Publications


Peer-Reviewed Research Articles:

Cacciamani, L., & Likova, L. T. (in prep). The role of the perirhinal cortex in tactile perception and memory in the blind.

Cacciamani, L., Wager, E., Peterson, M. A., & Scalf, P. E. (in prep). Age-related changes in functional connectivity between the perirhinal cortex and the visual cortex.

Cacciamani, L., Scalf, P. E., & Peterson, M. A. (2015). Neural evidence for competition-mediated suppression in the perception of a single object. CortexDOI: 10.1016/j.cortex.2015.05.018

Cacciamani, L., Mojica, A. J., Sanguinetti, J. L., & Peterson, M. A. (2014). Semantic access occurs outside of awareness for the ground side of a figure. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 76(8), 2531-2547.

Cacciamani, L., Ayars, A. A., & Peterson, M. A. (2014). Spatially rearranged object parts can facilitate perception of intact whole objects. Frontiers in Psychology, 5(482), 1-11.

Peterson, M. A., Cacciamani, L., Mojica, A. J., & Sanguinetti, J. L. (2012). Meaning can be accessed for the ground side of a figure. Journal of Gestalt Theory, 34(3), 297-314.

Peterson, M. A., Cacciamani, L., Barense, M. D., & Scalf, P. E. (2012). The perirhinal cortex modulates V2 activity in response to the agreement between part familiarity and configuration familiarity. Hippocampus, 22, 1965-1977.

Salvagio, E., Cacciamani, L., & Peterson, M. A. (2012). Competition-strength-dependent ground suppression in figure-ground perception. Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics, 74, 964-978.


Book Chapters:

Peterson, M. A., & Cacciamani, L. (2013). Toward a dynamical view of object perception. In Z. Pizlo & S. Dickinson (Eds.), Shape Perception in Human and Computer Vision: An Interdisciplinary Perspective. London: Springer.

Conference Posters:

Cacciamani, L., Wager, E., Peterson, M. A., & Scalf, P. E. (2014, November). Connectivity between the perirhinal cortex and the visual cortex in young and older adults. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

Cacciamani, L., Scalf, P. E., & Peterson, M. A. (2014, May). Competition-based ground suppression in extrastriate cortex and the role of attention. Vision Sciences Society Meeting, St. Petersburg, FL.

Cacciamani, L., Scalf, P. E., & Peterson, M. A. (2013, November). Evidence of top-down mediated ground suppression in extrastriate cortex. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.[PDF]

Cacciamani, L., Mojica, A. J., Sanguinetti, J. L., & Peterson, M. A. (2013, May). Accessing meaning for the groundside of a figure: How long does it last? Vision Sciences Society Meeting, Naples, FL. Journal of Vision, 13(9): 71. doi:10.1167/13.9.71

Scalf, P. E., Cacciamani, L., Barense, M. D., & Peterson, M. A. (2013, May). Representation of object parts and wholes in V2 modified by medial temporal lobe structures. Vision Sciences Society Meeting, Naples, FL. Journal of Vision, 13(9): 1002. doi:10.1167/13.9.1002

Cacciamani, L., Mojica, A. J., Sanguinetti, J. L., & Peterson, M. A. (2012, December). Accessing meaning for the groundside of a figure: How long does it last? University of Arizona & Arizona State University Cognitive Science Conclave, Phoenix, AZ.

Cacciamani, L., Scalf, P.E., Barense, M.D., & Peterson, M.A. (2012, October). The perirhinal cortex modulates V2 activity in response to the agreement between part familiarity and configuration familiarity. Society for Neuroscience Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Cacciamani, L., Mojica, A. J., Sanguinetti, J. L., & Peterson, M. A. (2012, May). Meaning can be accessed for the groundside of a figure. Vision Sciences Society Meeting, Naples, FL. 

Cacciamani, L. & Peterson, M. A. (2011, May). Interference from a working memory task provides evidence for a fronto-temporal face perception network. Vision Sciences Society Meeting, Naples, FL.

Cacciamani, L. & Peterson, M. A. (2010, November). Holding faces in working memory interferes with face discrimination but not object discrimination. Object Perception, Attention, and Memory Conference, St. Louis, MO. 

Cacciamani, L., Salvagio, E. M., & Peterson, M. A. (2010, May). Target discrimination performance reveals that competition for figural status entails mutual inhibition.  Vision Sciences Society Meeting, Naples, FL.

Cacciamani, L., & Thiessen, E. (2009, May). Real-world processing of word-reference pairs in adults. Carnegie Mellon University Meeting of the Minds Symposium, Pittsburgh, PA. 

Cacciamani, L., Thelen, C., & Harrist, S. (2008). The effect of dream journaling on coping with emotional events through expressive writing. American Psychological Association Convention, Boston, MA.



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