Publications

In Press


Schwartz L & Yovel G (in press) Learning faces as concepts rather than precepts improves face recognition. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning Memory and Cognition
 

2019


Abudarham, N., Shkillera, L., & Yovel, G. (2019) Critical features for face recognition. Cognition 182, 73-83.
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Schwartz & Yovel (2019) Independent Contribution of Perceptual Experience and Social Cognition to Face Recognition. Cognition 183 (2019) 131–138.
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2018


Abudarham, N., & Yovel, G. (2018). Same critical features are used for identification of familiarized and unfamiliar faces. Vision research.
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Bernstein, M., Erez, Y., Blank, I., & Yovel, G. (2018). An Integrated Neural Framework for Dynamic and Static Face Processing. Scientific reports, 8(1), 7036.
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Gilad-Gutnick, S., Harmatz, E. S., Tsourides, K., Yovel, G., & Sinha, P. (2018). Recognizing Facial Slivers. Journal of cognitive neuroscience, 30(7), 951-962
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2017


Simhi N & Yovel G, The Role of Familiarization in Dynamic Person Recognition. Visual Cognition: Special Issue on Person Perception
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Bernstein, M., Erez, Y., Blank, I., & Yovel., G. (2017). The processing of dynamic faces in the human brain: Support for an integrated neural framework of face processing. Biorxiv.
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Brezis, N., Bronfman, Z. Z., Yovel, G., & Goshen-Gottstein, Y. The Electrophysiological Signature of Remember–Know Is Confounded with Memory Strength and Cannot Be Interpreted as Evidence for Dual-process Theory of Recognition. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.
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2016


Arizpe, J., Walsh, V., Yovel, G., & Baker, C. I.  The categories, frequencies, and stability of idiosyncratic eye-movement patterns to faces. Vision Research.
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Schwartz L & Yovel G (2016) The Roles of Perceptual and Conceptual Information in Face Recognition. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General  145(11) 1493–1511
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Freiwald, W., Duchaine, B. & Yovel, G. (2016). Face Processing Systems: From Neurons to Real-World Social Perception. Annual Review of Neuroscience Vol. 39: 325-346.
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Simhi, N., & Yovel, G. (2016). The Contribution of the Body and Motion to Whole Person Recognition. Vision Research, 122, 12-20.
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Yovel, G., & O?Toole, A. J. (2016). Recognizing People in Motion. Trends in cognitive sciences, 20(5), 383-395.
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Abudarham, N., & Yovel, G. (2016). Reverse engineering the face space: Discovering the critical features for face identification. Journal of Vision, 16(3), 40-40.
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Brandman T & Yovel G (2016) Bodies are Represented as Wholes rather than their Sum of Parts in the Occipital-Temporal Cortex. Cerebral Cortex?26?(2):?530-543.
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Yovel, G. (2016) Neural and Cognitive Face-Selective Markers: An Integrative Review. Neuropsychologia. 83, 5-13 Special Issue: Functional Selectivity in Perceptual and Cognitive Systems ? A Tribute to Shlomo Bentin (1946-2012)
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2015


Stropahl, M., Plotz, K., Sch?nfeld, R., Lenarz, T., Sandmann, P., Yovel, G., & Debener, S. (2015). Cross-modal reorganization in cochlear implant users: auditory cortex contributes to visual face processing.?NeuroImage,121, 159-170.
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Duchaine, B. & Yovel, G. (2015). A Revised Neural Framework for Face Processing. Annual Review of Vision Science. 1:393?416.
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Bernstein, M. & Yovel G. (2015) Two neural pathways of face processing: A critical evaluation of current models. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews?55, 536-546.
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Horowitz, A. Barazany, D. Tavor, I. Bernstein, M. Yovel G. Assaf, Y. In vivo correlation between axon diameter and conduction velocity in the human brain. Brain Struct Funct. 2015 May; 220(3):1777-88
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Axelrod, V. Bar, M. Rees, G. Yovel, G (in press) Neural correlates of subliminal language processing. Cereb Cortex. 2015 Aug; 25(8):2160-9.
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Axelrod V, Yovel G (2015) Successful Decoding of Famous Faces in the Fusiform Face Area. PLoS ONE 10(2)
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Yovel G., and Bernstein M. (2015) Face Perception: Extracting Social Information from Faces: The Role of Static and Dynamic Face Information. In: Arthur W. Toga, editor. Brain Mapping: An Encyclopedic Reference. Academic Press: Elsevier; pp. 73-78.
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2014


