Publications

Journal Articles

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  • Sheliga BM, Quaia C, FitzGibbon EJ, Cumming BG. (2015) Anisotropy in spatial summation properties of human Ocular-Following Response (OFR). Vision Research 109: 11–19.
  • Cumming BG (2014) Gain from your own (moving) perspective. Nature Neuroscience 18, 8-9.
  • McFarland JM, Bondy AG, Cumming BG, Butts DA. (2014) High-resolution eye tracking using V1 neuron activity. Nature Communications 5:4605
  • Nienborg H, Cumming BG. (2014) Decision-related activity in sensory neurons may depend on the columnar architecture of cerebral cortex. J. Neurocsci. 34(10):3579-85.
  • Tanabe S, Cumming BG. (2014) Delayed suppression shapes disparity selective responses in monkey V1. Articles in PresS. J Neurophysiol (February 5, 2014). doi:10.1152/jn.00426.
  • Quaia C, Optican LM, Cumming BG. (2013) Terminator disparity contributes to stereo matching for eye movements and perception. J. Neurosci. 33(48):18867-18879.
  • Sheliga BM, Quaia C, FitzGibbon EJ, Cumming BG. (2013) Retinal visual processing constrains human ocular following response. Vision Res. 93:29-42.
  • Krug K, Cicmil N, Parker AJ, Cumming BG. (2013) A causal role for V5/MT neurons coding motion-disparity conjunctions in resolving perceptual ambiguity. Current Biology 23, 1454–1459,
  • Quaia C, Sheliga BM, Optican LM, Cumming BG. (2013) Temporal evolution of pattern disparity processing in humans J Neurosci. 33(8):3465-76.
  • Sheliga BM, Quaia C, Cumming BG, Fitzgibbon EJ. (2012) Spatial summation properties of the human ocular following response (OFR): Dependence upon the spatial frequency of the stimulus. Vision Res. 68:1-13.
  • Nienborg H, Cohen MR, Cumming BG. (2012) Decision-related activity in sensory neurons: correlations among neurons and with behavior. Annu Rev Neurosci. 35:463-83.
  • Tanabe S, Haefner RM, Cumming BG. (2011) Suppressive mechanisms in monkey v1 help to solve the stereo correspondence problem. J Neurosci 31(22):8295-305.
  • Nienborg H, Cumming BG. (2009) Decision-related activity in sensory neurons reflects more than a neuron’s casual effect. Nature 459:89-92.
  • Haefner RM, Cumming BG. (2009) An improved estimator of variance explained in the presence of noise. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 21: 585-592.
  • Bredfeldt CE, Read, JCA, Cumming BG. (2009) A quantitative explanation of responses to disparity-defined edges in macaque V2. J. Neurophysiol. 101: 701-713.
  • Tanabe S, Cumming BG. (2008) Mechanisms underlying the transformation of disparity signals from V1 to V2 in the macaque. J. Neurosci. Oct 29;28(44):11304-14.
  • Haefner RM, Cumming BG. (2008) Adaptation to natural binocular disparities in primate V1 explained by a generalized energy model. Neuron 2008 Jan 10;57(1):147-58.
  • Nienborg H, Cumming BG. (2007) Psychophysically measured task strategy for disparity discrimination is reflected in V2 neurons. Nat. Neurosci. 10, 1608 - 1614. [PDF*]
  • Read JC, Cumming BG. (2007) Sensors for impossible stimuli may solve the stereo correspondence problem. Nat Neurosci. 2007 Oct;10(10):1322-8. Epub Sep 9.
  • Read, JC and Cumming, BG. (2006) Does depth perception require vertical disparity detectors? J. Vis. 2006 Nov 20;6: 1323-1355.
  • Nienborg, H and Cumming, BG. (2006) Macaque V2 neurons, but not V1 neurons, show choice-related activity. J. Neurosci. 2006 Sep 13;26(37): 9567-9578.
  • Bredfeldt, CE and Cumming, BG. (2006) A simple account of cyclopean edge responses in macaque V2. J. Neurosci. 2006 Jul 19;26(29): 7581-96.
  • Read, JCA and Cumming, BG. (2005) All Pulfrich-like illusions can be explained without joint encoding of motion and disparity. J. Vis. Dec 19;5(11): 901-27.
  • Read, JCA and Cumming, BG. (2005) The stroboscopic Pulfrich effect is not evidence for the joint encoding of motion and depth. J. Vis. 5(5): 417-434.
  • Read, JCA and Cumming, BG. (2005) The effect of interocular delay on disparity-selective V1 neurons: relationship to stereoacuity and the Pulfrich effect. J. Neurophysiol. 94: 1541-1553.
  • Nienborg, H, Bridge, H, Parker, AJ and Cumming, BG. (2005) Neuronal computation of disparity in V1 limits temporal resolution for detecting disparity modulation. J. Neurosci. 2005 Nov. 2;25(44): 10207-19.
  • Read, JCA and Cumming, BG. (2004) Understanding the cortical specialization for horizontal disparity. Neural Comput. 16(10): 1983-2020.
  • Read, JCA and Cumming, BG. (2003) Ocular dominance predicts neither strength nor class of disparity selectivity with random-dot stimuli in primate V1. J. Neurophysiol. 90(5): 2795-2817.
  • Nienborg, H, Bridge, H, Parker, AJ and Cumming, BG. (2004) Receptive field size in V1 neurons limits acuity for perceiving disparity modulation. J. Neurosci. 24: 2065-2076.
  • Krug, K, Cumming, BG and Parker, AJ. (2004) Comparing perceptual signals of single V5/MT neurons in two binocular depth tasks. J. Neurophysiol. 92: 1586-96.
  • Read, JCA and Cumming, BG. (2003) Testing quantitative models of binocular disparity selectivity in primary visual cortex. J. Neurophysio. 90: 2795-2817.
  • Read, JCA and Cumming, BG. (2003) Measuring V1 receptive fields despite eye movements in awake monkeys. J. Neurophysio. 90: 946-960.
  • Thomas, OM, Cumming, BG and Parker, AJ. (2002) A specialization for relative disparity in V2. Nat. Neurosci. 5(5): 472-8.
  • Parker, AJ, Krug, K and Cumming, BG. (2002) Neuronal activity and its links with perception. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B. 357: 1053-1062.
  • Read, JCA, Parker, AJ and Cumming, BG. (2002) A simple model accounts for the response of disparity-tuned V1 neurons to anti-correlated images. Vis. Neurosci. 19: 735-753.
  • Cumming, BG. (2002) An unexpected specialization for horizontal disparity in primate visual cortex. Nature 418: 633-636.
  • Prince, SJD, Pointon, AD, Cumming, BG and Parker, AJ. (2002) Quantitative analysis of responses of V1 neurons to horizontal disparity in dynamic random dot stereograms. J. Neurophysiol. 87: 191-208.
  • Prince, SJD, Cumming, BG and Parker, AJ. (2002) Range and mechanism of horizontal disparity encoding in macaque V1. J. Neurophysiol. 87: 209-221.
  • Bridge, H, Cumming, BG and Parker, AJ. (2001) Modeling V1 neuronal responses to orientation disparity. Vis. Neurosci.
  • Prince, S, Offen, S, Cumming, BG and Eagle, RA. (2001) The integration of orientation information in the motion correspondence problem. Perception. 30: 367-80.
  • Dodd, JV, Krug, K, Cumming, BG and Parker, AJ. (2001) Perceptually bistable three-dimensional figures evoke high choice probabilities in cortical area MT. J. Neurosci. 21: 4809-21.
  • Bridge, H and Cumming, BG. (2001) Responses of Macaque V1 neurons to binocular orientation differences. J. Neurosci. 21: 7293-7302.
  • Prince, SJD, Pointon, AD, Cumming, BG and Parker, AJ. (2000) The precision of single neuron responses in cortical area V1 during stereoscopic depth judgements. J. Neurosci. 20: 3387-3400.
  • DeAngelis GC, Cumming BG, Newsome WT. (2000) A new role for cortical area MT: The perception of stereoscopic depth. In: The Cognitive Neurosciences (Gazzaniga M, ed), pp 305-314: MIT Press.
  • Cumming, BG and Parker, AJ. (2000) Local disparity not perceived depth is signaled by binocular neurons in cortical area V1 of the macaque. J. Neurosci. 20: 4758-4767.
  • Cumming, BG and Parker, AJ. (1999) Binocular neurons in V1 of awake monkeys are selective for absolute, not relative, disparity. J. Neurosci. 19: 5602-18
  • DeAngelis, GC, Cumming, BG and Newsome, WT. (1998) A new role for cortical area MT: The perception of stereoscopic depth. Nature 394: 677-80.
  • Cumming, BG, Shapiro, SE and Parker, AJ. (1998) Disparity detection in anticorrelated stereograms. Perception 27: 1367-77.
  • Cumming, BG and Parker, AJ. (1997) Responses of primary visual cortical neurons to binocular disparity without depth perception. Nature 389: 280-83.
  • Bradshaw, MF and Cumming, BG. (1997) The Direction of retinal motion facilitates binocular stereopsis. Proc. Roy. Soc. B 264: 1421-1427.
  • Cumming, BG. (1995) The relationship between stereoacuity and stereomotion thresholds. Perception 24: 105-114.
  • Johnston, EB, Cumming, BG and Landy, MS. (1994) Integration of stereo and motion shape cues. Vis. Res. 34: 2259-2275.
  • Cumming, BG and Parker, AJ. (1994) Binocular mechanisms for detecting motion-in-depth. Vis. Res. 34: 483-496.
  • Wolpert, DM, Miall, RC, Cumming, BG and Boniface, S. (1993) Retinal adaptation of visual processing time delays. Vis. Res. 33: 1421-1430.
  • Jones, GJ, Christou, CG, Cumming, BG, Parker, AJ and Zisserman, AP. (1993) Accurate rendering of curved shadows and interreflections. Proceedings of the Fourth Eurographics Workshop on Rendering 10: 337-347.
  • Johnston, EB, Cumming, BG and Parker, AJ. (1993) Integration of Depth Modules: Stereo and Texture. Vis. Res. 33: 813-82.
  • Cumming, BG, Johnston, EB and Parker, AJ. (1993) Effects of different texture cues on curved surfaces viewed stereoscopically. Vis. Res. 33: 827-282.
  • Parker AJ, Christou CG, Cumming BG, Johnston EB. (1992) The analysis of 3-D shape: psychophysical principles and neural mechanisms. In: Approaches to Understanding Vision (Humphreys GW, ed), pp 143-179. Oxford: Blackwell.
  • Cumming, BG, Johnston, EB and Parker, AJ. (1991) Vertical disparities and perception of three-dimensional shape. Nature 349: 411-413.
  • Judge, SJ and Cumming, BG. (1986) Neurons in the monkey midbrain with activity related to vergence eye movement and accommodation. J. Neurophysiol. 55: 915-30.
  • Cumming, BG and Judge, SJ. (1986) Disparity-induced and blur-induced convergence eye movement and accommodation in the monkey. J. Neurophysiol. 55: 896-914.
  • Cumming BG, Judge SJ. (1984) Neural mechanisms of convergence and accommodation. In: Theoretical and applied aspects of eye movement research. (Gale AG, Johnson F, eds). Amsterdam: North-Holland.

Invited Reviews And Book Chapters

  • Nienborg H, Cumming BG. (2010) Correlations between the activity of sensory neurons and behavior: how much do they tell us about a neuron’s causality? Curr. Opin. Neurobiol. 20: 376-81.
  • Cumming B. (2009) PMF: climbing the disparity gradient for twenty years. Perception 38: 885-7; discussion 892-3.
  • Bridge H., Cumming BG. (2008) Representation of binocular surfaces by cortical neurons. Curr. Opin. Neurobiol. Aug;18(4):425-30.
  • Cumming, BG (2002) Stereopsis: Where Depth is Seen. Current Biology 12: R93-R95
  • Parker, AJ and Cumming, BG. (2001) Cortical mechanisms of binocular stereoscopic vision. Progress in Brain Research 134: chapter 14.
  • Cumming, BG and DeAngelis, GC. (2001) The physiology of stereopsis. Annu. Rev. Neurosci. 24: 203-38.
  • Parker AJ, Cumming BG, Dodd JV. (2000) Binocular neurons and the perception of depth. In: The Cognitive Neurosciences (Gazzaniga M, ed), pp 263-278: MIT Press.
  • Cumming, BG. (1998) A sense of direction: going with the flow. Nature Neurosci. 1: 6-8.
  • Cumming, BG. (1997) How the brain sees depth. Curr. Biol. 7: R645-647
  • Parker, AJ, Harris, JM, Cumming, BG and Sumnall, JH. (1996) Binocular correspondence in stereoscopic vision. Eye 10.
  • Cumming BG. (1994) Motion in Depth. In: Visual Detection of Motion (Smith AT, Snowdon RJ, eds), pp 333-366. London: Academic Press.
  • Parker AJ, Cumming BG, Johnston EB, Hurlbert AC. (1994) Multiple cues for 3-D visual shape. In: The Cognitive Neurosciences: a handbook for the field. (Gazzaniga M, ed). Cambridge: MIT press.
Last Reviewed: 
June 2015