Bevil Conway

March 2017

Publications 

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    JOURNAL ARTICLES (Peer-reviewed)

  1. Lafer-Sousa R, Conway* BR, Kanwisher* NG (2016) Color-biased Regions of the Ventral Visual Pathway Lie between Face- and Place- Selective Regions in Humans, as in Macaques. Journal of Neuroscience 36(5),1682-97. * co-senior authors (equal contribution)
  2. Lafer-Sousa R, Hermann KL, Conway BR (2015) Striking differences in color perception uncovered by ‘The Dress’ photograph. Current Biology published on-line May 14, 2015. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2015.04.053.
  3. Verhoef B-E, Bohon KS, Conway BR (2015) Functional Architecture for disparity in macaque inferior temporal cortex and its relationship to the architecture for faces, color, scenes, and visual field.  Journal of Neuroscience 35(17):6952– 6968
  4. Zaidi Q, Marshall J, Thoen H, Conway BR (2014) Evolution of neural computations: Mantis shrimp and human colour vision. iperception, 5:492–496
  5. Gagin G, Bohon KS, Butensky A, Gates M, Jiun-Yiing H, Lafer-Sousa R, Reitumetse PL, Qu J, Stoughton CM, Swanbeck SN, Conway BR (2014) Color detection thresholds in macaque monkeys and humans. Journal of Vision 14(8):12, 1–15
  6. Conway BR (2014) Color signals through dorsal and ventral visual pathways. Visual Neurosciences 31(3):285-6. Advanced Online Publication (Oct. 8, 2013) 10.1017/S0952523813000382.
  7. Lafer-Sousa R, Conway BR (2013) Parallel, multi-stage processing of colors, faces and shapes in macaque inferior temporal cortex. Nature Neuroscience 16(12):1870-8. Advanced Publication (October 2013) 10.1038/nn.3555 (recommended by F1000)
  8. Hubel DH, Wiesel TW, Yeagle EM, Lafer-Sousa R, Conway BR (2013) Binocular stereoscopy in visual areas V-2, V-3 and V-3A of the macaque monkey. Cerebral Cortex Advanced Online Publication (Oct. 11, 2013) 10.1093/cercor/bht288 (recommended by F1000)
  9. Cavanagh P, Conway BR, Freedberg D, Rosenberg R (2013) Sciences cognitives et histoire de l’art, une coopération en devenir? [Cognitive science and art history: a partnership in the making?]. Perspective, la Revue de Institut National d'Histoire de l'Art. 1 (Période moderne/Époque contemporaine): 11-28.
  10. Conway BR, Rehding A (2013) Neuroaesthetics and the trouble with beauty. PLoS Biology 11:e1001504. (see Nature commentary)
  11. Roe AW, Chelazzi L, Connor CE, Conway BR, Fujita I, Gallant J, Lu HD, Vanduffel W (2012) Towards a unified theory of visual area V4. Neuron 74:12-29.
  12. Stoughton CM, Lafer-Sousa R, Gagin G, Conway BR (2012) Psychophysical chromatic mechanisms in macaque monkey. Journal of Neuroscience 32(43):15216-26
  13. Lafer-Sousa R, Liu YO, Lafer-Sousa L, Wiest MC, Conway BR (2012) Color tuning in alert macaque V1 assessed with fMRI and single-unit recording shows a bias towards daylight colors. Journal of the Optical Society of America 29(5):657-70
  14. Conway BR (2012) Doing Science Making Art, Trends in Cognitive Science, 16(6):310-312
  15. Conway BR (2012) Color consilience: color through the lens of art practice, history, philosophy, and neuroscience. Annals of the New York Academy of Science (Cognitive Science Annual Issue)   1251:77-94
  16. Livingstone MS, Lafer-Sousa R, Conway BR (2011) Stereopsis and artistic talent: poor stereopsis among art students and established artists. Psychological Science 22(3):336-8.
  17. Conway BR, Chatterjee S, Field GD, Horwitz GD, Johnson EN, Koida K, Mancuso K (2010), Advances in color science: from retina to perception Journal of Neuroscience 30(45):14955-14963.
  18. Conway BR and Tsao DY (2009) Color-tuned neurons are clustered according to color preference in macaque extrastriate cortex. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 106(42):18034-18039.
  19. Conway BR (2009), Color vision, cones and color-coding in the cortex The Neuroscientist 15(3):274-290
  20. Conway BR and Stoughton CM (2009) Towards a neural representation of unique hues. Current Biology 19(11):R442-443.
  21. Lafer-Sousa R and Conway BR (2009) Vision and Art: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Neuroscience Education. Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education 8(1):A10-A17.
  22. Stoughton CM and Conway BR (2008) Neural basis for unique hues. Current Biology 18(16):R698-699.  PMID: PMC18727902
  23. Conway BR, Moeller S and Tsao DY (2007) Specialized color modules in macaque extrastriate cortex Neuron 56(3):560-573 [cover article].
  24. Conway BR and Livingstone MS (2007) Perspectives on Science and Art. Current Opinion in Neurobiology 17:476-482 [cover article].
  25. Livingstone MS and Conway BR (2007) Contrast changes speed tuning and spatio-temporal receptive field structure of simple cells in alert macaque. Journal of Neurophysiology 97(1): 849-57.

