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Module Reading List

The Spatial World, 2019/20, Semester 2
Dr Richard Wilkie
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Recommended reading is given an asterisk. * Strongly recommended reading is given a double asterisk. ** Sometimes asterisks are given because a paper is short and accessible, sometimes because it is highly authoritative and/or important.

The following reading list is a useful guide to help you. Inevitably, you will find some topics more interesting than others, and some of you will be more avid readers than others. It is not necessary that you read everything on the list; further, if a paper is listed, this does not mean that you should read all sections of it evenly from beginning to end. Sometimes, reading through the paper’s Abstract, Discussion, and looking at a couple of figures, will suffice for your needs. You need to learn to get the gist - the most interesting and important bits from a paper. Finally, we will also hope, and in the Research Essay we expect, that you read/refer to papers and other sources that are NOT listed here.

Lecture 1


*Karnath, HO (1997) Spatial orientation and the representation of space with parietal lobe lesions Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. B, Biological sciences.. 352 (1360) 1411-1419

Goodale, M. A., & Milner, A. D. (1992). Separate visual pathways for perception and action. Trends in neurosciences. , 15, 20-25.

Mishkin M, Ungerleider LG, Macko KA (1983) Object vision and spatial vision. Trends in neurosciences. 6:414-417.

Tresilian. J. (2012) Sensorimotor control and learning : an introduction to the behavioral neuroscience of action.  Palgrave Macmillan.

Feedforward and Feedback when Driving:

Donges (1978) A two-level model of driver steering behaviour. Human Factors, 20, 691-707 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Salvucci DD, Gray R (2004) A two-point visual control model of steering. Perception. 33(10):1233–1248

**Wallis G, Chatziastros A, Tresilian J, Tomasevic N (2007) The role of visual and non-visual feedback in a vehicle steering task. Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance. 33(5):1127–1144

Cloete & Wallis (2009) Limitations of feedforward control in multiple-phase steering movements. Experimental Brain Research., 195:481-487

Egocentric and Allocentric representations:

Vallar, G. & Perani, D. (1986) The anatomy of unilateral neglect after right hemisphere stroke lesions. A clinical CT/Scan correlation study in man. Neuropsychologia., 24, 609-622.

Vallar, G. (1997) Spatial frames of reference and somatosensory processing: a neuropsychological perspective. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. B, 352, 1401-1409

Bloom & Lazerson (2001) Brain, mind, and behavior. 3rd edition. WH Freeman & Co.

*Fink GR, Marshall JC, Shah NJ, Weiss PH, Halligan PW, Grosse-Ruyken M, et al. (2000) Line bisection judgments implicate right parietal cortex and cerebellum as assessed by fMRI. Neurology.. 54: 1324–31

Niemeier M, Karnath H-O 2002. Simulating and testing visual exploration in spatial neglect based on a new model for cortical coordinate transformation. Experimental Brain Research., 145:512-519

Nemeier M, Karnath H-O 2003. Stimulus-driven and voluntary saccades are coded in different coordinate systems. Current biology., 13:585-589.

* Bisiach & Luzzatti (1978) Unilateral neglect of representational space. Cortex, 14, 129-133

Bottini G, Cappa S, Geminani G, Sterzi R. (1990) Topographical Disorientation – a case report. Neuropsychologia. 28:309-312.

Marshall JC, Halligan PW. (1989) When right goes left: an investigation of line bisection in a case of visual neglect. Cortex. 25(3):503-15 .

Maguire EA, Burke T, Phillips J, Staunton H. (1996) Topographical disorientation following unilateral temporal lobe lesions in humans. Neuropsychologia., 34(10), 993-1001

Habib M, Sirigu A (1987) Pure topographical disorientation: a definition and anatomical basis. Cortex. 23:73–85

Scoville WB, Milner B (1957) Loss of recent memory after bilateral hippocampal lesions. Journal of neurology, neurosurgery and psychiatry. 20:11–21

Teng E. and Squire LR. 1998 Memory for places learned is intact after hippocampal damage. Nature. 400:675-677.

