Publications

Silva, G.M., Souto, J.J., Fernandes, T.P., Bonifacio, T.A., Almeida, N.L., Gomes, G.H., Felisberti, F.M., Santos, N.A. (2020). Impairments of facial detection in tobacco use disorder: baseline data and impact of smoking duration. Braz. J. Psychiatry, 10(3) https://doi.org/10.1590/1516-4446-2020-1107

Felisberti, F. M. (2020). The experience of ugliness in natural and urban environments. PsyArXiv: https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/5aru7

Felisberti, F. M. & Currie, L. (2019). Asymmetries during multiple face encoding: Increased dwell time and number of fixations in the upper visual hemifield. i-Perception, 10(1), 1–10. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/2041669519827974

Turner, R. & Felisberti, F. M. (2019). Relationships between fiction media, genre, and empathic abilities. Scientific Study of Literature, 8(2), 261–292. https://doi.org/10.1075/ssol.19003.tur

Pérez-Fabello, M.J., Campos, A. & Felisberti, F. M. (2018). Object-spatial imagery in Fine Art, Psychology, and Engineering. Thinking Skills and Creativity, 27, 131–138. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tsc.2017.12.005 [PDF]

Felisberti, F. M. (2018). Long-lasting effects of family-related factors on adults’ ability to recognise brief facial expressions of emotion. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 71, 1512–1525. https://doi.org/10.1177/1747021817742080 [PDF]

Felisberti, F. M. (2018). Perception: A very short introduction. Perception, 47, 1-3. https://doi.org/10.1177/0301006618756418

Farrelly, D., Brown, A. & Felisberti, F. M. (under review). Incongruent autobiographical trusthworthiness information affects face recognition: Empirical investigation of an adaptive memory for social exchanges. Preprint: Open Science Framework (OSF) https://doi.org/10.1075/ssol.19003.tur

Felisberti, F. M. & King, R. (2017). Mindreading in Altruists and Psychopaths. In: A. Ibanez, L. Sedeno & A. Garcia (Eds.) Neuroscience and Social Science: The Missing Link (chapter 6, pp. 121-140). Cham, Switzerland: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-68421-5 [PDF]

Tiainen, M., Lukavský, J., Tiippana, K., Vainio, M., Šimko, J., Felisberti, F. & Vainio, L. (2017). Connections of grasping and horizontal hand movements with articulation in Czech speakers. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 516. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00516 [PDF].

Turner, R. & Felisberti, F. M. (2017). Measuring Mindreading: A review of behavioral approaches to testing cognitive and affective mental state attribution in neurologically typical adults. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 47. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00047 [PDF].

Felisberti, F. M. & Farrelly, D. (2016). Investigating behavior and face encoding in a hypothetical real-world social contract: Hand-washing in hazardous health settings. Evolutionary Psychological Science, 2, 207-213. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40806-016-0055-7 [PDF]

Tiainen, M., Felisberti, F. M., Tiippana, K., Vainio, M., Simko, J., Lukavsky, J. & Vainio, L. (2016) Congruency effect between articulation and grasping in native English speakers. In: Morgan, Nelson (ed). Neural Networks in Speech Recognition. Proceedings of Interspeech, 1108-1112. PDF

Kara, P.A., Martini, M.G., Hewage, C.T.E.R. & Felisberti, F. M. (2016). Times change, stalling stays: Subjective quality assessment over time of stalling in autostereoscopic 3D video services. 12th International Conference on Signal Image Technology and Internet-based Systems, SITIS. PDF

Kara, P., Robitza, W., Martini, M., Hewage, C. & Felisberti, F. M. (2016). Getting used to or growing annoyed: how perception thresholds and acceptance of frame freezing vary over time in 3D video streaming. In: IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), Seattle, USA. PDF

Felisberti, F. M. & Terry, P. (2015). The effects of alcohol on the recognition of facial expressions and microexpressions of emotion: Enhanced recognition of disgust and contempt. Human Psychopharmacology – Clinical and Experimental, 30, 384-92. https://doi.org/10.1002/hup.248. [PDF]

Felisberti, F. M. & Sear, R. (2014). Postdoctoral researchers in the UK: A snapshot at factors affecting their research output. PLoS ONE 9, e93890. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.00938.

