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Conference abstracts

2023

Sayim B., Öztas D., L-Miao L., Alp N (2023). Information loss and accuracy gain in redundancy masking. AVA Christmas meeting, London, U.K.

 

Sayim B. & Hansmann-Roth S., (2023). Redundancy masking and the compression of visual information. 23rd Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCoP), September 2023, Porto, Portugal.

 

Mert Can M, Sayim B (2023). Temporal modulation of redundancy masking. European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP), 42, 27 -31 August 2023, Paphos, Cyprus. 

Gomes Tomaz Â, Kwon S, Levi DM, Harmening WM, Sayim B (2023). Impact of crowding on visual appearance in Amblyopia. European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP), 42, 27 -31 August 2023, Paphos, Cyprus. 

L-Miao L, Hansmann-Roth S, Harmening WM, Sayim B (2023). No pooling in crowding: Deterioration of orientation discrimination with increasing numbers of identical Gabors. European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP), 42, 27 -31 August 2023, Paphos, Cyprus. 

Sayim B & Hansmann-Roth S (2023). Redundancy masking in regular and irregular patterns. European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP), 43, 27 -31 August 2023, Paphos, Cyprus. 

Buzzo M.C. & Sayim B. (2023). Aesthetic experiences throughout life. 1st Scientific Meeting on Psychology, Art, and Neuroaesthetics, 9-10 June 2023, Bergamo, Italy.  

 

Lukyanova V, Sayim B, Harmening WM (2023). Three minutes talk at the Annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, May 2023,, St. Pete Beach, Florida, USA.

Hansmann-Roth S & Sayim B (2023). Information compression determines the appearance of repeating patterns in peripheral vision. Annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, May 2023,  St. Pete Beach, USA. Journal of Vision 2023;23(9):5261.

Dandan YR, L-Miao L, Sayim B (2023). Unbiased by redundant signals: Negativity bias for emotion perception of single but not two identical faces. Annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, May 2023, St. Pete Beach, USA. Journal of Vision 2023;23(9):5584. 

2022

Gomes Tomaz, Â., Gutnikov, A., Harmening, W. M., & Sayim, B. (2022). Beyond categorization: The appearance of optotypes around threshold. 22nd Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCoP), August 2022, Lille, France.

 

Sayim, B., Yildirim, F.Z., & Coates, D .R. (2022). What is redundant in redundancy masking? 22nd Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCoP), August 2022, Lille, France.


Dandan, Y., & Sayim, B. (2022). Voluntary control can overcome the foveal input bias in ensemble emotion. 22nd Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCoP), August 2022, Lille, France.

Buzzo, M.C., & Sayim, B. (2022). Anomalous experiences when seeing highlights without objects. 22nd Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCoP), August 2022, Lille, France.

Li, M., Yu, D., Reynvoet, B., & Sayim, B. (2022). Redundancy masking prevents the detection of faces. 22nd Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCoP), August 2022, Lille, France.

 

Lukyanova V, Reiniger JL, Gutnikov A, Sayim B, Harmening WM (2022) On the relevance of fixational eye movements and foveal cone topography for visual performance. Active Vision Symposium, Rochester, NY, USA.

Lukyanova V, Sayim B, Harmening WM (2022) Does manipulation of retinal slip during fixational drift impacts visual acuity? Talk at the I2EYE meeting 2022, Paris, France.

 

Lukyanova V, Reiniger JL, Gutnikov A, Sayim B, Harmening WM (2022) On the relevance of fixational eye movements and foveal cone topography for visual performance. European Summer School on Eye Movements 2022, Bonn, Germany.

Hansmann-Roth, S., & Sayim, B. (2022). Hidden by letters: How grouping lines into letters interferes with ensemble perception. Annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, May 2022,  St. Pete Beach, USA.

Yu, D., & Sayim, B. (2022). We do not have to see what we look at: Foveal input can be ignored in ensemble emotion perception. Annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, May 2022,  St. Pete Beach, USA.

L-Miao, L., Yu, D., Reynvoet, B., & Sayim, B. (2022) Redundancy masking of faces: When trios look like duos. Annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, May 2022,  St. Pete Beach, USA.

 

Gomes Tomaz, Â., Daneshi, A., Hansmann-Roth, S., Harmening, W. M., & Sayim, B. (2022). The appearance of tiny objects: How Snellen’s symbols look like below, at and above threshold. Annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, May 2022, St. Pete Beach, USA & Online.

