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Vesia, M., Barnett-Cowan, M., Elahi, B, Neva, J., Davare, M., Staines, W., Culham, J., & Chen, R. (In press). Human dorsomedial parieto-motor circuit specifies grasp during the planning of goal-directed hand actions. Cortex.

Hahamy, A., Macdonald, S. N., van den Heiligenberg, F., Kieliba, P., Malach, R., Emir, U., Brugger, P., Johansen-Berg, H., Culham, J. C., & Makin, T. R. (in press). Representation of multiple body parts in missing hand territory of congenital one-handers. Current Biology.

Freud, E. Macdonald, S. N., Chen, J., Quinlan, D. J., Goodale, M. A., & Culham, J. C. (In press). Getting a grip on reality: Grasping movements directed to real objects and images rely on dissociable neural representations. Cortex.

Chen, J., Snow, J. C., Culham, J. C., & Goodale, M. A. (In press). What role does ‘elongation’ play in ‘tool-specific’ activation and connectivity in the dorsal and ventral visual streams? Cerebral Cortex.

van den Heiligenberg, F. M. Z., Yeung, N., Brugger, P., Culham, J. C. & Makin, T. R. (In press). Adaptable categorization of hands and tools in prosthesis users. Psychological Science.

Fabbri, S., Stubbs, K. M., Cusack, R., & Culham, J. C. (2016). Disentangling representations of object and grasp properties in the human brainJournal of Neuroscience, 36(29), 7648-7662. 

Gerhard, T. M., Culham, J. C. & Schwarzer, G. (2016). Distinct visual processing of real objects and pictures of those objects in 7- to 9-month-old infantsFrontiers in Developmental Psychology, 7, 827.

Squires, S. D., Macdonald, S. N., Culham, J. C., & Snow, J. C. (2016). Priming tool actions: Are real objects more effective primes than pictures? Experimental Brain Research, 234(4), 963-976.

Thaler, L., Paciocco, J. Daley, M., Lesniak, G. D., Purcell, D. W., Fraser, J. A., Dutton, G. N., Rossit, S., Goodale, M. A., & Culham, J. C. (2016). A selective impairment of perception of sound motion direction in peripheral space: A case study. Neuropsychologia, 80, 79-89.

Stöttinger, E., Filipowicz, A., Valadao, D., Culham, J. C., Goodale, M. A., Anderson, B., & Danckert, J. (2016). A cortical network that marks the moment when conscious representations are updated. Neuropsychologia, 79, 113-122.

Quinlan, D. J., & Culham, J. C. (2015). Direct comparisons of hand and mouth kinematics during grasping, feeding and fork-feeding actions. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9, 580.

Snow, J. C., Goodale, M. A., & Culham, J. C. (2015). Preserved haptic shape processing after bilateral LOC lesions. Journal of Neuroscience, 35(40), 13745-13760.

Macdonald, S. N. & Culham, J. C. (2015). Do human brain areas involved in visuomotor actions show a preference for real tools over visually similar non-tools? Neuropsychologia, 77, 35-41. 

Barnett-Cowan, M., Snow, J. C., & Culham, J. C. (2015). Contribution of bodily and gravitational orientation cues to face and letter recognition. Multisensory Research, 28(5-6), 427-442.

Hutchison, R. M., Culham, J. C., Flanagan, J. R., Everling, S., & Gallivan, J. P. (2015). Functional subdivisions of medial parieto-occipital cortex in humans and nonhuman primates using resting-state fMRI. NeuroImage, 116, 10-29.

Gallivan, J. P., & Culham, J. C. (2015). Neural coding within human brain areas involved in actionsCurrent Opinion in Neurobiology, 33, 141-149.

Monaco, S., Sedda, A., Cavina-Pratesi, C, & Culham, J. C. (2015). Neural correlates of object size and object location during grasping actionsEuropean Journal of Neuroscience, 41(4), 454-465.

