Lisi, M. & Gorea, A. (2016). Time constancy in human perception. Journal of Vision, 16(4), 1-12.

Desantis, A., Waszak, F. & Gorea, A. (2016). Agency alters perceptual decisions about action-outcomes. Experimental Brain Research, 234(10), 2819-2827.

Gorea, A. (2015). A refresher of the original Bloch’s Law paper (Bloch, July 1885). iPerception, 6(4), 1-6.

Linares, D. & Gorea, A. (2015). Temporal frequency of events rather than speed dilates perceived duration of moving objects. Scientific Reports, 5, 1-9. doi:10.1038/srep08825.

Gorea, A. & Kim, J. (2015). Time dilates more with apparent than with physical speed. Journal of Vision, 15(1), 1-11.

Gorea, A., Belkoura, S. & Solomon, J.A. (2014). Summary Statistics for Size over Space and Time. Journal of Vision, 14(9), 1-14.

Vatakis, A., Sgouramani, H., Gorea, A., Hatzitaki, V. & Pollick, F.E. (2014). Time to act: New perspectives on embodiment and timing. Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, 126, 16-20.

Gorea, A., Rider, D. & Yang, Q. (2014). A unified comparison of stimulus-driven, endogenous mandatory and ‘free choice’ saccades. PLoS One, 9(2): e88990. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0088990.

Deplancke, A., Madelain, L., Gorea, A., Coello, Y. (2013). Perception-action dissociations depend on the luminance contrast of the stimuli. Journal of Neurophysiology, 110(8) 1974-1983.

Gorea, A. (2013). Perceptual-Motor Dissociation. In: Jaeger D., Jung R. (Eds) Encyclopedia of Computational Neuroscience. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg


Gorea, A. & Tyler, W.C. (2013). Dips and Bumps: On Bloch's law and the Broca-Sulzer phenomenon. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 110(15), E1330.

Gorea, A. & Hau, J. (2013). Time in perspective. Psychological Science, 24(8), 1477-1486.

Solomon, A.J., Cavanagh, P. & Gorea, A. (2012). Recognition criteria vary with fluctuating uncertainty. Journal of Vision, 12(8), 1-13.

Zak, I., Katkov, M., Gorea, A. & Sagi, D. (2012). Decision criteria in dual discrimination tasks estimated using external noise methods. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 74(5), 1042-1055.

Gorea, A. (2011). Ticks per Thought or Thoughts per Tick? A selective review of time perception with hints on future research. Journal of Physiology (Paris), 105, 153-163. (On line:

Gorea, A. & Rider, D. (2011). Introspecting on the timing of one’s actions in a visuo-motor synchronization task. Frontiers in Psychology, 2:106. doi: 10.3389/ fpsyg.2011.00106.

Lin, I.-F. & Gorea, A. (2011). Location and identity memory of saccade targets, Vision Research, 51, 323-332.

Deplancke, A., Madelain, L., Chauvin, A., Cardoso-Leite, P., Gorea, A. & Coello, Y. (2010). Influence of near threshold visual distractors on perceptual detection and reaching movements. Journal of Neurophysiology, 104, 2249-2256.

Cardoso-Leite, P. & Gorea, A. (2010). On the Perceptual/Motor dissociation:  a Review of Concepts, Theory, Experimental Paradigms and Data interpretations. Seeing & Perceiving, 23, 89-151.

Gorea, A. Mamassian, P. & Cardoso-Leite, P. (2010). Introspective Duration Estimation of Reactive and Proactive Motor Responses. Acta Psychologica, 134, 142-153.

Gorea, A. & Caetta, F. (2009). Adaptation and prolonged inhibition as a main cause of motion-induced blindness. Journal of Vision, 9(6), 1-17.

Cardoso-Leite, P. &. Gorea, A. (2009). Comparison of perceptual and motor decisions via confidence judgments and saccade curvature. Journal of Neurophysiology, 101, 2822-2836.

Caetta, F. & Gorea, A. (2009/2010). Up-shifted decision criteria in Attentional Blink and Repetition Blindness. Visual Cognition, 18(3), 413-433.

Cardoso-Leite, P., Mamassian, P. &. Gorea, A. (2009). Comparison of perceptual and motor latencies via anticipatory and reactive responses. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 71 (1), 82-94.

Bonneh, Y. S., Sagi, D., Gorea, A., Soroker, N., Treger, J. & Pavlovskaya, M. (2008). When they see, they see it almost right: Normal subjective experience of detected stimuli in spatial neglect. Neuroscience Letters, 446, 51–55.

Ardoint, M., Lorenzi, C., Presnitzer, D. & Gorea, A. (2008). Investigation of perceptual constancy in the temporal-envelope domain. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 123(3), 1591-1601.

