Ladan Shams, Ph.D.

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UCLA Associate Professor, Psychology Assistant Professor, Behavioral Neuroscience Assistant Professor, Cognitive Psychology Member, Brain Research Institute Member, Neuroscience GPB Home Area

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A selected list of publications:

Watkins, S, Shams, L, Tanaka, S, et al.   Sound alters activity in human V1 in association with illusory visual perception, NeuroImage , 2006; .
Shams, L, Iwaki, S, Chawla, A, et al.   Early modulation of visual cortex by sound: an MEG study, Neuroscience letters, 2005; 378(2): 76-81.
Shams, L, Ma, WJ, & Beierholm, U.   Sound-induced flash illusion as an optimal percept, Neuroreport, , 2005; 16(17): 1923-7.
Violentyev, A, Shimojo, S, & Shams, L.   Touch-induced visual illusion, Neuroreport, 2005; 16(10): 1107-10.
Shams, L., & von der Malsburg, C.   Acquisition of visual shape primitives, Vision Research, 2002; Vol. 42 (17): 2105-2122.
Shams, L.   Integration in the brain: The subconscious alteration of visual perception by cross-modal integration, Science & Consciousness Review, 2002; October(No. 1 ): .
Bhattacharya, J., Shams, L., S. & Shimojo, S.   Sound-induced illusory flash perception: Role of Gamma band responses, NeuroReport, 2002; Vol. 13: 1727-1730.
Shams, L. & von der Malsburg, C.   The role of complex cells in object recognition, Vision Research, 2002; Vol. 42 (22): 2547-2554.
Shams, L., Kamitani, Y., & Shimojo, S.   Visual illusion induced by sound, Cognitive Brain Research, 2002; Vol. 14: 147-152.
Shams, L., Brady, M. & Schaal, S.   Graph-matching vs. entropy-based methods for object detection, Neural Networks, 2001; 14: 345-354.
Shimojo, S., & Shams, L.   Sensory modalities are not separate modalities: plasticity and interactions, Current Opinion In Neurobiology, 2001; Vol. 11 (114): 505-509.
Shams, L., Kamitani, Y., Thompson, S. & Shimojo, S.   Sound alters visual evoked potentials in humans, NeuroReport, 2001; Vol. 12 (17): 3849-3852.
Shimojo, S., Scheier, C., Shams, L., & Watanabe, K.   Vision beyond visual modality: Auditory effects on visual perception, Journal of the Acoustical Society of Japan, Special Issue on Hearing and the Brain, 2001; Vol. 22 (2): .
Shams, L., Kamitani, Y., & Shimojo, S.   What you see is what you hear, Nature, 2000; Vol. 408: 788.
Shams, L., & von der Malsburg, C.   Are Object Shape Primitives Learnable? , NeuroComputing, 1999; Vol. 26-27: 855-863.

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