2. Publications

Below is a list of publications. This is mirrored on my work website and at publicationslist.org, but here also includes details of forthcoming work.


  • Coggan, D.D., Giannakopoulou, A., Ali, S., Goz, B., Watson, D.M., Hartley, T., Baker, D.H. & Andrews, T.J. (2019). A data-driven approach to stimulus selection reveals an image-based representation of objects in high-level visual areas. Human Brain Mapping, in press, [DOI]
  • Baker, D.H., Vilidaite, G., Lygo, F.A., Smith, A.K., Flack, T.R., Gouws, A.D. & Andrews, T.J. (under review). Power contours: optimising sample size and precision in experimental psychology and human neuroscience. Psychological Methods, under review [Preprint] [Data]
  • Gray, K.L.H., Flack, T.R., Yu, M., Lygo, F.A. & Baker, D.H. (2019). Nonlinear transduction of emotional facial expression. [Preprint] [Data]
  • Baker, D.H., Vilidaite, G., McClarnon, E., Valkova, E., Bruno, A. & Millman, R.E. (submitted). Binaural summation of amplitude modulation involves weak interaural suppression. [Preprint]

Published (69)

  • Coggan, D.D., Baker, D.H. & Andrews, T.J. (2019). Selectivity for mid-level properties of faces and places in the fusiform face area and parahippocampal place area. European Journal of Neuroscience, 49: 1587-1596, [DOI] [Data]
  • Baker, D.H. & Richard, B. (2019). Dynamic properties of internal noise probed by modulating binocular rivalry, PLoS Computational Biology, 15(6): e1007071, [DOI] [Preprint] [Data]
  • Kang, S., Hayashi, Y., Bruyns-Haylett, M., Baker, D.H., Boura, M., Wang, X., Karatzas, K., Serra, I., Bithell, A., Williams, C., Field, D.T. & Zheng, Y. (2019). Supplemental vitamin B-12 enhances the neural response to sensory stimulation in the barrel cortex of healthy rats but does not affect spontaneous neural activity. Journal of Nutrition, 149(5): 730-737, [DOI].
  • Vilidaitė, G., Marsh, E. & Baker, D.H. (2019). Internal noise in contrast discrimination propagates forwards from early visual cortex. Neuroimage, 191: 503-517, [DOI] [Preprint] [Data]
  • Vilidaite, G., Norcia, A.M., West, R.J.H., Elliott, C.J.H., Pei, F., Wade, A.R. & Baker, D.H. (2018). Autism sensory dysfunction in an evolutionarily conserved system. Proc R Soc B, 285(1893): 20182255, [DOI] [Preprint] [Data]
  • Baker, D.H., Lygo, F.A., Meese, T.S. & Georgeson, M.A. (2018). Binocular summation revisited: beyond √2. Psychological Bulletin, 144(11): 1186-1199, [DOI] [Data].
  • Benjamin, A.V., Wailes-Newson, K., Ma-Wyatt, A., Baker, D.H. & Wade, A.R. (2018). The effect of locomotion on early visual contrast processing in humans. Journal of Neuroscience, 38(12): 3050-3059, [DOI].
  • Richard, B., Chadnova, E. & Baker, D.H. (2018). Binocular vision adaptively suppresses delayed monocular signals. Neuroimage, 172: 753-765, [DOI].
  • Chadnova, E., Reynaud, A., Clavagnier, S., Baker, D.H., Baillet, S. & Hess, R.F. (2018). Interocular interaction of contrast and luminance signals in human primary visual cortex. Neuroimage, 167: 23-30, [DOI].
  • Vilidaite, G. & Baker, D.H. (2018). Psychophysical measurement of the effects and non-effects of TMS on contrast perception. Brain Stimulation, 11(4): 956-957, [DOI].
  • Pirrone, A., Wen, W., Li, S., Baker, D.H. & Milne, E. (2018). Autistic traits in the neurotypical population do not predict increased response conservativeness in perceptual decision making. Perception, 47: 1081-1096, [DOI].