Waszak, F., Cardoso-Leite, P. & Gorea, A. (2007). Perceptual criterion and motor threshold: a signal detection analysis of the relationship between perception and action. Experimental Brain Research, 182, 179-188.

Caetta, F., Gorea, A. & Bonneh, Y. (2007). Sensory and decisional factors in motion-induced blindness. Journal of Vision, 7(7), 1-12.

Cardoso-Leite, P., Gorea, A. & Mamassian, P. (2007). Temporal Order Judgment and simple Reaction Times: Evidence for a common processing system. Journal of Vision, 7(6):11, 1-14.

Tordjman, S., Guignard, J.-H., Seligmann, C., Vanroye, E., Nevoux, G., Fagard, J., Gorea, A., Mamassian, P., Cavanagh, P. & Lebreton, S. (2007). Diagnosis of hyperactivity disorder in gifted children depends on observational sources. Gifted and Talented International, 22(2), 62-67.

Gorea, A., Caetta, F. & Sagi, D. (2005). Criteria interactions across visual attributes. Vision Research, 45, 2523–2532.

Waszak, F. & Gorea, A. (2004) A new look at the relationship between perceptual and motor responses. Visual Cognition, 11, 947-963.

Gorea A. & Sagi D. (2002). The unique criterion constraint: a false alarm? (response to Kontsevich et al.). Nature Neuroscience, 5, 707-708.

Gorea A. & Sagi D. (2002). Natural Extinction: A criterion shift phenomenon. Visual Cognition, 9, 913-936.

Gorea A. & Sagi D. (2001). Disentangling signal from noise in visual contrast discrimination. Nature Neuroscience, 4, 1146 - 1150.

Gorea A, Conway E.T. & Blake R. (2001). Interocular interactions reveal the opponent structure of motion mechanisms. Vision Research, 41, 441-448.

Gorea A. & Sagi D. (2000) Failure to handle more than one internal representation in visual detection tasks. Proceedings of the National. Academy of Science USA, 97, 12380-12384.

Gorea A., Wardak C. & Lorenzi C. (2000). Visual sensitivity to temporal modulations of temporal noise. Vision Research, 40, 3817-3822.

Gorea A. & Papathomas T.V. (1999). Local vs. Global Contrasts in Texture Segregation. Journal of the Optical Society of America, A 16, 728-741.

Papathomas T.V., Gorea A., Feher A. & Conway T. (1999). Attention-based texture segregation. Perception & Psychophysics, 61, 1399-1410.

Gorea A. & Hammett, S.T. (1998). Spatio-Temporal Vernier Acuity. Spatial Vision, 11, 295-313.

Hammett, S.T., Georgeson M.A. & Gorea A. (1998). Motion blur and motion sharpening: temporal smear and local contrast non-linearity, Vision Research, 38, 2099-2108.

Gorea A. & Agonie C. (1997). 2D Motion Aliasing Yielding 3D Ambiguity. A Study with Variants of a Necker Cube, Vision Research, 37, 2195-2206.

Papathomas T.V., Kashi, R.S. & Gorea A. (1997). A human vision based computational model for texture segregation, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man & Cybernetics–Part B: Cybernetics, 27, 428-440.

Papathomas T.V, Gorea A. & Chubb C. (1996). Precise assessment of mean luminance of texture patches: a task-oriented approach, Vision Research, 36, 3775-3784.

Kashi, K.S., Papathomas T.V., Gorea A. & Julesz B. (1996). Similarities between Texture Grouping and Motion Perception: The role of Color, Luminance and Orientation, International Journal of Imaging Systems & Technology, 7, 85-91.

Papathomas T.V, Kovacs I., Gorea A. & Julesz B. (1995). A unified approach to the perception of motion, stereo and static flow patterns, Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers, 27, 419-432.

Gorea A. (1995). Spatiotemporal characterization of a Fourier and non-Fourier motion system, Vision Research, 35, 907-915.

Kashi, R.S., Papathomas T.V., Gorea A. (1994). A computational model for texture perception with chromatic and achromatic images. Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Engineering Advances: New Opportunities for Biomedical Engineers. Proc. Annual International Conference of the IEEE, 1, 702-703.

Gorea A., Papathomas T.V. & Kovacs I. (1993b). Two motion systems with common and separate pathways for color and luminance, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA, 90, 11197-11201.

Gorea A., Papathomas T.V. & Kovacs I. (1993a). Motion perception with spatiotemporally matched chromatic and achromatic information reveals a "slow" and a "fast" motion system, Vision Research, 33, 2515-2534.

Gorea A. & Papathomas T.V. (1993). "Double-opponency" as a generalized concept in texture segregation illustrated with color, luminance and orientation defined stimuli, Journal of the Optical Society of America, A 10, 1450-1462.

