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Thomas V. Papathomas
Address: 152 Frelinghuysen Road
  Piscataway, NJ 08854
Room: A127, Psychology Annex
Phone: 848-445-6533
Email: papathom AT rci.rutgers.edu
 
My laboratory investigates vision and the brain. Studies mainly involve psychophysical experiments with human observers. Current projects include the role of cognitive mechanisms in the recovery of three-dimensional shape from monocular or binocular 2-D retinal projections, the study of excitatory and inhibitory neural influences on mechanisms of motion perception, auditory/visual interactions, and the development of biologically relevant computational models of human brain function.
Recent Papers:

1.   Sherman A., Papathomas T.V., Jain A. & Keane B. P. (2011) "The roles of perspective, angle polarity, stereo and motion parallax in perceiving 3D objects", accepted in Seeing and Perceiving.

2.   Papathomas TV, Kourtzi Z, Welchman AE (2010) "Perspective-based illusory movement in a flat billboard: an explanation", Perception, 39(8), 1086-1093.

3.   Wagner, M., Ehrenstein, W. H., Papathomas, T.V. (2008). "Vergence in reverspective: Percept-driven versus data-driven eye movement control", Neuroscience Letters, 449, 142-146.

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