  26. Conway BR (2007) Color Vision: Mice see hue too. Current Biology 17:R457-R460.

  27. Conway BR and Livingstone MS (2006) Spatial and temporal properties of cone signals in alert macaque primary visual cortex. Journal of Neuroscience  26:10826-46 [cover article].

  28. Pack C, Conway BR, Born RT and Livingstone MS (2006) Spatiotemporal structure of nonlinear subunits in macaque visual cortex. Journal of Neuroscience 26(3):893-907.

  29. Conway BR and Tsao DY (2006) Color architecture in alert macaque cortex revealed by fMRI. Cerebral Cortex 16(11):1604-13 (published on-line December 28, 2005).

  30. Conway BR (2006) Stable Receptive Field Structure of Color Neurons in Primary Visual Cortex under Adapting and Non-adapting Conditions. Society for Imaging Science and Technology, CGIV Proceedings. pp 100-104.

  31. Livingstone MS and Conway BR (2006) View Masters. Skeptical Inquirer 30(6):34-37.

  32. Conway BR and Livingstone MS (2005) A Different Point of Hue. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 102(31):10761-2.

  33. Conway BR, Kitaoka A, Yazdanbakhsh A, Pack CC, and Livingstone MS (2005) Neural basis for a powerful static motion illusion. Journal of Neuroscience 25(23):5651-5656 [cover article].

  34. Marmor MF, Shaikh S, Livingstone MS and Conway BR (2005) New England Journal of Medicine 352, 631-632.

  35. Conway BR (2005) Frontispiece (hard-ground etching), In Brain and Visual Perception (Hubel DH and Wiesel TW) New York: Oxford University Press.

  36. Livingstone MS and Conway BR (2004) Was Rembrandt Stereoblind? New England Journal of Medicine 351(12): 1264-1265.

  37. Conway BR and Livingstone MS (2003) Space-time maps and two-bar interactions of different classes of direction-selective cells in macaque V-1. Journal of Neurophysiology 89:2726-2742.

  38. Livingstone MS and Conway BR (2003) Substructure of direction-selective receptive fields in macaque V1. Journal of Neurophysiology 89:2743-2759.

  39. Tsao DT, Conway BR and Livingstone MS (2003) Receptive fields of disparity-tuned simple cells in macaque V1. Neuron 38:103-114

  40. Conway BR (2003) Colour Vision: A Clue to Hue in V2. Current Biology 13:R308-R310.

  41. Conway BR, Hubel DH and Livingstone MS (2002) Color contrast in macaque V1. Cerebral Cortex 12:915-925.

  42. Conway BR (2001) Spatial structure of cone inputs to color cells in alert macaque primary visual cortex (V-1). Journal of Neuroscience 21(8):2768-2783 [cover article].

