George A. Alvarez - Publications

Affiliations: 
Psychology Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States 
Area:
Vision, attention, memory

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Year Citation  Score
2019 Störmer VS, Cohen MA, Alvarez GA. Tuning Attention to Object Categories: Spatially Global Effects of Attention to Faces in Visual Processing. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 1-11. PMID 30912729 DOI: 10.1162/jocn_a_01400  1
2018 Brady TF, Alvarez GA, Störmer VS. 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. PMID 30541914 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1693-18.2018  1
2017 Long B, Störmer VS, Alvarez GA. Mid-level perceptual features contain early cues to animacy. Journal of Vision. 17: 20. PMID 28654965 DOI: 10.1167/17.6.20  0.88
2017 Brady TF, Shafer-Skelton A, Alvarez GA. Global Ensemble Texture Representations are Critical to Rapid Scene Perception. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance. PMID 28263635 DOI: 10.1037/xhp0000399  1
2016 Cohen MA, Alvarez GA, Nakayama K, Konkle T. Visual search for object categories is predicted by the representational architecture of high-level visual cortex. Journal of Neurophysiology. jn.00569.2016. PMID 27832600 DOI: 10.1152/jn.00569.2016  1
2016 Suchow JW, Fougnie D, Alvarez GA. Looking Inward and Back: Real-Time Monitoring of Visual Working Memories. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. PMID 27685022 DOI: 10.1037/xlm0000320  1
2016 Brady TF, Störmer VS, Alvarez GA. 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. PMID 27325767 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1520027113  1
2016 Störmer VS, Alvarez GA. Attention Alters Perceived Attractiveness. Psychological Science. PMID 26966228 DOI: 10.1177/0956797616630964  1
2016 Fougnie D, Cormiea SM, Kanabar A, Alvarez GA. Strategic Trade-Offs Between Quantity and Quality in Working Memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance. PMID 26950383 DOI: 10.1037/xhp0000211  1
2016 Long B, Konkle T, Cohen MA, Alvarez GA. Mid-level perceptual features distinguish objects of different real-world sizes. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General. 145: 95-109. PMID 26709591 DOI: 10.1037/xge0000130  1
2015 Brady TF, Alvarez GA. Contextual effects in visual working memory reveal hierarchically structured memory representations. Journal of Vision. 15: 6. PMID 26575192 DOI: 10.1167/15.15.6  1
2015 Cohen MA, Rhee JY, Alvarez GA. Limits on Perceptual Encoding Can Be Predicted From Known Receptive Field Properties of Human Visual Cortex. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance. PMID 26322687 DOI: 10.1037/xhp0000108  1
2015 Fougnie D, Cormiea SM, Zhang J, Alvarez GA, Wolfe JM. Winter is coming: How humans forage in a temporally structured environment. Journal of Vision. 15: 1. PMID 26237297 DOI: 10.1167/15.11.1  1
2015 Cohen MA, Nakayama K, Konkle T, Stantić M, Alvarez GA. Visual Awareness Is Limited by the Representational Architecture of the Visual System. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 1-12. PMID 26226078 DOI: 10.1162/jocn_a_00855  1
2015 Haberman J, Brady TF, Alvarez GA. Individual differences in ensemble perception reveal multiple, independent levels of ensemble representation. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General. 144: 432-46. PMID 25844624 DOI: 10.1037/xge0000053  1
2015 Brady TF, Alvarez GA. No evidence for a fixed object limit in working memory: Spatial ensemble representations inflate estimates of working memory capacity for complex objects. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 41: 921-9. PMID 25419824 DOI: 10.1037/xlm0000075  1
2014 Störmer VS, Alvarez GA, Cavanagh P. Within-hemifield competition in early visual areas limits the ability to track multiple objects with attention. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 34: 11526-33. PMID 25164651 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0980-14.2014  1
2014 Störmer VS, Alvarez GA. Feature-based attention elicits surround suppression in feature space. Current Biology : Cb. 24: 1985-8. PMID 25155510 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2014.07.030  1
