Branka Spehar, PhD - Publications

School of Psychology The University of New South Wales, Australia 
Visual psychophysics

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Year Citation  Score
2024 Taylor RP, Viengkham C, Smith JH, Rowland C, Moslehi S, Stadlober S, Lesjak A, Lesjak M, Spehar B. Fractal Fluency: Processing of Fractal Stimuli Across Sight, Sound, and Touch. Advances in Neurobiology. 36: 907-934. PMID 38468069 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-031-47606-8_45  0.33
2022 Roberts MM, Schira MM, Spehar B, Isherwood ZJ. Nature in motion: The tuning of the visual system to the spatiotemporal properties of natural scenes. Journal of Vision. 22: 7. PMID 35587355 DOI: 10.1167/jov.22.6.7  0.786
2021 Isherwood ZJ, Clifford CWG, Schira MM, Roberts MM, Spehar B. Nice and slow: Measuring sensitivity and visual preference toward naturalistic stimuli varying in their amplitude spectra in space and time. Vision Research. 181: 47-60. PMID 33578184 DOI: 10.1016/j.visres.2021.01.001  0.794
2020 Estrada-Gonzalez V, East S, Garbutt M, Spehar B. Viewing Art in Different Contexts. Frontiers in Psychology. 11: 569. PMID 32300320 DOI: 10.3389/Fpsyg.2020.00569  0.32
2019 Viengkham C, Isherwood ZJ, Spehar B. Fractal statistics in the aesthetic appreciation of images, textures and sound Journal of Vision. 19: 97b. DOI: 10.1167/19.10.97B  0.73
2019 Isherwood ZJ, Clifford CW, Schira MM, Spehar B. The critical reliance of early visual cortex on the fractal structure of natural scenes Journal of Vision. 19: 123. DOI: 10.1167/19.10.123  0.768
2019 Viengkham C, Isherwood Z, Spehar B. Fractal-Scaling Properties as Aesthetic Primitives in Vision and Touch Axiomathes. DOI: 10.1007/S10516-019-09444-Z  0.776
2018 Viengkham C, Spehar B. Preference for Fractal-Scaling Properties Across Synthetic Noise Images and Artworks. Frontiers in Psychology. 9: 1439. PMID 30210380 DOI: 10.3389/Fpsyg.2018.01439  0.366
2018 Moloney J, Spehar B, Globa A, Wang R. The affordance of virtual reality to enable the sensory representation of multi-dimensional data for immersive analytics: from experience to insight Journal of Big Data. 5. DOI: 10.1186/S40537-018-0158-Z  0.402
2018 Isherwood Z, Clifford C, Schira M, Spehar B. BOLD tuning of human visual cortex to natural statistical properties in space and time Journal of Vision. 18: 1245. DOI: 10.1167/18.10.1245  0.77
2017 Taylor RP, Martin TP, Montgomery RD, Smith JH, Micolich AP, Boydston C, Scannell BC, Fairbanks MS, Spehar B. Seeing shapes in seemingly random spatial patterns: Fractal analysis of Rorschach inkblots. Plos One. 12: e0171289. PMID 28196082 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0171289  0.35
2016 Isherwood ZJ, Schira MM, Spehar B. The tuning of human visual cortex to variations in the 1/f(α) amplitude spectra and fractal properties of synthetic noise images. Neuroimage. PMID 27742601 DOI: 10.1016/J.Neuroimage.2016.10.013  0.779
2016 Owens C, Spehar B. Do sudden onsets need to be perceived as new objects to capture attention? The interplay between sensory transients and display configuration. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics. PMID 27506426 DOI: 10.3758/S13414-016-1183-7  0.323
2016 Spehar B, Walker N, Taylor RP. Taxonomy of Individual Variations in Aesthetic Responses to Fractal Patterns. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 10: 350. PMID 27458365 DOI: 10.3389/Fnhum.2016.00350  0.315
