Benjamin de Haas


Giessen University FB 06 Psychology and Sports-Sciences
Otto-Behaghel-Str. 10F
35394 Giessen, Germany

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My current research follows two broad questions: How do ‘low level’ and ‘high level’ stages of visual processing interact, from filtering oriented edges to recognizing a face? And: How and why do our perceptions of the world differ from one person to the next?

project-related publications
Kollenda, D., & de Haas, B. (2022). The influence of familiarity on memory for faces and mask wearing. Cogn. Research 7, 45. find paper, DATA
former project-related publications
*Moutsiana, C., *de Haas, B., Papageorgiou, A., Van Dijk, J. A., Balraj, A., Greenwood, J. A., & Schwarzkopf, D. S. (2016). Cortical idiosyncrasies predict the perception of object size. Nature communications, 7(1), 1-12. *shared first autorship. find paper
de Haas, B., & Schwarzkopf, D. S. (2018). Feature-location effects in the Thatcher illusion. Journal of vision, 18(4), 16-16. find paper
de Haas, B., Iakovidis, A. L., Schwarzkopf, D. S., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2019). Individual differences in visual salience vary along semantic dimensions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116(24), 11687-11692. find paper, DATA
de Haas, B., Schwarzkopf, D. S., Alvarez, I., Lawson, R. P., Henriksson, L., Kriegeskorte, N., & Rees, G. (2016). Perception and processing of faces in the human brain is tuned to typical feature locations. Journal of Neuroscience, 36(36), 9289-9302. find paper
de Haas, B., Sereno, M. I., & Schwarzkopf, D. S. (2021). Inferior occipital gyrus is organised along common gradients of spatial and face-part selectivity. The Journal of Neuroscience, 41(25), 5511-5521. find paper
Linka, M., & de Haas, B. (2020). OSIEshort: A small stimulus set can reliably estimate individual differences in semantic salience. Journal of vision, 20(9), 13-13. find paper
Mueller, S., de Haas, B., Metzger, A., Drewing, K., & Fiehler, K. (2019). Neural correlates of top-down modulation of haptic shape versus roughness perception. Human Brain Mapping, 40(18), 5172-5184. find paper DOI