Research

A novel theoretical proposal and supporting empirical results for explaining 3D space perception, pictorial depth perception and the phenomenology of stereopsis (tangibility, immersion (presence), realness)]

Vishwanath, D. (2010). Information in surface and depth perception: reconciling pictures and reality. In  Albertazzi, van Tonder, Vishwanath (Eds.) Perception Beyond Inference. Cambridge: MIT Press.

Vishwanath, D. & Hibbard, P. (2013) Seeing in 3D with just one eye: Stereopsis without binocular disparity. Psychological Science

Vishwanath, D. (2013). Immersion, tangibility, realism: Explaining the qualitative experience of stereopsis. In: Human Vision and Electronic Imaging XVI, Rogowitz, B.E., Pappas, T.N. and de Ridder, H. (eds.)SPIE Proceedings: Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XXIV, 86480, 1-22

Vishwanath, D. (2014), Toward a New Theory of Stereopsis. Psychological Review 121, 151–78.

Volcic, R., Vishwanath, D., and Domini, F. (2014). Reaching into pictorial spaces. In: Human Vision and Electronic Imaging XIX, Rogowitz, B.E., Pappas, T.N. and de Ridder, H. (eds.), Proceedings of SPIE, 9014, 901413, San Francisco, California, February 2–6, 2014. doi: 10.1117/12.2045458

Vishwanath, D (2019) Advancing a new theory of stereopsis: Reply to Rogers (2019). Psychological Review (in press)

Uji, M., Lingnau, A., Cavin, I. & Vishwanath, D.(2019) Identifying cortical substrates underlying the phenomenology of stereopsis and realness: a pilot fMRI study. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 13, 14 p., 646.

Uji, M., Jentzsch, I., Redburn, J. & Vishwanath, D. (2019) Dissociating neural activity associated with the subjective phenomenology of monocular stereopsis: an EEG study. Neuropsychologia. 129, p. 357-371

Picture perception

Vishwanath, D., Girshick, A. & Banks, M. S. (2005). Why pictures look right when viewed from the wrong place. Nature Neuroscience

Banks, M. S., Rose, H. F., Vishwanath, D. & Girshick, A.R. (2005). Where should you sit to watch a movie? Proceedings of SPIE: Human Vision and Electronic Imaging, (IS&T/SPIE Paper Number 5666‐34).

Monocular Stereopsis
Uji, M., Jentzsch, I., Redburn, J. & Vishwanath, D. (2019) Dissociating neural activity associated with the subjective phenomenology of monocular stereopsis: an EEG study. Neuropsychologia. 129, p. 357-371

Vishwanath, D. (2016). Induction of Monocular Stereopsis by Altering Focus Distance: A Test of Ames’s Hypothesis. i-Perception

Vishwanath, D. Amster, D. and Zlatkute, G (2015) Do strabismics perceive monocular stereopsis? ECVP Liverpool

Vishwanath, D. & Hibbard, P. (2013) Seeing in 3D with just one eye: Stereopsis without binocular disparity. Psychological Science

Vishwanath, D. (2010). Information in surface and depth perception: reconciling pictures and reality. In Perception Beyond Inference. Cambridge: MIT Press.

Defocus blur and 3D vision
Mauderer, M, Conte, S, Nacenta, MA & Vishwanath, D (2014) Depth perception with gaze-contingent depth of field. in Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Proceedings

Vishwanath, D. (2012). The utility of defocus blur in binocular depth perception. i‐perception, 3, 541–546.

Vishwanath, D., & Blaser, E. (2010). Retinal blur and the perception of egocentric distance. Journal of Vision, 10, 26.

Eye movements in 3D space
Vishwanath, and Zlatkute, G (2016) Multiple object attention in 3D: Evidence for perspective scaling of attention? ECVP Barcelona

Vishwanath, D. & Kowler, E. (2004). Saccadic localization in the presence of cues to 3D shape. Journal of Vision.

2D Shape Perception
Gillespie, C. & Vishwanath, D. (2019). A shape-level flanker facilitation effect in contour integration and the role of shape complexity. Vision Research. 158, p. 221-236

Multifocal attention and eye movements

Fluharty, M, Jentzsch, I, Spitschan, M. & Vishwanath, D. (2016) Eye fixation during multiple object attention is based on a representation of discrete spatial foci. Scientific Reports 6

Predictive eye movements in hand-eye coordination

Spitschan M & Vishwanath D (2010) Coordinated smooth-pursuit eye movements under artificial control-target mappings. Perception 40(1):119.

Foundations of visual perception: linking evolution, philosophy and psychology
Vishwanath (2019). The anticipatory structure of perception. In R. Poli (ed.) Handbook of Anticipation: Theoretical and applied aspects of the use of the future in decision making. Springer International.

van Tonder, G.J., & Vishwanath, D. (2014). Design insights: Gestalt, Bauhaus and Japanese gardens. Oxford Handbook of Perceptual Organization.

Vishwanath, D. (2013) Experimental phenomenology of visual 3D space: considerations from evolution, perception and philosophy. In L. Albertazzi (ed.) Wiley Handbook of Experimental Phenomenology

Albertazzi, L., van Tonder, G., Vishwanath, D. (2010). Perception Beyond Inference. The information content of visual processes. MIT Press.

Vishwanath, D. (2005). The Epistemological Status of Vision and Its Implications for Design. Axiomathes, 15, 399–486.