Publications

Silva, A., Liu, Z.   Spatial proximity modulates the strength of motion opponent suppression elicited by locally paired dot displays Vision Research, 2018; 144: 1–8.

Willey, C., Liu, Z.   Limited generalization with varied, as compared to specific, practice in short-term motor learning Acta Psychologica, 2018; 182: 39-45.

Willey, C., Liu, Z.   Long-term motor learning: Effects of varied and specific practice Vision Research, 2017; (In press): .

Huang J., Liang J., Zhou Y., Liu, Z.   Transfer in motion discrimination learning was no greater in double training than in single training Journal of Vision, 2017; 17(6): 1-10.

Lu H., Tjan B.S., Liu, Z.   Human efficiency in detecting and discriminating biological motion Journal of Vision, 2017; 17(6): 1 — 14.

Zhou J., Liu Z., Clavagnier S., Reynaud A., Fang H.   Visual Plasticity in Adults, Neural Plasticity, 2017; 2017: 2.

Thompson B., Deblieck C., Wu A.D., Iacoboni M., Liu, Z.   Psychophysical and rTMS evidence for the presence of motion opponency in human V5 Brain Stimulation, 2016;

Liang J., Zhou Y., Liu, Z.   Examining the Standard Model of Signal Detection Theory in motion discrimination, Journal of Vision (Special Issue on Perceptual Learning), 2016; 16(9): doi:10.1167/16.7.9.

Liu, Z., Yang X., Intraub H.   Boundary extension: Insights from Signal Detection Theory Journal of Vision, 2016; 16(8): 1–10.

Chang J., Zhou Y., Liu, Z.   Limited top-down influence from recognition to same-different matching of Chinese characters PLoS ONE, 2016; 11(6): e0156517. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0156517

Liang J., Zhou Y., Fahle M., Liu, Z.   Limited Transfer of Long-Term Motion Perceptual Learning with Double Training Journal of Vision (Special Issue: Perceptual Learning), 2015; 15(1): 1 – 9.

Liang J., Zhou Y., Fahle M., Liu, Z.   Specificity of motion discrimination learning even with double training and staircase Journal of Vision (Special Issue: Perceptual Learning), 2015; 15(3): 1 – 10.

Silva, A., Liu, Z.   Opponent Backgrounds Reduce Discrimination Sensitivity to Competing Motions: Effects of Different Vertical Motions on Horizontal Motion Perception Vision Research, 2015; 113: 55-64.

Chen N., Bi T., Zhou T., Li S., Liu, Z., and Fang F.   Sharpened cortical tuning and enhanced cortico-cortical communication contribute to the long-term neural mechanisms of visual motion perceptual learning Neuro Image, 2015; 115: 17 — 29.

Ghose T., Liu, Z.   Generalization between canonical and non-canonical views in object recognition Journal of Vision, 2013; 13(1): 1–15.

Thompson B., Tjan B.S., Liu, Z.   Perceptual Learning of Motion Direction Discrimination with Suppressed and Unsuppressed MT in Humans: An fMRI Study PLoS ONE, 2013; 8(1): 1–14.

Wang X., Zhou Y., Liu, Z.   Transfer in motion perceptual learning depends on the difficulty of the training task Journal of Vision, 2013; 13((7):5): 1 — 9.

Huang X., Lu H., Zhou Y., Liu, Z.  General and specific perceptual learning in radial speed discrimination Journal of Vision, 2011; 11(4, article 7): 1 — 11.

Lu H., Liu Z.  When a never-seen but less-occluded image is better recognized: Evidence from same-different matching experiments and a model Journal of Vision, 2009; 9(4): 1-12.

Lu H., Liu Z.   When a never-seen but less-occluded image is better recognized: Evidence from old–new memory experiments Journal of Vision, 2008; 8(7(31)): 1-9.

Zhou J., Tjan B.S., Zhou Y., Liu Z.   Better discrimination for illusory than for occluded perceptual completions Journal of Vision, 2008; 8(7(26)): 1-17.

