Fakultät Humanwissenschaften

Lehrstuhl für Allgemeine Psychologie

Dr. Alexander Pastukhov

Lab Manager

Alexander.Pastukhov(at)uni-bamberg.de

researchgate.net/profile/Alexander_Pastukhov

Raum M3/330)

Tel.: 863-1887

Sprechstunde:

Dienstags 14:00-15:00 (Mitarbeiter) und 15:00-16:00 (Studierende)

 

Forschungsinteressen:

  • ·         multi-stable perception
  • ·         prior knowledge and perception as inference
  • ·         history effects in perception,
  • ·         perception of transformations,
  • ·         attention and microsaccades
  • ·         consciousness

 

 

Reviewer for:

Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics;Behavioural Brain Research; Computation Intelligence and Neuroscience; Frontiers in Physiology; iPerception; Journal of General Psychology; Journal of Vision; Journal of the American Aging Association; Journal of Experimental Child Psychology; Perception; PLOS Computational Biology; PLOS ONE;Vision Research

 

Publications (reverse chronological order)

 

1.      Cao, R., Pastukhov, A., Mattia, M., & Braun, J. (2016). Collective Activity of Many Bistable Assemblies Reproduces Characteristic Dynamics of Multistable Perception. Journal of Neuroscience, 36(26), 6957–6972. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4626-15.2016

2.      Pastukhov, A., & Klanke, J.-N. (2016). Exogenously triggered perceptual switches in multistable structure-from-motion occur in the absence of visual awareness. Journal of Vision, 16(3), 14. doi: 10.1167/16.3.14

3.      Pastukhov, A. (2015). Perception and the strongest sensory memory trace of multi-stable displays both form shortly after the stimulus onset. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 1–11. JOUR. doi: 10.3758/s13414-015-1004-4

4.      Pastukhov, A., Vivian-Griffiths, S., & Braun, J. (2015). Transformation priming helps to disambiguate sudden changes of sensory inputs. Vision Research, 116, 36–44. Journal Article. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2015.09.005

5.      Pastukhov, A., Lissner, A., & Braun, J. (2014). Perceptual adaptation to structure-from-motion depends on the size of adaptor and probe objects, but not on the similarity of their shapes. Attention, perception & psychophysics, 76(2), 478–88. doi:10.3758/s13414-013-0567-1

6.      Pastukhov, A., Lissner, A., Füllekrug, J., & Braun, J. (2014). Sensory memory of illusory depth in structure-from-motion. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 76(1),123-32. doi:10.3758/s13414-013-0557-3

7.      Pastukhov, A., Füllekrug, J., & Braun, J. (2013). Sensory memory of structure-from-motion is shape-specific. Attention, perception & psychophysics, 75(6), 1215–1229. doi:10.3758/s13414-013-0471-8 (“Best of the Year” 2013 from the Psychonomic Society)

8.      Pastukhov, A., & Braun, J. (2013). Structure-from-motion: dissociating perception, neural persistence, and sensory memory of illusory depth and illusory rotation. Attention, perception & psychophysics, 75(2), 322–40. doi:10.3758/s13414-012-0390-0 (“Best of the Year” 2013 from the Psychonomic Society)

9.      Pastukhov, A., Rodriguez, P. E. G., Haenicke, J., Guillamon, A., Deco, G., & Braun, J. (2013). Multi-stable perception balances stability and sensitivity. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 7(17). doi:10.3389/fncom.2013.00017

10.  Pastukhov, A., Vonau, V., Stonkute, S., & Braun, J. (2013). Spatial and temporal attention revealed by microsaccades. Vision research, 85(0), 45–57. doi:10.1016/j.visres.2012.11.004

11.  Pastukhov, A., & Braun, J. (2013). Disparate time-courses of adaptation and facilitation in multi-stable perception. Learning & Perception, 5(s2), 101–118. doi:10.1556/LP.5.2013.Suppl2.7

