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Journal articles

  • Gong, M. & Liu, T. (2018) Reward differentially interacts with physical salience in feature-based attention. Journal of Vision, 18(11):12, 1-12. pdf
  • Jigo, M., Gong, M. & Liu, T. (2018) Neural determinants of task performance during feature-based attention in human cortex. eNeuro, 5(1), e0375-17.2018. pdf
  • Liu, T., Cable, D. & Gardner, J. L. (2018) Inverted encoding models of human population response conflate noise and neural tuning width. Journal of Neuroscience, 38, 398-408.  pdf
  • Pleskac, T. J., Yu, S., Hopwood, C. & Liu, T. (In press) Mechanisms of deliberation during preferential choice: Perspectives from computational modeling and individual differences. Decision. link
  • Hao, R, Becker, M. W., Ye, C., Liu, Q., & Liu, T. (2018) The bandwidth of VWM consolidation varies with the stimulus feature: Evidence from event-related potentials. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 44, 767-777. link
  • Liu, T. & Jigo, M. (2017) Limits in feature-based attention to multiple colors. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 79, 2327–2337. pdf
  • Qian, C. S., Brascamp, J. W., & Liu, T. (2017) On the functional order of binocular rivalry and blind spot filling-in. Vision Research, 136, 15-20. pdf
  • Ye, C., Hu, Z., Li, H., Ristaniemi, T., Liu, Q, & Liu, T. (2017) A two-phase model of resource allocation in visual working memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition, 43, 1557-1566. link
  • Senturk, G., Greenberg, A. S., & Liu, T. (2016). Saccade latency indexes exogenous and endogenous object-based attention. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 78, 1998-2013. pdf
  • Liu, T. (2016). Neural representation of object-specific attentional priority.NeuroImage, 129, 15-24. pdf
  • Wang, Y., Miller, J. R., & Liu, T. (2015) Suppression effects in feature-based attention. Journal of Vision, 15(5):15, 1-16. pdf
  • Miller, J. R., Becker, M. W., & Liu, T. (2014) The bandwidth of consolidation into visual short-term memory (VSTM) depends on the visual feature. Visual Cognition, 22, 920-947. pdf
  • Zeigenfuse, M. D., Pleskac, T. J., & Liu, T. (2014) Rapid decisions from experience.Cognition, 131, 181-194. pdf
  • Ye, C., Zhang, L., Liu, T., Li, H., & Liu, Q. (2014) Visual working memory capacity for color is independent of representation resolution. PLoS One, 9(3), e91681. pdf link
  • Liu, T. & Hou, Y. (2013) A hierarchy of attentional priority signals in human frontoparietal cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, 33, 16606-16616. pdf
  • Becker, M. W., Miller, J. R., & Liu, T. (2013) A severe capacity limit in the consolidation of orientation information into visual short-term memory (VSTM).Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 75, 415-425. pdf
  • Liu, T. & Becker, M. W. (2013) Serial consolidation of orientation information into visual short-term memory. Psychological Science, 24, 1044-1050. pdf
  • Liu, T., Becker, M. W., & Jigo, M. (2013) Limited featured-based attention to multiple features. Vision Research, 85, 36-44. pdf 
  • Solgi, M., Liu, T., & Weng, J. (2013) A computational developmental model for specificity and transfer in perceptual learning. Journal of Vision, 13(1):7,1-23. pdf  link  
  • Hou, Y. & Liu, T. (2012) Neural correlates of object-based attentional selection in human cortex. Neuropsychologia, 50, 2916-2925. pdf  
  • Mance, I., Becker, M. W., & Liu, T (2012) Parallel consolidation of simple features into visual short-term memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 38, 429- 438.  pdf  
  • Liu, T. & Hou, Y. (2011) Global feature-based attention to orientation. Journal of Vision, 11(10):8, 1-8. pdf link 
  • Liu, T. & Pleskac, T. J. (2011) Neural correlates of evidence accumulation in a perceptual decision task. Journal of Neurophysiology, 106, 2383-2398.  pdf
  • Liu, T., Hospadaruk, L., Zhu, D., & Gardner, J. L. (2011) Feature-specific attentional priority signals in human cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, 31, 4484-4495. pdf 
  • Liu, T., Mance, I. (2011) Constant spread of feature-based attention across the visual field. Vision Research, 51, 26-33. pdf 
  • Liu, T., Abrams, J., & Carrasco, M. (2009) Voluntary attention enhances contrast appearance. Psychological Science, 20, 354-362. pdf 
  • Ling, S., Liu, T., & Carrasco, M. (2009) How spatial and feature-based attention affect the gain and tuning of population responses. Vision Research, 49, 1194-1204. pdf 
  • Liu, T. (2007) Learning sequences of views of objects: the effect of spatiotemporal coherence on object recognition. Perception, 36, 1320-1333. link 
  • Liu, T., Larsson, J., & Carrasco, M. (2007) Feature-based attention modulates orientation-selective responses in human visual cortex. Neuron, 55, 313-323. pdf

    Accompanying commentary in Neuron: Attending to features inside and outside the spotlight of attention.
    Article in Scientific American: How we know where our lost keys are.

  • Liu, T., Stevens, S. T., & Carrasco, M. (2007) Comparing the time course and efficacy of spatial and feature-based attention. Vision Research, 47, 108-113. pdf 
  • Liu, T., Heeger, D. J., & Carrasco, M. Neural correlates of visual vertical meridian asymmetry. (2006) Journal of Vision, 6, 1294-1306.  pdf link  
  • Liu, T., Fuller, S., & Carrasco, M. (2006) Attention alters the appearance of motion coherence. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 13, 1091-1096.  pdf
  • Rauschenberger, R., Liu, T., Slotnick, S. D., & Yantis, S. (2006) Temporally unfolding neural representation of pictorial occlusion. Psychological Science, 17, 358-364.  pdf 
  • Liu, T., Pestilli, F., & Carrasco, M. (2005) Transient attention enhances perceptual performance and fMRI response in human visual cortex. Neuron, 45, 469-477.  pdf 
  • Liu, T., Slotnick, S. D., & Yantis, S. (2004) Human MT+ mediates perceptual filling-in during apparent motion. NeuroImage, 21, 1772– 1780.  pdf 
  • Sunness, J. S., Liu, T., & Yantis, S. (2004) Retinotopic mapping of visual cortex using fMRI in a patient with central scotomas from atrophic macular degeneration.Ophthalmology, 111, 1595–1598.  pdf
  • Liu, T., Slotnick, S. D., Serences, J. S., Yantis, S. (2003) Cortical mechanisms of feature-based attentional control. Cerebral Cortex, 13, 1334-1343.  pdf
  • Liu, T., & Cooper, L. A. (2003) Explicit and implicit memory for rotating objects.Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition, 29, 554-562. pdf
  • Liu, T., & Cooper, L. A. (2001) The influence of task requirements on priming in object decision and matching. Memory & Cognition, 29, 874-882. pdf

Book chapters

  • Serences, J. T., Liu, T., & Yantis, S. (2005) Parietal mechanisms of attentional control: locations, features, and objects. In Neurobiology of Attention, (Eds.) L. Itti, G. Rees, & J. Tsotsos. San Diego, CA:Elsevier.