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Kaiser D, Haeberle G, Cichy RM (2020) Coherent natural scene structure facilitates the extraction of task-relevant object information in visual cortex. bioRxiv; doi: 10.1101/2020.12.01.406959. <bioRxiv>

Dwivedi K, Bonner MF, Cichy RM, Roig G (2020)Unveiling functions of the visual cortex using task-specific deep neural networks. bioRxiv; doi: 10.1101/2020.11.27.401380. <bioRxiv> <project page>

Cichy RM, Roig G, Andonian A, Dwivedi K, Lahner B, Lascelles A, Mohsenzadeh Y, Ramakrishnan K, Oliva A (2019) The Algonauts Project: A Platform for Communication between the Sciences of Biological and Artificial Intelligence. arXiv: 1905.05675. <arXiv>


accepted & in press



Bayet L, Zinszer D, Reilly E, Cataldo JK, Pruitt Z, Cichy RM, Nelson III CA, Aslin RN (2020) Temporal dynamics of visual representations in the infant brain. Devel Cogn Neurosci; doi: 10.1016/j.dcn.2020.100860. <article> <bioRxiv>

Kaiser D, Inciuraite G, Cichy RM (2020) Rapid contextualization of fragmented scene information in the human visual system.  Neuroimage 219:117045 ; doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2020.117045.   <article> <bioRxiv> <data>

Cichy RM, Oliva A (2020) A M/EEG-fMRI Fusion Primer: Resolving Human Brain Responses in Space and Time. Neuron 1-7(5): 772-281; doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2020.07.001. <article>

Xie S, Kaiser D, Cichy RM (2020) Visual Imagery and perception share neural representations in the alpha frequency band. Curr Biol 30(13):2621-2627. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2020.04.074. <article> <data>

Dwivedi K, Cichy RM*, Roig G* (2020) Unravelling Representations in Scene-selective Brain Regions Using Scene Parsing Deep Neural Networks. J Cog Neuro 8: 1-20; doi: 10.1101/2020.03.10.985309. <bioRxiv> <article>

Dwivedi K, Juang J, Cichy RM*, Roig G* (2020). Duality Diagram Similarity: a generic framework for initialization selection in task transfer learning. . In: Vedaldi A., Bischof H., Brox T., Frahm JM. (eds) Computer Vision – ECCV 2020. ECCV 2020. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 12371. Springer, Cham. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-58574-7_30.  <arXiv>

Kaiser D, Haberle G, Cichy RM (2020) Real-world structure facilitates the rapid emergence of scene category information in visual brain signals.  J Neurophysiol 124(1):145-151; doi: 10.1152/jn.00164.2020. <article> <bioRxiv> <data>

Kaiser D, Häberle G, Cichy RM (2020) Cortical Sensitivity to Natural Scene Structure. Hum Brain Map 41: 1286-1295; doi: 10.1002/hbm.24875. <article> <bioRxiv> <data>


Cichy RM, Roig G, Oliva A (2019) The Algonauts Project. Nat Machin Intel 1: 630.

Kietzmann T, Courtney JS, Sörensen L, Cichy RM, Hauk O, Kriegeskorte N (2019). Recurrence required to capture the dynamic computations of the human ventral visual stream. PNAS 116(43): 21854-21863; doi: 10.1073/pnas.1905544116. <article> <arXiv>

Kaiser D, Turini J, Cichy RM (2019). A neural mechanism for contextualizing fragmented inputs during naturalistic vision. eLife 2019; 8: e48182, doi: 10.7554/eLife.48182. <article> <arXiv> <data>

Kaiser D, Quek GL, Cichy RM, Peelen MV (2019) Object vision in a structured world. Trends Cogn Sci 23(8): 672-685. <pdf>

Cichy RM, Kriegeskorte N, Jozwik K, van den Bosch JJF, Charest I (2019) The spatiotemporal neural dynamics underlying perceived similarity for real-world objects. Neuroimage 194: 12-24. <bioRxiv> <pdf>

