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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

Soulos P and Isik L. Disentangled deep generative models reveal coding principles of the human face processing system. [preprint] [code

Lee Masson H, Chen J, and Isik L. A shared neural code for social interaction encoding and memory in the human superior temporal sulcus. [preprint] [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]

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

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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