Photographer: Yair Pinto

dr. Y. (Yaïr) Pinto

  • Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    Programme group Brain and Cognition
  • Visiting address
    REC G
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 129  Room number: 0.07
  • Postal address:
    Postbus  15915
    1001 NK  Amsterdam
    T: 0205256847
    T: 0205256840


  • Beek, T. F., Matzke, D., Pinto, Y., Rotteveel, M., Gierholz, A., Verhagen, A. J., ... Wagenmakers, E. M. (2018). Incidental Haptic Sensations May Not Influence Social Judgments: A Purely Confirmatory Replication Attempt of Study 1 by Ackerman, Nocera, and Bargh (2010). Journal of Articles in Support of the Null Hypothesis, 69-90.


  • Pinto, Y., de Haan, E. H. F., & Lamme, V. A. F. (2017). The Split-Brain phenomenon revisited: A single conscious agent with split perception. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 21(11), 835-851. DOI: 10.1016/j.tics.2017.09.003  [details] 
  • Lammers, N. A., de Haan, E. H., & Pinto, Y. (2017). No Evidence of Narrowly Defined Cognitive Penetrability in Unambiguous Vision. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, [852]. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00852  [details] 
  • Pinto, Y., Neville, D. A., Otten, M., Corballis, P. M., Lamme, V. A. F., de Haan, E. H. F., ... Fabri, M. (2017). Split brain: Divided perception but undivided consciousness. Brain, 140(5), 1231–1237. DOI: 10.1093/brain/aww358  [details] 
  • Otten, M., Pinto, Y., Paffen, C. L. E., Seth, A. K., & Kanai, R. (2017). The uniformity illusion: Central stimuli can determine peripheral perception. Psychological Science, 28(1), 56-68. DOI: 10.1177/0956797616672270  [details] 
  • Otten, M., Seth, A. K., & Pinto, Y. (2017). A social bayesian brain: How social knowledge can shape visual perception. Brain and Cognition, 112, 69-77. DOI: 10.1016/j.bandc.2016.05.002  [details] 
  • Pinto, Y., Vandenbroucke, A. R., Otten, M., Sligte, I. G., Seth, A. K., & Lamme, V. A. F. (2017). Conscious visual memory with minimal attention. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General, 146(2), 214-226. DOI: 10.1037/xge0000255 , 10.1037/xge0000255.supp  [details] 


  • Pinto, Y., van Gaal, S., de Lange, F. P., Lamme, V. A. F., & Seth, A. K. (2015). Expectations accelerate entry of visual stimuli into awareness. Journal of Vision, 15(8), [13]. DOI: 10.1167/15.8.13  [details] 
  • Rotteveel, M., Gierholz, A., Koch, G., van Aalst, C., Pinto, Y., Matzke, D., ... Wagenmakers, E-J. (2015). On the automatic link between affect and tendencies to approach and avoid: Chen and Bargh (1999) revisited. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, [335]. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00335  [details] 
  • Wagenmakers, E-J., Beek, T. F., Rotteveel, M., Gierholz, A., Matzke, D., Steingroever, H., ... Pinto, Y. (2015). Turning the hands of time again: a purely confirmatory replication study and a Bayesian analysis. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, [494]. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00494  [details] 


  • Pinto, Y., Sligte, I. G., Shapiro, K. L., & Lamme, V. A. F. (2013). Fragile visual short-term memory is an object-based and location-specific store. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 20(4), 732-739. DOI: 10.3758/s13423-013-0393-4  [details] 
  • Pinto, Y., van der Leij, A. R., Sligte, I. G., Lamme, V. A. F., & Scholte, H. S. (2013). Bottom-up and top-down attention are independent. Journal of Vision, 13(3), 16. [16]. DOI: 10.1167/13.3.16  [details] 



  • Pinto, Y., Otten, M., Cohen, M. A., Wolfe, J. M., & Horowitz, T. S. (2011). The boundary conditions for Bohr’s law: when is reacting faster than acting? Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 73(2), 613-620. DOI: 10.3758/s13414-010-0057-7  [details] 
  • Cohen, M. A., Pinto, Y., Howe, P. D. L., & Horowitz, T. S. (2011). The what-where trade-off in multiple-identity tracking. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 73(5), 1422-1434. DOI: 10.3758/s13414-011-0089-7  [details] 
  • Evans, K. K., Horowitz, T. S., Howe, P., Pedersini, R., Reijnen, E., Pinto, Y., & Wolfe, J. M. (2011). Visual attention. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews. Cognitive Science, 2(5), 503-514. DOI: 10.1002/wcs.127  [details] 
  • Howe, P. D. L., Drew, T., Pinto, Y., & Horowitz, T. S. (2011). Remapping attention in multiple object tracking. Vision Research, 51(5), 489-495. DOI: 10.1016/j.visres.2011.01.001  [details] 


  • Pinto, Y., Howe, P. D. L., Cohen, M. A., & Horowitz, T. S. (2010). The more often you see an object, the easier it becomes to track it. Journal of Vision, 10(10), 4. DOI: 10.1167/10.10.4  [details] 
  • Howe, P. D. L., Cohen, M. S., Pinto, Y., & Horowitz, T. S. (2010). Distinguishing between parallel and serial accounts of multiple object tracking. Journal of Vision, 10(8), 1-13. DOI: 10.1167/10.8.11  [details] 
  • Howe, P. D. L., Pinto, Y., & Horowitz, T. S. (2010). The coordinate systems used in visual tracking. Vision Research, 50, 2375-2380. DOI: 10.1016/j.visres.2010.09.026  [details] 


  • Pinto, Y., Lamme, V. A. F., & de Haan, E. H. F. (2017). Cross-cueing cannot explain unified control in split-brain patients. Brain, 140(11), [e68]. DOI: 10.1093/brain/awx235  [details] 
  • Pinto, Y., de Haan, E. H. F., & Lamme, V. A. F. (2017). Split-Brain, unified consciousness. Poster session presented at Annual meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness, Beijing, China.

Talk / presentation

  • Pinto, Y. (speaker) (8-6-2017). The requirements for conscious unity, Technical University of Kaiserslautern.
  • Pinto, Y. (speaker) (3-2-2017). Split-Brain, unified consciousness, Tokyo consciousness association.
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