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Imagery for shapes activates position-invariant representations in human visual cortex.

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In this study, we show that top-down control mechanisms engaged during visual imagery of simple shapes (letters X and O) can selectively activate position-invariant perceptual codes in visual areas specialised for shape processing, including lateral occipital complex (LOC). First, we used multivoxel pattern analysis (MVPA) to identify visual cortical areas that code for shape within a position-invariant reference frame. Next, we examined the similarity between these high-level visual codes an...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
NeuroImage
Volume:
56
Issue:
3
Pages:
1540-1545
Publication date:
2011-06-05
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EISSN:
1095-9572
ISSN:
1053-8119
URN:
uuid:ea47d34b-3fec-442a-8f8c-a8cb137a36f3
Source identifiers:
124320
Local pid:
pubs:124320

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