King J.A, Burgess N, Hartley T, Vargha-Khadem F, O'Keefe J. (2002) Human hippocampus and viewpoint dependence in spatial memory. Hippocampus. 12(6) 811-820

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Lecture 2

Parietal and Temporal Neurons:

*Andersen RA (1997) Multimodal integration for the representation of space in the posterior parietal cortex. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. B, Biological sciences. 352:1421-1428.

**Duhamel, Bremmer, BenHamed & Graf (1997) Spatial invariance of visual receptive fields in parietal cortex neurons. Nature. 389: 845-848

**Snyder LH, Grieve KL, Brotchie P, Andersen RA (1998) Separate body- and world-referenced representations of visual space in parietal cortex. Nature. 394:887-891.

Human spatial neurons:
*Ekstrom et al (2003) Cellular networks underlying human spatial navigation. Nature. 425: 184-187 

Insect Navigation and Integration of Information:

Collett, M. & Collett, T. S. (2000). How do insects use path integration for their navigation? Biological cybernetics. 83(3), 245-259. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Collett, M. Collett, T. S. & Wehner, R. (1999). Calibration of vector navigation in desert ants. Current biology. 9(18), 1031-1034.

Collett, T. S. Collett, M. & Wehner, R. (2001). The guidance of desert ants by extended landmarks. Journal of experimental biology, 204(Pt 9), 1635-1639.

Riley, J. R. Greggers, U. Smith, A. D. Reynolds, D. R. & Menzel, R. (2005). The flight paths of honeybees recruited by the waggle dance. Nature, 435(7039), 205-207.

Srinivasan, M. V. (2003). Honeybee navigation. Current biology, 13(23), R894.

*Srinivasan, M. V. Zhang, S. Altwein, M. & Tautz, J. (2000). Honeybee navigation: nature and calibration of the "odometer". Science, 287(5454), 851-853.

**Vladusich, T. Hemmi, J. M. Srinivasan, M. V. & Zeil, J. (2005). Interactions of visual odometry and landmark guidance during food search in honeybees. Journal of experimental biology, 208(Pt 21), 4123-4135.

**Wehner, R. Michel, B. & Antonsen, P. (1996). Visual navigation in insects: coupling of egocentric and geocentric information. Journal of experimental biology, 199(Pt 1), 129-140.

Wittlinger, M. Wehner, R. & Wolf, H. (2006). The ant odometer: stepping on stilts and stumps. Science, 312(5782), 1965-1967.

Human Integration:

**Ernst, M. O. & Banks, M. S. (2002). Humans integrate visual and haptic information in a statistically optimal fashion. Nature, 415(6870), 429-433.

Gepshtein, S. Burge, J. Ernst, M. O. & Banks, M. S. (2005). The combination of vision and touch depends on spatial proximity. Journal of vision (Charlottesville, Va.), 5(11), 1013-1023.

Hillis, J. M. Ernst, M. O. Banks, M. S. & Landy, M. S. (2002). Combining sensory information: mandatory fusion within, but not between, senses. Science, 298(5598), 1627-1630.

*Kording, K. P. & Wolpert, D. M. (2004). Bayesian integration in sensorimotor learning. Nature, 427(6971), 244-247.

Kording, K. P. & Wolpert, D. M. (2006). Bayesian decision theory in sensorimotor control. Trends in cognitive sciences. 10(7), 319-326.

Wolpert, D. M. (2007). Probabilistic models in human sensorimotor control. Human movement science. 26(4), 511-524.

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Lecture 3

Egger, Englehardt & Britten (2010) Monkey steering responses reveal rapid visual-motor feedback. PLoS ONE, 5(8): e11975

**Land, M.F. (1971) Orientation by jumpring spiders in the absence of visual feedback. Journal of experimental biology., 54, 119-139

*Tucker, V.A. (2000) The deep fovea, sideways vision and spiral flight paths in raptors. Journal of experimental biology., 203, 3745-3754

**Tucker, V.A. (2000) Curved flight paths and sideways vision in peregrine falcons (Falco Peregrinus) Journal of experimental biology., 203, 3755-3763

**Ghose, K. & Moss, C.F.J. (2006) Steering by Hearing: a bat’s acoustic gaze is linked to its flight motor output by a delayed, adaptive linear law. Journal of neuroscience. 26:1704-1710

*Wilkie, R.M., Wann, J.P. & Allison, R.S. (2011) Modelling Locomotor Control: the advantages of mobile gaze. ACM transactions on applied perception, 8(2), Article 9, 1-18.