Yildirim, F. Z., Aschwanden, R., & Sayim, B. (2022). Imagine that! Visual imagery alleviates crowding. Virtual annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, May 2022.

2021

Gomes Tomaz, Â., Harmening, W. M., & Sayim, B. (2021). Appearance at threshold: How Snellen symbols look like. GDR Vision Forum, October 2021.

Yu, D,. & Sayim, B. (2021). Foveal input can be ignored in ensemble emotion perception. GDR Vision Forum, October 2021.

Li, M., Yildrim, F. Z., Alp, N., & Sayim, B. (2021). Feature migration in redundancy masking. GDR Vision Forum, October 2021.

Hansmann-Roth, S. (2021). On the real bandwidth of perceptual experience: Detailed internal representations of visual ensembles. GDR Vision Forum, October 2021.

 

Lukyanova V, Reiniger JL, Sayim B, Harmening WM (2021) Do fixational eye movements help or hinder hyperacuity? BIGS Neuroscience Student Retreat 2021, Bonn, Germany

Yildirim, F. Z., & Sayim, B. (2021). Low accuracy and high confidence in redundancy masking. European Conference on Visual Perception, August 2021.

Hansmann-Roth, S., Harmening, W., & Sayim, B. (2021). One less is enough: Evidence for redundancy masking in the fovea. European Conference on Visual Perception, August 2021.

Li, M., Yildirim, F. Z., Alp, N., & Sayim, B. (2021). Seeing features of unseen objects: feature migration in redundancy masking. European Conference on Visual Perception, August 2021.

Rummens, K., & Sayim, B. (2021). Stimulus uniformity modulates the effect of target-flanker similarity in crowded letter recognition European Conference on Visual Perception, August 2021.

Yu, D., Song, Y., & Sayim, B. (2021). Voluntary control eliminates the fovea bias in ensemble emotion perception. European Conference on Visual Perception, August 2021.

Lukyanova V, Reiniger JL, Sayim B, Harmening WM (2021) Do fixational eye movements help or hinder hyperacuity? NeuroCon 2021, Günzburg, Germany

 

Li, M., Reynvoet, B., & Sayim, B. (2021). More crowded, less numerous: Crowding reduces the number of perceived items in numerosity perception. Virtual Vision Science Society, May 2021.

Rummens, K., & Sayim, B. (2021). Probability cuing uncovers object-based frames of reference in crowding. Virtual Vision Science Society, May 2021 (Journal of Vision, 21(9), 2567-2567).

Yu, D., Song, Y., & Sayim, B. (2021). Happy centre, happy whole: Foveal vision determines the perceived emotion of face ensembles. Virtual Vision Science Society, May 2021 (Journal of Vision, 21(9), 2069).

2020

Li, M., Reynvoet, B., & Sayim, B. (2020). Perceived numerosity in crowded and uncrowded displays. In: Poster session presented at the Virtual Psychonomics 2020 Annual Meeting, November 2020.

Rummens, K., & Sayim, B. (2020). Probability cueing reveals asymmetry of attentional limits in crowding In: Poster session presented at the Virtual Psychonomics 2020 Annual Meeting, November 2020.

2019

Yildirim, F.Z., Coates, D. R., & Sayim, B. (2019). Spatial compression in redundancy masking. In: Poster session presented at the 16th SPS SGP SSP Conference, September 2019, Bern, Switzerland.

Melnik, N., Coates, D. R., & Sayim, B. (2019). Peripheral appearance in dyslexic readers is characterized by an excessive loss of elements. In: Talk session presented at the 16th SPS SGP SSP Conference, September 2019, Bern, Switzerland.

Rummens, K., & Sayim, B. (2019). Attentional limits in crowding are asymmetric. In: Talk session presented at the European Conference on Visual Perception, August 2019, Leuven, Belgium.

Li, M., Reynvoet, B., & Sayim, B. (2019). Crowding reduces numerosity estimates for large numbers. In: Talk session presented at the European Conference on Visual Perception, August 2019, Leuven, Belgium.

Yildirim, F.Z., Coates, D. R., & Sayim, B. (2019). No help for lost lines: Redundancy masking is strong under focused and diffuse attention. In: Talk session presented at the European Conference on Visual Perception, August 2019, Leuven, Belgium.

Melnik, N., Coates, D. R., & Sayim B (2019). What dyslexics see: Excessive information loss characterizes peripheral appearance in dyslexia. In: Talk session presented at the European Conference on Visual Perception, August 2019, Leuven, Belgium.

