See my profile on google scholar and orcid

See also my code contributions on github (featuring code to run MVPA with linear SVM for both fMRI and EEG datasets)


Bailey KM, Giordano BL, Kaas A & Smith FW (2022). Decoding sounds depicting hand-object interactions in primary somatosensory cortexCerebral Cortex.

Author version of final manuscript is here: Manuscript_CC_Revision_FINAL_wFiguresForPure

Knights E, Smith FW & Rossit S. (2022). The role of the anterior temporal cortex in action: evidence from fMRI multivariate searchlight analysis during real object graspingScientific Reports, 12, 9042.

Charboneauu I, Guerette J, Cormier S, Blais C, LaLonde-Beaudoin G, Smith FW & Fiset D. (2021). The role of spatial frequencies for facial pain perceptionScientific Reports, 11, 14357.

Knights E, Mansfield C, Tonin D, Saada J, Smith FW & Rossit S. (2021). Hand-selective visual regions represent how to grasp 3D tools: brain decoding during real actionsJournal of Neuroscience,

Farran E, Mares I, Papasavva M, Smith FW, Ewing L & Smith MLS. (2020). Characterizing the neural signature of face processing in Williams syndrome via multivariate pattern analysis and event related potentialsNeuropsychologia, 142.

Mares I, Ewing L, Farran E, Smith F.W. & Smith M.L.S (2020). Developmental changes in the processing of faces as revealed by EEG decoding. Neuroimage, 211, 116660.

Smith, F.W. & Smith M.L.S. (2019). Decoding the dynamic representation of facial expressions of emotion in explicit and incidental tasks. Neuroimage, 195, 261-271.

Smith, F.W. & Rossit, S. (2018). Identifying and detecting facial expressions of emotion in periperhal vision. PLOS-ONE, 13,  e0197160.

Greening, S.G. Mitchell, D.G.V., & Smith, F.W. (2017). Spatially generalizable representations of facial expression: Decoding across partial face samples. Cortex, 101, 31-43.

Smith, F.W., & Goodale, M.A. (2015). Decoding visual object categories in early somatosensory cortex. Cerebral Cortex 25, 1020-1031.

Muckli, L, De Martino, F, Vizioli L, Petro, LS, Smith, FW, Urgubil K, Goebel, R &Yacoub, E. (2015). Contextual Feedback to superficial layers of V1. Current Biology, 25, 2690-2695.

Vetter, P., Smith, F.W., & Muckli, L. (2014). Decoding sound and imagery content in early visual cortex. Current Biology. 24, 1256-1262.

Petro, LS*, Smith FW*, Schyns PG & Muckli L (2013). Decoding face categories in diagnostic sub-regions of primary visual cortex. Eur. J Neurosci. 37, 1130-1139. (*=joint first authors)

Muckli, L., Petro, L.S., & Smith, F.W. (2013). Backwards is the way forward. Invited Commentary, Behavioural & Brain Sciences,36, 221-221.

Gallivan, J., McClean, A., Smith, F.W., & Culham, J.C. (2011). Decoding effector-dependent and effector-independent movement intentions from human parieto-frontal brain activity. Journal of Neuroscience. 31, 17149-17168.

Smith, F.W. & Muckli, L. (2010). Non-Stimulated early visual areas carry information about surrounding context. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 107 (46), 20099-20103.

Smith F. W., & Schyns P.G. (2009). Smile through your Fear and Sadness:Transmitting and Identifying Facial Expression Signals over a range of Viewing Distances. Psychological Science, 20 (10), 1202-1208.

Smith, F.W., Muckli, L., Brennan, D., Pernet, C., Smith, M. L., Belin, P., Hadley,D., Gosselin, F.Wyper, D., Cavanagh, J., & Schyns, P.G. (2008).Classification Images Reveal the Information Sensitivity of Brain Voxels in fMRI. NeuroImage,40, 1643-1654.


And something different:

Smith, F.W. (2008). A short reply to Wolff’s (Plato’s) argument that democracy is irrational.  Think, 6, 49-52.