Hutchison, R. M., Culham, J. C., Everling, S., Flanagan, J. R., & Gallivan, J. P.  (2014). Distinct and distributed functional connectivity patterns across cortex reflect the domain-specific constraints of object, face, scene, body, and tool category-selective modules in the ventral visual pathwayNeuroImage.

Chapman, C. S., Gallivan, J. P., Wood, D. K., Milne, J. L., Ansari, D., Culham, J. C., & Goodale, M. A. (2014). Counting on the motor system: Rapid action planning reveals the format-dependent extraction of numerical quantity. Journal of Vision, 14(3), 30.

Rossit, S. McAdam, T., McLean, D. A., Goodale, M. A., & Culham, J. C.  (2013). fMRI reveals a lower visual field preference for hand actions in human superior-parietal occipital cortex (SPOC) and precuneus. Cortex, 49, 2525-2541. 

Gallivan, J. P., Chapman, C. S., McLean, D. A., Flanagan, J. R., & Culham, J. C.  (2013). Activity patterns in category-selective occipitotemporal cortex predict upcoming motor actions.  European Journal of Neuroscience, 38(3), 2408-2424.

Singhal, A., Monaco, S., Kaufman, L. D., & Culham, J. C. (2013). Human fMRI reveals that delayed action re-recruits visual perception.  PLOS (Public Library of Science) ONE, 8(9), e73629. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0073629 

Milne, J.L., Chapman, C.S., Gallivan, J.P., Wood, D.K., Culham, J.C., & Goodale, M.A. (2013). Connecting the Dots: Object connectedness deceives perception but not movement. Psychological Science, 24(8), 1456-1465. DOI: 10.1177/0956797612473485

Gallivan, J. P., McLean, D. A., Valyear, K. F., & Culham, J. C. (2013). Decoding the neural mechanisms of human tool use.  eLife, 2, e00424 [new online open-access general biology journal sponsored by Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Max Planck Institute and Wellcome Trust]. 

Gallivan, J. P., McLean, D. A., Flanagan, J. R., & Culham, J. C.  (2013). Where one hand meets the other: Limb-specific and goal-dependent movement plans decoded from preparatory signals in single human parieto-frontal brain areas.  Journal of Neuroscience, 33(5), 1991-2008.

Hutchison, R. M., Gallivan, J. P., Culham, J. C., Gati, J. S., Menon, R. S., & Everling, S.  (2012). Functional connectivity of the frontal eye fields in humans and macaque monkeys investigated with resting-state fMRI. Journal of Neurophysiology, 107(9), 2463-2474.

Valyear, K. F., Gallivan, J. P., McLean, D. A. & Culham, J. C.  (2012). fMRI repetition suppression for familiar but not arbitrary actions with tools. Journal of Neuroscience, 32(12), 4247-4259.

Secen, J. Culham, J., Ho, C., & Giaschi, D. (2011). Neural correlates of the multiple-object tracking deficit in amblyopia. Vision Research, 51(23-24), 2517-2527.

Gallivan, J. P., McLean, D. A., Smith, F. W., & Culham, J. C. (2011). Decoding effector-dependent and effector-independent movement intentions from human parieto-frontal brain activity. Journal of Neuroscience, 31(47), 17149-17168.

Gallivan, J. P., McLean, D. A., Valyear, K. F., Pettypiece, C. E., & Culham, J. C. (2011).  Decoding action intentions from preparatory brain activity in human parieto-frontal cortex.  Journal of Neuroscience, 31(26), 9599-9610.

Gallivan, J. P., McLean, D. A., & Culham, J. C. (2011). Neuroimaging reveals enhanced activation in a reach-selective brain area for objects located within participants' typical hand workspaces. Neuropsychologia, 49, 3710-3721.

Monaco, S., Cavina-Pratesi, C., Sedda, A., Fattori, P., Galletti, C., & Culham, J. C. (2011). Functional magnetic resonance adaptation (fMRA) reveals the involvement of the dorsomedial stream in wrist orientation for grasping. Journal of Neurophysiology, 106(5), 2248-2263.

