Publications Derived from the Project
The Limits of Shape Recognition
following Late Emergence from Blindness
Ayelet McKyton,Ravid Doron, Itay Ben-Zion, and Ehud Zohary
Current Biology (2015) Volume 25, Issue 18, Pages 2373-2378
Size constancy following long-term visual deprivation
Elena Andres, Ayelet McKyton, Itay Ben-Zion, and Ehud Zohary.
Current Biology (2017) Volume 27, Issue 14, Pages R696–R697
Lack of automatic imitation in the newly sighted
Ayelet McKyton, Itay Ben-Zion, and Ehud Zohary
Psychological Science - Dec 1st 2017, Epub ahead of print
Previous Key Publications
Prof. Ehud Zohary
Correlated neuronal discharge rate and its implications for psychophysical performance.
Nature (1994) Zohary, E., Shadlen, M.N. and Newsome, W.T 370: 140- 143.
Visuo-haptic object-related activation in the ventral visual pathway.
Nature Neuroscience (2001) Amedi, A. Hendler, T., Peled, S., Malach, R. and Zohary, E. , 4: 324-330.
Early ‘visual’ cortex activation correlates with superior verbal-memory performance in the blind.
Nature Neuroscience. (2003) Amedi A, Raz N, Pianka P, Malach R and Zohary E 6: 758-766.
Dissociation between ventral and dorsal fMRI activation during object and action recognition.
Neuron (2005) Shmuelof L and Zohary E 47: 457-470.
Superior serial memory in the blind: a case of
cognitive compensatory adjustment
Raz N, Striem E, Pundak G, Orlov T, Zohary E
Current Biology. (2007) Jul 3;17(13):1129-33.
Mirror-image representation of action in the
anterior parietal cortex
Nature Neuroscience (2008) Shmuelof L, Zohary E Nov;11(11):1267-9.
Prof. Uri Polat
Lateral interactions between spatial channels: suppression and facilitation revealed by lateral masking experiments.
Vision Res (1993) Polat U., Sagi D. , 33: 993-999.
Collinear stimuli regulate visual responses depending on Cell's contrast threshold.
Nature (1998) Polat U., Mizobe, K., Kasamatsu, T., Norcia A.M. , 391: 580-584.
Improving vision in adult amblyopia by perceptual learning.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A (2004) Polat, U., Ma-Naim, T., Belkin, M., & Sagi, D.
Treatment of children with amblyopia by perceptual learning.
Vision Res (2009) Polat U., Ma-Naim T., Spirer A. 49: 2599-2603.
Training the brain to overcome the effect of aging on the human eye.
Scientific Reports (2012)
Polat, U., Schor, C.,Tong, JL., Zomet, A., Lev, M., Yehezkel, O., Sterkin, A., Levi, D. , 2: 278.
Dr. Itay Ben Zion
Surgical Results in the Management of Advanced Primary Congenital Glaucoma in a Rural Pediatric Population
Itay Ben-Zion MD, Oren Tomkins MD PhD, Daniel B. Moore MD, Eugene M. Helveston MD3
Outcomes of Pediatric Cataract Surgery Under Local
Anesthesia in a Rural Setting
Oren Tomkins-Netzer, Daniel B Moore, Zebiba Eshete, Hanna J Garzozi and Itay
Traumatic pediatric cataract in southern
Ethiopia—results of 49 cases
Michael Kinori, MD, Oren Tomkins-Netzer, MD, Tamara Wygnanski-Jaffe, MD, and
Itay Ben-Zion, MD
Prevalence of xerophthalmia among
malnourished children in rural Ethiopia
Daniel B. Moore, Wogen Shirefaw, Oren Tomkins-Netzer,
Zebiba Eshete, Hila Netzer-Tomkins & Itay Ben-Zion