Daphne Maurer

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Perceptual narrowing during infancy: a comparison of language and faces
    Daphne Maurer
    Department of Psychology, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4K1, Canada
    Dev Psychobiol 56:154-78. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Amblyopia: background to the special issue on stroke recovery
    Daphne Maurer
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Dev Psychobiol 54:224-38. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Rapid improvement in the acuity of infants after visual input
    D Maurer
    Department of Ophthalmology, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada
    Science 286:108-10. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Repeated measurements of contrast sensitivity reveal limits to visual plasticity after early binocular deprivation in humans
    Daphne Maurer
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    Neuropsychologia 44:2104-12. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Sleeper effects
    Daphne Maurer
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Dev Sci 10:40-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of processing facial identity based on features versus their spacing
    D Maurer
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    Neuropsychologia 45:1438-51. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of early visual deprivation on perceptual and cognitive development
    Daphne Maurer
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4K1, Canada
    Prog Brain Res 164:87-104. 2007
  8. doi request reprint A happy story: Developmental changes in children's sensitivity to facial expressions of varying intensities
    Xiaoqing Gao
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Behavior, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4K1
    J Exp Child Psychol 107:67-86. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint The shape of boubas: sound-shape correspondences in toddlers and adults
    Daphne Maurer
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, Canada
    Dev Sci 9:316-22. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Cross-modal transfer of shape is difficult to demonstrate in one-month-olds
    D Maurer
    Department of Psychology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Child Dev 70:1047-57. 1999

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Publications68

  1. doi request reprint Perceptual narrowing during infancy: a comparison of language and faces
    Daphne Maurer
    Department of Psychology, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4K1, Canada
    Dev Psychobiol 56:154-78. 2014
    ..Overall, the comparison across domains revealed many similarities but also striking differences which lead to suggestions for future research...
  2. doi request reprint Amblyopia: background to the special issue on stroke recovery
    Daphne Maurer
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Dev Psychobiol 54:224-38. 2012
    ..Both animal and human studies of amblyopia have recently identified exciting ways to remediate vision in adulthood that bear some similarity to the interventions that have proved successful in promoting recovery from stroke...
  3. ncbi request reprint Rapid improvement in the acuity of infants after visual input
    D Maurer
    Department of Ophthalmology, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada
    Science 286:108-10. 1999
    ..The results indicate that patterned visual input is necessary for the postnatal improvement of human visual acuity and that the onset of such input initiates rapid functional development...
  4. ncbi request reprint Repeated measurements of contrast sensitivity reveal limits to visual plasticity after early binocular deprivation in humans
    Daphne Maurer
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    Neuropsychologia 44:2104-12. 2006
    ..However, there is sufficient plasticity during middle childhood to allow some recovery at low spatial frequencies. The results shed new light on the role of early visual experience and the nature of developmental plasticity...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sleeper effects
    Daphne Maurer
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Dev Sci 10:40-7. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of processing facial identity based on features versus their spacing
    D Maurer
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    Neuropsychologia 45:1438-51. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of early visual deprivation on perceptual and cognitive development
    Daphne Maurer
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4K1, Canada
    Prog Brain Res 164:87-104. 2007
    ..We end by discussing the implications for understanding the developmental mechanisms underlying normal perceptual and cognitive development...
  8. doi request reprint A happy story: Developmental changes in children's sensitivity to facial expressions of varying intensities
    Xiaoqing Gao
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Behavior, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4K1
    J Exp Child Psychol 107:67-86. 2010
    ..This slow development may impact children's social and cognitive development by limiting their sensitivity to subtle expressions of disapproval or disappointment...
  9. ncbi request reprint The shape of boubas: sound-shape correspondences in toddlers and adults
    Daphne Maurer
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, Canada
    Dev Sci 9:316-22. 2006
    ..0005), with no significant difference between the two ages (p > .10). Such naturally biased correspondences between sound and shape may influence the development of language...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cross-modal transfer of shape is difficult to demonstrate in one-month-olds
    D Maurer
    Department of Psychology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Child Dev 70:1047-57. 1999
    ..Future studies exploring the ability to transfer information about other shapes will be easier to interpret if they include controls for side bias and stimulus preference...
  11. ncbi request reprint Missing sights: consequences for visual cognitive development
    Daphne Maurer
    Department of Psychology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8S 4K1
    Trends Cogn Sci 9:144-51. 2005
    ..This has important implications for understanding the role of early visual experience in shaping visual cognitive development...
