Publications

• Bloem, I.M. & Ling, S.  (2017)
Attentional modulation interacts with orientation anisotropies in contrast perception
Journal of Vision 
17(11):6, 1–14
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• Poltoratski, S., Ling, S., McCormack, D. & Tong, F.  (2017)
Characterizing the effects of feature salience and top-down attention in the early visual system.
Journal of Neurophysiology 118: 564–573
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• Kim, D., Lokey, S. & Ling, S.  (2017)
Elevated arousal levels enhance contrast perception.
Journal of Vision 17(2), 14. doi:10.1167/17.2.14
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• Moerel, D., Ling, S. & Jehee, J.F.M.  (2016)
Perceptual Learning Increases Orientation Sampling Efficiency.
Journal of Vision 16, 36. doi:10.1167/16.3.36
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Screen Shot 2016-08-09 at 3.59.56 PM• Kietzmann, T.C., Poltoratski, S., König, P., Blake, R., Tong, F., & Ling, S.  (2015)
The occipital face area is causally involved in facial viewpoint perception.
Journal of Neuroscience 35(50), 16398-16403
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Screen Shot 2016-08-09 at 4.02.14 PM• Kim, D., Ling, S., & Watanabe, T. (2015)
Dual mechanisms governing reward-driven perceptual learning.
F1000 Research 4, 764 
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Screen Shot 2016-08-09 at 4.04.00 PM• Ling, S., Pratte, M.S. & Tong, F. (2015)
Attention alters orientation processing in the human lateral geniculate nucleus.
Nature Neuroscience 18, 496–498.
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Screen Shot 2016-08-09 at 4.06.28 PM• Ling, S., Jehee, J.F.M, & Pestilli, F. (2014)
A review of the mechanisms by which attentional feedback shapes visual selectivity.
Brain, Structure & Function 3, 1237-1250
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Screen Shot 2016-08-09 at 4.07.53 PM• Pratte, M., Ling, S., Swisher, J, & Tong, F. (2013)
How attention extracts objects from noise.
Journal of Neurophysiology 110: 1346–1356
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Screen Shot 2016-08-09 at 4.08.39 PM• Jehee*, J.F.M, Ling*, S., Swisher, J., van Bergen, R., and Tong, F. (2012)
Perceptual learning selectively refines orientation representations in early visual cortex.
Journal of Neuroscience 32(47):16747–16753
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Screen Shot 2016-08-09 at 4.09.36 PM• Ling, S. & Blake, R. (2012)
Normalization regulates competition for visual awareness.
Neuron 75, 533-542
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Screen Shot 2016-08-09 at 4.10.41 PM• Ling, S., Hubert-Wallander, B. & Blake, R. (2010)
Detecting changes in invisible patterns during binocular rivalry.
Vision Research 50(23), 2421-2429
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Screen Shot 2016-08-09 at 4.11.33 PM• Ling, S. & Blake, R. (2009).
Suppression during binocular rivalry broadens orientation tuning.
Psychological Science 20(11), 1348 – 1355
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Screen Shot 2016-08-09 at 4.12.11 PM• Ling, S. Pearson, J. & Blake, R. (2009).
Dissociation of neural mechanisms underlying orientation processing in humans.
Current Biology 19(17), 1458-1462
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Screen Shot 2016-08-09 at 4.13.12 PM• Pestilli, F., Ling, S. & Carrasco, M. (2009).
A population-coding model of attention’s influence on contrast response: estimating neural effects from psychophysical data.
Vision Research 49, 1144-1153
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Screen Shot 2016-08-09 at 4.14.27 PM• Ling, S., Liu, T. & Carrasco, M. (2009).
How spatial and feature-based attention affect the gain and tuning of population responses.
Vision Research 49, 1194-1204
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Screen Shot 2016-08-09 at 4.15.17 PM• Carrasco, M., Fuller, S. & Ling, S. (2008).
Transient attention does increase perceived contrast of suprathreshold stimuli: A reply to Prinzmetal, Long and Leonhardt (2008).
Perception & Psychophysics 70, 1151-1164
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Screen Shot 2016-08-09 at 4.19.52 PM• Ling, S. & Carrasco, M. (2007).
Transient covert attention does alter appearance: A reply to Schneider (2006).
Perception & Psychophysics 69(6), 1051-1058
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Screen Shot 2016-08-09 at 4.23.12 PM• Ling, S. & Carrasco, M. (2006).
When sustained attention impairs perception.
Nature Neuroscience 9, 1243-1245
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Untitled-1• Phelps, E., Ling, S. & Carrasco, M. (2006).
Emotion facilitates perception and boosts the perceptual benefits of attention.
Psychological Science 17(4), 292-299
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Screen Shot 2016-08-09 at 4.27.06 PM• Ling, S. & Carrasco, M. (2006).
Sustained and transient covert attention enhance the signal via different contrast response functions.
Vision Research 46, 1210-1220
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• Carrasco, M., Ling, S. & Read, S. (2004).
Attention alters appearance.
Nature Neuroscience 7, 308-313
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