2015 Spehar B, Halim V. Created unequal: Temporal dynamics of modal and amodal boundary interpolation. Vision Research. PMID 26550953 DOI: 10.1016/J.Visres.2015.10.006  0.39
2015 Spehar B, Wong S, van de Klundert S, Lui J, Clifford CW, Taylor RP. Beauty and the beholder: the role of visual sensitivity in visual preference. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 9: 514. PMID 26441611 DOI: 10.3389/Fnhum.2015.00514  0.475
2015 Kimchi R, Yeshurun Y, Spehar B, Pirkner Y. Perceptual organization, visual attention, and objecthood. Vision Research. PMID 26440865 DOI: 10.1016/J.Visres.2015.07.008  0.301
2014 Otsuka Y, Ichikawa H, Kanazawa S, Yamaguchi MK, Spehar B. Temporal dynamics of spatial frequency processing in infants. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance. 40: 995-1008. PMID 24417291 DOI: 10.1037/A0035440  0.324
2013 Spehar B, Taylor RP. Fractals in art and nature: Why do we like them? Proceedings of Spie - the International Society For Optical Engineering. 8651. DOI: 10.1117/12.2012076  0.43
2012 Stevanov J, Spehar B, Ashida H, Kitaoka A. Anomalous motion illusion contributes to visual preference. Frontiers in Psychology. 3: 528. PMID 23226138 DOI: 10.3389/Fpsyg.2012.00528  0.352
2012 Spehar B, Owens C. When do luminance changes capture attention? Attention, Perception & Psychophysics. 74: 674-90. PMID 22259184 DOI: 10.3758/S13414-011-0266-8  0.316
2011 Taylor RP, Spehar B, Van Donkelaar P, Hagerhall CM. Perceptual and Physiological Responses to Jackson Pollock's Fractals. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 5: 60. PMID 21734876 DOI: 10.3389/Fnhum.2011.00060  0.393
2011 Schira MM, Spehar B. Differential effect of contrast polarity reversals in closed squares and open L-junctions. Frontiers in Psychology. 2: 47. PMID 21716597 DOI: 10.3389/Fpsyg.2011.00047  0.674
2011 Spehar B. Beauty and the Beholder: A Sensitive Relationship I-Perception. 2: 285-285. DOI: 10.1068/Ic285  0.485
2010 Schira MM, Tyler CW, Spehar B, Breakspear M. Modeling magnification and anisotropy in the primate foveal confluence. Plos Computational Biology. 6: e1000651. PMID 20126528 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pcbi.1000651  0.678
2010 Spehar B, Halim V. Spatial localization of interpolated contours Journal of Vision. 8: 587-587. DOI: 10.1167/8.6.587  0.332
2010 Alais D, Cass J, Spehar B, Clifford C. Temporal masking within and between chromatic and achromatic axes Journal of Vision. 7: 378-378. DOI: 10.1167/7.9.378  0.72
2010 Cass JR, Spehar B, Alais D, Arrighi R. Spatial and temporal determinants of contrast facilitation and suppression Journal of Vision. 5: 459-459. DOI: 10.1167/5.8.459  0.72
2009 Cass J, Alais D, Spehar B, Bex PJ. Temporal whitening: transient noise perceptually equalizes the 1/f temporal amplitude spectrum. Journal of Vision. 9: 12.1-19. PMID 19810793 DOI: 10.1167/9.10.12  0.769
2009 Cass J, Clifford CW, Alais D, Spehar B. Temporal structure of chromatic channels revealed through masking. Journal of Vision. 9: 17.1-15. PMID 19757895 DOI: 10.1167/9.5.17  0.739
2009 Schira MM, Tyler CW, Breakspear M, Spehar B. The foveal confluence in human visual cortex. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 29: 9050-8. PMID 19605642 DOI: 10.1523/Jneurosci.1760-09.2009  0.691
2009 McDonald JS, Seymour KJ, Schira MM, Spehar B, Clifford CW. Orientation-specific contextual modulation of the fMRI BOLD response to luminance and chromatic gratings in human visual cortex. Vision Research. 49: 1397-405. PMID 19167419 DOI: 10.1016/J.Visres.2008.12.014  0.721
