learning of direction in noisy motion stimuli. Cognitive Brain Research, 2(3):155-163. [PDF]

Morrone MC, Burr DC, Vaina LM. (1995). Two stages of visual processing for radial and circular motion. Nature, 376(6540):507-509. [PDF]

Liu Z, Vaina LM. (1995). Stimulus specific learning: a consequence of stimulus specific experiments? Perception, 24.

Sundareswaran V, Vaina LM. (1995). Learning direction in global motion: two classes of psychophysically-motivated models. In Touretzky D (Ed.), Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems, The MIT Press, 917-924. [PDF]

Chou I, Vaina LM. (1995). Two-dimenstional symmetric for discrimination: fast learning but not that fast.”Synthese, 104:33-41. [PDF]

Vaina LM, Goodglass H, Daltroy L. (1995). Inference of object use from pantomimed actions by aphasics and patients with right hemisphere lesions. Synthese, 104:43-57. [PDF]

Deligeorges S, Vaina LM. (1995). Global motion discrimination using more physiological modified artificial neural networks. Canadian Journal of Neural Networks, 7:509-511. [PDF]

Vaina LM. (1994). Functional segregation of color and motion processing in the human visual cortex: clinical evidence. Cerebral Cortex, 4(5):555-572. [PDF]

Vaina LM, Grzywacz NM, Kikinis R. (1994). Segregation of computations underlying perception of motion discontinuity and coherence. Neuroreport, 5:2289-2294. [PDF]

Jaulent MC, Vaina LM. (1994). An implementation of a model for functional recognition. International Journal of Intelligent Systems, 9:379-402. [PDF]

Vaina LM, Gryzwacz NM. (1992). Testing computational thoeries of motion discontinuities: A psychophysical study. In: Sandini G (Ed.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science ECCV 92, 588, Springer-Verlag, 212-217. [PDF]

Vaina LM, Jaulent MC. (1991). Object structure and action requirements: A compatibility model for functional recognition. International Journal of Intelligent Systems, 6:313-336. [PDF]

Vaina LM, Zlateva S. (1990). The largest convex patches: A boundary-based method for obtaining object parts. Biological Cybernetics, 62:225-236. [PDF]

Vaina LM, Gryzwacz NM, LeMay M. (1990). Structure from motion with impaired local-speed and global motion-field computations. Neural Computation, 2(4): 420-435. [PDF]

Vaina LM, LeMay M, Bienfang D, Choi AY, Nakayama K. (1990). Intact biological motion and structure from motion perception in a patient with impaired motion mechanisms: a case study. Visual Neuroscience, 5:353-369. [PDF]

Vaina LM. (1990). ‘What’ and ‘Where’ in the human visual system: two hierarchies of visual modules. Synthese, 83:49-91. [PDF]

Vaina LM. (1990). Common functional pathways for texture and form vision: a single case study. Synthese, 83:93-131. [PDF]

Vaina LM. (1989). Selective impairment of visual motion interpretation following lesions of the right occipito-parietal area in humans. Biological Cybernetics, 61:347-359. [PDF]

Vaina LM. (1987). Visual texture for recognition. In: Vaina LM (Eds.), Matters of Intelligence, Reidel-Dodrecht, Holland, 89-114. [PDF]

Vaina LM, Bennour Y. (1985). A computational approach to visual recognition of arm movements. Perception and Motor Skills, 60:203-228. [PDF]

Vaina LM. (1984). Towards a computational model of semantic memory. In: Vaina LM, Hintikka J (Eds.), Cognitive Constraints on Communication: Representations and Processes, Reidel-Dodrecht, Holland, 97-113. [PDF]

Vaina LM. (1984). The theory of possible worlds semantics in the study of texts. In: Halle M (Ed.), Semiosis, Michigan Slavic Studies, 109-125. [PDF]

Vaina LM. (1983). From shapes and movements to objects and actions. Synthese, 54:3-36. [PDF]

Marr D, Vaina LM. (1982). Representation and recognition of movements of shapes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 214(1197):501-524. [PDF]

Vaina LM, Greenblatt DG. (1979). The use of thread memory in amnesic aphasia and concept learning. MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory Note 0. [PDF]

Recent Abstracts:

Rana KD, Vaina LM, Hämäläinen M. (2011). A method for reducing cross-talk in MEG data with subspace suppression and the nulling beamformer. Frontiers in Neuroinformatics Conference Abstract: 4th INCF Congress of Neuroinformatics. [PDF]

Calabro FJ, Vaina LM. (2011). Detection of object motion during self-motion: psychophysics and neuronal substrate. Journal of Vision, 11(11):722. [PDF]

Vaina LM, Rana KD, Buonanno F, Calabro FJ, Hämäläinen M. (2011). Deficit of temporal dynamics of detection of a moving object during egomotion in a stroke patient: a psychophysical and MEG study. Journal of Vision, 11(11):723. [PDF]

Vaina LM, Rana KD, Hämäläinen M. (2011). Cortical dynamics of perception and decision in sensory tasks: an MEG study. NeuroImage. [PDF]

Rana KD, Hämäläinen M, Vaina LM. (2011). Improving the Nulling Beamformer with Subspace Suppression. NeuroImage[PDF]

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