Snow, J. C., Pettypiece, C., McAdam, T. D., McLean, A. D., Stroman, P. W., Goodale, M. A., & Culham, J. C. (2011). Bringing the real world into the fMRI scanner: Repetition effects for pictures versus real objects. Scientific Reports, 1, Article number 130. [New online open-access journal from the Nature Publishing Group].

Wood, D. K., Gallivan, J. P., Chapman, C. S., Milne, J. L., Culham, J. C. & Goodale, M. A. (2011). Visual salience dominates early visuomotor competition in reaching behavior, Journal of Vision, 11 (10):16, 1-11.

Valyear, K. F., Chapman, C. S., Gallivan, J. P., Mark, R. S., & Culham, J. C. (2011). To use or to move: Goal set modulates priming when grasping real tools. Experimental Brain Research, 212(1), 125-142.

Gallivan, J. P., Chapman, C. S., Wood, D. K., Milne, J. L., Ansari, D., Culham, J. C., & Goodale, M. A. (2011). One to four, and nothing more: Non-conscious parallel object individuation in action. Psychological Science, 22(6), 803-811.

Chapman, C. S., Gallivan, J. P., Culham, J. C. & Goodale, M. A. (2011). Mental blocks: fMRI reveals top-down modulation of early visual cortex when obstacles interfere with grasp planning. Neuropsychologia, 49, 1703-1717.

Witt, J. K., Kemmerer, D., Linkenauger, S. A., & Culham, J. C. (2010). A functional role for motor simulation in naming tools. Psychological Science, 21, 1215-1219.

Cavina-Pratesi, C., Monaco, S., Fattori, P., Galletti, C., McAdam, T. D., Quinlan, D. J., Goodale, M. A., & Culham, J. C. (2010). Functional magnetic resonance imaging reveals the neural substrates of arm transport and grip formation in reach-to-grasp actions in humans. Journal of Neuroscience, 30, 10306-10323.

Chapman, C. S., Gallivan, J. P., Wood, D. K., Milne, J. L., Culham, J. C., & Goodale, M. A. (2010). Short-term motor plasticity revealed in a visuomotor decision-making task. Behavioural Brain Research, 214: 130-134.

Chapman, C. S., Gallivan, J. P., Wood, D. K., Milne, J. L., Culham, J. C., & Goodale, M.A. (2010). Reaching for the unknown: Multiple target encoding and real-time decision making in a rapid reach task. Cognition, 116(2), 168-176.

Danckert, J. & Culham, J. C. (2010). Reflections on blindsight: Neuroimaging and behavioural exploration clarify a case of reversed localization in the blind field of a patient with hemianopia. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 64(2), 86-101.

Monaco, S., Fattori, P., Galletti, C., Goodale, M. A., Króliczak, G., Quinlan, D., & Culham, J. C. (2010). Contribution of visual and proprioceptive information to the precision of reaching movements. Experimental Brain Research, 202(1), 15-32.

Pettypiece, C., Goodale, M. A., & Culham, J.C. (2010). Integration of haptic and visual size cues revealed through crossmodal conflict. Experimental Brain Research, 201, 863-873.

Malfait, N., Valyear, K. F., Culham, J. C., Anton, J. L., & Gribble, P. L. (2009). fMRI activation during observation of others' reach errors. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22(7), 1493-1503.

Valyear, K. F. & Culham, J. C. (2009). Observing learned object-specific functional grasps preferentially activates the ventral stream. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22(5), 970-984.

Barry, R. L., Williams, J. M., Klassen, L. M., Gallivan, J.P., Culham, J. C., & Menon, R. S. (2009). Evaluation of preprocessing steps to compensate for magnetic field distortions due to body movements in BOLD fMRI. Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 28(2), 235-244.

Wong, Y., Aldcroft, A., Large, M.-E., Culham, J. & Vilis, T. (2009). The role of temporal synchrony as a binding cue for visual persistence in early visual areas: an fMRI study. Journal of Neurophysiology, 102, 3461-3468.