2014 Suchow JW, Fougnie D, Brady TF, Alvarez GA. Terms of the debate on the format and structure of visual memory. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics. 76: 2071-9. PMID 24894917 DOI: 10.3758/s13414-014-0690-7  1
2014 Cohen MA, Konkle T, Rhee JY, Nakayama K, Alvarez GA. Processing multiple visual objects is limited by overlap in neural channels. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 111: 8955-60. PMID 24889618 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1317860111  1
2014 Plow EB, Cattaneo Z, Carlson TA, Alvarez GA, Pascual-Leone A, Battelli L. The compensatory dynamic of inter-hemispheric interactions in visuospatial attention revealed using rTMS and fMRI. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 8: 226. PMID 24860462 DOI: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00226  1
2013 Naber M, Alvarez GA, Nakayama K. Tracking the allocation of attention using human pupillary oscillations. Frontiers in Psychology. 4: 919. PMID 24368904 DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00919  1
2013 Suchow JW, Brady TF, Fougnie D, Alvarez GA. Modeling visual working memory with the MemToolbox. Journal of Vision. 13. PMID 23962734 DOI: 10.1167/13.10.9  1
2013 Thompson TW, Waskom ML, Garel KL, Cardenas-Iniguez C, Reynolds GO, Winter R, Chang P, Pollard K, Lala N, Alvarez GA, Gabrieli JD. Failure of working memory training to enhance cognition or intelligence. Plos One. 8: e63614. PMID 23717453 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0063614  1
2013 Brady TF, Konkle T, Gill J, Oliva A, Alvarez GA. Visual long-term memory has the same limit on fidelity as visual working memory. Psychological Science. 24: 981-90. PMID 23630219 DOI: 10.1177/0956797612465439  1
2013 Franconeri SL, Alvarez GA, Cavanagh P. Flexible cognitive resources: competitive content maps for attention and memory. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 17: 134-41. PMID 23428935 DOI: 10.1016/j.tics.2013.01.010  1
2013 Fougnie D, Cormiea SM, Alvarez GA. Object-based benefits without object-based representations. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General. 142: 621-6. PMID 23067063 DOI: 10.1037/a0030300  1
2013 Brady TF, Konkle T, Alvarez GA, Oliva A. Real-world objects are not represented as bound units: independent forgetting of different object details from visual memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General. 142: 791-808. PMID 22905874 DOI: 10.1037/a0029649  1
2012 Fougnie D, Suchow JW, Alvarez GA. Variability in the quality of visual working memory. Nature Communications. 3: 1229. PMID 23187629 DOI: 10.1038/ncomms2237  1
2012 Alvarez GA, Gill J, Cavanagh P. Anatomical constraints on attention: hemifield independence is a signature of multifocal spatial selection. Journal of Vision. 12: 9. PMID 22637710 DOI: 10.1167/12.5.9  1
2011 Fougnie D, Alvarez GA. Object features fail independently in visual working memory: evidence for a probabilistic feature-store model. Journal of Vision. 11. PMID 21980189 DOI: 10.1167/11.12.3  1
2011 Cohen MA, Alvarez GA, Nakayama K. Natural-scene perception requires attention. Psychological Science. 22: 1165-72. PMID 21841149 DOI: 10.1177/0956797611419168  1
2011 Wolfe JM, Alvarez GA, Rosenholtz R, Kuzmova YI, Sherman AM. Visual search for arbitrary objects in real scenes. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics. 73: 1650-71. PMID 21671156 DOI: 10.3758/s13414-011-0153-3  1
2011 Brady TF, Konkle T, Alvarez GA. A review of visual memory capacity: Beyond individual items and toward structured representations. Journal of Vision. 11: 4. PMID 21617025 DOI: 10.1167/11.5.4  1
2011 Brady TF, Alvarez GA. Hierarchical encoding in visual working memory: ensemble statistics bias memory for individual items. Psychological Science. 22: 384-92. PMID 21296808 DOI: 10.1177/0956797610397956  1
2011 Alvarez GA. Representing multiple objects as an ensemble enhances visual cognition. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 15: 122-31. PMID 21292539 DOI: 10.1016/j.tics.2011.01.003  1
2011 Suchow JW, Alvarez GA. Motion silences awareness of visual change. Current Biology : Cb. 21: 140-3. PMID 21215632 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2010.12.019  1
