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Im E*, Shirahatti A*, and Isik L. Early neural development of social perception: evidence from voxel-wise encoding in young children and adults. [preprint


Lee Masson H, Chang L, and Isik L. Multidemensional neural representations of social features during movie viewing. [preprint]


Peters B, DiCarlo JJ, Gureckis T, Haefner R, Isik L, Tenenbaum J, Konkle T, Naselaris T, Stachenfeld K, Tavares Z, Tsao D, Yildirim I, and Kriegeskorte N. How does the primate brain combine discriminative and generative computations in vision? [preprint]


Soulos P and Isik L (in press). Disentangled deep generative models reveal coding principles of the human face processing system. PLoS Computational Biology [preprint] [code

Lee Masson H, Chen J, and Isik L (2024) A shared neural code for social interaction encoding and memory in the human superior temporal sulcus. Neuropsychologia [pdf] [code and annotations]

Malik M and Isik L (2023) Relational visual representations underlie human social interaction recognition. Nature Communications [pdf] [code]

McMahon E, Bonner M, and Isik L (2023) Hierarchical organization of social action features along the lateral visual pathway. Current Biology [pdf] [code] [data]

Commentary by David Pitcher.

Lee Masson H and Isik (2023) Rapid processing of observed social touch via a social perceptual pathway: and EEG-fMRI fusion study. Journal of Neuroscience [pdf] [code] [data]

McMahon M and Isik L (2023) Seeing social interactions. Trends in Cognitive Sciences [pdf

Letter by Tobias Grossman.

Our reply.

Dima D, Hebart M, and Isik L (2023) A data-driven investigation of human action representations. Scientific Reports [pdf][code]

Dima D, Tomita T, Honey C, and Isik L (2022) Social affective features drive representations of human actions. eLife [pdf] [data] [code]


Ivanova A, Schrimpf M, Anzellottie S, Zaslavsky N, Fedorenko E, and Isik L (2022) Is it that simple? Beyond Linear Regression: mapping models in cognitive neuroscience should align with research goals. Neurons, Brain, Data, and Theory [pdf]

Vogelstein J, Verstynen T, Kording K, Isik L et al. (2022) Prospective Learning: Back to the Future. [pdf]

Lee Masson H and Isik L (2021) Functional selectivity for social interaction perception in the human superior temporal sulcus during natural viewing. Neuroimage.  [pdf] [code and movie annotations]

Soulos P and Isik L (2020) Disentangled face representations in deep generative models and the human brain. NeurIPS SVRHM Workshop. [pdf]

Isik L, Mynick A, Pantazis D, and Kanwisher N (2020) The speed of human social interaction perception. 

Neuroimage. [pdf] [code]

Dobs K, Isik L, Pantazis D, and Kanwisher N (2019) How face perception unfolds over timeNature communications. [pdf]

Ward E, Isik L and Chun M (2018) General transformations of object representations in human visual cortexJournal of Neuroscience.

Tacchetti A, Isik L, and Poggio T (2018) Invariant recognition shapes neural representations of visual inputAnnual Reviews in Vision Science. [pdf] 

Isik L, Tacchetti A, and Poggio T (2018) A fast, invariant representation for action in the human visual systemJournal of Neurophysiology. [pdf]

Isik L, Koldewyn K, Beeler D, and Kanwisher N (2017) Perceiving social interactions in the posterior superior temporal sulcusPNAS. [pdf]

Isik L, Singer J, Madsen J, Kanwisher N, and Kreiman G (2017) What is changing when: Decoding visual information in movies from human intracranial recordingsNeuroimage. [pdf]


Tacchetti A*, Isik L*, and Poggio T (2017) Invariant recognition drives neural representations of actionsPLoS Computational Biology. [pdf]

Chen F, Roig G, Isik L, Boix X, and Poggio T (2017) Eccentricity-dependent deep neural networks: modeling invariance in human visionAssociation for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence. [pdf]

Isik L, Meyers E, Leibo J, and Poggio T (2014) The dynamics of invariant object recognition in the human visual systemJournal of Neurophysiology. [pdf]

Isik L, Mutch J, and Poggio T (2014) Computational role of eccentricity dependent cortical magnificationarXiv:1406.1770. [pdf]

Isik L, Leibo J, and Poggio T (2012) Learning and disrupting invariance in visual recognition with a temporal association learning ruleFrontiers in Computational Neuroscience[pdf]

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