2008 Otsuka Y, Yamazaki Y, Konishi Y, Kanazawa S, Yamaguchi MK, Spehar B. The perception of illusory transparent surfaces in infancy: early emergence of sensitivity to static pictorial cues. Journal of Vision. 8: 6.1-12. PMID 19146272 DOI: 10.1167/8.16.6  0.358
2008 Owens C, Spehar B. Unique temporal change does not account for attentional capture by sudden onsets Visual Cognition. 16: 307-324. DOI: 10.1080/13506280701434458  0.334
2008 Schira MM, Tyler CW, Spehar B. The organisation of the foveal confluence in human revealed by high resolution fMRI Perception. 37: 166-166. DOI: 10.1068/V080599  0.645
2005 Cass JR, Spehar B. Dynamics of cross- and iso-surround facilitation suggest distinct mechanisms. Vision Research. 45: 3060-73. PMID 16171843 DOI: 10.1016/J.Visres.2005.08.003  0.648
2005 Cass JR, Spehar B. Dynamics of collinear contrast facilitation are consistent with long-range horizontal striate transmission. Vision Research. 45: 2728-39. PMID 16038960 DOI: 10.1016/J.Visres.2005.03.010  0.667
2005 Taylor RP, Spehar B, Wise JA, Clifford CW, Newell BR, Hagerhall CM, Purcell T, Martin TP. Perceptual and physiological responses to the visual complexity of fractal patterns. Nonlinear Dynamics, Psychology, and Life Sciences. 9: 89-114. PMID 15629069  0.311
2005 Spehar B, Whitney D. Review: Perceptual Organization in Vision: Behavioral and Neural Perspectives, Ways of Seeing: The Scope and Limits of Visual Cognition Perception. 34: 761-764. DOI: 10.1068/P3406Rvw  0.321
2004 Clifford CW, Spehar B, Pearson J. Motion transparency promotes synchronous perceptual binding. Vision Research. 44: 3073-80. PMID 15474580 DOI: 10.1016/J.Visres.2004.07.022  0.351
2003 Clifford CW, Pearson J, Forte JD, Spehar B. Colour and luminance selectivity of spatial and temporal interactions in orientation perception. Vision Research. 43: 2885-93. PMID 14568376 DOI: 10.1016/J.Visres.2003.08.005  0.454
2003 Spehar B, Clifford CW. When does illusory contour formation depend on contrast polarity? Vision Research. 43: 1915-9. PMID 12831754 DOI: 10.1016/S0042-6989(03)00274-8  0.334
2003 Clifford CW, Spehar B, Solomon SG, Martin PR, Zaidi Q. Interactions between color and luminance in the perception of orientation. Journal of Vision. 3: 106-15. PMID 12678615 DOI: 10.1167/3.2.1  0.624
2003 Spehar B, Clifford CWG, Newell BR, Taylor RP. Universal aesthetic of fractals Computers and Graphics (Pergamon). 27: 813-820. DOI: 10.1016/S0097-8493(03)00154-7  0.342
2002 Spehar B, Gillam B. Modal completion in the Poggendorff illusion: support for the depth-processing theory. Psychological Science. 13: 306-12. PMID 12137132 DOI: 10.1111/J.0956-7976.2002.00457.X  0.329
2002 Spehar B. The role of contrast polarity in perceptual closure. Vision Research. 42: 343-50. PMID 11809486 DOI: 10.1016/S0042-6989(01)00287-5  0.371
2002 Spehar B, Clifford CWG, Johnston A. The role of oriented filters and T-junctions in White's effect Journal of Vision. 2: 555a. DOI: 10.1167/2.7.555  0.314
2002 Clifford CWG, Spehar B, Solomon SG, Martin PR, Zaidi Q. Colour-luminance interactions in human orientation perception Journal of Vision. 2: 215a. DOI: 10.1167/2.7.215  0.558
2000 Clifford CW, Wenderoth P, Spehar B. A functional angle on some after-effects in cortical vision. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 267: 1705-10. PMID 12233765 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2000.1198  0.649