Agonie C. & Gorea A. (1993). Equivalent Luminance Contrast of red-green drifting stimuli: dependency on luminance-color interactions and on the psychophysical task, Journal of the Optical Society of America, A 10, 1341-1352.

Gorea A., Lorenceau J., Bagot J.-D. & Papathomas T.V. (1992). Sensitivity to colour- and to orientation-carried motion respectively improves and deteriorates under equiluminant background conditions, Spatial Vision, 6, 285-302.

Papathomas T.V., Gorea A. & Julesz B. (1991) Two carriers for motion perception: Colour and Luminance, Vision Research, 31, 1883-1891.

Gorea A. & Papathomas T.V. (1991). Extending a class of motion stimuli to study multi-attribute texture perception, Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers, 23, 5-8.

Gorea A. & Lorenceau J. (1991). Directional performances with moving plaids: Component-related and plaid-related processing modes coexist, Spatial Vision, 5, 231-252.

Gorea A. & Papathomas T.V. (1991). Texture segregation by chromatic and achromatic visual pathways: An analogy with motion perception, Journal of the Optical Society of America, A 8, 386-393.

Papathomas T.V. & Gorea A. (1990). Ambiguities in 3-D patterns induced by lighting assumptions, Perception, 19, 569-571.

Gorea A. & Julesz, B. (1990). Context superiority in a detection task with line-element stimuli: a low-level effect, Perception, 19, 5-16.

Gorea A. & Papathomas T.V. (1989). Motion processing by chromatic and achromatic visual pathways, Journal of the Optical Society of America, A 6, 590-602.

Papathomas T.V. & Gorea A. (1988). Simultaneous motion perception along multiple attributes stimuli, Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers, 20, 528-536.

Gorea A. (1987). Masking efficiency as a function of stimulus onset asynchrony for spatial frequency detection and identification, Spatial Vision, 2, 51-60.

Tyler C.W. & Gorea A. (1986). Different encoding mechanisms for phase and contrast, Vision Research, 26, 1073-1082.

Gorea A. & Tyler C.W. (1986). New look at Bloch's law for contrast, Journal of the Optical Society of America, A 3, 52-61.

Gorea A. (1986). Temporal integration characteristics in spatial frequency identification, Vision Research, 26, 511-515.

Gorea A. (1985). Spatial integration characteristics in motion detection and direction identification, Spatial Vision, 1, 85-102.

Gorea A. & Lorenceau J. (1984). Perceptual bistability with counterphase gratings, Vision Research, 24, 1321-1331.

Gorea A. & Fiorentini A. (1982). Interactions orientationnelles entre des réseaux stationnaires et en mouvement, L'Année Psychologique, 82, 45-65.

Gorea A. (1979). Directional and non-directional coding of a spatio-temporal modulated stimulus, Vision Research, 19, 545-549.

Kulikowski J.J. & Gorea A. (1978). Complete adaptation to patterned stimuli: a necessary and sufficient condition for Weber's law for contrast, Vision Research, 18, 1223-1227.

Gorea A. (1977). Les canaux de fréquence spatiale sont-ils susceptibles de s'adapter ?, L'Année Psychologique, 77, 311-324.



Papathomas T.V., Chubb C., Gorea A. & Kowler E. (Eds., 1995) Early Vision and Beyond, M.I.T. Press.

Gorea A. (Ed., 1991, 2009). Representations of Vision. Trends and Tacit Assumptions in Vision Research, Cambridge University Press [click here to see excerpts].



Vidal, P.-P., Roby-Brami, A., Gorea, A. & Zytnicki, D. (2009). Comment le cerveau traite l’information. Di@logues de Descartes n°4, Recherche

Gorea, A. & Sagi, D. (2005). On Attention and Decision. In L. Itti, G. Rees & J. Tsotsos (Eds), Neurobiology of Attention, Academic Press / Elsevier (pp. 152-159).

Bagot, J.-D., Gorea, A. & Tonnoir, S. (1999). Différences interindividuelles dans l'effet d'amorçage de la direction et de la vitesse d'un stimulus en mouvement. In Huteau M. & Lautrey J. (Eds), Psychologie et différences individuelles (pp. 79-86), Rennes, Presses Universitaires de Rennes.

Kashi, R.S., Papathomas, T.V. & Gorea, A. (1997). Grouping in sparse random-dot patterns: Linear and non-linear mechanisms. In B.E. Rogowitz & Pappas T.N. (Eds.) SPIE: Human vision and electronic imaging II, 3016, 420-429.

Papathomas, T.V., McGowan, J.W., Chubb, C. & Gorea, A. (1996). Two neural pathways for Fourier and non-Fourier Motion, Li K.-J. & Reisman S.S. (Eds.) Proc. IEEE 22nd Ann. Northeast Bioengineering Conf., 42-43.