  12. ncbi request reprint Expert face processing requires visual input to the right hemisphere during infancy
    Richard Le Grand
    Department of Psychology, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada
    Nat Neurosci 6:1108-12. 2003
    ..However, the two hemispheres are not equipotent: only the right hemisphere is capable of using the early input to develop expertise at face processing...
  13. doi request reprint The effect of early visual deprivation on the development of face detection
    Catherine J Mondloch
    Department of Psychology, Brock University, Canada
    Dev Sci 16:728-42. 2013
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity to global form in glass patterns after early visual deprivation in humans
    Terri L Lewis
    Department of Ophthalmology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada M5G 1X8
    Vision Res 42:939-48. 2002
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint A window on the normal development of sensitivity to global form in Glass patterns
    Terri L Lewis
    Department of Psychology, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada
    Perception 33:409-18. 2004
    ..During middle childhood, the mechanisms mediating sensitivity to concentric structure develop at the same rate as those mediating sensitivity to parallel structure...
  16. ncbi request reprint The influence of symmetry on children's judgments of facial attractiveness
    Larissa Vingilis-Jaremko
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, 1280 Main StreetWest, Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1, Canada
    Perception 42:302-20. 2013
    ..As well, attractiveness may become more salient after puberty, so that honest signals of mate quality, such as symmetry, have a stronger effect for adult viewers, especially when judging adult faces...
  17. doi request reprint Effects of normal and abnormal visual experience on the development of opposing aftereffects for upright and inverted faces
    Rachel A Robbins
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, Canada
    Dev Sci 15:194-203. 2012
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Sensitivity to first- and second-order motion and form in children and adults
    Vickie Armstrong
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4K1
    Vision Res 49:2774-81. 2009
    ..25 cyc/deg than at 1 cyc/deg. Thresholds became adult-like later for motion than for form and later for first-order than second-order stimuli. For first-order stimuli, the changes with age were larger and more protracted...
  19. ncbi request reprint Becoming a face expert
    Catherine J Mondloch
    Department of Psychology, Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Sci 17:930-4. 2006
    ..The results indicate that improvements in face recognition after age 8 are not related to experience with human faces and may be related to general improvements in memory or in perception (e.g., hyperacuity and spatial integration)...
  20. doi request reprint The development of fine-grained sensitivity to eye contact after 6 years of age
    Mark D Vida
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behavior, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8S 4L8
    J Exp Child Psychol 112:243-56. 2012
    ..These findings indicate that until after age 6, relatively poor sensitivity to direct versus averted gaze limits children's ability to use gaze cues to make social judgments...
  21. doi request reprint Similarities and differences in the perceptual structure of facial expressions of children and adults
    Xiaoqing Gao
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Behavior, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    J Exp Child Psychol 105:98-115. 2010
    ..We conclude that an adult-like representation of facial expressions develops slowly during childhood...
  22. doi request reprint The effect of spatial frequency on perceptual learning of inverted faces
    Adélaïde de Heering
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Vision Res 86:107-14. 2013
    ..Perceptual learning also occurred for low and high frequency faces but to a smaller extent...
  23. ncbi request reprint What aspects of face processing are impaired in developmental prosopagnosia?
    Richard Le Grand
    Department of Psychology, Kwantlen University College, Canada
    Brain Cogn 61:139-58. 2006
    ..The results show that DP is a heterogeneous condition and that impairment in recognizing faces cannot be predicted by poor performance on any one measure of face processing...
  24. ncbi request reprint The development of sensitivity to biological motion in noise
    Alejo Freire
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, 1280 Main St West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada
    Perception 35:647-57. 2006
    ..The comparison implies an immaturity at 6 years of age in the neural networks involved specifically in the processing of biological motion, networks that may include the superior temporal sulcus (STS)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Impairment in holistic face processing following early visual deprivation
    Richard Le Grand
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Sci 15:762-8. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that early visual experience is necessary to set up or maintain the neural substrate that leads to holistic processing of faces...
  26. ncbi request reprint Recognizing the face of Johnny, Suzy, and me: insensitivity to the spacing among features at 4 years of age
    Catherine J Mondloch
    Brock University, Ontario, Canada
    Child Dev 77:234-43. 2006
    ..The results contrast with studies showing some sensitivity to the spacing of features in infants and preschool children; multiple mechanisms of face processing may make use of spatial relations and develop at different rates...
