Publications

LiFE

  1. Takemura, H. Caiafa, C.F., Wandell, B.A., Pestilli, F. (2016) Ensemble Tractography. PLoS Computational Biology. 12(1): e1004692. DOI
  2. Leong, J. K., Pestilli, F., Wu, C.C., Samanez-Larkin, G.R., and Knutson, B. (2016) White-Matter Tract Connecting Anterior Insula to Nucleus Accumbens Correlates with Reduced Preference for Positively Skewed Gambles. Neuron 89, no. 1: 63-69.DOI PDF
  3. Goldstone, R. Pestilli, F., and Börner, K., Self-portraits of the brain: cognitive science, data visualization, and communicating brain structure and function. Trends in Cognitive Science. Volume 19, Issue 8, August 2015, Pages 462–474. DOI PDF
  4. Takemura, H., Yeatman, J. Rokem, A., Winawer, J., Wandell, B. and Pestilli, F. (2015) A major human white-matter pathway between dorsal and ventral visual cortex. Cerebral Cortex. PDF
  5. Pestilli, F. (2015) Test-retest measurements and digital validation for in vivo neuroscience, Nature: Scientific Data 2 (140057) DOI PDF.
  6. Allen, B., Spiegel, D., Thompson, B., Pestilli, F.*, Rokers, B*. (2015) Altered white matter in visual pathways as a result of amblyopia. Vision Research. *Equal senior contribution. PDF
  7. Gomez, J., Pestilli, F., Witthoft, N., Golarai, G., Liberman, A., Poltoratski, A., Yoon, J., Grill-Spector, K. (2015) Development of high-level visual fasciculi correlates with face perception. Neuron. 85 (1):216-227. PDF.
  8. Rokem, A., Yeatman, J.A., Pestilli, F., Kay, K.N., Mezer, A., van der Walt, S., Wandell, B.A. (2015) Evaluating the accuracy of diffusion MRI models in white matter. PLOS ONE DOI
  9. Pestilli, F., Yeatman, J. Rokem, A., Kay, K. and Wandell, B. (2014) Evaluation and statistical inference in living connectomes. Nature Methods.  doi:10.1038/nmeth.3098 PDF.
  10. Yeatman, J.D., Weiner, K.S., Pestilli, F., Rokem, A.,  Mezer, A., Wandell, B.A. (2014) The vertical occipital fasciculus: A century of controversy resolved by in vivo measurements. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111.48:E5214-E5223. PDF.
  11. Saber, G.*, Pestilli, F.* and Curtis, C. (2015) Saccade planning increases topographic activity in visual cortex. The Journal of Neuroscience. 35(1):245-252. *Equal contribution. PDF
  12. Ling, S., Jehee, J., and Pestilli, F. (2014) A review of the mechanisms by which attentional feedback shapes visual selectivity. Brain Structure and Function. doi:10.1007/s00429-014-0818-5. PDF.
  13. Main, K.*, Pestilli, F.*, Mezer, A. Yeatman, J. Martin, R. Phipps, S. Wandell, B. (2014) Speed discrimination predicts word but not pseudo-word reading rate in adults and children. Brain and Language. *Equal contribution. PDF.
  14. Hara, Y., Pestilli, F.,and Gardner, JL (2014) Differing predictions for single-units and neuronal populations of the normalization model of attention. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience. PDF.
  15. Zheng, C. Pestilli, F., and Rokem, A. (2014) Deconvolution of High Dimensional Mixtures via Boosting, with Application to Diffusion-Weighted MRI of Human Brain. Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS). PDF.
  16. Zheng, C., Pestilli, F. and Rokem, A. (2014) Quantifying error in estimates of human brain fiber directions using Earth Mover’s Distance. arXiv:1411.5271.
  17. Ogawa, S., Takemura, H., Horiguchi, H., Terao, M., Haji, T., Pestilli, F., Yeatman, J., Tsuneoka, H., Wandell, B., Masuda, Y. (2014) White matter consequences of retinal receptor and ganglion cell damage. Investigative Ophtalmology and Vision Science, IOVS. PDF 
  18. Pestilli, F., Heeger, D., Carrasco, M., & Gardner, J. (2011) Attentional enhancement via selection and pooling of early sensory responses in human visual cortex. Neuron. 72(5): 832–846. PDF.
  19. Pestilli, F., Ling, S., & Carrasco, M. (2009) A population-coding model of attention’s influence on contrast response: estimating neural effects from psychophysical data. Vision Research. 49(7):735-745. PDF.
  20. Montagna, B., Pestilli, F., & Carrasco, M. (2009) Attention trades off spatial acuity. Vision Research. PDF.
  21. Ferrera V, Teichert T, Grinband J, Pestilli F, Dashnaw S, & Hirsch J. (2008) Functional Imaging with Reinforcement, Eyetracking, and Physiological Monitoring JoVE. 21
  22. Pestilli, F., Viera, G., & Carrasco M. (2007) How do attention and adaptation affect contrast sensitivity? Journal of Vision. 7 (7):1-12. PDF.
  23. Liu T., Pestilli F., & Carrasco M. (2005) Transient attention enhances performance and fMRI response in human visual cortex. Neuron 45 (3): 469−47. PDF.
  24. Pestilli F. & Carrasco M. (2005) Attention enhances contrast sensitivity at cued and impairs it at uncued locations. Vision Research 45 (14): 1867−75. PDF.