  43. Conway B, Boyd JD, Stewart TH and Matsubara JA (2000) The projection from V1 to extrastriate area 21a: a second patchy efferent pathway that colocalizes with the CO blob columns in cat visual cortex. Cerebral Cortex 10:149-159

  44. Zhang YZ, Moheban D, Conway B, Bhattacharyya A, Stiles CD and Segal RA (2000) The role of dynamin mediated endocytosis in NGF signaling. Journal of Neuroscience 15:5671-8.  

Book, Book Chapters and Invited Book Reviews

Conway BR (2002) Neural mechanisms of color vision. Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers (Elsevier), 144 pp.

Conway BR and Livingstone MS (2002) The neural basis for colour vision, in Nadel L, Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science London: Nature Publishing Group, pp 568-576.

Conway BR and Livingstone MS (2006) Reverse correlation methods, in Principles and Practice of Clinical Electrophysiology, 2nd Edition. (Heckenlively JR and Arden GB, Editors) Boston: The MIT Press. pp 461-471.

Conway BR (2014) Review of “The psychology of visual art: Eye, brain and art” by G. Mather (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2013), Perception 43(6):602-604.

Conway BR (2013) Review of “Vision and Brain: How We Perceive the World” by J.V.Stone (MIT Press, 2012). Color Research & Application 38:176.

Bevil R. Conway, “Processing,” Experience: Culture, Cognition, and the Common Sense, Caroline A. Jones, David Mather, and Rebecca Uchill, eds. (Cambridge MA: MIT Press and the MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology, 2016): 86-109. 

ABSTRACTS

Conway BR, Jara-Ettinger, Mahowald K, Piantadosi S, Bergen L, Futrell R, Gibson E. Color language reflects the usefulness of color. VSS 36-3040, May 2016)

Lafer-Sousa R, Kanwisher NG, Conway BR (2015) Independence of color and shape processing in the ventral visual pathway of humans and macaques Vision Sciences Society, 26.4009

Romero MC, Bohon KS, Lafer-Sousa R, Conway BR (2014). Functional organization of colors, places and faces in alert macaque frontal cortex. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr.

Conway BR, Norman-Haignere S, Bohon KS, Gagin G, McDermott J, Kanwisher NG (2014) Comparing cortical pitch responses in humans and monkeys. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr.

Conway BR, Norman-Haignere S, Kanwisher NG, McDermott JH (2014). Comparing Cortical Pitch Responses in Humans and Monkeys. 5th International Conference on Auditory Cortex - Towards a  Synthesis of Human and Animal Research (Magdeburg, DE)(First prize, poster-award)

Gagin G, Bohon KS, Connelly J, Conway BR (2014) fMRI signal dropout in rhesus macaque monkey due to chronic contrast agent administration. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr.

Lafer-Sousa R, Conway BR, Kell AJE, Feather J, Takahashi A, Kanwisher NG. (2014) Similar organization of the ventral visual pathway in humans and macaque monkeys: color regions sandwiched between     face and scene regions Soc. Neurosci. Abstr.

Conway BR, Gagin G, Bohon KS, Butensky A, Gates M, Hu Y, Lafer-Sousa R, Pulumo R, Stoughton C, Swanbeck S, Qu J (2014) Color-detection thresholds in macaque monkeys and humans. Vision Sciences Society, 53.425

Lafer-Sousa R, Kell A, Takahashi A, Feather J, Conway BR, Kanwisher NG (2014) Parallel processing of colors and faces in human ventral visual stream: functional evidence and technical challenges.  Vision Sciences Society, 53.429

Zaidi Q, Conway BR (2014) Parallels between Mantis shrimp and human color vision. Scientific American Mind blog. (March 20, 2014).  http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/illusion-chasers/2014/03/20/shrimp_v_human/

Zaidi Q et al (2014) The enigma of unique hues. The 10th Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision, i-Perception (2014) volume 5, pg. 421.