Pettypiece, C., Culham, J. C., & Goodale, M. A. (2009). Differential effects of delay upon visually and haptically guided grasping and perceptual judgments. Experimental Brain Research, 193(3), 473-479.

Gallivan, J. P., Cavina-Pratesi, C., & Culham, J. C. (2009). Is that within reach?: fMRI reveals that the human superior-parietal occipital cortex (SPOC) encodes objects reachable by the hand. Journal of Neuroscience, 29(14), 4381-4391.

Cohen, N. J. R., Cross, E. S., Tunik, E., Grafton, S. T., Culham, J. C. (2009). Ventral and dorsal stream contributions to immediate and delayed grasping: A TMS approach. Neuropsychologia, 47(6), 1553-1562.

Króliczak, G., McAdam, T. Quinlan, D. J., & Culham, J. C. (2008). The human dorsal stream adapts to real actions and 3D shape processing: A functional magnetic resonance imaging study. Journal of Neurophysiology, 100, 2627-2639.

Large, M.-E., Culham, J., Kuchinad, A., Aldcroft, A, & Vilis, T. (2008). fMRI reveals greater within- than between-hemifield integration in the human lateral occipital cortex. European Journal of Neuroscience, 27(12), 3299-3309.

Large, M.-E., Cavina-Pratesi, C., Vilis, T., & Culham, J. C. (2008). The neural correlates of change detection in the face perception network. Neuropsychologia, 46(8), 2169-2176.

Cavina-Pratesi, C., Goodale, M. A., & Culham, J. C. (2007). fMRI reveals a dissociation between grasping and perceiving the size of real 3D objects. PLOS (Public Library of Science) ONE, 2(5): e424. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0000424.

Singhal, A. S., Culham, J. C., Chinellato, E., & Goodale, M. A. (2007). Dual-task interference is greater in delayed grasping than visually-guided grasping. Journal of Vision, 7(5), 1-12.

Quinlan, D. J., & Culham, J. C. (2007). fMRI reveals a preference for near viewing in the human parieto-occipital cortex. Neuroimage, 36(1), 167-187.

Rice, N. J., Valyear, K. F., Goodale, M. A., Milner, A. D., & Culham, J. C. (2007). Orientation sensitivity to graspable objects: An fMRI adaptation study. Neuroimage, 36, T87-T93.

Valyear, K. F., Cavina-Pratesi, C., Stiglick, A. J., & Culham, J. C. (2007). Does tool-related fMRI activity within the intraparietal sulcus reflect the plan to grasp? Neuroimage, 36, T94-T108.

Króliczak, G., Cavina-Pratesi, C., Goodman, D., & Culham, J. C. (2007). What does the brain do when you fake it? An fMRI study of pantomimed and real grasping. Journal of Neurophysiology, 97, 2410-2422.

Culham, J. C., Cavina-Pratesi, C., & Singhal, A. (2006). The role of parietal cortex in visuomotor control: What have we learned from neuroimaging? Neuropsychologia, 44, 2668-2684.

Ganel, T., Gonzalez, C. L. R., Valyear, K. F., Culham, J. C., Goodale, M. A., & Köhler, S. (2006). The relationship between fMRI adaptation and repetition priming. Neuroimage, 32, 1432-1440.

Culham, J. C., & Valyear, K. F. (2006). Human parietal cortex in action. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 16(2), 205-212.

Cavina-Pratesi, C., Valyear, K. F., Culham, J. C., Köhler, S., Obhi, S., Marzi, C. A., & Goodale, M. A. (2006). Dissociating arbitrary stimulus-response mapping from movement planning during preparatory period: Evidence from event-related fMRI. Journal of Neuroscience, 26(10), 2704-2713.

Steeves, J. K. E., Culham, J. C., DuChaine, B. C., Cavina Pratesi, C., Valyear, K. F., Schindler, I., Humphrey, G. K., Milner, A. D. & Goodale, M. A. (2006). The fusiform face area is not sufficient for face recognition: Evidence from a patient with dense prosopagnosia and no occipital face area. Neuropsychologia, 44(4), 594-609.

