Dr Alan Freeman

Senior Lecturer
Biomedical Sciences, School of Medical Sciences

Telephone +61 2 9351 9321
Fax +61 2 9351 9520

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Research interests

Perception of ambiguous visual stimuli; modelling signal processing in visual cortex.

Keywords

Vision

PhD and master's project opportunities

Honours project opportunities

Selected grants

2007

  • Functional model of primary visual cortex; Freeman A; University of Sydney/Research & Development.

2005

  • The where and how of binocular rivalry; Freeman A, Alais D; University of Sydney/Research & Development.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Freeman, A., Nguyen, V., Alais, D. (2005). The nature and depth of binocular rivalry suppression. In David Alais and Randolph Blake (Eds.), Binocular Rivalry, (pp. 47-62). Cambridge Massachusetts: MIT Press.

Journals

  • Alais, D., Keetels, M., Freeman, A. (2014). Measuring perception without introspection. Journal of Vision, 14(11), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Freeman, A. (2013). Motions Add, Orientations Don't, in the Human Visual System. PLoS One, 8(10), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Hesam Shariati, N., Freeman, A. (2012). A multi-stage model for fundamental functional properties in primary visual cortex. PLoS One, 7(4), 1-16. [More Information]
  • Iyer, P., Freeman, A., McDonald, J., Clifford, C. (2011). Rapid serial visual presentation of motion: Short-term facilitation and long-term suppression. Journal of Vision, 11(3), 1-14. [More Information]
  • Wong, E., Roeber, U., Freeman, A. (2010). Lengthy suppression from similar stimuli during rapid serial visual presentation. Journal of Vision, 10(1), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Freeman, A., Li, D. (2009). Conditions required for binocular rivalry suppression. Attention, Perception and Psychophysics, 71(1), 174-182. [More Information]
  • Iyer, P., Freeman, A. (2009). Opponent motion interactions in the perception of structure from motion. Journal of Vision, 9(2), 2-1-2-11. [More Information]
  • Roeber, U., Wong, E., Freeman, A. (2008). Cross-orientation interactions in human vision. Journal of Vision, 8(3), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Li, D., Freeman, A., Alais, D. (2005). Contrast sensitivity of form and motion discrimination during binocular rivalry. Vision Research, 45(10), 1255-1263. [More Information]
  • Freeman, A. (2005). Multistage model for binocular rivalry. Journal of Neurophysiology, 94(6), 4412-4420. [More Information]
  • Li, D., Freeman, A., Tran-Dinh, H., Morris, J. (2003). A Cartesian coordinate system for human cerebral cortex. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 125(1-2), 137-145.
  • Freeman, A., Wong, E. (2003). Assessing binocular cooperation with patchwork stimuli. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 31(4), 357-361. [More Information]
  • Nguyen, V., Freeman, A., Alais, D. (2003). Increasing depth of binocular rivalry suppression along two visual pathways. Vision Research, 43, 2003-2008.
  • Freeman, A., Nguyen, V. (2001). Controlling binocular rivalry. Vision Research, 41, 2943-2950.
  • Nguyen, V., Freeman, A., Wenderoth, P. (2001). The depth and selectivity of suppression in binocular rivalry. Perception and Psychophysics, 63(2), 348-360.

