Selected Publications

    Sun, S. Z., Fidalgo, C., Barense, M. D., Lee, A. C. H., Cant, J. S., & Ferber, S. (2017). Erasing and Blurring Memories: The Differential Impact of Interference on Separate Aspects of Forgetting. Journal of experimental psychology. General.

    Lowe, M. X., Rajsic, J., Gallivan, J. P., Ferber, S., & Cant, J. S. (2017). Neural representation of geometry and surface properties in object and scene perception. NeuroImage, 157, 586-597.

    Black, K. R., Stevenson, R. A., Segers, M., Ncube, B. L., Sun, S. Z., Philipp-Muller, A., & Ferber, S. (2017). Linking Anxiety and Insistence on Sameness in Autistic Children: The Role of Sensory Hypersensitivity. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 1-12.

    Stevenson, R. A., Segers, M., Ncube, B. L., Black, K. R., Bebko, J. M., Ferber, S., & Barense, M. D. (2017). The cascading influence of multisensory processing on speech perception in autism. Autism, 1362361317704413.

    Stevenson, R. A., Baum, S. H., Segers, M., Ferber, S., Barense, M. D., & Wallace, M. T. (2017). Multisensory speech perception in autism spectrum disorder: From phoneme to whole‐word perception. Autism Research,10(7):1280-1290.

    Stevenson, R. A., Park, S., Cochran, C., McIntosh, L. G., Noel, J. P., Barense, M. D., Ferber, S. & Wallace, M. T. (2017). The associations between multisensory temporal processing and symptoms of schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 179, 97-103.

    Sun S.Z., Cant J.S., Ferber S. (2016). A global attentional scope setting prioritizes faces for conscious detection. Journal of Vision,16(6):9.

    Rajsic J., Sun S.Z., Huxtable L., Pratt J., Ferber S. (2016). Pop-out and pop-in: Visual working memory advantages for unique items. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 23(6):1787-1793.

    Stevenson R.A, Sun S.Z., Hazlett N., Cant J.S., Barense M.D., Ferber S. (2016). Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Default Local Processing in Individuals with High Autistic Traits Does Not Come at the Expense of Global Attention. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorder. [Epub ahead of print]

    Lowe M.X., Gallivan J.P., Ferber S., and Cant J.S. (2016). Feature diagnosticity and task context shape activity in human scene-selective cortex. NeuroImage, 125: 681-92.

    Lowe M.X., Stevenson R.A., Wilson K.E., Ouslis N.E., Barense M.D., Cant J.S., and Ferber S. (2016). Sensory processing patterns predict the integration of information held in visual working memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 42:294-301.

    Lowe M.X., Ferber S., and Cant J.S. (2015). Processing context: Asymmetric interference of visual form and texture in object and scene interactions. Vision Research, 117:34-40.

    Wilson K.E., Lowe M.X., Ruppel J., Pratt J., and Ferber S. (2015). The scope of no return: Openness predicts the spatial distribution of Inhibition of Return. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 78: 209-217.

    Stevenson R.A., Segers M., Ferber S., Barense M.D., Camarata S., Wallace M.T. (2015). Keeping time in the brain: Autism spectrum disorder and audiovisual temporal processing. Autism Research. doi: 10.1002/aur.1566

    Newsome R.N., Duarte A., Pun C., Smith V.M., Ferber S., Barense M.D. (2015). A retroactive spatial cue improved VSTM capacity in mild cognitive impairment and medial temporal lobe amnesia but not in healthy older adults. Neuropsychologia,77:148-57.

    Goodhew S.C., Edward M., Ferber S., Pratt J. (2015). Altered visual perception near the hands: A critical review of attentional and neurophysiological models. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 55:223-33.

    Sun S.Z., Shen J, Shaw M., Cant J.S., Ferber S. (2015). Automatic capture of attention by conceptually generated working memory templates. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics,77(6):1841-7.

    Stevenson RA, Segers M, Ferber S., Barense MD, Wallace MT (2014). The impact of multisensory integration deficits on speech perception in children with autism spectrum disorders. Frontiers in Psychology, 5:379.

    Goodhew SC, Kendall W, Ferber S., Pratt J (2014). Setting semantics: conceptual set can determine the physical properties that capture attention. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 76:1577-89.

    McLelland VC, Chan D, Ferber S., Barense MD (2014). Stimulus familiarity modulates functional connectivity of the perirhinal cortex and anterior hippocampus during visual discrimination of faces and objects. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 4, 8:117.