12.  Pastukhov, A., Vonau, V., & Braun, J. (2012). Believable change: bistable reversals are governed by physical plausibility. Journal of vision, 12(1), 17. doi:10.1167/12.1.17

13.  Stonkute, S., Braun, J., & Pastukhov, A. (2012). The role of attention in ambiguous reversals of structure-from-motion. (S. Ben Hamed, Ed.)PloS one, 7(5), e37734. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0037734

14.  Hudak, M., Gervan, P., Friedrich, B., Pastukhov, A., Braun, J., & Kovacs, I. (2011). Increased readiness for adaptation and faster alternation rates under binocular rivalry in children. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 5(128). doi:10.3389/fnhum.2011.00128

15.  Pastukhov, A., & Braun, J. (2011). Cumulative history quantifies the role of neural adaptation in multistable perception. Journal of vision, 11(10), 12. doi:10.1167/11.10.12

16.  Pastukhov, A., & Braun, J. (2010). Rare but precious: Microsaccades are highly informative about attentional allocation. Vision research, 50, 1173–1184. doi:10.1016/j.visres.2010.04.007

17.  Pastukhov, A., Vonau, V., & Braun, J. (2010). No Stopping and No Slowing: Removing Visual Attention with No Effect on Reversals of Phenomenal Appearance. In K. Diamantaras, W. Duch, & L. Iliadis (Eds.), Artificial Neural Networks – ICANN 2010 (Vol. 6354, pp. 510–515). Springer Berlin / Heidelberg. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-15825-4_70

18.  Pastukhov, A., Fischer, L., & Braun, J. (2009). Visual attention is a single, integrated resource. Vision research, 49(10), 1166–73. doi:10.1016/j.visres.2008.04.011

19.  Pastukhov, A., & Braun, J. (2008). A short-term memory of multi-stable perception. Journal of vision, 8(13), 7.1–14. doi:10.1167/8.13.7

20.  Pastukhov, A., & Braun, J. (2007). Perceptual reversals need no prompting by attention. Journal of vision, 7(10), 5.1–17. doi:10.1167/7.10.5

 

Conference abstracts (reverse chronological order): 53.

 

1.      Pastukhov, A., & Klanke, J.-N. (2016). Triggered reversals of perceptual dominance can occur without a corresponding change in visual awareness. In ECVP 2016.

2.      Soltész, P., Pastukhov, A., Braun, J., & Kovács, I. (2016). Under what conditions is optokinetic nystagmus a reliable measure of perceptual dominance in binocular rivalry? In ECVP 2016.

3.      Albrecht, S., Pastukhov, A., & Carbon, C.-C. (2015). Startling fluency? Testing effects of processing fluency on affect-modulated startle. In Perception 44 ECVP Abstract Supplement (pp. 69–70). doi.org/10.1177/0301006615598674

4.      Cao, R., Braun, J., Maurizio, M., & Pastukhov, A. (2015). An Experimentally Constrained Theory For Levelt’s Propositions and The Scalar Property Of Multistable Perception. In Perception 44 ECVP Abstract Supplement (p. 226). doi.org/10.1177/0301006615598674

5.      Pastukhov, A., Vivian-Griffiths, S., & Braun, J. (2015). Transformation priming promotes stable and consistent perception in spite of unstable retinal input. In Perception 44 ECVP Abstract Supplement (p. 271). doi.org/10.1177/0301006615598674

6.      Cao, R., Mattia, M., Braun, J., & Pastukhov, A. (2014). A theory for stimulus integration and bistable perception. In Perception 43 ECVP Abstract Supplement.

7.      Pastukhov, A., & Braun, J. (2014). Sensory memory: a lingering memory trace from the time when perception was formed. In Perception 43 ECVP Abstract Supplement.

8.      Pastukhov, A., Lissner, A., & Braun, J. (2014). Sensory memory of multi-stable displays: memory mechanisms are used to resolve ambiguity, not to stabilize perception. In Vision Science Society.