Conferences

  • Freeman, A., Roeber, U. (2006). Cross-orientation interactions in human vision. Annual Meeting of the Society For Neuroscience, Washington DC: Society for Neuroscience.
  • Iyer, P., Freeman, A. (2006). Suppressive interactions between opposing motions in structure-from-motion. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting. Society for Neuroscience.
  • Wong, E., Freeman, A. (2006). Switching visual percepts: mechanisms underlying flash suppression. 25th Annual Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society, Kent Town, SA: Australian Neuroscience Society.
  • Freeman, A., Wong, E. (2005). Brief changes in monocular sensitivity mediate switches in eye dominance. Annual Meeting of the Society For Neuroscience, Washington DC: Society for Neuroscience.
  • Freeman, A., Li, D. (2005). Competing monocular stimuli without binocular rivalry. 25th Annual Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society, Kent Town, SA: Australian Neuroscience Society.
  • Li, D., Freeman, A. (2005). Feature suppression does not exist without eye suppression in binocular rivalry. 25th Annual Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society, Kent Town, SA: Australian Neuroscience Society.
  • Wong, E., Freeman, A. (2002). Binocular patchwork stimuli: a new test for binocular cooperation. From Cell to Society 3, : British Medical Journal Publishing Group.
  • Freeman, A., Nguyen, V., Alais, D. (2002). Binocular rivalry and its place in the nervous system. Australian Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting, Australia: British Medical Journal Publishing Group.
  • Li, D., Freeman, A., Tran-Dinh, H., Morris, J. (2002). Locating functional areas in the human cerebral cortex. From Cell to Society 3, : British Medical Journal Publishing Group.
  • Wong, E., Freeman, A., Li, D. (2002). Testing binocular vision with patchwork stimuli. Australian Neuroscience Society 22nd Annual Meeting, Sydney: Australian Neuroscience Society.
  • Li, D., Freeman, A., Tran-Dinh, H. (2001). A new coordinate system for the human cerebral cortex. 21st Annual Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society, : Ads & Adea.
  • Wong, E., Freeman, A. (2001). A new test for binocular cooperation. 21st Annual Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society, : Ads & Adea.
  • Li, D., Freeman, A., Tran-Dinh, H., Morris, J. (2001). An improved method for specifying functional areas in human cortex. Visual Processing IUPS Satellite 2001 - Visual Processing in Health and Disease, : Ads & Adea.
  • Wong, E., Freeman, A. (2001). Binocular patchwork stimuli: putting the pieces together. Visual Processing IUPS Satellite - Visual Processing in Health and Disease, : Ads & Adea.
  • Freeman, A., Nguyen, V., Wong, E. (2001). Binocular rivalry and the perception of overlapping objects. Visual Processing IUPS Satellite 2001 - Visual Processing in Health and Disease, : Ads & Adea.
  • Nguyen, V., Freeman, A. (2001). Distinguishing interocular suppression from masking. 21st Annual Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society, : Ads & Adea.
  • Nguyen, V., Freeman, A. (2001). Monocular suppression in binocular rivalry. Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology 2001 Annual Meeting, : World Scientific Publishing.

2014

  • Alais, D., Keetels, M., Freeman, A. (2014). Measuring perception without introspection. Journal of Vision, 14(11), 1-8. [More Information]

2013

  • Freeman, A. (2013). Motions Add, Orientations Don't, in the Human Visual System. PLoS One, 8(10), 1-7. [More Information]

2012

  • Hesam Shariati, N., Freeman, A. (2012). A multi-stage model for fundamental functional properties in primary visual cortex. PLoS One, 7(4), 1-16. [More Information]

2011

  • Iyer, P., Freeman, A., McDonald, J., Clifford, C. (2011). Rapid serial visual presentation of motion: Short-term facilitation and long-term suppression. Journal of Vision, 11(3), 1-14. [More Information]

2010

  • Wong, E., Roeber, U., Freeman, A. (2010). Lengthy suppression from similar stimuli during rapid serial visual presentation. Journal of Vision, 10(1), 1-12. [More Information]

2009

  • Freeman, A., Li, D. (2009). Conditions required for binocular rivalry suppression. Attention, Perception and Psychophysics, 71(1), 174-182. [More Information]
  • Iyer, P., Freeman, A. (2009). Opponent motion interactions in the perception of structure from motion. Journal of Vision, 9(2), 2-1-2-11. [More Information]

2008

  • Roeber, U., Wong, E., Freeman, A. (2008). Cross-orientation interactions in human vision. Journal of Vision, 8(3), 1-11. [More Information]

2006

  • Freeman, A., Roeber, U. (2006). Cross-orientation interactions in human vision. Annual Meeting of the Society For Neuroscience, Washington DC: Society for Neuroscience.
  • Iyer, P., Freeman, A. (2006). Suppressive interactions between opposing motions in structure-from-motion. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting. Society for Neuroscience.
  • Wong, E., Freeman, A. (2006). Switching visual percepts: mechanisms underlying flash suppression. 25th Annual Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society, Kent Town, SA: Australian Neuroscience Society.