Cichy RM, Kaiser D (2019) Deep neural networks as scientific models. TrendsCognSci 23(4): 305-317; doi: 10.1016/j.tics.2019.01.009. <article>

Ambrus GG*, Kaiser D*, Cichy RM, Kovács G (2019) The neural dynamics of familiar face recognition. CerebCortex bhz010; doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhz010. <bioRxiv> <article>

Mohsenzadeh Y, Mullin C, Lahner B, Cichy RM, Oliva A (2019) Reliability and Generalizability of Similarity-Based Fusion of MEG and fMRI Data in Human Ventral and Dorsal Visual Streams. Vision 3(1), 8; doi: 10.3390/vision3010008. <bioRxiv> <article>


Kaiser D, Cichy RM (2018) Typical visual-field locations facilitate access to awareness for everyday objects. Cognition 180: 118-122; doi: 10.1016/j.cognition.2018.07.009. <data>

Khaligh-Razavi SM, Cichy RM, Pantazis D, Oliva A (2018) Tracking the spatiotemporal neural dynamics of real-world object size and animacy in the human brain. JCognNeurosci 30(11):1559-1576, doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_01290. <article>

Grootswagers T, Cichy RM, Carlson T (2018) Finding decodable information that is read out in behaviour. Neuroimage 179: 252-262; doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.06.022. <article> <bioRxiv>

Chen Y, Cichy RM, Stannat W, Haynes JD (2018) Scale-specific analysis of fMRI data on the irregular cortical surface. Neuroimage 181: 370-381. <article> <bioRxiv>

Pantazis D, Fang M, Qin S, Mohsenzadeh Y, Li Q, Cichy RM (2018) Decoding the orientation of contrast edges from MEG evoked and induced responses. Neuroimage 180:267-279; doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.07.022. <article> <bioRxiv>

Hebart MN, Bankson BB, Harel A, Baker CI*, Cichy RM* (2018) Representational dynamics of task context and its influence on visual object processing. eLife 2018; 7:e32816, doi: 10.7554/eLife.32816. <article> <bioRxiv>

Kaiser D, Cichy RM (2018) Typical visual-field locations enhance processing in object-selective channels of human occipital cortex. JNeurophys; doi: 10.1152/jn.00229.2018. <article> <data>

Kaiser D, Moeskops MM, Cichy RM (2018) Typical retinotopic locations impact the time course of object coding. Neuroimage 176: 372:379; doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.05.0066. <article> <bioRxiv> <data>

Guggenmos M, Sterzer P, Cichy RM (2018) Multivariate pattern analysis for MEG: a comprehensive comparison of dissimilarity measures.  Neuroimage 173:434-447; doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.02.044. <article> <bioRxiv> <matlab & python tutorial>

Mohsenzadeh Y, Qin S, Cichy RM, Pantazis D (2018) Ultra-Rapid serial visual presentation reveals dynamics of feedforward and feedback processes in the ventral visual pathway. eLife 2018;7:e36329; doi: 10.7554/eLife.36329. <article> <bioRxiv>

Grootswager T, Cichy RM , Carlson T (2018) Finding decodable information that is read out in behaviour.  Neuroimage 179: 252-262; doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.06.022.  <article> <bioRxiv>


Cichy RM, Pantazis D (2017) Multivariate pattern analysis of MEG and EEG: a comparison of representational structure in time and space. Neuroimage 158:441-454. <article> <bioRxiv <data>

Cichy RM, Khosla A, Pantazis D, & Oliva A (2017) Dynamics of scene representations in the human brain revealed by magnetoencephalography and deep neural networks. Neuroimage 153:346-358, doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.03.063. <article> <project page> <bioRxiv>

Cichy RM, Teng S (2017) Resolving the neural dynamics of visual and auditory scene processing in the human brain: a methodological approach. PhilTransRSocB 372:1714. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2016.0108. <pdf>


Cichy, RM, Pantazis D & Oliva A (2016) Similarity-based fusion of MEG and fMRI reveals spatio-temporal information flow in visual object recognition. CerebCortex 26(8):3563-79. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhw135. <article> <bioRxiv>  <project page>

