Publications

Preprints

Klautke, J., Foster, C., Medendorp, W. P., & Heed, T. (2022) Dynamic spatial coding in parietal cortex mediates hand movement planning towards touch. BioRxiv. LINK PDF

Foster, C., Schultz, J., Munzing, M., Bülthoff, I. & Armann, R. (2022) The influence of familiarity on the neural coding of face sex. BioRxiv. LINK PDF


Journal Papers

Foster, C. (2022) A distributed model of face and body integration. Neuroscience Insights, 17, 1-4. Invited commentary on Foster et al., (2022) NeuroImage. LINK PDF

Foster, C., Zhao, M., Bolkart, T., Black, M.J., Bartels, A. & Bülthoff, I. (2022) The neural coding of face and body orientation in occipitotemporal cortex. NeuroImage, 246, 118783 LINK PDF Code

Foster, C.*, Sheng, W.-A.*, Heed, T.§ & Ben Hamed, S.§ (2022). The macaque ventral intraparietal area has expanded into three homologue human parietal areas. Progress in Neurobiology, 209, 102185. *,§equal contributions. LINK PDF Code & Data

Luther, T., Lewis, C. A., Grahlow, M. J., Hüpen, P., Habel, U., Foster, C., Bülthoff, I. & Derntl, B. (2021) Male or Female? -Influence of Gender Role and Sexual Attraction on Sex Categorization of Faces. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 718004 LINK PDF

Foster, C., Zhao, M., Bolkart, T., Black, M.J., Bartels, A., & Bülthoff, I. (2021) Separated and overlapping neural coding of face and body identity. Human Brain Mapping, 42, 13, pp 4242-4260 LINK PDF

Foster, C., Bülthoff, I., Bartels, A., & Zhao, M. (2021) Investigating holistic face processing within and outside of face-responsive brain regions. NeuroImage, 226, 117565. LINK PDF

Foster, C., Zhao, M., Romero, J., Black, M.J., Mohler, B.J., Bartels, A. & Bülthoff, I. (2019) Decoding subcategories of human bodies from both body- and face-responsive cortical regions. Neuroimage, 202, 116085. LINK PDF

Petrini, K., Caradonna, A., Foster, C., Burgess, N. & Nardini, M. (2016). How vision and self-motion combine or compete during path reproduction changes with age. Scientific Reports, 6, 29163. LINK PDF


Doctoral Thesis

Foster, C. (2020) The neural coding of properties shared by faces, bodies and objects. LINK PDF


Invited Talks

Foster, C. (November 2022) Understanding how shared visual properties of faces and bodies are encoded in the human brain . Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Osnabrück.

Foster, C. (June 2022) Decoding body shape from human brain activity. 2nd Bodily and Cognitive Selves Eastern Arc Workshop, University of Essex.

Foster, C. (September 2021) Decoding face and body properties from human brain activity. Department for Sensory and Sensorimotor Systems, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen, Germany.

Foster, C. (November 2019) Decoding body subcategories from human brain activity. Face Perception Research Lab, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, The University of Texas at Dallas.


Conference Contributions

Foster, C., Zhao, M., Bolkart, T., Black, M.J., Bartels, A., & Bülthoff, I. (December 2021) Decoding the identity and orientation of faces and bodies. Neuromatch Conference 4.0. LINK

Foster, C., Sheng, W.-A., Ben Hamed, S. & Heed, T. (Talk, September 2021) An expansion of the macaque ventral intraparietal area in the human brain. 71st National Congress of The Italian Society of Physiology (SIF 2021), Milan (Online), Italy.

Foster C., Sheng W.-A., Ben Hamed S., Heed T. (June 2021). The ventral intraparietal area (VIP): towards understanding macaque-human homology. Organization for Human Brain Mapping.