Melnik, N., Coates D. R., & Sayim, B. (2019). Direct capture of peripheral appearance reveals what is lost and retained in peripheral vision. In: Poster session presented at the Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, May 2019, St Pete Beach, USA, pp. 66–66.

Rummens, K., & Sayim, B. (2019). When detrimental crowding becomes beneficial uniformity in peripheral letter recognition. In: Poster session presented at the Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, May 2019, St Pete Beach, USA, pp. 66–67.

Yildirim, F.Z., Coates, D. R., & Sayim, B. (2019). Lost lines in warped space: Evidence for spatial compression in crowded displays. In: Talk session presented at the Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, May 2019, St Pete Beach, USA, pp. 13-13.

2018

Coates, D. R., & Sayim, B. (2018). The Critical Spacing of Crowding With Diffuse Attention. In: Poster session presented at ECVP, 26 -30 August 2018, Trieste, Italy (Perception (2019) Vol 48, pp 47-48).

Melnik, N., Coates, D. R., & Sayim, B. (2018). Too good to be crowded: A peculiar case of weak crowding with high target-flanker similarity. In: Talk session presented at ECVP, 26 -30 August 2018, Trieste, Italy (Perception (2019) Vol 48, pp 208-208).

Rummens, K., & Sayim, B. (2018). When uncrowding of parts interferes with identifying wholes in peripheral word recognition. In: Talk session presented at ECVP, 26 -30 August 2018, Trieste, Italy (Perception (2019) Vol 48, pp 208-208).

Yildirim, F.Z., Coates, D. R., & Sayim, B. (2018). Visual references reverse diminishment in crowding. In: Poster session presented at ECVP, 26 -30 August 2018, Trieste, Italy (Perception (2019) Vol 48, pp 53-53).

Sayim, B., & Franke, I. (2018). Towards a Phenomenology of the Unknown: 'Impossible' Objects in a Contemporary Art Installation. Visual Science of Art Conference (VSAC), Trieste, 2018.

2017

Melnik, N., Coates, D. R.,  & Sayim, B. (2017). Emergent features in the crowding zone. Perception 46, ECVP, 27 -31 August 2017, Berlin, Germany, p. 249.

Sayim, B., Melnik, N., Yildirim, F. Z., Coates, D. R. (2017). Capturing appearance in crowded peripheral vision. GDR Vision Meeting, 11-12 October 2017, Lille, France.

Sayim, B., Melnik, N., Yildirim, F. Z., & Coates, D. R. (2017). Creating peripheral shape metamers. Perception, 46, ECVP, 27-31 August 2017, p. 57.

Van Uytven, T., Myin, E., & Sayim, B. (2017). Disambiguation of ambiguous figures in peripheral vision by prior knowledge. Visual Science of Art Conference (VSAC), 25-27 August 2017.

Coates, D. R., Yildirim, F. Z., Melnik, N., & Sayim, B. (2017). Deconstructing peripheral appearance. Perception 46, ECVP, 27 -31 August 2017, Berlin, Germany, p. 141.

Yildirim, F. Z., Coates, D. R., & Sayim, B. (2017). Crowding impairs subitizing. Perception 46, ECVP, 27 -31 August 2017, Berlin, Germany, p. 54.

2016

Coates, D. R., Wagemans, J., & Sayim, B. (2016). Concordant effects of letter similarity in crowding and visual search. Perception 45, ECVP, 28 August - 01 September 2016, Barcelona, Spain, p. 20.

Sayim, B., Coates, D. R., & Taylor, J. H. (2016). Identity-Crowding: Perception without Attention or Cognitive Inference? Perception 45, ECVP, 28 August - 01 September 2016, Barcelona, Spain, p. 46.

Van Uytven, T., Myin, E., & Sayim, B. (2016). Individual Differences in Artistic Capture of Peripheral Appearance. Visual Science of Art Conference (VSAC), 26-28 August 2016, Barcelona, Spain, p. 27.

Franke, I., & Sayim, B. (2016). Effects of Phenomenally 'real' and Cognitively 'unreal' Stimuli in Contemporary Art on Visual Consciousness. Science of Consciousness, 2016, Tucson, Arizona, USA (April 25-30, 2016), 366.

2015

Coates, D. R., Wagemans, J., & Sayim, B. (2015). Portraying the periphery: studying peripheral vision with drawing tasks. Perception 44, ECVP, p 115.