Lafer-Sousa R, Conway BR (2013) Parallel, hierarchical processing of colors and shapes in macaque inferior temporal cortex. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 824.19

Conway BR, Yeagle EM, Lafer-Sousa R, Wiesel TN, Hubel DH (2013) Binocular stereoscopy in visual areas V-2, V-3, and V-3A of the macaque monkey: a contemporary analysis of Hubel and Wiesel’s unpublished recordings of cells sensitive to binocular depth. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 20.15SA

Yeagle E.M., Lafer-Sousa R., Hubel D.H., Wiesel T.N., Conway B.R. (2012). Localizing Hubel-Wiesel Recording Sites in Extrastriate Cortex, Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience Annual Meeting Abstr.

Lafer-Sousa R, Stoughton CM, Conway BR (2011) Psychophysical evidence of multiple chromatic mechanisms in macaque monkey, Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 799.09

Stoughton CM, Lafer-Sousa R, Conway BR (2011) Color-detection thresholds in rhesus macaque monkeys and humans: Do monkeys see color better?, Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 799.13

Conway BR and Hansen T (2009) Color-coding in posterior inferior temporal cortex (the V4 complex): fMRI mapping, single-unit recording and modeling, Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 119.2

Hansen T and Conway BR (2009) Modeling the effects of stimulus space on cell responses, ICVS, Braga Portugal.

Fisher D, Conway BR, Goldman M (2009) Color sensitivity and color constancy of single-opponent and double-opponent cells to natural images. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 756.18

Fisher D, Conway BR, Goldman M (2009) Color Constancy of V1 Double Opponent Cells to Natural Images. Cosyne (peer reviewed)

Lafer-Sousa* R, Kassam* Y, Guo* M, Kaufman* S, Amoah* R, Flister* E, Reinagel P and Conway BR (2008) Implementation of a Rodent Model for Studies in Visual Processing, Faculty for

Undergraduate Neuroscience Annual Meeting Abstr.

Lafer-Sousa* R, Kassam* Y, Kirkhart* C, MacConaghy* P, Phillosaint* M, Livingstone M, Hansen T and Conway BR (2008) Vision and Art: an undergraduate research-based course Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience Annual Meeting Abstr.

Maynard* S, Conway BR and Goldman MG (2008) Modeling the transformation from LGN to V1 color-opponent receptive fields (P126). Computational Neuroscience Meeting, Portland OR

Conway BR, Stoughton* CM and Tsao DY (2008) Unique hues and color columns in extrastriate color globs. 666.6. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr.

Conway BR and Tsao DY (2007) Specialized color modules in alert macaque extrastriate cortex. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr.

Conway BR , Krishnan N, and Livingstone MS (2005) Spatial structure of linear and nonlinear cone inputs to double-opponent color cells in alert macaque V1. 743.11. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr.

Livingstone MS and Conway BR (2004) The spatiotemporal slant of direction-selective simple cells depends on stimulus contrast. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 526.3

Conway BR and Livingstone MS (2004) The physiological basis for Kitaoka's powerful static motion illusion. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 526.22

Conway BR, Tsao DY and Tootell R (2003) Fmri Evidence for a color architecture in macaque visual cortex. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 439.10

Livingstone MS, Conway BR (2001) 2-D substructure of directional receptive field in macaque V-1. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr.

Conway BR, Livingstone MS (2001) Temporal color contrast in alert macaque primary visual cortex. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr.

Conway BR (2000) Spatial organization of cone contributions to cortical color cells in alert macaque. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr.

Livingstone MS, Conway BR and Tsao, DY (2000) What happens when it changes contrast when it moves? Soc. Neurosci. Abstr.

Zhang YZ, Moheban D, Conway B, Bhattacharyya A, Stiles CD and Segal RA (1999) The role of dynamin mediated endocytosis in NGF signaling. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr.

Conway et al. (1997) Response properties in area 17 of the alert cat. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr.