Journal Articles

Nasr, S., Skerswetat, J., Gaier, E. D., Malladi, S. N., Kennedy, B., Tootell, R. B. H., Bex, P., and Hunter, D. G. (2024) Using high-resolution functional MRI to differentiate impacts of strabismic and anisometropic amblyopia on evoked ocular dominance activity in humans. bioRxiv. [pdf]

Haenelt, D., Trampel, R., Nasr, S., Polimeni, J.R., Tootell, R., Sereno, M.I., Pine, K.J., Edwards, L.J., Helbling, S., Weiskopf, N. (2023) High-resolution quantitative and functional MRI indicate lower myelination of thin and thick stripes in human secondary visual cortex. elife. [pdf]

Rosas, H. D., Lewis, L., Connors, N., Mercaldo, N. D., Nasr, S. (in press). Are you angry? Neural basis of impaired facial expression recognition in pre-manifest Huntington’s. Parkinsonism & Related Disorders. [pdf]

Kennedy, B., Malladi, S.N., Nasr, S. (pre-print). A previously ignored scene-selective site is the key to encoding ego-motion in natural environments. . [pdf]

Kennedy, B., Bex, P., Hunter, D. G., & Nasr, S. (2023). Two interdigitated fine-scale channels for encoding motion and stereopsis within the human magnocellular stream. Progress in Neurobiology. [pdf]

Tootell, R.B., Nasiriavanaki, Z., Babadi, B., Greve, D.N., Nasr, S., & Holt, D.J. (2022). Interdigitated Columnar Representation of Personal Space and Visual Space in Human Parietal Cortex. Journal of Neuroscience. [pdf]

Wang, J., Nasr, S., Roe, A. W., & Polimeni, J. R. (2022). Critical factors in achieving fine-scale functional MRI: Removing sources of inadvertent spatial smoothing. Human Brain Mapping. [pdf]

Nasr, S., Kleinfeld, D., & Polimeni, J. R. (2021). The Global Configuration of Visual Stimuli Alters Co-Fluctuations of Cross-Hemispheric Human Brain Activity. Journal of Neuroscience, 41(47), 9756–9766. [pdf]

Tootell, R. B. H., & Nasr, S. (2020). Scotopic Vision Is Selectively Processed in Thick-Type Columns in Human Extrastriate Cortex. Cerebral Cortex, 00(00), 1-19. [pdf]

Berman, A. J. L., Grissom, W. A., Witzel, T., Nasr, S., Park, D. J., Setsompop, K., & Polimeni, J. R. (in press). Ultra‐high spatial resolution BOLD fMRI in humans using combined segmented‐accelerated VFA‐FLEET with a recursive RF pulse design. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, mrm.28415. [pdf]

Nasr, S., LaPierre, C., Vaughn, C. E., Witzel, T., Stockmann, J. P., & Polimeni, J. R. (2020). In vivo functional localization of the temporal monocular crescent representation in human primary visual cortex. NeuroImage, 209, 116516. [pdf]

Nasr, S., & Tootell, R. B. H. (2020). Asymmetries in Global Perception Are Represented in Near-versus Far-Preferring Clusters in Human Visual Cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, 36(40), 355-368. [pdf]

Tuominen, L., Boeke, E., DeCross, S., Wolthusen, R. P., Nasr, S., Milad, M., Vangel, M., Tootell, R., & Holt, D. (2019). The relationship of perceptual discrimination to neural mechanisms of fear generalization. NeuroImage, 188, 445–455. [pdf]

Nasr, S., & Rosas, H. D. (2019). Impact of Huntington’s Disease on Mental Rotation Performance in Motor Pre-Symptomatic Individuals. Journal of Huntington’s Disease, 8(3), 339–356. [pdf]

Nasr, S., & Tootell, R. B. H. (2018). Visual field biases for near and far stimuli in disparity selective columns in human visual cortex. NeuroImage, 168, 358–365. [pdf]

Wolthusen, R. P. F., Coombs, G., Boeke, E. A., Ehrlich, S., DeCross, S. N., Nasr, S., & Holt, D. J. (2018). Correlation Between Levels of Delusional Beliefs and Perfusion of the Hippocampus and an Associated Network in a Non–Help-Seeking Population. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, 3(2), 178–186. [pdf]

