Very interesting. This comes from IEET (Institute for Ethics in Emerging Technology).
Posted: Dec 31, 2012
"Alex Huth, first author of our new paper, talks about how visual information about thousands of objects and actions are represented across human visual cortex. For more information, please visit our web site, The Gallant Lab at UC Berkeley, or get the paper:"
Huth, A.G., S. Nishimoto, A.T. Vu & J.L. Gallant (2012). A continuous semantic space describes representation of thousands of object and action categories across the human brain. Neuron, December 20 2012.
The paper is available online as a Google doc by following the link above - as are other research papers from the Gallant Lab.