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Mitko, A. & Fischer, J. (2020). When it All Falls Down: The relationship between intuitive physics   and spatial cognition. Cognitive Research: Principles & Implications, 5(24). (pdf)


Fischer, J. (2020). Naïve physics: building a mental model of how the world behaves. In Poeppel, D., Mangun, G. R., & Gazzaniga, M. S. (Eds.) The Cognitive Neurosciences VI, pp. 777-783. (pdf)

Guo, L., Courtney, S. M., & Fischer, J. (2020). Knowledge of objects’ physical properties implicitly guides attention during visual search. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. (pdf)



Fischer, J., Mikhael, J. G., Tenenbaum, J. B., & Kanwisher, N. (2016). Functional neuroanatomy of intuitive physical inference. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A., 113(34):E5072-E5081.


Fischer, J., Smith, H., Martinez-Pedraza, F., Carter, A. S., Kanwisher, N.*, & Kaldy, Z.* (2016). Unimpaired attentional disengagement in toddlers with autism spectrum disorder. Developmental Science, 19(6): 1095-1103.

Liberman, A., Fischer, J. & Whitney, D. (2014). Serial Dependence in the Perception of Faces. Current Biology, 24(21):2569-2574.


Fischer, J. & Whitney, D. (2014). Serial dependence in visual perception. Nature Neuroscience, 17:738-743.

Chaney, W., Fischer, J. & Whitney, D. (2014). The Hierarchical Sparse Selection Model of Visual Crowding. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 8:73.

Yamanashi Leib, A., Fischer, J., Liu, Y., Qiu, S., Robertson, L., & Whitney, D. (2014). Ensemble Crowd Perception: A Viewpoint-Invariant Mechanism to Represent Average Crowd Identity. Journal of Vision, 14(8):26.


Fischer, J.*, Koldewyn, K.*, Jiang, Y.V., & Kanwisher, N. (2014). Unimpaired Attentional Disengagement and Social Orienting in Children with Autism. Clinical Psychological Science, 2(2):214-223.

Maus, G.W., Fischer, J., & Whitney, D. (2013). Motion-dependent representation of space in area MT+. Neuron, 78(3):554-562.

Fischer, J. & Whitney, D. (2012). Attention gates visual coding in the human pulvinar. Nature Communications, 3:1051.

Yamanashi Leib, A., Puri, A., Fischer, J., Bentin, S., Whitney, D., & Robertson, L. (2012). Crowd Perception in Prosopagnosia. Neuropsychologia, 50(7):1698-1707.

Fischer, J., Spotswood, N, & Whitney, D. (2011). The emergence of perceived position in the visual system. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23(1):119-136.

Fischer, J. & Whitney, D. (2011). Object-level visual information gets through the bottleneck of crowding. Journal of Neurophysiology, 106(3):1389-98.

Maus, G.W., Fischer, J., & Whitney, D. (2011). Perceived positions determine crowding. PLoS ONE, 6(5): e19796.

Corbett, J., Fischer, J., & Whitney, D. (2011). Facilitating Stable Representations: Serial Dependence in Vision. PLoS ONE, 6(1): e16701.

Fischer, J. & Whitney, D. (2009). Attention narrows position tuning of population responses in V1. Current Biology, 19(16):1356-1361.

Fischer, J. & Whitney, D. (2009). Precise discrimination of object position in the human pulvinar. Human Brain Mapping, 30(1):101-111.