9.      Braun, J., Deco, G., & Pastukhov, A. (2013). Constraining the dynamics of multi-stable perception. Journal of Vision, 13(9), 535–535. doi.org/10.1167/13.9.535

10.  Braun, J., Aguilar, G., Pastukhov, A., & Mattia, M. (2013). Motion binding: quantitative characterization of energy landscapes. In The Bernstein Conference on Computational Neuroscience.

11.  Braun, J., Pastukhov, A., & Deco, G. (2013). Altered operating regimes of multi-stable perception. In Perception 42 ECVP Abstract Supplement.

12.  Cao, R., Pastukhov, A., Braun, J., & Mattia, M. (2013). Collective dynamics of cortical columns and the distribution of dominance periods. In Perception 42 ECVP Abstract Supplement.

13.  Cao, R., Pastukhov, A., Braun, J., & Mattia, M. (2013). Analytical framework for collective dynamics of cortical columns. In The Bernstein Conference on Computational Neuroscience.

14.  Lehmann, S., Pastukhov, A., & Braun, J. (2013). Fisher information model: V1 properties limit the pattern motion sensitivity of MT. In Göttingen Meeting of the German Neuroscience Society 2013 (p. T26–4B). Göttingen. Retrieved from www.nwg-goettingen.de/2013/upload/file/Proceedings_NWG2013.pdf

15.  Mattia, M., Aguilar, G., Pastukhov, A., & Braun, J. (2013). Quantitative characterization of energy landscapes in motion binding. In Perception 42 ECVP Abstract Supplement.

16.  Pastukhov, A., Fullekrug, J., & Braun, J. (2013). Multi-stable perception of structure-from-motion: differential priming selectivity distinguishes sensory memory and neural fatigue. Journal of Vision, 13(9), 936–936. doi.org/10.1167/13.9.936

17.  Pastukhov, A., Bartsch, M., Stonkute, S., Hopf, J.-M., & Braun, J. (2013). Reversals of illusory depth or illusory rotation in structure-from-motion: an MEG study. In Göttingen Meeting of the German Neuroscience Society 2013 (p. T16–4B). Göttingen. Retrieved from www.nwg-goettingen.de/2013/upload/file/Proceedings_NWG2013.pdf

18.  Pastukhov, A., Braun, J., & Deco, G. (2013). Altering operating regimes of multi-stable perception. In The Bernstein Conference on Computational Neuroscience.

19.  Pastukhov, A., Stonkute, S., & Braun, J. (2013). Repetition priming of perceptual transitions: an empirical test of the “free-energy principle.” In Perception 42 ECVP Abstract Supplement.

20.  Aguilar, G., Mattia, M., Del Giudice, P., Pastukhov, A., & Braun, J. (2012). Cooperative dynamics of motion binding. In Perception 41 ECVP Abstract Supplement (p. 254).

21.  Braun, J., & Pastukhov, A. (2012). Disparate persistence of illusory depth and illusory motion in structure-from-motion displays. In Perception 41 ECVP Abstract Supplement (p. 24).

22.  Lehmann, S., Pastukhov, A., & Braun, J. (2012). Representation of component motion in V1 predicts perceptual thresholds for pattern motion. In Perception 41 ECVP Abstract Supplement (p. 162).

23.  Ludwig, K., Weilnhammer, V. A., Pastukhov, A., Sterzer, P., & Hesselmann, G. (2012). Interocular Suppression Eliminates the Processing of Perceptual Ambiguity. In The 16th annual meeting of the ASSC (p. 118). Brighton.

24.  Ludwig, K., Weilnhammer, V. A., Pastukhov, A., Sterzer, P., & Hesselmann, G. (2012). Interocular suppression eliminates the processing of perceptual ambiguity. In Perception 41 ECVP Abstract Supplement (pp. 213–214).

25.  Pastukhov, A., Bartsch, M., Stonkute, S., Hopf, J.-M., & Braun, J. (2012). Neural correlates of reversing illusory rotation or depth: an MEG study. In The Bernstein Conference on Computational Neuroscience. conference.

