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Xu, Y. (2017). Reevaluating the sensory account of visual working memory storage. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 21, 794-815. (pdf)

Vaziri Pashkam, M. & Xu, Y. (2017). Goal-directed visual processing differentially impacts human ventral and dorsal visual representations. Journal of Neuroscience, 37, 8767-8782. (pdf)

Jeong, S. K. & Xu, Y. (in press). Task-context dependent linear representation of multiple visual objects in human parietal cortex. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 29, 1778-1789. (pdf)

Cant, J. S. & Xu, Y. (2017). The contribution of object shape and surface properties to object-ensemble representation in anterior-medial ventral visual cortex. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 29, 398-412. (pdf)

Bettencourt, K. & Xu, Y. (2016). Understanding location- and feature-based processing along the human intraparietal sulcus. Journal of Neurophysiology, 116, 1488-1497. (pdf)

Jeong, S. K. & Xu, Y. (2016). The impact of top-down spatial attention on laterality and hemispheric asymmetry in human parietal cortex. Journal of Vision, 16(10):2, 1–21. (pdf)

Jeong, S. K. & Xu, Y. (2016). Behaviorally relevant abstract object identity representation in the human parietal cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, 36, 1607-1619. (pdf)

Bettencourt, K. C. & Xu, Y. (2016). Decoding visual short-term memory contents in occipital and parietal cortices under distraction. Nature Neuroscience, 19, 150-157. (pdf)

Cant, J. S. & Xu, Y. (2015). The impact of density and ratio on object-ensemble representation in human anterior-medial ventral visual cortex. Cerebral Cortex. 25, 4226-4239. (pdf)

Cant, J. S., Sun, S. & Xu, Y. (2015) Distinct cognitive mechanisms involved in the processing of single objects and object ensembles. Journal of Vision, 15(4):12, 1–21. (pdf)

Xu, Y. & Jeong, S. (2015). The contribution of human superior intra-parietal sulcus to visual short-term memory and perception. In: Mechanisms of Sensory Working Memory: Attention and Performance XXV, Jolicoeur, P. and Martinez-Trujillo, J. (eds.). (pdf)

Zhang, J., Liu, J., & Xu, Y. (2015). Neural decoding reveals impaired face configural processing in the right fusiform face area of individuals with developmental prosopagnosia. Journal of Neuroscience, 35, 1539-1548. (pdf)

Xu, Y. (2014). Inferior frontal junction biases perception through neural synchrony. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 18, 337-448. (pdf)

Poltoratski, S. & Xu, Y. (2013). The association of color memory and enumeration of multiple spatially overlapping sets. Journal of Vision, 13(8):6, 1-11. (pdf)

Bettencourt, K. & Xu, Y. (2013). The role of transverse occipital sulcus in scene perception and its relationship to object individuation in inferior intra-parietal sulcus. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 25, 1711-1722. (pdf)

Jeong, S. K. & Xu, Y. (2013). Neural representation of targets and distractors during visual object individuation and identification. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 25, 117-126. (pdf)

Cant, J. S. & Xu, Y. (2012). Object ensemble processing in human anterior -medial ventral visual cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, 32, 7885-7700. (pdf)

Xu, Y. (2010). The impact of item clustering on visual search: It all depends on the nature of the visual search. Journal of Vision, 10(14):24, 1-9. (pdf)

Xu, Y. (2010). The neural fate of task-irrelevant features in object-based processing. Journal of Neuroscience, 30, 14020-14028. (pdf)

Bi, Y., Xu, Y., & Caramazza, A. (2009). Orthographic and phonological effects in the picture word interference paradigm: Evidence from a logographic language. Applied Psycholinguistics, 30, 637-658. (pdf)

Xu, Y. & Chun, M. M. (2009). Selecting and perceiving multiple visual objects. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 13, 167-174. (pdf)

Xu, Y. (2009).  Distinctive neural mechanisms supporting visual object individuation and identification.  Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 21, 511-518. (pdf)

Xu, Y. (2008).  Representing connected and disconnected shapes in human inferior intra-parietal sulcus.  Neuroimage, 40, 1849-1856. (pdf)

Xu, Y. & Chun, M. M. (2007).  Visual grouping in human parietal cortex.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 104, 18766-18771. (pdf)

Xu, Y. & Nakayama, K. (2007).  Visual short-term memory benefit for objects on different 3D surfaces.  Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 136, 653-662. (pdf)

Xu, Y. (2007).  The role of the superior intra-parietal sulcus in supporting visual short-term memory for multi-feature objects.  Journal of Neuroscience, 27, 11676-11686. (pdf)  (supplementary material)

Xu, Y., Turk-Browne, N. B., & Chun, M. M. (2007).  Dissociating task performance from fMRI repetition attenuation in ventral visual cortex.  Journal of Neuroscience, 27, 5981-5985. (pdf) (supplementary material)

        See also a Journal Club article from Journal of Neuroscience. (pdf)

Xu, Y. & Chun, M. M. (2006).  Dissociable neural mechanisms supporting visual short-term memory for objects.  Nature, 440, 91-95. (pdf) (supplementary material)

        See also News & Views from Nature Neuroscience.  (pdf)

Xu, Y. (2006).  Encoding objects in visual short-term memory: The roles of feature proximity and connectedness.  Perception & Psychophysics, 68, 815-828. (pdf)

Xu, Y. (2005).  Revisiting the role of the fusiform and occipital face areas in visual expertise.  Cerebral Cortex, 15, 1234-1242. (pdf)

Xu, Y., Liu, J., & Kanwisher, N.  (2005).  The M170 is selective for faces, not for expertise.  Neuropsychologia, 43, 588-597. (pdf)

Xu, Y. (2002).  Encoding color and shape from different parts of an object in visual short-term memory.  Perception & Psychophysics, 64, 1260-1280. (pdf)

Xu, Y. (2002).  Object-based feature integration in visual search.  Perception, 31, 1335-1347. (pdf)

Xu, Y. (2002).  Limitations in object-based feature encoding in visual short-term memory.  Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 28, 458-468. (pdf)

Xu, Y. & Singh, M. (2002).  Early computation of part structure: Evidence from visual search.  Perception & Psychophysics, 67, 1039-1054. (pdf)


Scholl, B. J., & Xu, Y. (2001).  The magical number 4 in vision.  Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 24, 145-146.  (pdf)

Xu, Y., & Corkin, S. (2001).  H.M. revisits the Tower of Hanoi puzzle.              Neuropsychology, 15, 69-79. (pdf)

Xu, Y., Pollatsek, A., & Potter, M. C. (1999).  The activation of phonology during silent Chinese word reading.  Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 25, 838-857. (pdf)