Franke, I., & Sayim, B. (2015). Spatial vision research in contemporary art practice: No room for 'perceptual errors'. Perception 44, ECVP, p 24.

Sayim, B., & Wagemans, J. (2015). Perceived junction changes in crowding revealed with a drawing paradigm. Perception 44, ECVP, p 138.

Van Vliet, C., & Sayim, B. (2015). Characteristics of target appearance changes in crowding. Perception 44, ECVP, p 160.

Franke, I., & Sayim, B. (2015). Perceptually vivid and phenomenally mysterious stimuli as artistic strategy to highlight the constructive nature of perception. Visual Science of Art Conference (VSAC), 22-23 August 2015, Liverpool, UK, p 27.

Sayim, B., Myin, E., & Van Uytven, T. (2015). Prior knowledge modulates peripheral color appearance. Proceedings of the International Colour Association (AIC), Tokyo Midterm meeting, 2015.

Van Uytven, T., Myin, E., & Sayim, B. (2015). Cleaning up peripheral clutter: No crowding in paintings of peripherally viewed images. Visual Science of Art Conference (VSAC), 22-23 August 2015, Liverpool, UK, p 24.

Sayim, B., Wagemans, J., & Kogo, N. (2015). Angular size differences of selected and depicted scenes in observational painting. Visual Science of Art Conference (VSAC), 22-23 August 2015, Liverpool, UK, p 23.

Ekroll, V., Sayim, B., van der Hallen, R., & Wagemans, J. (2015). The shrunken finger illusion: Amodal volume completion can make your finger feel shorter. VSS Journal of Vision, 55.25 p 267.

2014

Sayim, B. (2014). Interdisciplinary approaches in vision: on the fruitful collaboration of artists and scientists. Visual Science of Art Conference (VSAC), 23-24 August 2014, Belgrade, Serbia.

Van Uytven, T., Myin, E., & Sayim, B. (2014). The visual periphery in art and science. Visual Science of Art Conference (VSAC), 23-24 August 2014, Belgrade, Serbia.

Sayim, B., de-Wit, L., & Wagemans, J. (2014). Crowding limits multiple object tracking. Perception 43, ECVP Abstract Supplement, page 7.

2013

Sayim, B., & Wagemans, J. (2013). Drawings reveal what is lost in crowding. AVA, Christmas Meeting (Leuven, Belgium).

Sayim, B., & Wagemans, J. (2013). Drawings of the visual periphery reveal appearance changes in crowding. Perception 42, ECVP, Supplement, p 229.

Overvliet, K., & Sayim, B. (2013). Contextual modulation in haptic vernier offset discrimination. Perception 42, ECVP, Supplement, p 175.

2012

Sayim, B., & Cavanagh, P. (2012). Depiction of material properties in paintings. Visual Science of Art Conference (VSAC), 1-2 September 2012, Alghero, Italy.

Sayim, B., Greenwood, J. A., & Cavanagh, P. (2012). Temporal dynamics of the remote facilitation effect in crowding. Perception 41, ECVP Abstract Supplement, p 32.

Greenwood, J. A., Szinte, M., Sayim, B., & Cavanagh, P. (2012). Shared spatial uncertainty for crowding and saccades. Journal of Vision, vol. 12, no. 9, article 599.

Sayim, B., Greenwood, J. A., & Cavanagh, P. (2012). A remote target repetition reduces crowding. Journal of Vision, vol. 12, no. 9, article 596.

2011

Sayim, B., & Cavanagh, P. (2011). Long range grouping affects crowding. Perception 40, ECVP, Supplement, p 35.

Manassi, M., Sayim, B., & Herzog, M. H. (2011). Grouping trumps pooling and centroids in crowding. Perception 40, ECVP, Supplement p 182.

Sayim, B., & Cavanagh, P. (2011). Effects of target-flanker grouping in crowding inside and outside the critical spacing. Journal of Vision, 11, 11, article 1157.

Manassi, M., Sayim, B., & Herzog, M. H. (2011). When bigger is better. Journal of Vision, 11, 11, article 1185.

Manassi, M., Sayim, B., & Herzog, M. H. (2011). How grouping determines crowding. 12th Congress of the Swiss Psychological Society (11-13 September, 2011 in Fribourg, Switzerland).

2010

Sayim, B., & Cavanagh, P. (2010). Does target-flanker grouping alleviate crowding? AVA, Christmas Meeting (Paris, France), 6, 14.

Sayim, B., & Cavanagh, P. (2010). Transparency in Psychophysics and in Art. Art & Perception Conference, Brussels, Belgium.