2000 Spehar B. Degraded illusory contour formation with non-uniform inducers in Kanizsa configurations: the role of contrast polarity. Vision Research. 40: 2653-9. PMID 10958915 DOI: 10.1016/S0042-6989(00)00109-7  0.37
1999 Gilchrist A, Kossyfidis C, Bonato F, Agostini T, Cataliotti J, Li X, Spehar B, Annan V, Economou E. An anchoring theory of lightness perception. Psychological Review. 106: 795-834. PMID 10560329 DOI: 10.1037/0033-295X.106.4.795  0.723
1998 Zaidi Q, Spehar B, DeBonet J. Adaptation to textured chromatic fields. Journal of the Optical Society of America. a, Optics, Image Science, and Vision. 15: 23-32. PMID 9459793 DOI: 10.1364/Josaa.15.000023  0.575
1997 Spehar B, Zaidi Q. New configurational effects on perceived contrast and brightness: second-order White's effects. Perception. 26: 409-17. PMID 9404491 DOI: 10.1068/P260409  0.6
1997 Zaidi Q, Spehar B, Shy M. Induced effects of backgrounds and foregrounds in three-dimensional configurations: the role of T-junctions. Perception. 26: 395-408. PMID 9404490 DOI: 10.1068/P260395  0.55
1997 Zaidi Q, Spehar B, DeBonet J. Color constancy in variegated scenes: role of low-level mechanisms in discounting illumination changes. Journal of the Optical Society of America. a, Optics, Image Science, and Vision. 14: 2608-21. PMID 9316275 DOI: 10.1364/Josaa.14.002608  0.62
1997 Spehar B, Zaidi Q. Surround effects on the shape of the temporal contrast-sensitivity function. Journal of the Optical Society of America. a, Optics, Image Science, and Vision. 14: 2517-25. PMID 9291619 DOI: 10.1364/Josaa.14.002517  0.601
1996 Greenstein VC, Zaidi Q, Hood DC, Spehar B, Cideciyan AV, Jacobson SG. The enhanced S cone syndrome: an analysis of receptoral and post-receptoral changes. Vision Research. 36: 3711-22. PMID 8977001 DOI: 10.1016/0042-6989(96)00073-9  0.515
1996 Spehar B, Debonet JS, Zaidi Q. Brightness induction from uniform and complex surrounds: a general model. Vision Research. 36: 1893-906. PMID 8759429 DOI: 10.1016/0042-6989(95)00255-3  0.575
1996 Zaidi Q, Spehar B, DeBonnet JS. Adaptation to Variegated Scenes and Colour Constancy Perception. 25: 184-184. DOI: 10.1068/V96L0613  0.557
1996 Spehar B, Zaidi Q. Effects of simple and complex surrounds on temporal contrast sensitivity Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 37: S521.  0.528
1996 Zaidi Q, Spehar B, DeBonet JS. Chromatic adaptation to variegated fields Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 37: S4.  0.454
1995 Spehar B, Gilchrist A, Arend L. The critical role of relative luminance relations in White's effect and grating induction. Vision Research. 35: 2603-14. PMID 7483304 DOI: 10.1016/0042-6989(95)00005-K  0.505
1995 Zaidi Q, DeBonet JS, Spehar B. Perceived grey-levels in complex configurations Final Program and Proceedings - Is and T/Sid Color Imaging Conference. 14-17.  0.448
1995 Zaidi Q, DeBonet JS, Spehar B. Perceived grey-levels in complex configurations Final Program and Proceedings - Is and T/Sid Color Imaging Conference. 14-17.  0.448
1993 Arend LE, Spehar B. Lightness, brightness, and brightness contrast: 2. Reflectance variation. Perception & Psychophysics. 54: 457-68. PMID 8255708 DOI: 10.3758/Bf03211768  0.302
1993 Arend LE, Spehar B. Lightness, brightness, and brightness contrast: 1. Illuminance variation. Perception & Psychophysics. 54: 446-56. PMID 8255707 DOI: 10.3758/Bf03211767  0.341
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