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Canoluk, M. U., Moors, P., & Goffaux, V. (2022, August 26). Separation of low-level and high-level contextual mechanisms in human face perception.

Roux-Sibilon, A., Peyrin, C., Greenwood, J. A., & Goffaux, V. (2022, July 6). Radial bias in face identification.

Liu-Shuang, J., Yang, Y., Rossion, B., & Goffaux, V. (in press) Natural contrast statistics facilitate human face categorization. eNeuro.

Lago, F., Pasquini, C., Böhme, R., Dumont, H., Goffaux, V., Boato, G. (2022). More Real Than Real: A Study on Human Visual Perception of Synthetic Faces [Applications Corner]. IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, 39(1), 109-116. [read]

Yan, X., Goffaux, V., Rossion, B. (2022 ). Coarse-to-fine(r) automatic familiar face recognition in the human brain. Cerebral Cortex, 32(8), 1560-1573

Petras, K., Ten Oever, S., Dalal, S.S., Goffaux, V. (2021). Information redundancy across spatial scales modulates early visual cortical processing. Neuroimage [read]

Jacobs, C., Petras, K., Moors, P., Goffaux, V. (2020). Contrast versus identity encoding in the face image follow distinct orientation selectivity profiles. Plos One, 15(3): e0229185. [read]

Goffaux, V. (2019). Fixed or flexible? Orientation preference in identity and gaze processing in humans. PLoS ONE 14(1): e0210503. [read]

Petras, K., ten Oever, S., Jacobs, C., Goffaux, V. (2019). Coarse-to-fine information integration in human vision. Neuroimage. 186, 103-112. doi : 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.10.086 [read]

Peters, J.C., Goebel, R., Goffaux, V. (2018). From Coarse to Fine: Interactive feature processing precedes local feature analysis in human face perception. Biological Psychology,138, 1-10. doi : 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2018.07.009 [read]

Kalpadakis-Smith, A., Goffaux, V., Greenwood, J. (2018). Crowding for faces is determined by visual (not holistic) similarity: Evidence from judgements of eye position. Scientific Reports, 8, Article number: 12556. doi : :10.1038/s41598-018-30900-0 [read]

Quek, G., Liu-Shuang, J., Goffaux, V., Rossion, B. (2018). Ultra-coarse, single-glance human face detection in a dynamic visual stream. Neuroimage, 176, 465-476. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.04.034 [read]

Kalpadakis-Smith, A, Goffaux, V., Greenwood, J.. Crowding is not holistic: Visual similarity determines the effect of clutter on faces. PsyArXiv, 2017/7/26, doi : 10.17605/OSF.IO/2Z8UN [read]

Goffaux, V. Book Review: Perception of Pixelated Images. Frontiers in Psychological Science (2016), 12, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01151. [read]

Goffaux, V., Greenwood, John A.. The orientation selectivity of face identification. Scientific Reports (2016), doi: 10.1038/srep34204. [read]

de Heering, A., Goffaux, V., Dollion, N., Godard, O., Durand, K., Baudouin, J.Y.. Three-month-old infants’ sensitivity to horizontal information within faces. Developmental Psychobiology (2016), 58, 4, 536-542. doi: 10.1002/dev.21396 [read]

Taubert, J., Goffaux, V., Van Belle, G., Vanduffel, W., Vogels, R. (2016). The impact of orientation filtering on face-selective neurons in monkey inferior temporal cortex. Scientific Reports, 6:21189. doi: 10.1038/srep21189 [read]

Goffaux, V., Duecker, F., Hausfeld, L., Schiltz, C., Goebel, R.. Horizontal tuning for faces originates in high-level Fusiform Face Area. Neuropsychologia 81 (2016) 1-11. DOI information: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2015.12.004 [read]

Hoffmann , D., Goffaux, V., Schuller, A.M., Schiltz, C.. Inhibition of return and attentional facilitation: Numbers can be counted in, letters tell a different story. Acta Psychologica 163 (2016) 74–80. doi: 10.1016/j.actpsy.2015.11.007.  [read]

Goffaux, V., Poncin, A. & Schiltz, C. (2015). Selectivity of face perception to horizontal information over lifespan (from 6 to 74 year old). Plos One. [read]

Kreusch , F., Goffaux, V., Siep, N., Houben, K., Quertemont, E., Wiers, R.W. Brain Activation Associated with Automatic Processing of Alcohol-Related Cues in Young Heavy Drinkers and Its Modulation by Alcohol Administration. Alcoholism Clinical and Experimental Research (2015) 39(10). doi:10.1111/acer.12835. [read]

Schuller, A. M., Hoffmann, D., Goffaux, V. & Schiltz, C. Shifts of spatial attention cued by irrelevant numbers: Electrophysiological evidence from a target discrimination task. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 1-17 (2014). [read]

Jacques, C., Schiltz, C. & Goffaux, V. Face perception is tuned to horizontal orientation in the N170 time window. Journal of vision 14, doi:10.1167/14.2.5 (2014). [read]

Goffaux, V., Schiltz, C., Mur, M. & Goebel, R. Local discriminability determines the strength of holistic processing for faces in the fusiform face area. Frontiers in psychology 3, 604, doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00604 (2013). [read]