  27. ncbi request reprint Better perception of global motion after monocular than after binocular deprivation
    Dave Ellemberg
    Department of Psychology, McMaster University, 1280 Main St West, Hamilton, Ont, Canada L85 4K1
    Vision Res 42:169-79. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that beyond the primary visual cortex, competitive interactions between the eyes can give way to collaborative interactions that enable a relative sparing of some visual functions after monocular deprivation...
  28. doi request reprint The colors of the alphabet: naturally-biased associations between shape and color
    Ferrinne Spector
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Behaviour, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 37:484-95. 2011
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Orientation discrimination in 5-year-olds and adults tested with luminance-modulated and contrast-modulated gratings
    Terri L Lewis
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Vis 7:9. 2007
    ..Together, the findings suggest that orientation discrimination is slow to develop and worse for second-order than first-order patterns in both children and adults...
  30. ncbi request reprint The influence of recent experience on perceptions of attractiveness
    Philip A Cooper
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada
    Perception 37:1216-26. 2008
    ..The results demonstrate that perceptions of attractiveness are influenced by recent experience, and suggest that internal face prototypes are constantly being updated by experience...
  31. ncbi request reprint I see what you're saying: voice signals influence children's judgments of direct and averted gaze
    Mark D Vida
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4L8, Canada
    J Exp Child Psychol 116:609-24. 2013
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint The influence of averageness on children's judgments of facial attractiveness
    Larissa Vingilis-Jaremko
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4K1
    J Exp Child Psychol 115:624-39. 2013
    ..Developmental changes may reflect the refinement of an average face prototype as children are exposed to more faces, increased sensitivity as visual perception develops, and/or the greater salience of attractiveness after puberty...
  33. ncbi request reprint The effect of video game training on the vision of adults with bilateral deprivation amblyopia
    Seong Taek Jeon
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4K1, Canada
    Seeing Perceiving 25:493-520. 2012
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint The composite-face effect survives asymmetric face distortions
    Adélaïde de Heering
    Visual Development Lab, Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8S 4L8, Canada
    Perception 41:707-16. 2012
    ..In both experiments, participants demonstrated a composite-face effect of the same magnitude in the three conditions, a pattern suggesting that they processed holistically even faces whose first-order relations were violated...
  35. ncbi request reprint Effects of early pattern deprivation on visual development
    Terri L Lewis
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Optom Vis Sci 86:640-6. 2009
    ..The results point to new research questions on why early visual deprivation can cause later deficits, what limits adult plasticity, and whether effective rehabilitation in other areas can provide new clues for the treatment of amblyopia...
  36. ncbi request reprint Why 8-year-olds cannot tell the difference between Steve Martin and Paul Newman: factors contributing to the slow development of sensitivity to the spacing of facial features
    Catherine J Mondloch
    Department of Psychology, Brock University, St Catharines, Ont L2S 3A1, Canada
    J Exp Child Psychol 89:159-81. 2004
    ..However, even when the task is modified to compensate for these problems, children remain less sensitive than adults to the spacing of features...
  37. doi request reprint Synesthesia: a new approach to understanding the development of perception
    Ferrinne Spector
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Behavior, McMaster University, Canada
    Dev Psychol 45:175-89. 2009
    ..Such intersensory associations appear to reflect intrinsic sensory cortical organization that influences the development of perception and of language and that may constrain the learning of environmentally based associations...
  38. ncbi request reprint The effect of face orientation on holistic processing
    Catherine J Mondloch
    Department of Psychology, Brock University, 500 Glenridge Avenue, St Catharines, Ontario L2S 3A1, Canada
    Perception 37:1175-86. 2008
    ..We propose a hierarchical model of face perception in which linear decreases in holistic processing underlie qualitative shifts in other aspects of face perception...
  39. ncbi request reprint Developmental changes in face processing skills
    Catherine J Mondloch
    Department of Psychology, McMaster University, Hamilton, L8S 4K1 Ont, Canada
    J Exp Child Psychol 86:67-84. 2003
    ..Together, the results indicate that the slow development of sensitivity to second-order relations causes children to be especially poor at recognizing the identity of a face when it is seen in a new orientation...
  40. doi request reprint The effects of spatial proximity and collinearity on contour integration in adults and children
    Batsheva Hadad
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada
    Vision Res 50:772-8. 2010
    ..Only after age 14 did collinearity, the most reliable cue, come to compensate efficiently for spatial proximity...
  41. ncbi request reprint Developmental changes in perceptions of attractiveness: a role of experience?