Cichy RM, Khosla A, Pantazis D, Torralba A & Oliva A (2016) Comparison of deep neural networks to spatio-temporal cortical dynamics of human visual object recognition reveals hierarchical correspondence. SciReports 6:27755; doi: 10.1038/srep27755. <article> <project page> <arXiv>

Cichy RM, Ramirez MF, Pantazis D (2016) Can visual information encoded in cortical columns be decoded from magnetoencephalography data in humans? Neuroimage 121: 193-204; doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.07.011. <pdf> <arXiv> <tics-spotlight>


Guggenmos M, Thoma V, Haynes JD, Richardson-Klavehn A, Cichy RM*, Sterzer P* (2015) Spatial attention enhances object coding in local and distributed representations of lateral occipital complex. Neuroimage 116:149-157; doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.04.004. <pdf>

Guggenmos M, Thoma V, Cichy RM, Haynes, JD, Sterzer P, Richardson-Klavehn R (2015) Non-holistic coding of objects in lateral occipital complex with and without attention. Neuroimage 107:356-363; doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.12.013.

Christophel TB, Cichy RM, Hebart MN, Haynes JD (2015) Early visual and parietal cortex encodes working memory across mental transformations. Neuroimage, doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.11.018.


Ramirez F, Cichy RM, Allefeld C, Haynes JD (2014) The neural code for face orientation in the human fusiform face area. J Neurosci, 34(36): 12155-12167; doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3156-13.2014. <pdf>

Cichy RM, Pantazis D, Oliva A (2014) Resolving human object recognition in space and time. Nat Neurosci 17(3): 455-462; doi: 10.1038/NN.3635. <pdf> <news&views> <news>

before 2014

Cichy RM, Sterzer P, Heinzle J, Haynes JD (2013) Uncovering principles of large-scale object representation: category preference and location encoding. Hum Brain Mapp 34(7):1636-1651. <pdf>

Cichy RM, Heinzle J, Haynes JD (2012) Imagery and perception share cortical representations of content and location. Cereb Cortex 22(2): 372-380. <pdf>

Cichy RM, Chen Y, Haynes, JD (2011).Encoding the identity and location of objects in human LOC. Neuroimage 54(3): 2297-307. <pdf>

Schmidt S, Cichy RM, Kraft A, Brocke J, Irlbacher K, Brandt SA (2009) An initial transient-state and reliable measure of corticospinal excitability in TMS studies. Clin Neurophysiol; 120(5): 987-93. <pdf>

Brocke J, Schmidt S, Irlbacher K, Cichy RM, Brandt SA (2008) Transcranial cortex stimulation and fMRI: electrophysiological correlates of dual-pulse BOLD signal modulation. Neuroimage 40(2): 631-43. <pdf>


Cichy RM (2015) Review of ‚Handbuch Kognitionswissenschaft; Achim Stephan, Sven Walter (Eds.). Phen Cogn Sci; doi:10.1007/s11097-015-9431-1.

Heinzle, J, Anders, S, Bode, S, Bogler, C, Chen, Y, Cichy, RM, Hackmack, K, Kahnt, T, Kalberlah, C, Reverberi, C, Soon, SC, Tusche, A, Weygandt, M & Haynes, JD (2012) Multivariate decoding of fMRI data – towards a content-based cognitive neuroscience. Neuroforum, 1, 160-177.

Cichy RM (2007) Transkranielle Hirnstimulation – Kausalität zwischen Gehirn und Geist. Nervenheilkunde. Nervenheilkunde 26 (12): 1148-1151.

Cichy RM, Fischer L, Rettenbacher S, Tsouni G (2007) Klosterwelten- Welt und Kloster. Projekt Junges Europa, Hannover: Wehrhahn Verlag.

Cichy RM (2005) The Dennettian Concept of Intentionality: Past and Present. Publications of the Institute of Cognitive Science. Volume 8-2005, Osnabrück.

* shared authorship