Ayse P. Saygin

Associate Professor

Cognitive neuroscience, neuropsychology, neuroimaging, visual perception, attention, multisensory integration, biological motion, social neuroscience, language comprehension, human-machine interaction, social robotics.

Saygin, A.P., Chaminade, T., Ishiguro, H., Driver, J. & Frith, C. (2012) The thing that should not be: Predictive coding and the uncanny valley in perceiving human and humanoid robot actions. Social Cognitive Affective Neuroscience, 7(4):413-22.

van Kemenade, B.M., Muggleton, N., Walsh, V., Saygin, A.P. (2012) The Effects of TMS over STS and Premotor Cortices on the Perception of Biological Motion. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 24(4): 896–904.

Miller, L.E. & Saygin, A.P. (2013) Intersubject variability in the perception of biological motion: Links to social cognition and motor imagery. Cognition, 128(2): 140-8.

Saygin, A.P. & Sereno, M.I. (2008) Retinotopy and attention in human occipital, temporal, parietal and frontal cortex. Cerebral Cortex, 18(9): 2158-68.

Saygin, A.P. (2007) Superior temporal and premotor brain areas necessary for biological motion perception. Brain, 130: 2452-2461.