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Current Positions

Distinguished University Professor, Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University

Professor (Status-Only), Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto

Member, Tri-Council Panel on Research Ethics

Principal Investigator, Preschool Vision Screening project

Member, Technical Working Group to advise on the Child Visual Health and Vision Screening Protocol, Ontario, Ministry of Health and Long-term Care

Vice Principal (Academic), Senior College at University of Toronto

Senior Fellow (Associate), Massey College, University of Toronto

Awards and Honours

Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2019

Doctor of Science honoris causa, McMaster University, 2017

Donald O. Hebb Distinguished Contribution Award, Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science, 2015

Distinguished University Professor, McMaster University, 2011

Fellow, Association for Psychological Science, 2009

Fellow, Royal Society of Canada, 2007

Award for Outstanding Service, McMaster University Faculty Association, 2006

Leading Investigator by the Centre of Excellence for Early Child Development, 2003

Academic Publications

Books

Maurer, C., & Maurer, D. Pretty Ugly. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars. To be published in the fall of 2019.

Maurer, D., & Maurer, C. The World of the Newborn . New York: Basic Books, 1988; London: Viking, 1989; Penguin, 1990; Franco Muzzio, 1991 (Italian translation); Soshiba, 1992 (Japanese translation); Wydawnictwo Naukowe, 1994 (Polish translation); Hanwoolim, 1994 (Korean translation); Commonwealth Publishing, 1998 (Chinese translation). Won the book award of the American Psychological Association.

Academic Articles and Chapters

Maurer, D. (in press). Visual development. In J. Lockman & C. Tamis-Lemonda (Eds.), Cambridge Handbook of Infant Development.

Asare, A.O., Wong, A., Maurer, D., & Nishimura, M. Access to vision services by vulnerable populations in Canada: A scoping review. Journal of health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 2019, 30, 6-27.

Stanley, B., Chen, Y-C., Lewis, T.L., Maurer, D., & Shore, D. Developmental changes in the perception of audiotactile simultaneity. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 2019, 183, 208-221.

Chen, Y.C., Lewis, T.L., Shore, D.L., Spence, C., & Maurer, D. Developmental changes in the perception of visuotactile simultaneity. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 2018, 173, 304-317.

Robbins, R., Lewis, T.L., & Maurer, D. The relationship between discrimination and memory for spacing and feature changes in houses. Journal of General Psychology, 2018, 145(2), 153-169.

Maurer, D., & McKee, S. Classification and diversity of amblyopia. Visual Neuroscience, 2018, 35, E12.doi:10,1017/S0952523817000190.

Gao, X., Lahat, A., Maurer, D., Savoy, C., Van Lieshout, R.J., Boyle, M.H., Saigal, S., & Schmidt, L. Sensitivity to facial expressions among extremely low birth weight survivors in their 30s. Developmental Psychobiology, 2017,59(8), 1051-1057.

Chen, Y.C., Lewis, T.L., Shore, D.I., & Maurer, D. Early binocular input is critical for the development of audiovisual but not visuotactile simultaneity perception. Current Biology, 2017, 27(4): 583-589.

Segalowitz, S., Sternin, A., Lewis, T., Dywan, J., & Maurer, D. Electrophysiological evidence of altered visual processing in adults who experienced visual deprivation during infancy. Developmental Psychobiology, 2017, 59(3): 375-389.

Maurer, D. Critical periods re-examined: Evidence from children treated for dense cataracts. Cognitive Development, 2017, 42, 27-36.

Chen, Y.C., Maurer, D., Lewis, T.L., Spence, C., & Shore, D.I. Central-peripheral differences in audiovisual and visuotactile event perception. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 2017, 79(8),2552-2563.

Maurer, D. & Lewis, T.L. Visual Systems. In R. Gibb & B. Kolb (Eds.), The Neurobiology of Brain and Behavioral Development London: Academic Press, 2017. 213-233.

de Heering, A., Dormal, G., Pellard, M., Lewis, T., Maurer, D., & Collignon, O. A brief period of postnatal visual deprivation alters the balance between auditory and visual attention Current Biology, 2016, 26, 3101-3105.

Rhodes, G., Nishimura, M., de Heering, A., Jeffery, L., & Maurer, D. Reduced adaptability, but no fundamental disruption, of norm-based face coding following early visual deprivation from congenital cataracts. Developmental Science , 2016, May;20(3). doi: 10.1111/desc.12384. Epub 2016 Jan 29.