26.  Pastukhov, A., Bartsch, M., Stonkute, S., Hopf, J.-M., & Braun, J. (2012). Distinct correlates of reversing illusory rotation or depth for the structure-from-motion: an MEG study. In Perception 41 ECVP Abstract Supplement (p. 25).

27.  Pastukhov, A., Bartsch, M., Stonkute, S., Hopf, J.-M., & Braun, J. (2012). Ambiguous switch of an ambiguously rotating sphere: an EEG/MEG study. In 8th FENS forum of Neuroscience (p. 270). Retrieved from fens.ekonnect.co/FENS_331/poster_32421/program.aspx

28.  Braun, J., & Pastukhov, A. (2011). Multi-stability and the dynamics of visual inference. In Excellence Workshop “Computational Aspects of Learning.”

29.  Devyatko, D., & Pastukhov, A. (2011). Grouping under motion-induced blindness: A common mask vs an illusory figure. In Perception 40 ECVP Abstract Supplement (p. 89). Retrieved from www.perceptionweb.com/abstract.cgi

30.  Lehmann, S., Pastukhov, A., & Braun, J. (2011). Differential component contributions to pattern motion. In Perception 40 ECVP Abstract Supplement (p. 133). conference. Retrieved from www.perceptionweb.com/abstract.cgi

31.  Pastukhov, A., Rodriguez, P. E. G., Haenicke, J., Guillamon, A., Deco, G., & Braun, J. (2011). Stable but sensitive: multi-stable perception arbitrates to the exploitation-exploration dilemma. In Front. Comput. Neurosci. Conference Abstract: BC11 : Computational Neuroscience & Neurotechnology Bernstein Conference & Neurex Annual Meeting 2011 (Vol. 5). doi.org/10.3389/conf.fncom.2011.53.00145

32.  Pastukhov, A., Vonau, V., & Braun, J. (2011). Kinetic-depth reversals: some paths are easier than others. In Perception 40 ECVP Abstract Supplement (p. 36). Retrieved from www.perceptionweb.com/abstract.cgi

33.  Stonkute, S., Braun, J., & Pastukhov, A. (2011). Alternate paths for the reversal of subjective appearance. In Perception 40 ECVP Abstract Supplement (p. 87). Retrieved from www.perceptionweb.com/abstract.cgi

34.  Pastukhov, A., Ludwig, K., & Braun, J. (2010). Ambiguous, high-contrast and unambiguous, low-contrast primes induce a common perceptual memory. In Perception 39 ECVP Abstract Supplement (p. 152). proceedings. Retrieved from www.perceptionweb.com/abstract.cgi

35.  Pastukhov, A., Vonau, V., & Braun, J. (2010). No Stopping and No Slowing: Removing Visual Attention with No Effect on Reversals of Phenomenal Appearance. In K. Diamantaras, W. Duch, & L. Iliadis (Eds.), Artificial Neural Networks – ICANN 2010 (Vol. 6354, pp. 510–515). conference, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg. doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-15825-4_70

36.  Rodriguez, P. E. G., Pastukhov, A., Deco, G., Braun, J., Guillamon, A., & Haenicke, J. (2010). Variability of dominance phases in bistable perception: history-dependence and noisy dynamics. In Front. Comput. Neurosci. Conference Abstract: Bernstein Conference on Computational Neuroscience. JOUR. Retrieved from www.frontiersin.org/10.3389/conf.fncom.2010.51.00083/event_abstract

37.  Braun, J., & Pastukhov, A. (2009). Bistable Perception: A Twofold Dependence on History. In The 13th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (pp. 64–65).

38.  Pastukhov, A., Braun, J., Garcia, P. E. R., & Deco, G. (2009). Multistable perception is never memoryless. In Perception 38 ECVP Abstract Supplement (p. 184). Retrieved from www.perceptionweb.com/abstract.cgi

39.  Pastukhov, A., Braun, J., Rodriguez, P. E. G., & Deco, G. (2009). History Dependence in Multistable Perception Highlights the Role of Noise in Visual Perception. In The 13th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (pp. 212–213).