Wilkie, R.M., Wann, J.P., Allison, R.S. (2008) Active gaze, visual look-ahead and locomotor control. Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance., 34(5), 1150-1164.

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Lecture 4

Human Locomotion

Wilkie, R. M. & Wann, J. P. (2006). Judgements of path, not heading, guide locomotion. Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance. 32(1), 88-96.

**Wilkie, R. M. & Wann, J. P. (2005). The Role of Visual and Non-Visual Information in the Control of Locomotion. Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance. 31(5), 901-911.

Wann, J. P. & Wilkie, R. M. (2004). How do we control high speed steering? In Vaina, L. M. Beardsley, S. A. & Rushton, S. K. (Eds.), Optic flow and beyond. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, Synthese Library : Vol 324.

**Wilkie, R. M. & Wann, J. P. (2003). Eye-movements aid the control of locomotion. Journal of Vision., 3(11), 677-684.

*Wilkie, R. M. & Wann, J. P. (2003). Controlling Steering and Judging Heading: Retinal flow, visual direction and extra-retinal information. Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance. 29(2), 363 – 378.

**Wilkie, R. M. & Wann, J. P. (2002). Driving as night falls. The contribution of retinal flow and visual direction to the control of steering. Current biology. 12(23), 2014-2017.

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Lecture 5

Cloete, S. & Wallis, G. (2011). Visuomotor control of steering: The artifact of the matter. Experimental Brain Research, 208(4), 475-490

**Kountouriotis, GK, Floyd, RC, Gardner, PH, Merat, N, & Wilkie, RM. (2012) The role of gaze and road edge information during high-speed locomotion. Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance., 38(3):687-702.

**Wilkie, RM, Kountouriotis, GK, Merat, N, Wann, JP (2010). Using vision to control locomotion: looking where you want to go. Experimental Brain Research, 204(4), 539-547

**Land MF, Lee DN (1994) Where we look when we steer. Nature. 369(6483):742–744

*Land M, Horwood J (1995) Which parts of the road guide steering? Nature. 377(6547):339–340

Kandil FI, Rotter A, Lappe M (2009) Driving is smoother and more stable when using the tangent point. Journal of Vision. 9(1):11

Kandil FI, Rotter A, Lappe M (2010) Car drivers attend to different gaze targets when negotiating closed vs. open bends. Journal of Vision. 10(4):24

*Salvucci DD, Gray R (2004) A two-point visual control model of steering. Perception. 33(10):1233–1248

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Lecture 6

**Milner & McIntosh (2005) The neurological basis of visual neglect. Current Opinion Neurology, 18(6), 748-753 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Warren M (2009) Pilot Study on Activities of Daily Living Limitations in Adults With Hemianopsia. American Journal of Occupational Therapy 63(5) 626-633

**Zihl, J. (1995). Visual scanning behavior in patients with homonymous hemianopia. Neuropsychologia., 33, 287–303.

Zihl, J. (1999) Oculomotor scanning performance in subjects with homonymous visual field disorders. Visual Impairment Research, 1, 23–31.
Article currently freely available

**Pambakian AML. (2000) Scanning the visual world: a study of patients with homonymous hemianopia.   Journal of neurology, neurosurgery and psychiatry., 69:751-759

Katz et al (1999).  Functional disability and rehabilitation outcome in right hemisphere damaged patients with and without unilateral spatial neglect.   Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation., 80(4): 379-84

Girotti F (1983).  Oculomotor disorders in cortical lesions in man:  The role of unilateral neglect. Neuropsychologia., 21(5):543-53

E Làdavas E et al. (1990) The deployment of visual attention in the intact field of hemineglect patients. Cortex., 26(3):307-17.

Findlay, J. M., & Walker, R. (1999). A model of saccade generation based on parallel processing and competitive inhibition. Behavioral and Brain Sciences., 22, 661-721.