    Philip A Cooper
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Dev Sci 9:530-43. 2006
    ....
  42. doi request reprint Development of sensitivity to spacing versus feature changes in pictures of houses: Evidence for slow development of a general spacing detection mechanism?
    Rachel A Robbins
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Exp Child Psychol 109:371-82. 2011
    ..The results suggest that, at least by age 8, immaturities in sensitivity to the spacing of features may be related to immaturities in general perceptual mechanisms rather than face-specific mechanisms...
  43. ncbi request reprint Making sense of scents: the colour and texture of odours
    Ferrinne Spector
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, Hamilton, 1280 Main St West, Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1, Canada
    Seeing Perceiving 25:655-77. 2012
    ..Such links may reflect inherent neural organization that is modifiable with learning and that can manifest as cross-modal associations or synaesthetic percepts...
  44. doi request reprint Gradual improvement in fine-grained sensitivity to triadic gaze after 6 years of age
    Mark D Vida
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4L8
    J Exp Child Psychol 111:299-318. 2012
    ..Subsequent improvements in sensitivity involve, at least in part, an increase in sensitivity to eye position...
  45. ncbi request reprint Developmental changes in the processing of hierarchical shapes continue into adolescence
    Catherine J Mondloch
    1280 Main St West, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont, Canada L8S 4K1
    J Exp Child Psychol 84:20-40. 2003
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint The colour of Os: naturally biased associations between shape and colour
    Ferrinne Spector
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Behaviour, McMaster University, 1280 Main St West, Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1, Canada
    Perception 37:841-7. 2008
    ..They suggest that sensory cortical organisation initially binds colour to some shapes, and that learning to read can induce additional associations, likely through the influence of higher-order networks as letters take on meaning...
  47. doi request reprint Influence of intensity on children's sensitivity to happy, sad, and fearful facial expressions
    Xiaoqing Gao
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Behavior, McMaster University, Ont, Canada
    J Exp Child Psychol 102:503-21. 2009
    ..Together, the results indicate that there is slow development of accurate decoding of subtle facial expressions...
  48. doi request reprint Developmental changes during childhood in single-letter acuity and its crowding by surrounding contours
    Seong Taek Jeon
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Behavior, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    J Exp Child Psychol 107:423-37. 2010
    ..The stronger influence of crowding in children may be caused by immaturities in the brain areas beyond the primary visual cortex (V1) where early visual inputs are combined and may contribute to their slower reading speed...
  49. ncbi request reprint The effect of categorisation on sensitivity to second-order relations in novel objects
    Mayu Nishimura
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Perception 37:584-601. 2008
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Fitting the child's mind to the world: adaptive norm-based coding of facial identity in 8-year-olds
    Mayu Nishimura
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, Canada
    Dev Sci 11:620-7. 2008
    ..This finding suggests that, by 8 years of age, the adaptive computational mechanisms used to code facial identity are like those of adults and hence that children's immaturities in face processing arise from another source...
  51. ncbi request reprint Multiple sensitive periods in human visual development: evidence from visually deprived children
    Terri L Lewis
    Department of Psychology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada
    Dev Psychobiol 46:163-83. 2005
    ..A comparison of results from unilaterally versus bilaterally deprived children provides insights into the complex nature of interactions between the eyes during normal visual development...
  52. doi request reprint A comparison of spatial frequency tuning for the recognition of facial identity and facial expressions in adults and children
    Xiaoqing Gao
    McMaster University, Canada
    Vision Res 51:508-19. 2011
    ..The patterns suggest that adults use finer details for recognizing facial expressions than for identifying faces, a tuning that appears as early as age 10...
  53. doi request reprint The development of contour interpolation: evidence from subjective contours
    Bat Sheva Hadad
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont, Canada L8S 4K1
    J Exp Child Psychol 106:163-76. 2010
    ..e., highly supported contours) are more easily interpolated...
  54. ncbi request reprint Discrimination of facial features by adults, 10-year-olds, and cataract-reversal patients
    Catherine J Mondloch
    Department of Psychology, Brock University, 500 Glenridge Avenue, St Catharines, Ontario L2S 3A1, Canada
    Perception 39:184-94. 2010
    ..By the age of 10 years, children are close to, but not quite at, adult levels of accuracy. The previous findings cannot be attributed to our having inadvertently created a feature set that was unusually easy to discriminate...