40.  Rodriguez, P. E. G., Deco, G., Pastukhov, A., Braun, J., & Guillamon, A. (2009). Dynamical insights on the history-dependence during continuous presentation of rivaling stimuli. In from Eighteenth Annual Computational Neuroscience Meeting: CNS*2009 Berlin, Germany. 18–23 July 2009 BMC Neuroscience 2009, 10(Suppl 1) (Vol. 10, p. P364). article. doi.org/10.1186/1471-2202-10-S1-P364

41.  Pastukhov, A., & Braun, J. (2008). Sequential dependence in multi-stable perception. In Perception 37 ECVP Abstract Supplement (p. 7). Retrieved from www.perceptionweb.com/abstract.cgi

42.  Braun, J., & Pastukhov, A. (2007). Further differences between positive and negative priming in the perception of ambiguous patterns. In Journal of Vision (Vol. 7, p. 368). Journal Article. Retrieved from journalofvision.org/7/9/368

43.  Pastukhov, A. (2007). Multi-stable perception: more alternations than meets the eye. In Neurizons (p. 58).

44.  Pastukhov, A., & Braun, J. (2007). Temporal characteristics of priming effects on the perception of ambiguous patterns. In Journal of Vision (Vol. 7, p. 367). Journal Article. Retrieved from journalofvision.org/7/9/367

45.  Pastukhov, A., Jochen, B., & Braun, J. (2007). Ambiguous patterns doubly thrilling: Memory of appearance diverges from appearance. In Perception 36 ECVP Abstract Supplement (p. 175). Conference Proceedings. Retrieved from www.perceptionweb.com/abstract.cgi

46.  Pastukhov, A., & Braun, J. (2006). Perceptual rivalry in the complete absence of attention. In Perception 35 ECVP Abstract Supplement (p. 156). Retrieved from www.perceptionweb.com/abstract.cgi

47.  Pastukhov, A., & Braun, J. (2005). Bistable perception of moving plaids in near absence of attention. In Perception 34 ECVP Abstract Supplement (Vol. 34, p. 161). Conference Proceedings, A Coruna, Spain: Pion Ltd. Retrieved from www.perceptionweb.com/abstract.cgi

48.  Braun, J., & Pastukhov, A. (2004). Tracking coherent pattern motion “through feature space.” In Journal of Vision (Vol. 4, p. 367). Journal Article. Retrieved from journalofvision.org/4/8/367

49.  Pastukhov, A., Festman, Y., & Braun, J. (2004). A new window on biased competition: attention and coherent pattern motion. In Journal of Vision (Vol. 4, p. 849). Journal Article. Retrieved from journalofvision.org/4/8/849

50.  Bazeltseva, I., Zaboleeva-Zotova, A., & Pastukhov, A. (2001). The emotional oriented interface software researching. In Interactive Systems: The Problems of Human-Computer Interaction".-Proceedings of the International Conference, Ulyanovsk.

51.  Zaboleeva-Zotova, A., & Pastukhov, A. (2000). Using natural language structures in programming: making program code look better. In Proceedings of Dialog conference on computational linguistics and its applications.

52.  Zaboleeva-Zotova, A., & Pastukhov, A. (1999). Introducing natural language phenomenas into the programming language. In Publication of the conversion research results for international cooperation SIBCONVERS’99, Proceedings volume 2.

53.  Zaboleeva-Zotova, A., & Pastukhov, A. (1997). General-puspose programming language based on natural Russian language. In Interactive Systems: The Problems of Human-Computer Interaction".-Proceedings of the International Conference, Ulyanovsk.

 

Preise:

 

2013 “Best of the Year” award from the Psychonomic Society for work published in Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics for two publications (link)

Mitglied der (Member of):

the Psychonomic Society

Vision Science Society

Neurowissenschaftliche Gesellschaft e.V. (German Neuroscience Society)