George A. Alvarez

Psychology Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States 
Vision, attention, memory
"George Alvarez"
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Jeremy M. Wolfe research assistant 1998-2000 Brigham and Women's Hospital
Patrick Cavanagh grad student 2000-2005 Harvard
 (Limits on attentional selection and the short -term storage of visual information.)
Aude Oliva post-doc MIT
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Störmer VS, Cohen MA, Alvarez GA. (2019) Tuning Attention to Object Categories: Spatially Global Effects of Attention to Faces in Visual Processing. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 1-11
Brady TF, Alvarez GA, Störmer VS. (2018) The role of meaning in visual memory: Face-selective brain activity predicts memory for ambiguous face stimuli. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience
Long B, Störmer VS, Alvarez GA. (2017) Mid-level perceptual features contain early cues to animacy. Journal of Vision. 17: 20
Brady TF, Shafer-Skelton A, Alvarez GA. (2017) Global Ensemble Texture Representations are Critical to Rapid Scene Perception. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance
Cohen MA, Alvarez GA, Nakayama K, et al. (2016) Visual search for object categories is predicted by the representational architecture of high-level visual cortex. Journal of Neurophysiology. jn.00569.2016
Suchow JW, Fougnie D, Alvarez GA. (2016) Looking Inward and Back: Real-Time Monitoring of Visual Working Memories. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition
Brady TF, Störmer VS, Alvarez GA. (2016) Working memory is not fixed-capacity: More active storage capacity for real-world objects than for simple stimuli. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Störmer VS, Alvarez GA. (2016) Attention Alters Perceived Attractiveness. Psychological Science
Fougnie D, Cormiea SM, Kanabar A, et al. (2016) Strategic Trade-Offs Between Quantity and Quality in Working Memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance
Long B, Konkle T, Cohen MA, et al. (2016) Mid-level perceptual features distinguish objects of different real-world sizes. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General. 145: 95-109
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