2011 Suchow JW, Alvarez GA. Background motion silences awareness of foreground change Acm Siggraph 2011 Posters, Siggraph'11. DOI: 10.1145/2037715.2037750  1
2010 Alvarez GA, Rao DD, Frydman L, Kurizki G. Zeno and anti-zeno polarization control of spin ensembles by induced dephasing. Physical Review Letters. 105: 160401. PMID 21230950 DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.105.160401  0.16
2010 Konkle T, Brady TF, Alvarez GA, Oliva A. Scene memory is more detailed than you think: the role of categories in visual long-term memory. Psychological Science. 21: 1551-6. PMID 20921574 DOI: 10.1177/0956797610385359  1
2010 Alvarez GA, Suter D. NMR quantum simulation of localization effects induced by decoherence. Physical Review Letters. 104: 230403. PMID 20867215  0.04
2010 Konkle T, Brady TF, Alvarez GA, Oliva A. Conceptual distinctiveness supports detailed visual long-term memory for real-world objects. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General. 139: 558-78. PMID 20677899 DOI: 10.1037/a0019165  1
2010 Carlson TA, Alvarez G, Wu DA, Verstraten FA. Rapid assimilation of external objects into the body schema. Psychological Science. 21: 1000-5. PMID 20483818 DOI: 10.1177/0956797610371962  0.76
2010 Shim WM, Alvarez GA, Vickery TJ, Jiang YV. The number of attentional foci and their precision are dissociated in the posterior parietal cortex. Cerebral Cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991). 20: 1341-9. PMID 19783578 DOI: 10.1093/cercor/bhp197  1
2010 Winton BR, Ionescu M, Dou SX, Wexler D, Alvarez GA. Structural and morphological modification of PDMS thick film surfaces by ion implantation with the formation of strain-induced buckling domains Acta Materialia. 58: 1861-1867. DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2009.11.029  0.36
2009 Brady TF, Konkle T, Alvarez GA. Compression in visual working memory: using statistical regularities to form more efficient memory representations. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General. 138: 487-502. PMID 19883132 DOI: 10.1037/a0016797  1
2009 Brady TF, Konkle T, Oliva A, Alvarez GA. Detecting changes in real-world objects: The relationship between visual long-term memory and change blindness. Communicative & Integrative Biology. 2: 1-3. PMID 19704852  1
2009 Franconeri SL, Bemis DK, Alvarez GA. Number estimation relies on a set of segmented objects. Cognition. 113: 1-13. PMID 19647817 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2009.07.002  1
2009 Alvarez GA, Oliva A. Spatial ensemble statistics are efficient codes that can be represented with reduced attention. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 106: 7345-50. PMID 19380739 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0808981106  1
2009 Horowitz TS, Wolfe JM, Alvarez GA, Cohen MA, Kuzmova YI. The speed of free will. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology (2006). 62: 2262-88. PMID 19255946 DOI: 10.1080/17470210902732155  1
2009 Battelli L, Alvarez GA, Carlson T, Pascual-Leone A. The role of the parietal lobe in visual extinction studied with transcranial magnetic stimulation. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 21: 1946-55. PMID 18855545 DOI: 10.1162/jocn.2008.21149  1
2009 Alvarez GA, Thompson TW. Overwriting and rebinding: Why feature-switch detection tasks underestimate the binding capacity of visual working memory Visual Cognition. 17: 141-159. DOI: 10.1080/13506280802265496  1
2009 Alvarez GA, Wang XL, Puzzer T, Peleckis G, Dou SX. Spin wave scattering and interface magnetism in superconducting- ferromagnet-superconducting hybrid structures Journal of Applied Physics. 105. DOI: 10.1063/1.3076544  0.36
2009 Awana VPS, Pal A, Vajpayee A, Kishan H, Alvarez GA, Yamaura K, Takayama-Muromachi E. Synthesis of SmFeAsO by an easy and versatile route and its physical property characterization Journal of Applied Physics. 105. DOI: 10.1063/1.3072382  0.36
2009 Vul E, Frank MC, Tenenbaum JB, Alvarez G. Explaining human multiple object tracking as resource-constrained approximate inference in a dynamic probabilistic model Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 22 - Proceedings of the 2009 Conference. 1955-1963.  1
