Principal Investigator:


Sean MacEvoy, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Psychology

Boston College


Office: 503 McGuinn


Mailing address:

140 Commonwealth Avenue

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467


t: 617-552-4365

f: 617-552-0523

















Selected publications:

MacEvoy, S.P. (2013) "What?" and "Where?" versus "What is Where?": The impact of task on coding of object form and position in the lateral occipital complex. Journal of Vision. 13:21.

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MacEvoy, S.P., & Yang, Z. (2012).  Joint neuronal tuning for object form and position in the human lateral occipital complex. NeuroImage. 63:1901-1908.

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MacEvoy, S.P., & Epstein, R.A. (2011). Constructing scenes from objects in human occipitotemporal cortex. Nature Neuroscience, doi:10.1038/nn.2903.

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Morgan, L.K., MacEvoy, S.P., Aguirre, G.K., & Epstein, R.A. (2011) Distances between real-world locations are represented in the human hippocampus. Jounral of Neuroscience. 31:1238-1245 


Ward, E.J., MacEvoy, S.P., & Epstein, R.A. (2010) Eye-centered encoding of visual space in scene-selective regions. Jounral of Vision, 10:14

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MacEvoy, S.P. & Epstein, R.A. (2009). Decoding the representation of multiple simultaneous objects in human occipitotemporal cortex. Current Biology, 19: 943-947.

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MacEvoy, S.P., Tucker, T.R., & Fitzpatrick, D. (2009) A precide form of divisive suppression supports population coding in primary visual cortex. Nature Neuroscience, 12:637-645.

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MacEvoy, S.P., Hanks, T.D., and Paradiso, M.A. (2008) Macaque V1 activity during natural vision: effects of natural scenes and saccades. Journal of Neurophysiology,99:460-472.


MacEvoy, S.P., & Epstein, R.A. (2007) Position selectivity in scene- and object-responsive occipitotemporal regions. Journal of Neurophysiology, 98: 2089-2098.