    Gozli DG, Wilson KE, Ferber S. (2014). The spatially asymmetric cost of memory load on visual perception: transient stimulus-centered neglect. J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform, 40(2):580-91.

    Newsome RN, Pun C, Smith VM, Ferber S., Barense MD (2013). Neural correlates of cognitive decline in older adults at-risk for developing MCI: evidence from the CDA and P300. Cognitive Neuroscience, 4:152-162.

    Striemer C., Ferber S., Danckert J. (2013) Spatial working memory deficits represent a core challenge for rehabilitating neglect. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7:1-11 (334).

    Herlihey T.A., Black S.E., Ferber S. (2013) Action modulated cognition: the influence of sensori-motor experience on the global processing bias. Neuropsychologia, 51:1973-1979.

    Goodhew S.C., Gozli D.G., Ferber S., Pratt J. (2013) Reduced temporal fusion in near-hand space. Psychological Science, 24:891-900. 

    Herlihey T.A., Black S.E., Ferber S. (2012) Terminal, but not concurrent prism exposure produces perceptual aftereffects in healthy young adults. Neuropsychologia, 50:2789-2795.

    Wilson K.E., Adamo M., Barense M.D., Ferber S. (2012) To bind or not to bind. Addressing the question of object representation in visual short-term memory. Journal of Vision, 12:14.

    Pun C., Emrich S.M., Wilson K.E., Stergiopoulos E., Ferber S. (2012) In and out of consciousness: Sustained electrophysiological activity reflects individual differences in perceptual awareness. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 19:429-435.

    Al-Aidroos N., Emrich S.M., Ferber S., Pratt J. (2012) Visual working memory supports the inhibition of previously processed information: Evidence from preview search. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 38:643-663.

    Emrich S.M., Ferber S. (2012) Competition Increases Binding Errors in Visual Working Memory. Journal of Vision, 12:1-16.

    West G.L., Anderson A.K., Ferber S., Pratt J. (2011) Electrophysiological evidence for biased competition in V1 for fear expressions. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23:3410-3418.

    Emrich S.M., Burianova, H., Ferber S. (2011) Transient Perceptual Neglect: Visual Working Memory Load Affects Conscious Object Processing. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23:2968-2982.

    Adamo M., Wozny S., Pratt J., Ferber S. (2010) Parallel, independent attentional control settings for colors and shapes. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 72:1730-1735.

    Pun C., Adamo M., Weger, U.W., Black S.E., Ferber S. (2010) The right time and the left time: Spatial associations of temporal cues affect target detection in right brain-damaged patients. Cognitive Neuroscience 4:289-295.

    Emrich S.M., Al-Aidroos N., Pratt J., Ferber S. (2010) Finding Memory in Search: The Effect of Visual Working Memory Load on Visual Search. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 63:1457-1466.

    Adamo M., Pun C., Ferber S. (2010) Multiple attentional control settings influence late attentional selection but do not provide an early attentional filter. Cognitive Neuroscience, 2:102-110.

    West G.L., Pun C., Pratt J., Ferber S. (2010) Capacity limits during perceptual encoding. Journal of Vision, 10: 14.1-12.

    Emrich S.M., Al-Aidroos N., Pratt J., Ferber S. (2009) Visual search elicits the electrophysiological marker of visual working memory. PLoS One 4:e8042

    Adamo M., Ferber S. (2009) A picture says more than a thousand words: Behavioural and ERP evidence for attentional enhancements due to action affordances. Neuropsychologia, 47:1600-1608.

    Danckert J., Ferber S., Goodale M.A. (2008) Direct effects of prismatic lenses on visuomotor control: an event-related fMRI study. European Journal of Neuroscience, 28: 1696-1704.

    Emrich S.M., Ruppel J.D.N., Al-Aidroos N., Pratt J., Ferber S. (2008) Out With the Old: Inhibition of Old Items in a Preview Search is Limited. Perception and Psychophysics, 70:1552-1557.

    Vingilis-Jaremko L., Ferber S., Pratt J. (2008) Better late than never: How onsets and offsets influence prior entry and exit. Psychological Research, 72:443-450.

    Adamo M., Pun C., Pratt J., Ferber S. (2008) Your divided attention, please! The maintenance of multiple attentional control sets over distinct regions in space. Cognition, 107:295-303.

    Emrich S.M., Ruppel J.D., Ferber S. (2008) The Role of Elaboration in the Persistence of Awareness for Degraded Objects. Consciousness and Cognition, 17: 319-329.