Hadad, B.S., Maurer, D., & Lewis, T.L. The role of early visual input in the development of contour interpolation: the case of subjective contours. Developmental Science 2016, 20(3), doi: 10.1111/desc.12379. Epub 2016 Jan 6.

Maurer, D. How the baby learns to see. Donald O. Hebb lecture, Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour, & Cognitive Science, Ottawa, June 2015. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 2016, 70, 195-200.

Vingilis-Jaremko, L., Maurer, D., Rhodes, G., & Jeffery, L. The influence of averageness on adults' perception of attractiveness: The effect of early visual deprivation. Perception, 2016, 45, 1399-1411.

Gibson, L.C., & Maurer, D. Development of SNARC and distance effects and their relation to mathematical and visuospatial abilities. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 2016, 150, 301-313.

Hadad, B.S., Maurer, D., & Lewis, T.L. The role of early visual input in the development of contour interpolation: the case of subjective contours Developmental Science, 2016, doi:10.1111/desc.12379.

Chen, Y.C., Shore, D.I., Lewis, T.L., & Maurer, D. The development of the perception of audiovisual simultaneity. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 2016, 146, 17-33.

Rhodes, G., Nishimura, M., de Heering, A., Jeffery, L., & Maurer, D. Reduced adaptability, but no fundamental disruption, of norm-based face coding following early visual deprivation from congenital cataracts. Developmental Science, 2016, doi: 10.1111/desc.12384.

Hadad, B., Maurer, D., & Lewis, T. Developmental trends in interpolation and its spatial constraints: A comparison of subjective and occluded contours. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 2015, 77(4):1307-20. doi: 10.3758/s13414-015-0840-6.

Vida, M., & Maurer, D. A comparison of spatial frequency turning for judgments of eye gaze and facial identity. Vision Research, 2015, 112:45-54. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2015.04.018. Epub 2015 May 14.

Gao, X., Maurer, D, Y Wilson, H. The PCA learning effect: an emerging correlate of face memory during childhood. Cognition, 2015, 143:101-7. doi: 10.1016/j.cognition.2015.06.011. Epub 2015 Jun 28.

Collignon, O., Dormal,G., de Heering, A., Lepore, F., Lewis, T.L., & Maurer, D. Long-lasting crossmodal cortical reorganization triggered by brief postnatal visual deprivation. Current Biology, 2015, 18:2379-83. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.07.036. Epub 2015 Aug 20.

Hadad, B., Schwartz, S., Maurer, D., & Lewis, T.L. Motion perception: a review of developmental changes and the role of early visual experience. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 2015, 9:49. doi: 10.3389/fnint.2015.00049. eCollection 2015. Review.

Maurer, D. What atypical adults can teach us about development. Infancy, 2015, 20, 587-600.

Walsh, J. A., Maurer, D., Vida, M. D., Rhodes, G., Jeffrey, L. & Rutherford, M.D. Norm-based coding of facial identity in adults with autism spectrum disorder. Vision Research, 2015, 108, 33-40.

de Heering, A., Bracovic, A., & Maurer, D. Starting school improves preschoolers' ability to discriminate child faces. Ecological Psychology, 2014, 26, 16-29. 10.1080/10407413.2014.874866. [special issue in honour of Herbert Pick]

Grady, C., Mondloch, C.J., Lewis, T.L., & Maurer, D. Early visual deprivation from congenital cataracts disrupts activity and functional connectivity in the face network. Neuropsychologia, 2014, 57, 122-139. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2014.03.005.

Vida, M. D., Wilson, H. R., & Maurer, D. Bandwidths for the perception of head orientation decrease during childhood. Vision Research, 2014, 98, 72-82.

de Heering, A., & Maurer, D. Face memory deficits in patients deprived of visual input by bilateral congenital cataracts. Developmental Psychobiology, 2014, 56, 96-108.

Maurer, D., & Werker, J. Perceptual narrowing during infancy: A comparison of language and faces. Developmental Psychobiology, 2014, 56, 154-178.

Vingilis-Jaremko, L., Maurer, D., & Gao, X. The influence of averageness on attractiveness judgments: No own-age or own-sex advantage among children attending single-sex schools. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 2014, 120, 1-16.

Maurer, D., & Lewis, T.L. Sensitive Periods in Visual Development. In P. Zelazo, (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Developmental Psychology, Vol. 1, Oxford University Press, 2014. 202-236.

Jeon, S.T., Maurer, D., & Lewis, T.L. Developmental mechanisms underlying improved contrast thresholds for discriminations of orientation signals embedded in noise. Frontiers in Psychology, 2014, 5, 977. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00977.