Felisberti, F. M. & Musholt, K. (2014). Self-face recognition: Individual differences and discrepancies associated with mental self-face representation, attractiveness and self-esteem. Psychology & Neuroscience, 7, 65-72. http://dx.doi.org/10.3922/j.psns.2014.013 [PDF]

Felisberti, F. M. & McDermott, M.R. (2013). Spatial location in brief, free-viewing face encoding modulates contextual face recognition. iPerception, 4, 352–360. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0003022 [PDF]

Felisberti, F. M. & Pavey, L. (2010). Contextual modulation of biases in face recognition. PLoS ONE 5, e12939. PDF

Prince, S.J.D., Elder, J.H., Warrell, J. & Felisberti, F. (2008). Tied factor analysis for face recognition across large pose differences. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 30, 970-984. PDF

Felisberti, F. & Zanker, J.M. (2005).Attention modulates perception of transparent motion. PDF. Vision Research, 45, 2587-2599.

Felisberti, F. Solomon, J.A. & Morgan, M.J. (2005). The role of target salience in crowding. PDF. Perception, 34, 823-833.

Solomon, J.A., Felisberti, F.M. & Morgan, M.J. (2004). Crowding and the tilt illusion: Toward a unified account. Journal of Vision, 4, 500-508. PDF

Felisberti, F. & Derrington, A.M. (2001). Long-range interactions in the lateral geniculate nucleus of the New World monkey, Callithrix jacchus. Visual Neuroscience, 18, 209-218. PDF

Felisberti, F. & Derrington, A.M. (1999). Long range interactions modulate the contrast gain in the lateral geniculate nucleus of cats. Visual Neuroscience, 16, 943-956. PDF

Derrington, A.M. & Felisberti, F. (1998). Peripheral shift reduces visual sensitivity in cat geniculate neurones. Visual Neuroscience, 15, 875-880. PDF

Derrington, A.M. & Felisberti, F. (1997). Suppression of the responses of LGN neurones of the cat by remote visual stimuli. Journal Physiology, 506, 92-93.

Felisberti, F., Kirschfeld, K. & Antkowiack, B. (1997). Effects of volatile anaesthetics on the membrane potential and ion channels of cultured neocortical astrocytes. Brain Research, 766, 56-65. PDF

Felisberti, F. & Ventura, D.F. (1996). Cerebral Extraocular Photoreceptors in Beetles. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, 118,1353-1357. PDF

Felisberti, F. & Ventura, D.F. (1995). Cerebral Extraocular Photoreceptors in Ants. Tissue and Cell, 28, 25-30.

Felisberti, F., Kirschfeld, K. & Antkowiack, B. (1994). Effects of volatile anaesthetics on cultured astrocytes from the rat cortex. In N. Elsner and R. Menzel (Eds.) Proceedings of the 22nd Gottingen Neurobiology Conference. Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart. ISBN: 9783131394019.

PhD Theses

  • Felisberti, F.M. Effects of volatile anaesthetics on neocortical astrocytes ("Wirkung von Inhalationsansthetika auf neokortikale Astrozyten"). Max-Planck Institute for biological Cybernetics, Tübingen, Germany.

  • Felisberti, F.M. Extraocular photoreception in insects: Morfological and functional aspects (“Fotorrecepção extra-ocular em insetos: aspectos morfológicos e funcionais”). Department of Experimental Psychology, São Paulo University, Brazil.

Conference presentations [peer-reviewed]

  • Felisberti, F.M. and Mather, G. (2019). The perception of ugliness in urban environments through photographs of nature and man-made artefacts. Visual Science of Art Conference (VSAC, 21-24 Aug, Leuven, Belgium).

  • Felisberti, F.M., Actis Grosso, R., Riley, M., Paiva, I.M., Salaudeen, A., Holliday, D. (2019). Aesthetic preferences in visual art: The interplay with mental imagery and face perception. Perception, 48(2S), 37.