  • Meese, T.S., Baker. D.H. & Summers, R.J. (2017). Perception of global image contrast involves transparent spatial filtering and the integration and suppression of local contrasts (not root-mean-square contrast). Royal Society Open Science, 4: 170285, [DOI] [Data].
  • Vilidaitė, G., Yu, M. & Baker, D.H. (2017) Internal noise estimates correlate with autistic traits. Autism Research, 10(8): 1384-1391, [DOI].
  • Coggan, D.D., Allen, L.A., Farrar, O.R.H., Gouws, A.D., Morland, A.B., Baker, D.H. & Andrews, T.J. (2017). Differences in selectivity to natural images in early visual areas (V1-V3). Scientific Reports, 7: 2444, [DOI].
  • Cunningham, D.G.M., Baker, D.H. & Peirce, J.W. (2017). Measuring nonlinear signal combination using EEG. Journal of Vision, 17(5): 10, [DOI].
  • Smith, A.K., Wade, A.R., Penkman, K.E.H. & Baker, D.H. (2017). Dietary modulation of cortical excitation and inhibition. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 31(5): 632-637, [DOI] [Data].
  • Baker, D.H. & Wade, A.R. (2017). Evidence for an optimal algorithm underlying signal combination in human visual cortex. Cerebral Cortex, 27: 254-264, [DOI].
  • Baker, D.H. (2017). Decoding eye-of-origin outside of awareness. Neuroimage, 147: 89-96, [DOI].
  • Vilidaite, G. & Baker, D.H. (2017). Individual differences in internal noise are consistent across two measurement techniques. Vision Research, 141: 30-39, [DOI] [DATA].
  • Baker, D.H., Kaestner, M. & Gouws, A.D. (2016). Measurement of crosstalk in stereoscopic display systems used for vision research. Journal of Vision, 16(15): 14, [DOI].
  • Georgeson, M.A., Wallis, S.A., Meese, T.S. & Baker, D.H. (2016). Contrast and lustre: a model that accounts for eleven different forms of contrast discrimination in binocular vision. Vision Research, 129: 98-118, [DOI].
  • Coggan, D.D., Baker, D.H. & Andrews, T.J. (2016). The role of visual and semantic properties in the emergence of category-specific patterns of neural response in the human brain. eNeuro, 3(4): e0158-16.2016, 1-10, [DOI].
  • Baker, D.H. & Meese, T.S. (2016). Grid-texture mechanisms in human vision: Contrast detection of regular sparse micro-patterns requires specialist templates. Scientific Reports, 6: 29764, [DOI] [DATA].
  • Coggan, D.D., Liu, W., Baker, D.H. & Andrews, T.J. (2016). Category-selective patterns of neural response in the ventral visual pathway in the absence of categorical information. Neuroimage, 135: 107-114, [DOI].
  • Baldwin, A.S., Baker, D.H. & Hess, R.F. (2016). What do contrast threshold equivalent noise studies actually measure? Noise vs. nonlinearity in different masking paradigms. PLoS ONE, 11(3): e0150942 [DOI].
  • Baker, D.H., Karapanagiotidis, T., Coggan, D.D., Wailes-Newson, K. & Smallwood, J. (2015). Brain networks underlying bistable perception. Neuroimage, 119: 229-234, [DOI].
  • Brattan, V.C., Baker, D.H. & Tipper, S.P. (2015). Spatiotemporal judgments of observed actions: contrasts between first- and third-person perspectives after motor priming. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 41(5): 1236-1246, [DOI].
  • Zhou, J., Baker, D.H., Simard, M., Saint-Amour, D. & Hess, R.F. (2015). Short-term monocular patching boosts the patched eye’s response in visual cortex. Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience, 33(3): 381-387, [DOI].
  • Vilidaitė, G. & Baker, D.H. (2015). Unbiased measures of interocular transfer of motion adaptation. Perception, 44(5): 541-555, [DOI].
  • Manning, C. & Baker, D.H. (2015). Response to Davis and Plaisted-Grant: Psychophysical data do not support the low noise account of autism. Autism, 19(3): 365-366, [DOI].
  • Baker, D.H., Simard, M., Saint-Amour, D. & Hess, R.F. (2015). Steady-state contrast response functions provide a sensitive and objective index of amblyopic deficits. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 56: 1208-1216, [DOI].