Maurer, D., & Lewis, T.L. Human visual plasticity: Lessons from children treated for congenital cataracts. In J.K.E. Stevens, & L.R. Harris (Eds), Plasticity in Sensory Systems, Cambridge University Press, 2013. 75-93.

Gao, X., Maurer, D., & Nishimura, M. Altered Representation of Facial Expressions after Early Visual Deprivation. Frontiers in Psychology, 2013, 4, 878.

Vida, M., Maurer, D., Calder, A.,Rhodes, G., Walsh, J., Pachai, M., & Rutherford, M. The influences of face inversion and facial expression on sensitivity to eye contact in high-functioning adults with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2013, 43, 2536-2548.

Vingilis-Jaremko, L., & Maurer, D. The influence of symmetry on children's judgments of facial attractiveness. Perception, 2013, 42, 302-320.

Spector, F. & Maurer, D. Early sound symbolism for vowel sounds. i-Perception, 2013, 4, 329-241.

Vida, M., & Maurer, D. I see what you're saying: voice signals influence children's judgements of eye gaze. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 2013, 116, 609-624.

Gao, X., Chiesa, J., Maurer, D., & Schmidt. L. A new aoach to measuring individual differences in sensitivity to facial expressions: Influence of temperamental shyness and sociability. Frontiers in Personality Science and Individual Differences, 2013, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00026.

Maurer, D., Gibson, L., & Spector, F. Synesthesia in infancy and very young children. In J. Simner & E. Hubbard (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Syaesthesia, Oxford University Press, 2013.

Vingilis-Jaremko, L., & Maurer, D. The influence of averageness on children's judgments of facial attractiveness. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 2013, 115, 624-639.

de Heering, A., & Maurer, D. The effect of spatial frequency on perceptual learning of inverted faces. Vision Research, 2013, 86, 107-114.

Mondloch, C.J., Segalowitz, S.J., Lewis, T.L., Dywan, J., Le Grand, R., & Maurer, D The effect of early visual deprivation on the development of face detection. Developmental Science, 2013, 16, 728-742.

Mondloch, C.J., Lewis, T.L., Levin, A.V., & Maurer, D. Infant face preferences after binocular visual deprivation. International Journal of Behavioural Development, 2013, 37, 148-153.

de Heering, A., Wallis, J., & Maurer, D. The composite face effect resists abnormal face detection. Perception, 2012, 41, 707-716.

Spector, F., & Maurer, D. Making sense of scents: The colour and texture of odors. Seeing & Perceiving, 2012, 25, 655-677.

Jeon, S.T., Maurer, D., & Lewis, T.L. The Effect of Video Game Training on the Vision of Adults with Bilateral Deprivation Amblyopia. Seeing and Perceiving, 2012, 25, 493-520.

Vida, M., & Maurer, D. The development of fine-grained sensitivity to eye contact after 6 years of age. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 2012, 112, 243-256.

Hadad, B., Maurer, D., & Lewis, T.L. Sparing of sensitivity to biological motion but not of global motion after early visual deprivation. Developmental Science, 2012, 15, 474-481.

Maurer, D. & Hensch, T. Amblyopia: Background to the special issue on recent advances in stroke recovery: Implications for understanding developmental changes in brain plasticity and possible treatments for amblyopia. Developmental Psychobiology, 2012, 54, 224-238.

Maurer, D., Gibson, L., & Spector, F. Infant synaesthesia: New insights into the development of multisensory perception In A. Bremner, D. Lewkowisz, & C. Spence (Eds.), Multisensory Development, Oxford University Press. 2012, 229-250.

Robbins, R., Maurer, D., Hatry, A., Anzures, G., & Mondloch, C.J. Developmental Science, 2012, 15, 194-203. Effects of normal visual experience on the development of osing aftereffects for upright and inverted faces. Developmental Science, 2012, 15, 194-203.

Vida, M. & Maurer, D. Gradual improvement in fine-grained sensitivity to triadic gaze after 6 years of age. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 2012, 11, 299-318.

de Heering, A., Rossion, B., & Maurer, D. Developmental changes in face recognition during childhood: Evidence from upright and inverted faces. Cognitive Development, 2012, 27, 17-27.

Maurer, D. Preface to special issue on Recent Advances in Stroke Recovery, Developmental Psychobiology, 2012, 54, 223.

de Heering, A., & Maurer, D. Face memory deficits in patients deprived of visual input by bilateral congenital cataracts. Developmental Psychobiology, 2012, 56, 1, 96-108.