  55. ncbi request reprint Configural face processing develops more slowly than featural face processing
    Catherine J Mondloch
    Department of Psychology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Perception 31:553-66. 2002
    ..Overall, the results indicate that adult expertise in configural processing is especially slow to develop...
  56. ncbi request reprint The development of symmetrical OKN in infants: quantification based on OKN acuity for nasalward versus temporalward motion
    T L Lewis
    Department of Psychology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    Vision Res 40:445-53. 2000
    ..2 to 0.7 octaves between 3-24 months, primarily because of improvements in OKN acuity for N-T motion. The results suggest that immaturities in the cortical pathways involved in OKN persist until at least 2 years of age...
  57. ncbi request reprint Effects of the height of the internal features of faces on adults' aesthetic ratings and 5-month-olds' looking times
    S Geldart
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Perception 28:839-50. 1999
    ..The results suggest that the influence of feature height on reactions to faces is different for adults and 5-month-olds, and hence that it may be shaped by cultural learning and/or experience with faces sometime after early infancy...
  58. pmc Sensitivity to first- and second-order drifting gratings in 3-month-old infants
    Vickie Armstrong
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada, L8S 4K1 e mail
    Iperception 2:440-57. 2011
    ..Thus, infants' sensitivity to uniform motion is slow to develop and appears to be driven initially by flicker-sensitive mechanisms. The underlying mechanisms have more mature tuning for second-order than for first-order information...
  59. ncbi request reprint Do small white balls squeak? Pitch-object correspondences in young children
    Catherine J Mondloch
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 4:133-6. 2004
    ..These data support the hypothesis that some cross-modal correspondences may be remnants of the neural mechanisms underlying neonatal perception...
  60. ncbi request reprint Bandwidths for the perception of head orientation decrease during childhood
    Mark D Vida
    McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4L8, Canada Electronic address
    Vision Res 98:72-82. 2014
    ..These results provide the first evidence that neural mechanisms underlying sensitivity to head orientation undergo considerable refinement during childhood...
  61. ncbi request reprint Early visual deprivation from congenital cataracts disrupts activity and functional connectivity in the face network
    Cheryl L Grady
    Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest, Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Neuropsychologia 57:122-39. 2014
    ..These results provide evidence that early visual input is necessary to set up or preserve activity and functional connectivity in the face-processing network that will later mediate expert face processing. ..
  62. doi request reprint The influence of averageness on judgments of facial attractiveness: no own-age or own-sex advantage among children attending single-sex schools
    Larissa Vingilis-Jaremko
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada
    J Exp Child Psychol 120:1-16. 2014
    ..The results suggest that averageness affects children's judgments of the attractiveness of the faces they encounter in everyday life regardless of age or sex of face. ..
  63. doi request reprint The influences of face inversion and facial expression on sensitivity to eye contact in high-functioning adults with autism spectrum disorders
    Mark D Vida
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4K1, Canada
    J Autism Dev Disord 43:2536-48. 2013
    ....
  64. doi request reprint Sparing of sensitivity to biological motion but not of global motion after early visual deprivation
    Bat Sheva Hadad
    Department of Psychology, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Dev Sci 15:474-81. 2012
    ..Networks bypassing damaged portions of the dorsal and the ventral streams must mediate the spared sensitivity to biological motion after early visual deprivation...
  65. doi request reprint Face memory deficits in patients deprived of early visual input by bilateral congenital cataracts
    Adélaïde de Heering
    Visual Development Lab, Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S4L8
    Dev Psychobiol 56:96-108. 2014
    ..These results suggest that early visual input is necessary not only for perceptual expertise in differentiating among unfamiliar upright faces, but also for normal accuracy in remembering the identity of individual faces...
  66. ncbi request reprint Discrimination of speed in 5-year-olds and adults: are children up to speed?
    I J Ahmed
    Department of Psychology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    Vision Res 45:2129-35. 2005
    ..5 degrees s(-1)) than at the faster (6 degrees s(-1)) reference speed. The findings suggest that the mechanisms underlying speed discrimination are immature in 5-year-olds, especially those that process slower speeds...
  67. ncbi request reprint Putting order into the development of sensitivity to global motion
    D Ellemberg
    McGill Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Vision Res 44:2403-11. 2004
    ..They also suggest that those separate mechanisms mature at different rates during middle childhood...
  68. ncbi request reprint Comparison of sensitivity to first- and second-order local motion in 5-year-olds and adults
    Dave Ellemberg
    Groupe de Recherche en Neuropsychologie Experimentale, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Spat Vis 16:419-28. 2003
    ....