  • Summers, R.J., Baker, D.H. & Meese, T.S. (2015). Area summation of first- and second-order modulations of luminance. Journal of Vision, 15(1):12, 1-13, [DOI].
  • Johnston, P., Baker, D.H., Stone, R. & Kaufman, J. (2014). Thatcher’s Britain: a new take on an old illusion. Perception, 43(12): 1400-1403, [DOI].
  • Baker, D.H. & Vilidaitė, G. (2014). Broadband noise masks suppress neural responses to narrowband stimuli. Frontiers in Psychology, 5: 763, [DOI].
  • Zhou, J., McNeal, S., Babu, R.J., Baker, D.H., Bobier, W. & Hess, R.F. (2014). Time course of dichoptic masking in normals and suppression in amblyopes. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 55: 4098-4104, [DOI].
  • Baker, D.H. & Meese, T.S. (2014). Measuring the spatial extent of texture pooling using reverse correlation. Vision Research, 97: 52-58, [DOI].
  • Hess, R.F., Thompson, B. & Baker, D.H. (2014). Binocular vision in amblyopia: structure, suppression and plasticity. Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, 34: 146-162 [DOI].
  • Baker, D.H. & Cass, J.R. (2013). A dissociation of performance and awareness during binocular rivalry. Psychological Science, 24(12): 2563-2568, [DOI] [WRRO].
  • Baker, D.H. & Meese, T.S. (2013). Regarding the benefit of zero-dimensional noise. Journal of Vision, 13(10): 26, 1-6, [DOI].
  • Baker, D.H. (2013). What is the primary cause of individual differences in contrast sensitivity? PLoS ONE, 8(7): e69536, [DOI].
  • Brascamp, J.W. & Baker, D.H. (2013). Psychophysics of binocular rivalry. In Miller, S.M. (ed.) The constitution of visual consciousness: lessons from binocular rivalry, 109-140. John Benjamins, Amsterdam. [Amazon] [DOI]
  • Patryas, L., Parry, N.R.A., Carden, D., Baker, D.H., Kelly, J.M.F., Aslam, T. & Murray, I.J. (2013). Assessment of age changes and repeatability for computer-based rod dark adaptation. Graefe’s Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 251(7): 1821-1827, [DOI].
  • Baker, D.H., Meese, T.S. & Georgeson, M.A. (2013). Paradoxical psychometric functions (‘swan functions’) are explained by dilution masking in four stimulus dimensions. iPerception, 4(1): 17-35, [DOI].
  • Meese, T.S. & Baker, D.H. (2013). A common rule for integration and suppression of luminance contrast across eyes, space, time and pattern. iPerception, 4(1): 1-16, [DOI].
  • Wallis, S.A., Baker, D.H., Meese, T.S. & Georgeson, M.A. (2013). The slope of the psychometric function and non-stationarity of thresholds in spatiotemporal contrast vision. Vision Research, 76: 1-10, [DOI] [AURA].
  • Huang, P.C., Baker, D.H. & Hess, R.F. (2012). Interocular suppression in normal and amblyopic vision: spatio-temporal properties. Journal of Vision, 12(11): 29, 1-12, [DOI] [AURA].
  • Baldwin, A.S., Meese, T.S. & Baker, D.H. (2012). The attenuation surface for contrast sensitivity has the form of a witch’s hat within the central visual field. Journal of Vision,12(11): 23, 1-17, [DOI] [AURA].
  • Baker, D.H. & Meese, T.S. (2012) Zero-dimensional noise: The best mask you never saw. Journal of Vision, 12(10): 20, 1-12, [DOI] [AURA].
  • Baker, D.H. & Meese, T.S. (2012) Interocular transfer of spatial adaptation is weak at low spatial frequencies. Vision Research, 63: 81-87, [DOI] [AURA].
  • Baker, D.H., Wallis, S.A., Georgeson, M.A. & Meese, T.S. (2012) The effect of interocular phase difference on perceived contrast. PLoS ONE, 7(4): e34696, [DOI] [AURA].
