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Workshop "From peripheral to transsaccadic and foveal perception"

Place: Castle Rauischholzhausen
Date: August 2019, 14th (noon) - 16th (noon)
Organizers: Matteo Valsecchi (University of Gießen) & Alexander Schütz (University of Marburg)

Invited speakers

  • Paola Binda (University of Pisa, Italy)
  • James Bisley (University of California, Los Angeles, USA)
  • Fred Hamker (Technical University Chemnitz, Germany)
  • Arvid Herwig (University Bielefeld, Germany)
  • Zhaoping Li (University of Tübingen; MPI for Biological Cybernetics, Germany)
  • Casimir Ludwig (University of Bristol, UK)
  • David Melcher (University of Trento, Italy)
  • Antje Nuthmann (Kiel University, Germany)
  • Martin Rolfs (Humboldt University Berlin, Germany)
  • Ruth Rosenholtz (MIT, USA)
  • Bilge Sayim (University of Lille, CNRS, France; University of Bern, Switzerland)
  • Stefan van der Stigchel (Utrecht University, Netherlands)
  • Preeti Verghese (Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute, USA)
  • Eckart Zimmermann (University Düsseldorf, Germany)


Wednesday, 14th
12:30 Lunch
14:30 Bilge Sayim Appearance and Performance in Peripheral Vision
15:15 Matteo Valsecchi Sources of information for the construction of peripheral appearance
16:00 Coffee
16:30 Arvid Herwig Transsaccadic learning and visual feature prediction
17:15 Zhaoping Li The central-peripheral dichotomy in top-down feedback from higher to lower visual cortical areas for visual perception
18:00 Dinner
19:30 Posters
Thursday, 15th
9:00 Alexander Schütz Weighting and integrating peripheral and foveal information
9:45 Stefan van der Stigchel The time-course of spatiotopic updating across saccades
10:30 Coffee
11:00 David Melcher Strong and early effects of a peripheral preview in trans-saccadic face perception
11:45 Martin Rolfs The role of intra-saccadic information in active vision
12:30 Lunch
14:30 Paola Binda Transaccadic integration, perisaccadic compression: building visual space with and without landmarks
15:15 Fred Hamker Neuro-computational models of spatial updating
16:00 Coffee
16:30 James Bisley Remapping, perception and inhibitory tagging: a tale of two areas
17:15 Eckart Zimmermann Context modulates saccade suppression and saccade amplitudes
18:00 Dinner
19:30 Posters
Friday, 16th
9:00 Ruth Rosenholtz Piecing together multiple views to solve a maze
9:45 Preeti Verghese The efficiency of saccades with and without intact central visual fields
10:30 Coffee
11:00 Antje Nuthmann Real-world scene perception and search from foveal to peripheral vision
11:45 Casimir Ludwig The interplay between foveal analysis and peripheral target selection in fixation control
12:30 Lunch


Collaborative research center: Cardinal mechanisms of perception

ERC Starting Grant: Calibration and integration of peripheral and foveal information

Special issue in Journal of Vision

Journal of Vision publishes a special issue on the topic of the workshop. Please find more information on the website of Journal of Vision.