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Liu-Shuang, J., Yang, Y., Rossion, B., Goffaux, V. (submitted). Natural contrast statistics alleviate sensory evidence accumulation for human face categorization.

Lago, F., Pasquini, C., Böhme, R., Dumont, H., Goffaux, V., Boato, G. (under review). More Real than Real: A Study on Human Visual Perception of Synthetic Faces. [read]

Yan, X., Goffaux, V., Rossion, B. (2021). Coarse-to-fine(r) automatic familiar face recognition in the human brain. Cerebral Cortex.

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).