  • Felisberti, F.M., Mannan, S. & Currie, L. (2018). Up and down, left and right: Asymmetries in eye movements during facial encoding. Perception, 48(S1),63.

  • Pérez-Fabello, M.J. and Felisberti, F.M. (2017). The role of mental imagery in creative work by Fine Art students. Visual Science of Art Conference (VSAC, 25-27 Aug, Berlin, Germany).

  • Turner, R. and Felisberti, F.M. (2017). Fiction matters: Divergent links between fiction media exposure, genre preferences and social skills. American Psychological Association 125th Annual Convention, Washington D.C., 3-6 August.

  • Turner, R. & Felisberti, F. M. (2017). To read or not to read? Divergent relationships between experience of fiction media, genre and empathic abilities. Poster session presented at British Psychological Society Annual Conference, Brighton, UK.

  • Conway, N., Clinton, M., Hewett, R., Poulter, D., Felisberti, F. and Terry, P. (2017). Driven to distraction: Using self-regulation theories to examine the reciprocal links between commuting by car and work. European Association of Work and Organisational Psychology Conference (EAWOP), Dublin, 17-20 May.

  • Turner, R. and Felisberti, F.M. (2017). To read or not to read: Divergent relationships between experience of fiction media, genre, and empathic abilities. The British Psychological Society Annual Conference, Brighton, 3-5 May, pg. 135.

  • Felisberti, F.M. and John, J. (2016). The Other Race Effect on contextual face recognition. Perception, 45(S2), 311-311.

  • Tiippana, K., Tiainen, M., Lukavsky, J., Vainio, M., Simko, J., Felisberti, F., Vainio L. (2016). Interactions between articulation and hand movements - congruency effects in Czech. Perception, 45(S2), 328-328.

  • Felisberti, F.M. Zyto, K., Puddicombe, D. Ali, R., Akhtar, S., Ben-Tal, O. (2016). Examining the Mere Exposure Effect in Dementia patients using recreational tasks. Visual Science of Art (VSAC), Barcelona, Spain, 26-27 Aug.

  • Felisberti, F.M. (2016). Long-lasting effects of early family environment on adults processing of brief affective facial expressions. Experimental Psychology Society, London Meeting, 6-8 Jan.

  • Felisberti, F.M., Haugland, T.A. (2015). Memory for hand-washing behaviour in a hazardous health scenario. Annual meeting of the European Human Behaviour Association (EHBEA), Helsinki, Finland.

  • Felisberti, F.M., Chipi, E., and Trueman, J. (2014). Affective facial microexpressions and adult attachment. Perception, 43S, 157.

  • Haugland, T.A. and Felisberti, F.M. (2014). Face recognition biases related to hand-washing behavior in a hazardous health scenario? Annual meeting of the European Human Behaviour Association (EHBEA), Bristol, UK.

  • Felisberti, F.M. The effect of aging, encoding, and race in contextual face recognition (2014). Annual meeting of the European Human Behaviour Association (EHBEA), Bristol, UK.

  • Felisberti, F.M., Trueman, J., Cobley, L., Hall, E., Williams, A. (2014). Does the family environment affect the recognition of brief displays of emotion? Experimental Psychology Society, London Meeting, 9-10 Jan.

  • Felisberti, F.M., Cobley, L., Hall, E., Williams, A. (2013). The effect of family environment in the recognition of brief displays of emotion. Perception, 42S, 191.

  • Felisberti, F.M., Wanli, J., Cox, R. and Dover, C. (2013) Social context modulates face recognition in young and intermediate age adults. Experimental Psychology Society, London Meeting, 3-4 Jan.

  • Felisberti, F.M. (2012). Individual differences in self-face recognition. Applied Vision Association, AVA Christmas Meeting, London, 18 Dec.

  • Felisberti, F.M., Wanli, J., Cox, R. and Dover, C. (2012). Age-related contextual modulation in face recognition. Perception, 41S, 109.

  • Felisberti, F.M. and Terry, P. (2012). Alcohol enhances the recognition of microexpressions of disgust and contempt. Paper presented at the 4th European Conference on Emotion (CERE 2012, May), Kent, UK.