Hadad, B., Maurer, D., & Lewis, T.L. Long trajectory for the development of sensitivity to global and biological motion. Developmental Science, 2011, 14, 1330-1339.

Armstrong, V., Maurer, D., Ellemberg, D., & Lewis, T.L. Sensitivity to first- and second-order drifting gratings in 3-month-old infants. i-Perception, 2011, 2, 440-457.

Maurer, D., & Mondloch, C. Sensitive periods in face perception. In A. Calder, G. Rhodes, J. Haxby, & M. Johnson (Ed.), Handbook of Face Perception. Oxford University Press, 2011, 779-797.

Nishimura, M., Robertson, C., & Maurer, D. Effect of adaptor duration on 8-year-olds' facial identity aftereffects suggests adult-like plasticity of the face norm. Vision Research, 2011, 51, 1216-1222.[see attached file: Armstrong_infant.pdf]

Gao, X., & Maurer, D.. A comparison of spatial frequency tuning for the recognition of facial identity and facial expressions in adults and children. Vision Research, 2011, 51, 508-519.

Robbins, R.A., Shergill, Y., Maurer, D., & Lewis, T. L. Development of sensitivity to spacing versus feature changes in pictures of houses: Evidence for slow development of a general speccing detection mechanism? Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 2011, 109, 371-382.

Spector, F., & Maurer, D. The colours of the alphabet: Naturally-biased associations between shape and colour. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 2011, 17, 484-495.

Robbins, R.A., Nishimura, M., Mondloch, C.J., Lewis, T.L. & Maurer, D. Deficits in sensitivity to spacing after early visual deprivation in humans: A comparison of human faces, monkey faces, and houses. Developmental Psychobiology, 2010, 52, 775-781.

Ellemberg, D., Lewis, T.L., Maurer, D., Lee, B., Ledgeway, T., Guilemot, J.-P., & Lepore, F. The effect of displacement on sensitivity to first- and second-order global motion in 5-year-olds and adults. Seeing & Perceiving, 2010, 23, 517-532.

Patel, A., Maurer, D., & Lewis, T.L. The development of spatial frequency discrimination. Journal of Vision, 2010, 10, 1-10.

Mondloch, C.J., Elms, N., Maurer, D., Rhodes, G., Hayward, W., Tanaka, J., & Zhou, G. Processes underlying the cross-race effect: Holistic, featural, and relational processing of own- and other-race faces. Perception, 2010, 39, 1065-1085.

Jeon, S.T., Hamid, J., Maurer, D., & Lewis, T.L. Developmental changes during childhood in single letter acuity and its crowding by surrounding contours. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 2010, 107, 423-437.

Hadad, B., Maurer, D., & Lewis, T.L. The development of contour interpolation: Evidence from subjective contours. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 2010, 106, 163-176.

Gao, X. & Maurer, D. A ha story: Developmental changes in children's sensitivity to facial expressions of varying intensity. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 2010, 107, 67-86.

Mondloch, C.J., Le Grand, R., & Maurer, D. Development of expertise in face recognition. In I.Gauthier, M. J.Tarr, & Daniel Bub (Eds.), Perceptual Expertise/Bridging Brain and Behavior, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010, 67-106.

Hadad, B., Maurer, D., & Lewis, T.L. The effects of spatial proximity and collinearity on contour integration in adults and children. Vision Research, 2010, 50, 772-778.

Gao, X., Maurer, D., & Nishimuru, M. Similarities and differences in the perceptual structure of facial expressions in children and adults. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 2010, 105, 98-115.

Spector, F., & Maurer, D. Cross-modal transfer. In B. Goldstein (Ed.), Sage Encylopedia of Perception, 2010, 337-338.

Mondloch, C., Robbins, R., & Maurer, D. Discrimination of facial features by adults, 10-year-olds and cataract-reversal patients. Perception, 2010, 39, 184-194.

Werker, J., Maurer, D., & Yoshida, K. Perceptual attunement and acculturation. In M. Bornstein (Ed.)., Handbook of Cross-Cultural Developmental Science. New York: Psychology Press: 2010. 89-125.

Armstrong, V., Lewis, T.L., & Maurer, D. Sensitivity to first- and second-order motion and form in children and adults. Vision Research, 2009, 49, 2774-2781.

Lewis, T.L. & Maurer, D. Effects of early pattern deprivation on visual development. Optometry and Vision Science, 2009, 86, 640-646.

Taylor, N.M., Jakobson, L.S., Maurer, D., & Lewis, T.L. Differential vulnerability of global motion, global form, and biological motion processing in full-term and preterm children. Neuropsychologia, 2009, 47, 2766-2778.