Valyear, K.F., Culham, J.C., Sharif, N., Westwood, D.A., & Goodale, M.A. (2006). A double dissociation between sensitivity to changes in object identity and object orientation in the ventral and dorsal visual streams: a human fMRI study. Neuropsychologia, 44(2), 218-228.

Steeves, J. K. E., Humphrey, G. K., Culham, J. C., Menon, R. S., & Goodale, M. A. (2004). Behavioural and neuroimaging evidence for a contribution of color and texture information to scene classification in a patient with visual form agnosia. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 16, 955-965.

Culham, J. C., Danckert, S. L., DeSouza, J. F. X., Gati, J. S., Menon, R. S., & Goodale, M. A. (2003). Visually guided grasping produces fMRI activation in dorsal but not ventral stream brain areas. Experimental Brain Research, 153(2), 158-170.

James, T.W., Culham, J., Humphrey, G. K., Milner, A. D., & Goodale, M. A. (2003). Ventral occipital lesions impair object recognition but not object-directed grasping: an fMRI study. Brain, 126, 2463-2475.

Culham, J. C. & Kline, D. W. (2002). The age deficit on photopic counterphase flicker: contrast, spatial frequency, and luminance effects. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 56(3), 177-186.

Culham, J.C., Cavanagh, P., & Kanwisher, N.G. (2001). Attention response functions: characterizing brain areas using fMRI activation during parametric variations of attentional load. Neuron, 32(4), 737-745.

Verstraten, F. A. J., Hooge, I. T. C., Culham, J. C., & van Wezel, R. J. A. (2001). Systematic eye movements do not account for the perception of motion during attentive tracking. Vision Research, 41, 3505-3511.

Kline, D.W., Culham, J. C., Bartel, P., & Lynk, L. (2001). Aging effects on Vernier hyperacuity: a function of oscillation rate but not target contrast. Optometry and Vision Science, 78(9), 676-682.

Dukelow, S. P., DeSouza, J. F. X., Culham, J. C., van den Berg, A. V., Menon, R. S., & Vilis, T. (2001). Distinguishing subregions of the human MT+ complex using visual fields and pursuit eye movements. Journal of Neurophysiology, 86(4),1991-2000.

Culham, J.C., He, S., Dukelow, S., & Verstraten, F.A.J. (2001). Visual motion and the human brain: what has neuroimaging told us? Acta Psychologica, 107, 69-94.

Culham, J. C. & Kanwisher, N. G. (2001). Neuroimaging of cognitive functions in human parietal cortex. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 11(2), 157-163.

Culham, J. C., Verstraten, F.A.J., Ashida, H., & Cavanagh, P. (2000). Independent aftereffects of attention and motion. Neuron, 28(2), 607-615.

Culham, J. C., Dukelow, S. P., Vilis, T., Hassard, F. A., Gati, J. S., Menon, R. S., & Goodale, M. A. (1999). Recovery of fMRI activation in motion area MT following storage of the motion aftereffect. Journal of Neurophysiology, 81(1), 388-393.

Culham, J. C., Brandt, S. A., Cavanagh, P., Kanwisher, N. G., Dale, A. M., & Tootell, R. B. H. (1998). Cortical fMRI activation produced by attentive tracking of moving targets. Journal of Neurophysiology, 80, 2657-2670.

Culham, J. C., & Cavanagh, P. (1996). Motion capture and visual attention: A reply to Ramachandran. Vision Research, 36(1), 79-80.

Culham, J. C., & Cavanagh, P. (1994). Motion capture of luminance stimuli by equiluminous color gratings and by attentive tracking. Vision Research, 34(20), 2701-2706.

Book Chapters, Encyclopedia Entries, and Book Reviews:

Culham, J. C. (2015). Visuomotor integration.  Entry in Brain Mapping: A Comprehensive Reference. (Ed. A. C. Toga). 2, 469-473. Academic Press: Elsevier.

Culham, J. C. (2015). Cortical areas engaged in movement.  Entry in International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd ed. (Ed. J. D. Wright). Elsevier.