  • Felisberti F., Mannan, S., and Gorodetski, K. (2011). Asymmetries in self-face recognition. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. (ICON XI).

  • Felisberti, F.M. and Gorodetski, K. (2011). Self-face perception: asymmetries and individual differences. Perception, 40S, 73.

  • Felisberti, F.M., Bates, L., Rabadia, J., Kato, Y. and Schembri, M. (2010). How well do we know our own faces? Perception, 39S,125.

  • Felisberti, F.M. (2010). Contextual modulation in face recognition. Paper presented at the Applied Vision Association, Liverpool, UK.

  • Felisberti, F.M. Tekes, S. and Ibrahim, L. (2010). Biases in face recognition. Annual meeting of the European Human Behaviour Association (EHBEA 2010), Wrocklaw, Poland.

  • Felisberti, F. (2009). Self-face recognition: now it looks like me, now it doesn’t. Perception, 38S, 80-81.

  • Felisberti, F.M. and Aidoo, B. (2009). Enhanced memory for cooperators in a face-in-the-crowd task. Annual meeting of the European Human Behaviour Association (EHBEA 2009), Scotland.

  • Felisberti, F. and Zanker, J.M. (2005). Does attention affect the identification of multiple directions in transparent motion? Perception, 34, 84.

  • Felisberti, F., Solomon, J.A. and Morgan, M.J. (2005). Distortions of perceived orientation in crowded arrays. Perception, 32,156-157.

  • Gheri, C., Solomon, J.A., Felisberti, F. and Morgan, M.J. (2004). ‘Pop-out’ does not prevent ‘crowding’. Perception, 33,121.

  • Felisberti, F. and Zanker, J.M. (2004). Does attention affect transparent motion perception? Perception, 33,124. ISSN 0301-0066

  • Felisberti, F. and Morgan, M. (2002). Effects of supra-threshold contrast modulation on crowding. Journal of Vision, 2, 213a.

  • Felisberti, F. and Morgan, M. (2001). Orientation Averaging and Positional Uncertainty in Crowded and Spaced Arrays. Perception, 30, 37c.

  • Barraclough, N.E., Derrington, A.M. and Felisberti, F.M. (2001). Responses to second-order patterns in primate lateral geniculate nucleus. British Neuroscience Association Abstract, 16, 66.

  • Felisberti, F., Derrington, A.M. and Levitt, J.B. (2000). Extra-classical receptive field of LGN cells in cat and primate. FENS, UK.

  • Barraclough, N.E., Derrington, A.M., Felisberti, F.M. (2000). Responses to second-order patterns in primate lateral geniculate nucleus. Society for Neuroscience Abstract, 26:1196.

  • Derrington, A.M., Felisberti, F.M., Barraclough, N.E. and Tadmor, Y. (2000). Short-term adaptation to changes in illumination in receptive fields of LGN neurons in marmoset. Society for Neuroscience Abstract, 26:1194.

  • Felisberti, F., Derrington, A.M. and Levitt, J.B. (1999). Contrast gain control in the lateral geniculate nucleus of the marmoset Callithrix jacchus. Journal of Physiology, 520, 46P. ISSN 0022-3751

  • Felisberti, F. and Derrington, A.M. (1999). Effects of remote motion on the visual sensitivity of LGN cells. Perception, 28, 89c.

  • Derrington, A.M., Felisberti, F. and Tadmor, Y. (1999). Short-term adaptation to changes in illumination and contrast in cat retina and lateral geniculate nucleus. Journal of Physiology, 520, 45P.

  • Felisberti, F.M., Walker, S., and Derrington, A. (1998). Effects of remote patterns shifts on responses of cat LGN cells. European Journal Neuroscience, 10, 9316.

  • Felisberti, F.M., and Derrington, A. (1997). Virtual saccades suppress visual signals in cat LGN. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 38, 1800.

Other media

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    • Kelly, J. Brain Blocks Out Expressions of Disgust in Patients With Disfiguring Skin Condition. Medscape Medical News [ news comment].

    • Dunn, D. (22 June 2010). Sister act: Doing the two steps, the brunettes named Britain's most identical twins. Daily Mail link.