Tavor, I Yablonski M Mezer A Rom S Assaf Y Yovel G (2014) Separate parts of the occipital-temporal white matter fibers are associated with recognition of faces and places. Neuroimage 123, 123?130.
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Bernstein, M. Oron, J. Sadeh B. Yovel G (2014) An integrated face?body representation in the fusiform gyrus but not the lateral occipital cortex Journal of cognitive neuroscience 26 (11), 2469-2478
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Yovel, G. Wilmer J. & Duchaine, B. (2014) What can individual differences tell us about face processing? Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 8, 562
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Erez Y & Yovel G (2014) Clutter modulates the representation of target objects in the human occipitotemporal cortex Journal of cognitive neuroscience 26 (3), 490-500
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Sadeh, B & Yovel, G (2014) Extracting visual evoked potentials from EEG data recorded during fMRI?guided Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) e51063-e51063
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Mehoudar, E. Arizpe J. Baker, CI. Yovel G (2014) Faces in the eye of the beholder: Unique and stable eye scanning patterns of individual observers Journal of vision 14(7):6, 1?11
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2013


Yovel G & Pascal B (2013) A unified coding strategy for processing faces and voices. Trends in Cognitive Sciences
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Yovel G & Freiwald W (2013) Face recognition systems in monkey and human: are they the same thing? F1000 Prime: Reports 10:5
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Susilo, T., Yovel, G., Barton, J. J. S., & Duchaine, B. (2013). Face perception is category-specific: Evidence from normal body perception in acquired prosopagnosia. Cognition, 129, 88-94
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Axelrod V & Yovel G (2013) The challenge of localizing the anterior temporal face area: A possible solution. Neuroimage. 81, 371?380.
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2012


Axelrod, V & Yovel G (2012) Hierarchical processing of face viewpoint in human visual cortex. Journal of Neurosceince 32(7): 2442-2452
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Arizpe J, Kravitz DJ, Yovel G, Baker CI. (2012) Start Position Strongly Influences Fixation Patterns during Face Processing: Difficulties with Eye Movements as a Measure of Information Use.PLoS One. 7(2):e31106
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Yovel, G, Halsband K , Pelleg M , Farkash N, Gal B, Goshen-Gottstein Y. Can massive but passive exposure to faces contribute to face recognition abilities? (in press) Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance 2012, 38(2):285-289
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Amit, E, Mehoudar E, Trope Y, Yovel G (2012) Do object-category selective regions in the ventral visual stream represent perceived distance information? Brain and Cognition, 80 201?213
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Brandman, T & Yovel G (2012) A face inversion effect without a face. Cognition
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De Vos M, Thorne JD, Yovel G, Debener S. (2012) Let’s face it, from trial to trial: comparing procedures for N170 single-trial estimation.Neuroimage. Nov 15;63(3):1196-202
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Gilad-Gutnick, S, Yovel G & Sinha P (2012) Recognizing degraded faces: The contribution of configural and featural cues Perception
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2011


Axelrod, A. & Yovel, G. (2011) Non-preferred stimuli modify the representation of faces in the Fusiform Face Area. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 23:3 746-56
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Hadas, D. Yovel, G. Intrator, N. (2011) Using unsupervised incremental learning to cope with gradual concept drift.
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Blank I Yovel G The structure of face?space is tolerant to lighting and viewpoint transformations Journal of Vision 11(8):15 1-13
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Sadeh, B, Pitcher, D, Brandman T, Eisen A, Thaler A and Yovel G. (2011) Stimulation of category-selective brain areas modulates ERP to Their preferred categories. Current Biology 21 1894-9
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McKone, E. , Hall, A., Pidcock, M., Palermo, P., Wilkinson, R.B., Rivolta, D., Yovel, G., Davis, J. M., O’Connor, K.B.L. (2011). Face ethnicity and measurement reliability affect face recognition performance in developmental prosopagnosia: Evidence from the Cambridge Face Memory Test ? Australian. Cognitive Neuropsychology 2011 Mar;28(2):109-46
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Pitcher D , Duchaine B, Walsh V, Yovel G and Kanwisher N (2011) The role of the occipital face area and object areas in the face inversion effect. Neuropsychologia 49(12):3448-53
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2010


Yovel G, Pelc T. Lubezky I. (2010) It?s all in your head: Why is the body inversion effect abolished for headless bodies? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance 36(3):759-67
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Axelrod, A. & Yovel, G. (2010) External facial features modify the representation of internal facial features in the Fusiform Face Area. Neuroimage 52, 720-725
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Sadeh B, Podlipsky I, Zadanov A. Yovel G (2010) Face-selective fMRI and Event-related potential responses are highly correlated: Evidence from simultaneous ERP-fMRI investigation. Human Brain Mapping 31:10 1490-1501
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Brandman, T. & Yovel, G. (2010) The body inversion effect is mediated by face-selective not body-selective areas. Journal of Neuroscience 30:31 10534-10540
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Sadeh, B. & Yovel, G. (2010) Why is the N170 enhanced for inverted faces? An ERP competition experiment. Neuroimage 53:2 782-789.
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Hadas, D. Intrator, N. Yovel, G. (2010) Rapid Object Category Adaption during Unlabeled Classification Perception 39:9 1230-1239
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2009