  • Baker, D.H., Wallis, S.A., Georgeson, M.A. & Meese, T.S. (2012) Nonlinearities in the binocular combination of luminance and contrast. Vision Research, 56(1): 1-9, [DOI] [AURA].
  • Baker, D.H. & Meese, T.S. (2011) Contrast integration over area is extensive: a three stage model of spatial summation. Journal of Vision, 11(14), 14, 1-16, [DOI] [AURA].
  • Meese, T.S. & Baker, D.H. (2011) A re-evaluation of achromatic spatiotemporal mechanisms: evidence for non-oriented monocular filters that are adaptable at high flicker speeds. iPerception, 2(2): 159-182, [DOI] [AURA].
  • Meese, T.S. & Baker, D.H. (2011) Contrast summation across eyes and space is revealed along the entire dipper function by a “Swiss cheese” stimulus. Journal of Vision, 11(1): 23, 1-23, [DOI] [AURA].
  • Baker, D.H. (2010) Visual consciousness: the binocular rivalry explosion. Current Biology, 20(15): R644-R646, [DOI] [AURA].
  • Baker, D.H. & Graf, E.W. (2010) Extrinsic factors in the perception of bistable motion stimuli. Vision Research, 50(13): 1257-1265, [DOI] [AURA].
  • Baker, D.H. & Graf, E.W. (2010) Contextual effects in speed perception may occur at an early stage of processing. Vision Research, 50(2): 193-201, [DOI] [AURA].
  • Meese, T.S., Challinor, K.L., Summers, R.J. & Baker, D.H. (2009) Suppression pathways saturate with contrast for parallel surrounds but not superimposed cross-oriented masks. Vision Research, 49(24): 2927-2935, [DOI] [AURA].
  • Meese, T.S. & Baker, D.H. (2009) Cross-orientation masking is speed invariant between ocular pathways but speed dependent within them. Journal of Vision, 9(5): 2, 1-15, [DOI] [AURA].
  • Baker, D.H. & Graf, E.W. (2009) Natural images dominate in binocular rivalry. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 106(13): 5436-5441, [DOI] [AURA].
  • Baker, D.H. & Graf, E.W. (2009) On the relation between dichoptic masking and binocular rivalry. Vision Research, 49(4): 451-459, [DOI] [AURA].
  • Baker, D.H., Meese, T.S. & Hess, R.F. (2008) Contrast masking in strabismic amblyopia: attenuation, noise, interocular suppression and binocular summation. Vision Research, 48(15): 1625-1640, [DOI] [AURA].
  • Baker, D.H. & Graf, E.W. (2008) Equivalence of physical and perceived speed in binocular rivalry. Journal of Vision, 8(4): 26, 1-12, [DOI] [AURA].
  • Hess, R.F., Baker, D.H., May, K.A. & Wang, J. (2008) On the decline of 1st and 2nd order sensitivity with eccentricity. Journal of Vision, 8(1): 19, 1-12, [DOI] [AURA].
  • Baker, D.H., Meese, T.S., Mansouri, B. & Hess, R.F. (2007) Binocular summation of contrast remains intact in strabismic amblyopia. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 48(11): 5332-5338, [DOI] [AURA].
  • Baker, D.H. & Meese, T.S. (2007) Binocular contrast interactions: Dichoptic masking is not a single process. Vision Research, 47(24): 3096-3107, [DOI] [AURA].
  • Baker, D.H., Meese, T.S. & Georgeson, M.A. (2007) Binocular interaction: contrast matching and contrast discrimination are predicted by the same model. Spatial Vision, 20(5): 397-413, [DOI] [AURA].
  • Baker, D.H., Meese, T.S. & Summers, R.J. (2007) Psychophysical evidence for two routes to suppression before binocular summation of signals in human vision. Neuroscience, 146(1): 435-448, [DOI] [AURA].
  • Meese, T.S., Georgeson, M.A. & Baker, D.H. (2006) Binocular contrast vision at and above threshold. Journal of Vision, 6(11): 1224-1243, [DOI] [AURA].


  • Baker, D.H. (2008). Interocular suppression and contrast gain control in human vision. PhD thesis, Aston University, [AURA] [EPRINTS] [ETHOS].

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