Liu, L., Vikram, S., Lao, J., Ben, X., D'Amour, A., O'Banion, S., ... & Hoffman, M. D. (2020). Estimating the Changing Infection Rate of COVID-19 Using Bayesian Models of Mobility. medRxiv, doi: 10.1101/2020.08.06.20169664v1

Lao, J., Suter, C., Langmore, I., Chimisov, C., Saxena, A., Sountsov, P., Moore, D., Saurous, R.A., Hoffman, M.D. and Dillon, J.V., 2020. tfp.mcmc: Modern Markov Chain Monte Carlo Tools Built for Modern Hardware. arXiv preprint arXiv:2002.01184.

Kochurov, M., Carroll, C., Wiecki, T., & Lao, J. (2019). PyMC4: Exploiting Coroutines for Implementing a Probabilistic Programming Framework, NeurIPS Workshop on Program Transformations for Machine Learning. LINK

Lao, J. (2016). Reproducible Research with End-to-end Machine Inference Using Deep Learning and Bayesian Statistics. Journal of Brief Ideas. doi: 10.5281/zenodo.203086

Journal Articles

Rodger, H.1, Lao, J.1, Stoll, C.1, Richoz, A-R., Pascalis, O., Dye, M., & Caldara, R. (2021). The recognition of facial expressions of emotion in deaf and hearing individuals. Heliyon, 7(5)(2405-8440). doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2021.e07018. [PDF]

(1joint first authors)

Papinutto, M., Lao, J., Lalanne, D., & Caldara, R. (2020). Watchers do not follow the eye movements of Walkers. Vision Research, 176(130-140), doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2020.08.001. [PDF]

Stoll, C.1, Rodger, H.1, Lao, J.1, Richoz, A-R., Pascalis, O., Dye, M., & Caldara, R. (2019). Quantifying Facial Expression Intensity and Signal Use in Deaf Signers. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 24(346–355). doi: 10.1093/deafed/enz023. [PDF]

(1joint first authors)

Stacchi, L., Ramon, M., Lao, J., & Caldara, R. (2019). Neural Representations of Faces are Tuned to Eye Movements. Journal of Neuroscience, 2968(18). doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2968-18.2019. [PDF]

Nicholls, V. I., Jean-Charles, G., Lao, J., de Lissa, P., Caldara, R., & Miellet, S. (2019). Developing attentional control in naturalistic dynamic road crossing situations. Scientific Reports, 9(4176). doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-39737-7. [PDF]

Luisier, A-C., Petitpierre, G., Bérod, A. C., Richoz, A-R., Lao, J., Caldara, R., & Bensafi, M. (2019). Visual and Hedonic Perception of Food Stimuli in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their Relationship to Food Neophobia. Perception, 0301006619828300. doi: 10.1177/0301006619828300 [PDF]

Wyssen, A., Lao, J., Rodger, H., Humbel, N., Lennertz, J., Schuck, K., Isenschmid, B., Milos, G., Trier, S., Whinyates, K., & Assion, H.J. (2019). Facial Emotion Recognition Abilities in Women Experiencing Eating Disorders. Psychosomatic medicine, 81(2), 155-164. doi: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000664. [PDF]

Lüthold, P., Lao, J., He, L., Zhou, X., & Caldara, R. (2019). Waldo reveals cultural differences in return. Visual Cognition, 26(10), 817-830. doi: 10.1080/13506285.2018.1561567. [PDF]

Han, C., Wang, H., Fasolt, V., Hahn, A., Holzleitner, I. J., Lao, J., ... & Jones, B. (2018). No clear evidence for correlations between handgrip strength and sexually dimorphic acoustic properties of voices. American Journal of Human Biology, e23178. doi: 10.1002/ajhb.23178. [PDF]

Eulerich, M., Theis, JC., Lao, J., & Ramon, M. (2018). Do Fine Feathers Make a Fine Bird? The Influence of Attractiveness on Fraud-Risk Judgments by Internal Auditors. International Journal of Auditing, 1-13. doi: 10.1111/ijau.12137. [PDF]

Richoz, A-R., Lao, J., Pascalis, O., & Caldara, R. (2018). Tracking the recognition of static and dynamic facial expressions of emotion across the life span. Journal of Vision, 18(9), 5. doi: 10.1167/18.9.5. [PDF] [Supplementary Information]

Jones, B. C., Hahn, A. C., Fisher, C. I., Wang, H., Kandrik, M., Lao, J., Han, C., ... & DeBruine, L. M. (2018). No compelling evidence that more physically attractive young adult women have higher estradiol or progesterone. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 98, 1-5. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2018.07.026. [PDF]

Vizioli, L., Bratch, A.1, Lao, J.1, Ugurbil, K., Muckli, L., & Yacoub, E. (2018). Temporal multivariate pattern analysis (tMVPA): A single trial approach exploring the temporal dynamics of the BOLD signal. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 308, 74-87. doi: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2018.06.029. [PDF]