    Danckert J., Ferber S., Pun C., Broderick C., Striemer C., Rock S., Stewart D. (2007) Neglected time: Impaired temporal perception of multisecond intervals in unilateral neglect. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 19:1706-1720.

    Ferber S., Mraz R., Baker N., Graham S.J. (2007) Shared and Differential Neural Substrates of Copying versus Drawing: a Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study. NeuroReport, 18: 1089-1093.

    Ferber S., Emrich S.M. (2007) Maintaining the Ties that Bind: The Role of an Intermediate Visual Memory Store. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 24:187-210.

    Risko E. F., Dixon M. J., Besner D., Ferber S. (2006) The Ties that Keep Us Bound: Top-Down Influences on the Persistence of Shape from Motion. Consciousness and Cognition, 15:475-483.

    Danckert J., Ferber S. (2006) Revisiting unilateral neglect. Neuropsychologia, 44: 987-1006.

    Ferber S., Danckert J. (2006) Lost in space – The fate of memory representations for non-neglected stimuli. Neuropsychologia, 44: 320-325.

    Bowles B., Ferber S., Pratt J. (2005) Letter processing interferes with inhibition of return: Evidence for cortical involvement. Cognitive Brain Research, 25: 1-7.

    Ferber S., Murray, L.J. (2005) Are perceptual judgments dissociated from motor processes? – A prism adaptation study. Cognitive Brain Research, 23: 453-456.

    Ferber S., Humphrey G.K., Vilis T. (2005) Segregation and persistence of form in the lateral occipital complex. Neuropsychologia, 43:41-51.

    Ferber S., Humphrey G.K., Vilis T. (2003) The lateral occipital complex subserves the perceptual persistence of motion-defined groupings. Cerebral Cortex, 13:716-721.

    Ferber S., Danckert J., Joanisse M., Goltz H., Goodale M.A. (2003) Eye movements tell only half the story. Neurology, 60:1826-1829.

    Karnath H.O, Johannsen L., Broetz D, Ferber S., Dichgans J. (2002) Prognosis of contraversive pushing. Journal of Neurology, 249:1250-1253.

    Danckert J., Ferber S, Doherty T., Steinmetz H., Nicolle D., Goodale MA. (2002) Selective, non-lateralized impairment of motor imagery following right parietal damage. Neurocase, 8: 194-204.

    Ferber S., Karnath H.O. (2002) Neglect-Tests im Vergleich – welche sind geeignet? Zeitschrift für Neuropsychologie, 13:39-44.

    Ferber S., Karnath H.O. (2001) How to assess spatial neglect – Line bisection or cancellation tasks? Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 23:599-607.

    Karnath H.O., Ferber S, Himmelbach M. (2001) Spatial awareness is a function of the temporal not the posterior parietal lobe. Nature, 411(6840):950-3.

    Ferber S., Karnath H.O. (2001) Size perception in hemianopia and neglect. Brain, 124: 527-536.

    Bürk K., Bosch S., Muller C.A., Melms A., Zuhlke C., Stern M., Besenthal I., Skalej M., Ruck P., Ferber S., Klockgether T., Dichgans J. (2001) Sporadic cerebellar ataxia associated with gluten sensitivity. Brain, 124:1013-9.

    Karnath H.O., Ferber S., Dichgans J. (2000) The neural representation of postural control in humans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 97:13931-13936.

    Karnath H.O., Ferber S., Rorden C., Driver J. (2000) The fate of global information in dorsal simultanagnosia. Neurocase, 6:295-306.

    Karnath H.O, Ferber S., Dichgans J. (2000) The origin of contraversive pushing - Evidence for a second graviceptive system in humans. Neurology, 55:1298-1304

    Karnath H.O, Ferber S., Bülthoff H.H. (2000) Neuronal representation of object orientation. Neuropsychologia, 38:1235-1241.

    Ferber S., Karnath H.O. (1999) Parietal and occipital lobe contributions to perception of straight ahead orientation. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry, 67:572-578.

    Karnath H.O., Ferber S. (1999) Is space representation distorted in neglect? Neuropsychologia, 37:7-15.

    Ferber S., Bahlo S., Ackermann H., Karnath H.O. (1998) Vibration der Nackenmuskulatur als Therapie bei Neglectsymptomatik? - Eine Fallstudie. (Treatment of neglect with vibration of neck muscles - A case study) Neurologie und Rehabilitation 4:21-24.

Susanne Ferber, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Psychology
University of Toronto
100 St. George Street
Toronto, Ontario
M5S 3G3

Phone: 416 978 1537
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  Department of Psychology, University of Toronto.