Papathomas, T.V. & Gorea, A. (1995). Vivid depth percepts from simple grey-level line patterns, In The Pattern Book, C. Pickover Ed., pp. 319-320, World Scientific Publishing.

Gorea, A. (1995). Color and luminance information in the processing of visual motion. The 7th International Forum on the Frontier of Telecommunications Technology, 6-1- 6-19.

Gorea, A. (1991). Thoughts on the Specific Nerve Energy, In Representations of Vision. Trends and Tacit Assumptions in Vision Research, A. Gorea Ed., Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 219-229.

Papathomas, T.V. & Gorea, A. (1990). The role of visual attributes in texture perception, In B.E. Rogowitz (Ed.), Human Vision, Visual Processing and Digital Display, Proc. SPIE, 395-403.

Papathomas, T.V. & Gorea, A. (1989). A new paradigm for testing human and machine motion perception, In Human Vision, Visual Processing and Digital Display, Bernice E. Rogowitz, Ed., Proc. SPIE 1077, 285-291.

Gorea, A. & Rogowitz, B. (1980). Detection of complex spatio-temporal patterns, In Recent Advances in Vision. Optical Society of America.



 Le codage visuel des constituants élémentaires de l'image: approche psychophysique, Thèse d'Etat ès Sciences Naturelles, Paris VI, 1986.

Aspects dynamiques et stationnaires dans le codage des fréquences spatiales, Thèse de IIIe cycle en Psychologie, Paris V, 1978.



(NB. Asterisks denote peered reviewed publications of Bell Laboratories)

Papathomas T.V., Gorea A., Feher A. & Conway T. (1997). Attention-based texture segregation. TR-35, Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science.

Gorea A. & Bagot J.-D. (1991-1993). Interactions entre couleur et luminance dans la perception du mouvement, Rapports périodiques (tous les 6 mois) plus un Rapport Final (1993), DRET # 91/074.

Gorea A., Lorenceau J. & Bagot J.-D. (1989-1991). Contribution des attributs de couleur et d'orientation à la perception visuelle du mouvement, Rapports périodiques (tous les 4 mois) plus un Rapport Final (1991), DRET # 88/114.

 *Papathomas T.V., Gorea A. & Julesz B. (1989). Color does resolve ambiguities in apparent motion perception, Bell Labs. Techn. Mem., 890306.

 *Papathomas T.V., Gorea A., Chang J.J. & Julesz B. (1988). The relative strength of depth and orientation in motion perception, Bell Labs. Techn. Mem., 880222.

 *Papathomas T.V. & Gorea A. (1988). Simultaneous motion perception along multiple attributes stimuli, Bell Labs. Techn. Mem., 880221.

 *Gorea A. & Julesz B. (1988). Face superiority in a detection task: a low-level effect, Bell Labs. Techn. Mem., 880220.

 *Gorea A. & Papathomas T.V. (1987). Form and surface attributes in motion perception studied with a new class of stimuli: a basic asymmetry, Bell Labs. Techn. Mem., 870924.

 *Gorea A. (1987b). Possible reformulations of the "Attentive/Preattentive" dichotomy in visual processing, Bell Labs. Techn. Mem., 870923.

*Gorea A. & Papathomas T.V. (1987a). Motion processing by chromatic and achromatic visual pathways, Bell Labs. Techn. Mem., 870921.

Gorea A. (1984). Détection, Reconnaissance et Excentricité Rétinienne, Rapport ATP # 955130 (Neurobiologie Sensorielle et Comportementale), CNRS.

Gorea A. (1981). La surface spatio-temporelle de la sensibilité visuelle, Rapport CCETT # GSA92545.



Gorea A. (2015). Mémoire et perception : et si voir c’était toujours revoir ? Artension, 135,  74-75.

Vidal, P.-P., Roby-Brami, A., Gorea, A. & Zytnicki, D. (2009) Comment le cerveau traite l’information. Di@logues de Descartes, 4, 52-58.

Gorea A., Demany L. & Bonnet C. (1985). Détection et identification en vision et en audition, Bull. Psychol. 39, 349-353.



Monnin, F. & Gorea, A. (2003), curators. Apperceptions, a Present Art Exhibition organized in conjunction with the 26th ECVP (Paris Sept. 1-5) at the États d’Art gallery, 65 rue Guénégau, 75006 Paris, Sept. 1-6.

       Catalogue: Perception, 32

                                               see also:        Original project

                                                                     Closure evening

                                                                     Expo review

Papathomas T.V. & Gorea A. (1997). Now you see it, now you don't; or don't you? Thresholds: Limits of Perception, NY Arts Biennial '97 & Celebrating Vision @NYU, collective exhibit organized by Ana Maria Torres & Denis Pelli, October 14-25. Catalogue: NY Arts Magazine, NY: Ana Maria Torres & Denis Pelli (click here to see the enlarged image).


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