Conference abstracts

2022

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. (2021). 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.
 

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.

 

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.