Bleich-Cohen, M., Strous, R.D., Even, R., Yovel, G, Iancu, I , Olmer, A. T. Hendler. (2009) Blunted Brain Reactivity to Bizarre Facial Expression in First-Episode Schizophrenia. Human Brain Mapping. 30(8): 2606-16.
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Bowles DC, McKone E, Dawel A, Duchaine B, Palermo R, Schmalzl L, Rivolta D, Wilson E, Yovel G (2009) Diagnosing prosopagnosia: Effects of aging, sex, and participant stimulus ethnic match on the Cambridge Face Memory Test and Cambridge Face Perception Test. Cognitive Neuropsychology 26(5) 423-455
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Bar-Haim, Y. Saidel T. Yovel, G. (2009) The Role of Skin Color in Face Recognition. Perception 38: 145-148.
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McKone E & Yovel G. (2009) Why does picture-plane inversion sometimes dissociate perception of features and spacing in faces, and sometimes not? Psychonomics Bulletin and Review 16(5):778-97
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Yovel G. (2009) The shape of facial features and the spacing among them generate similar inversion effects: A reply to Rossion (2008) Acta Psychologica 132(3):293-9.
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2008


Butler PD; Tambini A, Yovel G, Jalbrzikowski M, Ziwich R, Silipo G MA, Kanwisher N PhD, Javitt DC (2008) What?s In A Face? Effects of Stimulus Duration And Inversion on Face Processing in Schizophrenia Schizophrenia Research 103: 283-292.
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Sadeh, B., Zhdanov, A, Podlipsky I., Hendler, T & Yovel, G. (2008) The validity of the face-selective ERP N170 component during simultaneous recording with functional MRI. Neuroimage 42: 778-786
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Yovel G, Tambini A, Brandman T (2008) The asymmetry of the fusiform face area is a stable individual characteristic that underlies the left-visual-field superiority for faces. Neuropsychologia 46: 3061-3068.
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Yovel G. & Kanwisher N. (2008) The representations of spacing and part-based information are associated for upright faces but dissociated for objects: Evidence from individual differences. Psychonomic Bull & Rev 15(5): 933-939.
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2007


Duchaine,B., Yovel,G., Nakayama,K. (2007). No global processing deficit in the Navon task in 14 developmental prosopagnosics. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience 2(2) 104-113
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Duchaine B. & Yovel G. (2007) Face Recognition. In Tom Albright and Richard Maslin (Eds.) The Senses: A Comprehensive Reference. Vol. 2 pp. 329-357.
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Pitcher D, Walsh V, Yovel G, Duchaine BC (2007) TMS evidence for the involvement of the right occipital face area in early face processing Current Biology 17: 1568-1573.
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2006


Duchaine B., Yovel G., Butterworth E., Nakayama K. (2006) Prosopagnosia as an impairment to face-specific mechanisms: Elimination of the alternative hypotheses in a developmental case. Cognitive Neuropsychology 23(5), 714-747
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Kanwisher, N.& Yovel G. (2006) The Fusiform Face Area: A Cortical Region Specialized for the Perception of Faces. Philosophical Transaction of the Royal Society B 361, 2109-2128.
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Yovel G & Duchaine B (2006) Specialized Face Perception Mechanisms Extract Both Part and Spacing Information: Evidence from Developmental Prosopagnosia Journal Cognitive Neuroscience 18: 580-593.
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2005


Yovel, G., Levy J., Paller KA (2005) A whole face is more than the sum of its two halves: Interactive processing in face perception. Visual Cognition 12(2) 337-352
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Yovel G., Kanwisher N. (2005) The neural basis of the face inversion effect Current Biology, 15, 2256-2262
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2004


Yovel G., & Kanwisher N. (2004) Face perception: Domain specific for faces, not process specific for configural processing, Neuron 44(5) 889-898
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Yovel, G., & Paller, K.A. (2004). The neural basis of the butcher-on-the-bus phenomenon: When a face seems familiar but is not remembered. NeuroImage, 21(2), 789-800.
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2003


Yovel, G., Levy J., Grabowecky M., Paller KA. (2003) Neuralcorrelates of the left-visual-field superiority in face perception appear at multiple stages of face perception. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 15: 462-474.
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Levy, J., Yovel G., Bean M. (2003) Facilitation and disruption of lateralized syllable processing by unattended stimuli in the opposite visual field. Brain and Language 85: 432-440.
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2001


Yovel, G, Yovel, I & Levy J (2001) Hemispheric asymmetries for global and local visual perception: effects of stimulus and task factors.J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform. 27(6):1369-85.
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