Zhou J., Gotch C., Zhou Y., Liu Z.   Perceiving an object in its context — is the context cultural or perceptual? Journal of Vision, 2008; 8(12(2)): 1-5.

Huang X., Lu H., Tjan B.S., Zhou Y., Liu Z.   Motion perceptual learning: When only task-relevant information is learned Journal of Vision, 2007; 7(10:14): 1-10.

Hou F., Lu H., Zhou Y., Liu Z.   “Amodal completion impairs stereo acuity discrimination”, Vision Research, 2006; 46: 2061-2068.

Lu H., Zavagno D., Liu Z.   “The glare effect does not give rise to a longer lasting afterimage”, Perception, 2006; 35: 701 — 707.

Thompson B., Liu Z.   Learning motion discrimination with suppressed and unsuppressed MT, Vision Research, 2006; 46: 2110-2121.

Rokers B., Yuille A., Liu Z.   The perception of a stereokinetic stimulus, Vision Research, 2006; 46: 2375 — 2387.

Lu H., Liu Z.   Computing dynamic classification images from correlation maps Journal of Vision [electronic resource], 2006; 6: 475 — 483.

Lu H., Tjan B.S., Liu Z.   “Shape recognition alters sensitivity in stereoscopic depth discrimination” Journal of Vision [electronic resource], 2006; 6: 75–86.

Tjan B.S., Liu, Z.   Symmetry impedes symmetry discrimination Journal of vision [electronic resource], 2005; 5(10): 888-900.

Rokers B., Liu Z.   “On the minimal relative motion principle — lateral displacement of a contracting bar”, Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 2004; 48(4): 292-295.

Liu Z.   “On the principle of minimal relative motion — the oscillating tilted bar” Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 2004; 48: 196-198.

Lu, H., Qian N., Liu, Z.   Learning motion discrimination with suppressed MT Vision research. , 2004; 44(15): 1817-25.

Liu Z., Kersten D.   Three-dimensional symmetric shapes are discriminated more efficiently than asymmetric ones Journal of the Optical Society of America. A, Optics, image science, and vision, 2003; 20(7): 1331-40.

Liu Z.   “On the principle of minimal relative motion — the bar, the circle with a dot, and the ellipse” Journal of Vision [electronic resource], 2003; 3: 625–629.

Matthews N., Liu Z., Qian N.   “The effect of orientation learning on contrast sensitivity” Vision Research, 2001; 41: 463-471.

Liu Z., Weinshall D.   Mechanisms of generalization in perceptual learning Vision research, 2000; 40(1): 97-109.

Liu Z.   “Learning a visual skill that generalizes across motion directions” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 1999; 96: 14085-14087.

Matthews N., Liu Z., Geesaman B.J., Qian N.   “Perceptual learning on orientation and direction discrimination” Vision Research, 1999; 39: 3692-3701.

Liu Z., Jacobs D.W., Basri R.   The role of convexity in perceptual completion: beyond good continuation Vision research. , 1999; 39(25): 4244-57.

Liu Z., Kersten D., Knill D.C.   Dissociating stimulus information from internal representation–a case study in object recognition Vision research, 1999; 39(3): 603-12.

Liu Z., Kersten D.   2D observers for human 3D object recognition? Vision research. , 1998; 38(15-16): 2507-19.

Liu Z., Vaina L.M.   Simultaneous learning of motion discrimination in two directions Brain research. Cognitive brain research, 1998; 6(4): 347-9.

Liu Z.   Viewpoint dependency in object representation and recognition Spatial vision, 1996; 9(4): 491-521.

Liu Z., Knill D.C., Kersten D.   Object classification for human and ideal observers Vision research, 1995; 35(4): 549-68.

Zhang S.W., Wang X. Liu Z. Srinivasan, M.V.   Visual tracking of moving targets by freely flying honeybees Visual neuroscience, 1990; 4(4): 379-86.