Goffaux, V., Martin, R., Dormal, G., Goebel, R. & Schiltz, C. Attentional shifts induced by uninformative number symbols modulate neural activity in human occipital cortex. Neuropsychologia 50, 3419-3428, doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2012.09.046 (2012). [read]

Goffaux, V. The discriminability of local cues determines the strength of holistic face processing. Vision research 64, 17-22, doi:10.1016/j.visres.2012.04.022 (2012). [read]

Goffaux, V., van Zon, J. & Schiltz, C. The horizontal tuning of face perception relies on the processing of intermediate and high spatial frequencies. Journal of vision 11, doi:10.1167/11.10.1 (2011). [read]

Goffaux, V. Peters, J., Haubrechts, J., Schiltz, C., Jansma, B. & Goebel, R. From coarse to fine? Spatial and temporal dynamics of cortical face processing. Cerebral cortex 21, 467-476, doi:10.1093/cercor/bhq112 (2011). [read]


Jemel, B., Schuller, A. M. & Goffaux, V. Characterizing the spatio-temporal dynamics of the neural events occurring prior to and up to overt recognition of famous faces. Journal of cognitive neuroscience 22, 2289-2305, doi:10.1162/jocn.2009.21320 (2010). [read]

Goffaux, V. & Dakin, S. C. Horizontal information drives the behavioral signatures of face processing. Frontiers in psychology 1, 143, doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2010.00143 (2010). [read]

Vlamings, P. H., Goffaux, V. & Kemner, C. Is the early modulation of brain activity by fearful facial expressions primarily mediated by coarse low spatial frequency information? Journal of vision 9, 12 11-13, doi:10.1167/9.5.12 (2009). [read]

Goffaux, V., Rossion, B., Sorger, B., Schiltz, C. & Goebel, R. Face inversion disrupts the perception of vertical relations between features in the right human occipito-temporal cortex. Journal of neuropsychology 3, 45-67, doi:10.1348/174866408X292670 (2009). [read]

Goffaux, V. Spatial interactions in upright and inverted faces: re-exploration of spatial scale influence. Vision research 49, 774-781, doi:10.1016/j.visres.2009.02.009 (2009). [read]

Goffaux, V. The horizontal and vertical relations in upright faces are transmitted by different spatial frequency ranges. Acta psychologica 128, 119-126, doi:10.1016/j.actpsy.2007.11.005 (2008). [read]

de Heering, A. , Turati, C., Rossion, B., Bulf, H., Goffaux, V. & Simion, F. Newborns' face recognition is based on spatial frequencies below 0.5 cycles per degree. Cognition 106, 444-454, doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2006.12.012 (2008). [read]

Rossion, B., Collins, D., Goffaux, V. & Curran, T. Long-term expertise with artificial objects increases visual competition with early face categorization processes. Journal of cognitive neuroscience 19, 543-555, doi:10.1162/jocn.2007.19.3.543 (2007). [read]

Goffaux, V. & Rossion, B. Face inversion disproportionately impairs the perception of vertical but not horizontal relations between features. Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance 33, 995-1002, doi:10.1037/0096-1523.33.4.995 (2007). [read]

Goffaux, V. & Rossion, B. Faces are "spatial"--holistic face perception is supported by low spatial frequencies. Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance 32, 1023-1039, doi:10.1037/0096-1523.32.4.1023 (2006). [read]

Goffaux, V., Hault, B., Michel, C., Vuong, Q. C. & Rossion, B. The respective role of low and high spatial frequencies in supporting configural and featural processing of faces. Perception 34, 77-86 (2005). [read]

Goffaux, V., Jacques, C., Mouraux, A., Oliva, A. & Schyns, P. G. Diagnostic colours contribute to the early stages of scene categorization: Behavioural and neurophysiological evidence. Visual Cognition 12 878-892 (2005). [read]

Goffaux, V., Mouraux, A., Desmet, S. & Rossion, B. Human non-phase-locked gamma oscillations in experience-based perception of visual scenes. Neuroscience letters 354, 14-17 (2004). [read]

Goffaux, V., Jemel, B., Jacques, C., Rossion, B. & Schyns, P. G. ERP evidence for task modulations on face perceptual processing at different spatial scales. Cognitive Science 27, 313-325 (2003). [read]

Jemel, B., Schuller, A. M., Cheref-Khan, Y., Goffaux, V., Crommelinck, M. & Bruyer, R. Stepwise emergence of the face-sensitive N170 event-related potential component. Neuroreport 14, 2035-2039, doi:10.1097/01.wnr.0000092465.31470.2f (2003). [read]

Goffaux, V., Gauthier, I. & Rossion, B. Spatial scale contribution to early visual differences between face and object processing. Brain research. Cognitive brain research 16, 416-424 (2003). [read]

Rossion, B., Gauthier, I., Goffaux, V., Tarr, M. J. & Crommelinck, M. Expertise training with novel objects leads to left-lateralized facelike electrophysiological responses. Psychological science 13, 250-257 (2002). [read]

Rossion, B. et al. Spatio-temporal localization of the face inversion effect: an event-related potentials study. Biological psychology 50, 173-189 (1999). [read]

Quertemont, E., Goffaux, V., Vlaminck, A. M., Wolf, C. & De Witte, P. Oral taurine supplementation modulates ethanol-conditioned stimulus preference. Alcohol 16, 201-206 (1998).