Husain M; Mannan S; Hodgson T; Wojciulik E; Driver J; Kennard C. (2001). Impaired spatial working memory across saccades contributes to abnormal search in parietal neglect. Brain. 124:941-952.

Zihl J et al. (2009).  On the origin of line bisection error in hemianopia. Neuropsychologia. 47(12):2417-26

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Lecture 7

Perception & Action

Introductory Book Chapter

*Gazzaniga, Ivry & Mangun (2009) Cognitive Neuroscience: the biology of the mind (3rd ed) p193-204 Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE.

Interesting Book in Library

Sight unseen : an exploration of conscious and unconscious vision. Melvyn A. Goodale and A. David Milner.


*Brenner & Smeets (2007) Insights about seeing, Review of Sight Unseen by Goodale & Milner (2005), Cortex. 43, 271-284

**Goodale & Milner (1992) Separate visual pathways for perception and action. Trends in neurosciences. 15(1) 20-25

*Mishkin, Ungerleider & Macko (1983) Object vision and spatial vision: two cortical pathways. Trends in neurosciences. 414-417

**Haffenden, Schiff & Goodale (2000) The dissociation between perception and action in the Ebbinghaus illusion: Nonillusory effects of pictorial cues on grasp. Current biology. 11:177-181

Smeets, J. B. & Brenner, E. (2006). 10 years of illusions. Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance. 32(6), 1501-1504.

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Lecture 8

Human Navigation:

*Hartley T, Maguire EA, Spiers HJ, Burgess N (2003) The well-worn route and the path less traveled: distinct neural bases of route following and wayfinding in humans. Neuron 37:877-888.

**Maguire EA, Burgess N, Donnett JG, Frackowiak RS, Frith CD, O'Keefe J (1998) Knowing where and getting there: a human navigation network. Science. 280:921-924.

*Maguire EA, Gadian DG, Johnsrude IS, Good CD, Ashburner J, Frackowiak RS, Frith CD (2000) Navigation-related structural change in the hippocampi of taxi drivers. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 97:4398-4403.

Maguire EA, Nannery R, Spiers HJ (2006) Navigation around London by a taxi driver with bilateral hippocampal lesions. Brain. 129:2894-2907.

*Spiers HJ, Maguire EA (2006) Thoughts, behaviour, and brain dynamics during navigation in the real world. NeuroImage. 31:1826-1840.

Spiers HJ, Maguire EA (2007) A navigational guidance system in the human brain. Hippocampus. 17:618-626.

Driving & Navigation:

** Field, D. T. Wilkie, R. M. & Wann, J. P. (2007). Neural systems in the visual control of steering. Journal of neuroscience. 27(30), 8002-8010.

**Spiers, H. J. & Maguire, E. A. (2007). Neural substrates of driving behaviour. NeuroImage. 36(1), 245-255.

**Loomis, J. M. Da Silva, J. A. Fujita, N. & Fukusima, S. S. (1992). Visual space perception and visually directed action. Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance. 18(4), 906-921.

*Billington, J. Field, D. T. Wilkie, R. M. & Wann, J. P. (2010). An fMRI study of parietal cortex involvement in the visual guidance of locomotion. Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance. 36 (6), 1495-1507.

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Lecture 9

**Raw, RK, Kountouriotis, GK, Mon-Williams, M, & Wilkie, RM. (2012) Age differences in motor-control: does old age mean middle of the road? Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance, 38(3):735-45  .

**Raw, R., Wilkie, R.M., Culmer, P.R., Mon-Williams, M. (2012) Reduced motor asymmetry in older adults when manually tracing paths. Experimental Brain Research. 217 (1), 35-41.

**Harley, C., Wilkie, R.M., Wann, J.P. (2009) Stepping Over Obstacles: Attention Demands and Ageing. Gait and posture., 29, 428-432.

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Lecture 10

Summary & Revision: see previous references 

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Online Course Readings

Burgess, N., (1999) Chapter 1. FROM: Burgess, N, The hippocampal and parietal foundations of spatial cognition. pp.3-29. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

This list was last updated on 11/01/2019