Sayim, B., Manassi, M., & Herzog, M. H. (2010). How good Gestalt counteracts clutter in contextual modulation. Perception 39, ECVP Supplement, 28.

 

Manassi, M., Sayim, B., & Herzog, M. H. (2010). Gestalt determines contextual modulation. Lemanic Neuroscience Annual Meeting (October 29, 2010 in Geneva, Switzerland).

Manassi, M., Sayim, B., & Herzog, M. H. (2010). In contextual modulation, bigger is not better for low luminance stimuli. Perception 38, ECVP, Supplement 7.

Sayim, B., Westheimer, G., & Herzog, M. H. (2010). Targets uncrowd when they pop out. Journal of Vision, 10(7):1393.

2009

Sayim, B., Grubert, A., Krummenacher, J., & Herzog, M. H. (2009). Modulation of Attentional Capture by Display Probabilities in Visual Search. Perception, 38, ECVP, Supplement 7.

Sayim, B., Westheimer, G., & Herzog, M. H. (2009). Contextual Modulation and Gestalt. 11th Congress of the Swiss Psychological Society, Interactions: Real and Virtual, 34.

2008

Saarela, T. P., Sayim, B., Westheimer, G., & Herzog, M. H. (2008). Crowding is modulated by global stimulus configuration. Perception 37, ECVP, Supplement 171.

Sayim, B., Herzog, M. H., & Westheimer, G. (2008). Grouping explains contextual modulation in low level vision. Perception 37, ECVP, Supplement 81.

 

Sayim, B., Herzog, M. H., & Westheimer, G. (2008). The influence of perceptual grouping on visual contextual modulation. XXIX International Congress of Psychology, Berlin, Germany.

 

Sayim, B., Grubert, A., Herzog, M. H., & Krummenacher, J. (2008). Top-down modulability of attentional capture by a salient color singleton onset distractor. Second International Symposium on Visual Search and Selective Attention, 127, Fribourg (Murten), Switzerland.

 

Sayim, B., Westheimer, G., & Herzog, M. H. (2008). Visual contextual modulation by figural grouping. FENS Abstr., vol 4, 190.15, 2008.

Sayim, B., Westheimer, G., & Herzog, M. H. (2008). Figural grouping affects contextual modulation in low level vision. Journal of Vision, 8(6):436, 436a.

 

Saarela, T. P., Sayim, B., Westheimer, G., & Herzog, M. H. (2008). Configural modulation of crowding. Journal of Vision, 8, 435a.

 

Sayim, B., Westheimer, G., & Herzog, M. H. (2008). Der Einfluss von Gruppierung auf visuo-kontextuelle Modulation. Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen, Marburg, 155.

2007

Saarela, T. P., Sayim, B., Westheimer, G., & Herzog, M. H. (2007). Modulation of crowding by stimulusconfiguration. Paper presented at Visionarium 2007, Tvärminne, Finland.

Sayim, B., Herzog, M. H., & Westheimer, G. (2007). How grouping by color and contrast affects contextual modulation. Swiss Psychological Society (SSP) 2007, Differences, Diversity and Change, 81.

Sayim, B., Westheimer, G., & Herzog, M. H. (2007). Grouping by color and its effects on contextual modulation. 2nd Annual EPFL Life Sciences Symposium (LSS07), Lausanne, Switzerland.

Sayim, B., Herzog, M. H., & Westheimer, G. (2007). Contextual modulation of vernier thresholds by chromaticity-based grouping mechanisms. Journal of Vision, 7(9):907, 907a.

Sayim, B., Herzog, M. H., Westheimer, G. (2007). Kontextuelle Modulation von Vernier-Schwellen durch farbinduzierte Gruppierungsmechanismen. Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen, Trier, 36.

2006-2003

Sayim, B., & Herzog, M. H. (2006). Effects of contextual elements on vernier thresholds in peripheral vision. Perception, 35, Supplement 45.

Jameson, K., Alvarado, N., & Sayim, B. (2005). Semantic and perceptual Representations of Color and a cognitive Color-Naming Function. 17th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society, Los Angeles.

 

Sayim, B., Jameson, K., & Alvarado, N. (2003). Color naming relations in perceptual color space. Annual conference of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

 

Jameson, K., Sayim, B., & Alvarado, N. (2003). Asymmetries between cognitive and perceptual representations of color: Consequences for theories of color naming. Color Perception: Philosophical and Scientific Perspectives. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

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