2008 Brady TF, Konkle T, Alvarez GA, Oliva A. Visual long-term memory has a massive storage capacity for object details. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 105: 14325-9. PMID 18787113 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0803390105  1
2008 Shim WM, Alvarez GA, Jiang YV. Spatial separation between targets constrains maintenance of attention on multiple objects. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 15: 390-7. PMID 18488657 DOI: 10.3758/PBR.15.2.390  1
2008 Alvarez GA, Oliva A. The representation of simple ensemble visual features outside the focus of attention. Psychological Science. 19: 392-8. PMID 18399893 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9280.2008.02098.x  1
2008 Alvarez GA, Cavanagh P. Visual short-term memory operates more efficiently on boundary features than on surface features. Perception & Psychophysics. 70: 346-64. PMID 18372755 DOI: 10.3758/PP.70.2.346  1
2007 Mitroff SR, Alvarez GA. Space and time, not surface features, guide object persistence. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 14: 1199-204. PMID 18229497  1
2007 Alvarez GA, Konkle T, Oliva A. Searching in dynamic displays: effects of configural predictability and spatiotemporal continuity. Journal of Vision. 7: 12.1-12. PMID 18217807 DOI: 10.1167/7.14.12  1
2007 Alvarez GA, Franconeri SL. How many objects can you track? Evidence for a resource-limited attentive tracking mechanism. Journal of Vision. 7: 14.1-10. PMID 17997642 DOI: 10.1167/7.13.14  1
2007 Franconeri SL, Alvarez GA, Enns JT. How many locations can be selected at once? Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance. 33: 1003-12. PMID 17924803 DOI: 10.1037/0096-1523.33.5.1003  1
2007 Carlson TA, Alvarez GA, Cavanagh P. Quadrantic deficit reveals anatomical constraints on selection. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 104: 13496-500. PMID 17673552 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0702685104  1
2007 Horowitz TS, Klieger SB, Fencsik DE, Yang KK, Alvarez GA, Wolfe JM. Tracking unique objects. Perception & Psychophysics. 69: 172-84. PMID 17557588  1
2006 Alvarez GA, Danieli EP, Levstein PR, Pastawski HM. Environmentally induced quantum dynamical phase transition in the spin swapping operation. The Journal of Chemical Physics. 124: 194507. PMID 16729825 DOI: 10.1063/1.2193518  0.01
2005 Alvarez GA, Scholl BJ. How does attention select and track spatially extended objects? New effects of attentional concentration and amplification. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General. 134: 461-76. PMID 16316286 DOI: 10.1037/0096-3445.134.4.46  1
2005 Alvarez GA, Horowitz TS, Arsenio HC, Dimase JS, Wolfe JM. Do multielement visual tracking and visual search draw continuously on the same visual attention resources? Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance. 31: 643-67. PMID 16131240 DOI: 10.1037/0096-1523.31.4.643a  1
2005 Alvarez GA, Cavanagh P. Independent resources for attentional tracking in the left and right visual hemifields. Psychological Science. 16: 637-43. PMID 16102067 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9280.2005.01587.x  1
2005 Cavanagh P, Alvarez GA. Tracking multiple targets with multifocal attention. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 9: 349-54. PMID 15953754 DOI: 10.1016/j.tics.2005.05.009  1
2004 Alvarez GA, Cavanagh P. The capacity of visual short-term memory is set both by visual information load and by number of objects. Psychological Science. 15: 106-11. PMID 14738517  1
2003 Alvarez GA, Cavanagh P. Visual short-term memory capacity for orientations is lower for oriented Gabors than for oriented lines Journal of Vision. 3: 25a. DOI: 10.1167/3.9.25  1
2002 Most SB, Alvarez GA. But it's the only thing there! Sustained inattentional blindness for a solitary stimulus Journal of Vision. 2: 444a. DOI: 10.1167/2.7.444  1
2002 Alvarez G, Cavanagh P. The capacity of visual short-term memory is set by total informational load, not number of objects Journal of Vision. 2: 273a. DOI: 10.1167/2.7.273  1
2001 Alvarez GA, Wolfe JM, Horowitz TS, Arsenio HC. Limits on multielement tracking Journal of Vision. 1: 347a. DOI: 10.1167/1.3.347  1
2000 Wolfe JM, Alvarez GA, Horowitz TS. Attention is fast but volition is slow. Nature. 406: 691. PMID 10963584 DOI: 10.1038/35021132  1
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