Nasr, S., & Tootell, R. B. H. (2018). Columnar organization of mid-spectral and end-spectral hue preferences in human visual cortex. NeuroImage, 181, 748–759. [pdf]

Tootell, R. B. H., & Nasr, S. (2017). Columnar segregation of magnocellular and parvocellular streams in human extrastriate cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, 37(33), 8014–8032. [pdf]

Nasr, S., & Rosas, H. D. (2016). Impact of Visual Corticostriatal Loop Disruption on Neural Processing within the Parahippocampal Place Area. Journal of Neuroscience, 36(40), 10456-10471. [pdf]

Echavarria, C., Nasr, S., & Tootell, R. (2016). Smooth versus textured surfaces: Feature-based category selectivity in human visual cortex. ENeuro, 3(5). [pdf]

Nasr, S., Polimeni, J. R., & Tootell, R. B. H. (2016). Interdigitated Color- and Disparity-Selective Columns within Human Visual Cortical Areas V2 and V3. Journal of Neuroscience, 36(6), 1841–1857. [pdf]

Nasr, S., Stemmann, H., Vanduffel, W., & Tootell, R. B. H. (2015). Increased visual stimulation systematically decreases activity in lateral intermediate cortex. Cerebral Cortex, 25(10), 4009–4028. [pdf]

Tootell, R. B. H., Echavarria, C., & Nasr, S. (2015). A problem of overlap. Visual Neuroscience, 32, E001. [pdf]

Holt, D. J., Boeke, E. A., Wolthusen, R. P. F., Nasr, S., Milad, M. R., & Tootell, R. B. H. (2014). A parametric study of fear generalization to faces and non-face objects: relationship to discrimination thresholds. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8(SEP), 1–12. [pdf]

Nasr, S., Echavarria, C. E., & Tootell, R. B. H. (2014). Thinking Outside the Box: Rectilinear Shapes Selectively Activate Scene-Selective Cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, 34(20), 6721–6735. [pdf]

Holt, D. J., Cassidy, B. S., Yue, X., Rauch, S. L., Boeke, E. A., Nasr, S., Tootell, R. B. H., & Coombs, G. (2014). Neural correlates of personal space intrusion. Journal of Neuroscience, 34(12), 4123–4134. [pdf]

Nasr, S., Devaney, K. J., & Tootell, R. B. H. (2013). Spatial encoding and underlying circuitry in scene-selective cortex. NeuroImage, 83, 892–900. [pdf]

Yue, X., Nasr, S., Devaney, K. J., Holt, D. J., & Tootell, R. B. H. (2013). FMRI analysis of contrast polarity in face-selective cortex in humans and monkeys. NeuroImage, 76, 57–69. [pdf]

Nasr, S., & Tootell, R. B. H. (2012). A cardinal orientation bias in scene-selective visual cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, 32(43), 14921–14926. [pdf]

Nasr, S. (2012). Sensitivity of event-related brain potentials to task rules. Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics, 74(6), 1343–1354. [pdf]

Nasr, S., Liu, N., Devaney, K. J., Yue, X., Rajimehr, R., Ungerleider, L. G., & Tootell, R. B. H. (2011). Scene-Selective Cortical Regions in Human and Nonhuman Primates. The Journal of Neuroscience, 31(39), 13771-13785. [pdf]

Nasr, S. (2010). Differential impact of attention on the early and late categorization related human brain potentials. Journal of Vision, 10(11), 1–18. [pdf]

Nasr, S., & Esteky, H. (2009). A study of N250 event-related brain potential during face and non-face detection tasks. Journal of Vision, 9(5), 5–5. [pdf]

Nasr, S., Moeeny, A., & Esteky, H. (2008). Neural Correlate of Filtering of Irrelevant Information from Visual Working Memory. PLoS ONE, 3(9), e3282. [pd

Book Chapters

Tootell, R. B. H., & Nasr, S. (2015). Primate Color Vision. In Brain Mapping: An Encyclopedia Reference, 489–506.

Rajimehr, R., Nasr, S., & Tootell, R. B. (2014). Deconstructing Scene Selectivity in Visual Cortex. SceneVision: Making Sense of What We See, 73-90.