(1equal contribution)

Rodger, H., Lao, J., & Caldara, R. (2018). Quantifying facial expression signal and intensity use during development. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 174, 41-59. doi: 10.1016/j.jecp.2018.05.005. [PDF]

Ramon, M., Sokhn, N., Lao, J., & Caldara, R. (2018). Decisional space determines saccadic reaction times in healthy observers and acquired prosopagnosia. Cognitive Neuropsychology, doi: 10.1080/02643294.2018.1469482. [PDF]

Malaspina, M., Albonico, A., Lao, J., Caldara, R., & Daini, R. (2018). Mapping self-face recognition strategies in congenital prosopagnosia. Neuropsychology, 32(2), 123-137. doi: 10.1037/neu0000414. [PDF]

Lakens, D., Adolfi, F. G., …, Lao, J., …, Zwaan, R. A. (2018). Justify Your Alpha. Nature Human Behaviour, 2, 168-171. doi: 10.1038/s41562-018-0311-x. [PDF] [preprint v1]

Turano, M. T.1, Lao, J.1, Richoz, A-R., de Lissa, P., Degosciu, S. B., Viggiano, M. P., & Caldara, R. (2017). Fear boosts the early neural coding of faces. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 12(12), 1959-1971. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsx110. [PDF]

(1joint first authors)

Stoll, C., Palluel-Germain, R., Caldara, R., Lao, J., Dye, M. W. G., Aptel, F., & Pascalis, O. (2017). Face Recognition is Shaped by the Use of Sign Language. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 23(1), 62-70. doi: 10.1093/deafed/enx034. [PDF]

Papinutto, M., Lao, J., Ramon, M., Caldara, R., & Miellet, S. (2017). The Facespan—the perceptual span for face recognition. Journal of Vision, 17(5), 16. doi: 10.1167/17.5.16. [PDF] [Supplementary Information]

Garcia-Burgos, D., Lao, J., Munsch, S., & Caldara, R. (2017). Visual attention to food cues is differentially modulated by gustatory-hedonic and post-ingestive attributes. Food Research International, 97, 199-208. doi: 10.1016/j.foodres.2017.04.011. [PDF]

Lao, J., Miellet, S., Pernet, C., Sokhn, N., & Caldara, R. (2017). iMap4: An Open Source Toolbox for the Statistical Fixation Mapping of Eye Movement data with Linear Mixed Modeling. Behavior Research Methods, 49, 559-575. doi: 10.3758/s13428-016-0737-x. [PDF]

Ruffieux, N.1, Ramon, M.1, Lao, J.1, Colombo, F., Stacchi, L., Borruat, FX., Accolla, E., Annoni JM., & Caldara, R. (2016). Residual Perception of Biological Motion in Cortical Blindness. Neuropsychologia, 93, 301-311, doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2016.11.009. [PDF]

(1joint first authors)

Geangu, E.1, Ichikawa, H.1, Lao, J.1, Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M. K., & Caldara, R.2, & Turati, C2. (2016). Culture shapes 7-month-olds perceptual strategies in discriminating facial expressions of emotion. Current Biology, 26, R663–R664. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.05.072. [PDF] [Supplementary Information]

(1joint first authors and 2joint last authors)

Bovet, J., Lao, J., Bartholomée, O., Caldara, R., & Raymond, M. (2016). Mapping female bodily features of attractiveness. Scientific Reports, 6, 18551. doi: 10.1038/srep18551. [PDF] [Supplementary Information]

Miellet, S., Lao, J., & Caldara, R. (2014). An appropriate use of iMap produces correct statistical results: a reply to McManus (2013)“iMAP and iMAP2 produce erroneous statistical maps of eye-movement differences”. Perception, 43, 451-457. doi: 10.1068/p7682. [PDF]

Lao, J., Vizioli, L., & Caldara, R. (2013). Culture modulates the temporal dynamics of global/local processing. Culture and Brain, 1(2), 158-174. doi:10.1007/s40167-013-0012-2. [PDF]

Romeo, M., Vizioli, L., Breukink, M., Aganloo, K., Lao, J., Cotrufo, S., Caldara, R., & Morley, S. (2013). A Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Paradigm to Identify Distinct Cortical Areas of Facial Function: A Reliable Localizer. Plastic and reconstructive surgery, 131(4), 527e-533e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e3182818b68. [PDF]

Miellet, S., Zhou, X., He, L., Lao, J., & Caldara, R. (2012). When East meets West: gaze-contingent Blindspots abolish cultural diversity in eye movements for faces. Journal of Eye Movement Research, 5, 1-12. doi: 10.16910/jemr.5.2.5. [PDF]

Zhou, X., He, L., Yang, Q., Lao, J., & Baumeister, R. F. (2012). Control deprivation and styles of thinking. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 102(3), 460. doi: 10.1037/a0026316. [PDF]