Luther, T., Lewis, C., Grahlow, M., Hüpen, P., Habel, U., Foster, C., Bülthoff, I., Derntl, B. (June 2021) Male or Female? – Influence of Gender Role and Sexual Orientation on Sex Categorization of Faces. Psychologie und Gehirn 2021.

Foster C., Sheng W.-A., Ben Hamed S., Heed T. (March 2021). The search for a human homologue of the macaque ventral intraparietal area. 8th MindBrainBody (MBB) Symposium 2021.

Foster, C., Zhao, M., Bolkart, T., Black, M.J., Bartels, A., & Bülthoff, I. (September 2019) An abstract neural code for person orientation in occipital cortex. 2019 Tübingen Systems Neuroscience Symposium (SNS 2019), Tübingen, Germany.

Foster, C., Zhao, M., Bolkart, T., Black, M.J., Bartels, A. & Bülthoff, I. (Talk, May 2019) Decoding the viewpoint and identity of faces and bodies. 19th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society (VSS 2019), St. Pete Beach, FL, USA. LINK

Tenderra, R., Foster, C., Zhao, M., Bartels, A., & Bülthoff, I. (September 2018) Connectivity of early visual cortex with occipitotemporal cortex during viewing of faces, bodies and objects. 19th Conference of Junior Neuroscientists of Tübingen (NeNa 2018), Schramberg, Germany.

Foster, C., Schultz, J., Fuchs, M., Bülthoff, I and Armann, R. (Talk, September 2018) How are male and female faces represented in the brain? 19th Conference of Junior Neuroscientists of Tübingen (NeNa 2018), Schramberg, Germany.

Foster, C., Zhao, M., Bartels, A. and Bülthoff, I. (August 2018) No holistic processing of objects in brain regions that process faces holistically, despite an identical behavioural effect. 41st European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP 2018), Trieste, Italy.

Foster, C., Zhao, M., Bartels, A. & Bülthoff, I (May 2018) Neural Correlates of Holistic Face Processing, 18th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society (VSS 2018), St. Pete Beach, FL, USA. LINK

Foster, C., Zhao, M., Romero, J., Black, M.J., Mohler, B.J., Bartels, A. & Bülthoff, I. (October 2017) Decoding categories shared by the face and body, 18th Conference of Junior Neuroscientists of Tübingen (NeNa 2017), Schramberg, Germany.

Foster, C., Zhao, M., Romero, J., Black, M.J., Mohler, B.J., Bartels, A. & Bülthoff, I. (August 2017) Decoding categories shared by the face and body. 40th European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP 2017), Berlin, Germany.

Horeis, C., Foster, C., Watanabe, K., Bülthoff, H., Meilinger, T. (2016) The integration of room views. 13th Biannual Conference of the German Cognitive Science Society (KogWis 2016), Bremen, Germany.

Foster, C. & Bartels, A. (November 2015) Perception of Global Flow and Local Motion under Natural Conditions. 16th Conference of Junior Neuroscientists of Tübingen (NeNa 2015), Schramberg, Germany.

Meilinger, T., Takahashi, K., Foster, C., Watanabe, K., Bülthoff, H., de la Rosa, S. (2015) Spatial orientation as a social cue: the case of objects and avatars. Sixth International Conference on Spatial Cognition (ICSC 2015), Roma, Italy.

Foster, C., Takahashi, K., Kurek, S., Horeis, C., Bäuerle, M., de la Rosa, S., Watanabe, K., Butz, M., Meilinger, T. Looking at me? Influence of facing orientation of avatars and objects on distance estimation. 57th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP 2015), Hildesheim, Germany.

Petrini, K., Caradonna, A., Foster, C., Burgess, N., Nardini, M. (2014) The visual influence on path reproduction in darkness is stronger during childhood. 14th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society (VSS 2014), St. Pete Beach, FL, USA.

Nardini, M., Petrini, K., Chiu, H., Foster, C. (2013) Development of spatial orientation and path integration in immersive virtual reality. 13th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society (VSS 2013), St. Pete Beach, FL, USA.