Daley, M. & Culham, J. C. (2011). Book review of Networks of the Brain by Olaf Sporns. Canadian Psychology.

Culham, J. C. (2009). Reaching and grasping. Entry in Encyclopedia of Perception (Ed. Bruce Goldstein). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Culham, J. C. & Valyear, K. F. (2009). Tool use. Entry in Encyclopedia of Perception (Ed. Bruce Goldstein). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Culham, J. C., Gallivan, J., Cavina-Pratesi, C., & Quinlan, D. J. (2008). fMRI investigations of reaching and ego space in human superior parieto-occipital cortex. In R. L. Klatzky, M. Behrmann, & B. MacWhinney (Eds.), Embodiment, Ego-space, and Action. New York: Psychology Press (pp. 247-274).

Culham, J. C. (2006). Functional neuroimaging: Experimental design and analysis. Book chapter in R. Cabeza and A. Kingstone (Eds.), Handbook of Functional Neuroimaging of Cognition (2nd ed.). Cambridge MA: MIT Press (pp. 53-82).

Culham, J. C. (2004). Human brain imaging reveals a parietal area specialized for grasping. Chapter in N. Kanwisher and J. Duncan (Eds.), Attention and Performance XX: Functional Neuroimaging of Human Cognition. Oxford: Oxford University Press (pp. 417-438).

Culham, J.C. (2002). Parietal cortex. Entry in L. Nadel (Editor-in-Chief), Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science (Vol. 3, pp. 451-457). Houndmills U.K.: Macmillan

Culham, J. C., Nishida, S., Ledgeway, T., Cavanagh, P., von Grünau, M. W., Kwas, M., Alais, D., & Raymond, J. E. (1998). Higher-order effects. Chapter in G. Mather, F. Verstraten & S. Anstis (Eds.), The Motion After-effect: A Modern Prospective. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press (pp. 84-124).


Culham, J. C. (2012).  Motion perception: New ideas on how drivers perceive speed emerge from the fogeLife, 1, e00281. (Insight: Pretto et al., 2012, eLife). DOI: 10.7554/eLife.00281

Culham, J. C. (2005). Look before you reach! Neuron, 48, 713-714. (Preview: Prado et al., 2005, Neuron).

Culham, J. C. (2005). Turn the other cheek: Viewpoint aftereffects for faces and objects. Neuron, 45, 644-645. (Preview: Fang & He, 2005, Neuron).

Culham, J. C. (2003). Attention-grabbing motion in the human brain. Neuron, 40, 451-452. (Preview: Claeys et al., 2003, Neuron).

Culham, J. C. (2002). Dissociations within association cortex. Neuron, 33, 318-320. (Preview: Simon et al., 2002, Neuron).

Culham, J. C. (2002). Brain activity around the clock. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 6, 114. (Journal Club: Sereno et al., 2001, Science).

Culham, J. C. (2001). How neurons become BOLD. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 5, 416. (Journal Club: Logothetis et al., 2001, Nature).

Culham, J. C. (2001). The brain as film director. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 5, 376-377. (Journal Club: Zacks et al., 2001, Nature Neuroscience).

Culham, J. C. (2001). There's Waldo! Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 5, 231. (Journal Club: Sheinberg & Logothetis, 2001, Journal of Neuroscience).

Culham, J. C. (2000). Just how general is 'g'? Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 4, 328. (Monitor: Duncan et al., 2000, Science).

Culham, J. C. (2000). Activation from neuron to brain. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 4, 5. (Monitor: Scannell & Young, 1999, Proceedings of the Royal Society London B).

Culham, J. C. (1999). Discordant views on the Mozart effect. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 3, 409. (Monitor: Steele et al, 1999, Nature; Chabris, 1999, Nature).

Culham, J. C. (1999). What you see is what you get activated. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 3, 126. (Monitor: Tong et al., 1998, Neuron).

Culham, J. C. (1998). Timing in the visual hierarchy. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 2, 473. (Monitor: Schmolesky et al., 1988, Journal of Neurophysiology).