2005

  • Freeman, A., Wong, E. (2005). Brief changes in monocular sensitivity mediate switches in eye dominance. Annual Meeting of the Society For Neuroscience, Washington DC: Society for Neuroscience.
  • Freeman, A., Li, D. (2005). Competing monocular stimuli without binocular rivalry. 25th Annual Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society, Kent Town, SA: Australian Neuroscience Society.
  • Li, D., Freeman, A., Alais, D. (2005). Contrast sensitivity of form and motion discrimination during binocular rivalry. Vision Research, 45(10), 1255-1263. [More Information]
  • Li, D., Freeman, A. (2005). Feature suppression does not exist without eye suppression in binocular rivalry. 25th Annual Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society, Kent Town, SA: Australian Neuroscience Society.
  • Freeman, A. (2005). Multistage model for binocular rivalry. Journal of Neurophysiology, 94(6), 4412-4420. [More Information]
  • Freeman, A., Nguyen, V., Alais, D. (2005). The nature and depth of binocular rivalry suppression. In David Alais and Randolph Blake (Eds.), Binocular Rivalry, (pp. 47-62). Cambridge Massachusetts: MIT Press.

2003

  • Li, D., Freeman, A., Tran-Dinh, H., Morris, J. (2003). A Cartesian coordinate system for human cerebral cortex. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 125(1-2), 137-145.
  • Freeman, A., Wong, E. (2003). Assessing binocular cooperation with patchwork stimuli. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 31(4), 357-361. [More Information]
  • Nguyen, V., Freeman, A., Alais, D. (2003). Increasing depth of binocular rivalry suppression along two visual pathways. Vision Research, 43, 2003-2008.

2002

  • Wong, E., Freeman, A. (2002). Binocular patchwork stimuli: a new test for binocular cooperation. From Cell to Society 3, : British Medical Journal Publishing Group.
  • Freeman, A., Nguyen, V., Alais, D. (2002). Binocular rivalry and its place in the nervous system. Australian Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting, Australia: British Medical Journal Publishing Group.
  • Li, D., Freeman, A., Tran-Dinh, H., Morris, J. (2002). Locating functional areas in the human cerebral cortex. From Cell to Society 3, : British Medical Journal Publishing Group.
  • Wong, E., Freeman, A., Li, D. (2002). Testing binocular vision with patchwork stimuli. Australian Neuroscience Society 22nd Annual Meeting, Sydney: Australian Neuroscience Society.

2001

  • Li, D., Freeman, A., Tran-Dinh, H. (2001). A new coordinate system for the human cerebral cortex. 21st Annual Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society, : Ads & Adea.
  • Wong, E., Freeman, A. (2001). A new test for binocular cooperation. 21st Annual Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society, : Ads & Adea.
  • Li, D., Freeman, A., Tran-Dinh, H., Morris, J. (2001). An improved method for specifying functional areas in human cortex. Visual Processing IUPS Satellite 2001 - Visual Processing in Health and Disease, : Ads & Adea.
  • Wong, E., Freeman, A. (2001). Binocular patchwork stimuli: putting the pieces together. Visual Processing IUPS Satellite - Visual Processing in Health and Disease, : Ads & Adea.
  • Freeman, A., Nguyen, V., Wong, E. (2001). Binocular rivalry and the perception of overlapping objects. Visual Processing IUPS Satellite 2001 - Visual Processing in Health and Disease, : Ads & Adea.
  • Freeman, A., Nguyen, V. (2001). Controlling binocular rivalry. Vision Research, 41, 2943-2950.
  • Nguyen, V., Freeman, A. (2001). Distinguishing interocular suppression from masking. 21st Annual Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society, : Ads & Adea.
  • Nguyen, V., Freeman, A. (2001). Monocular suppression in binocular rivalry. Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology 2001 Annual Meeting, : World Scientific Publishing.
  • Nguyen, V., Freeman, A., Wenderoth, P. (2001). The depth and selectivity of suppression in binocular rivalry. Perception and Psychophysics, 63(2), 348-360.

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