Rhodes, G., Ewing, L, Hayward, W., Maurer, D., Mondloch, J., & Tanaka, J. Contact and other-race effects in configural and component processing of faces. British Journal of Psychology, 2009, 100, 717-728.

Nishimuru, M., Maurer, D., & Gao, X. Exploring children's face-space: A multidimenstional scaling analysis of the mental representation of facial identity . Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 2009, 103, 355-375

Gao, X., & Maurer, D. Influence of intensity on children's sensitivity to ha, sad, and fearful facial expressions . Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, (2009); doi:10.1016/j.jecp.2008.11.002

Spector, F., & Maurer, D. Synesthesia: A new aoach to understanding the development of perception . Developmental Psychology, 2009, 45, 175-189.

Cooper, P., & Maurer, D. The influence of recent experience on perceptions of attractiveness . Perception, 2008, 37, 1216-1226.

Mondloch, C., & Maurer, D. The effect of face orientation on holistic processing . Perception, 2008, 37, 1175-1186.

Spector, F., & Maurer, D The color of Os: Naturally-biased associations between shape and color. Perception, 2008, 37, 841-847.

Nishimuru, M., Rutherford, M.D., & Maurer, D. Converging evidence of configural processing of faces in high-functioning adults with autism spectrum disorders. Visual Cognition, 2008, 7, 859-891.

Nishimuru, M., Maurer, D., Jeffrey, L., Pellicano, E., & Rhodes, G. Fitting the child's mind to the world: Adaptive norm-based coding of facial identity in 8-year-olds. Developmental Science, 2008, 11, 620-627.

Maurer, D., Lewis, T.L., & Mondloch, C. Plasticity of the Visual System. In C. A. Nelson & M. Luciana (Eds.), Handbook of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, (2nd edition). Boston: 2008. 415-437.

Nishimuru, M., & Maurer, D. The effect of categorization on sensitivity to second-order relations in novel objects. Perception, 2008, 7, 584-601.

Maurer, D., Mondloch, C.J., & Lewis, T.L. Effects of early visual deprivation on perceptual and cognitive development. In C. von Hofsten & K. Rosander (Eds.), Progress in Brain Research, Vol. 164, Elsevier: 2007. 87-104.

Mondloch, C., Pathman, T., Maurer, D., Le Grand, R., & de Schonen, S. The composite face effect in six-year-old children: Evidence of adult-like holistic face processing. Visual Cognition, 2007, 15, 564-577.

Lewis, T.L., Kingdom, A., Ellemberg, D., & Maurer, D. Orientation discrimination in 5-year-olds and adults tested with luminance-modulated and contrast-modulated gratings . Journal of Vision, 2007, 7, 1-11.

Maurer, D., O'Craven, K., Le Grand, R., Mondloch, C., Springer, M., Lewis, T., & Grady, C. Neural correlates of processing facial identity based on features versus their spacing. Neuropsychologia, 2007, 45, 1438-1451.

Maurer, D., Mondloch, C.J., & Lewis, T.L. Sleeper effects. Developmental Science, 2007, 10, 40-47.

Maurer, D., & Mondloch, C. The infant as synaesthete? In M. Johnson & Y. Munakata (Eds.), Attention & Performance XX1: Process of Change in Brain and Cognitive Development, Oxford: 2006. 449-471.

Mondloch, C.J., Maurer, D., & Ahola, S. Becoming a face expert. Psychological Science, 2006, 17, 930-934.

Maurer, D., Ellemberg, D., & Lewis, T.L. Repeated measures of contrast sensitivity reveal limits to visual plasticity after early binocular deprivation in humans. Neuropsychologia, 2006, 44, 2104-2112.

Le Grand, R., Cooper, P.A., Mondloch, C.J., Lewis, T.L., Sagiv, N., de Gelder, B., & Maurer, D. What aspects of face processing are imparied in developmental prosopagnosia? Brain and Cognition, 2006, 61, 139-158.

Cooper, P.A., Geldart, S.S., Mondloch, C.J., & Maurer, D. Developmental changes in perceptions of attractiveness: A role for experience? Developmental Science, 2006, 9, 530-543.

Freire, A., Lewis, T.L., Maurer, D., & Blake, R. The development of sensitivity to biological motion in noise. Perception, 2006, 35, 647-657.

Maurer, D., Pathman, T., & Mondloch, C.J. The shape of boubas: Sound-shape correspondences in toddlers and adults. Developmental Science, 2006, 9, 316-322.

Mondloch, C.J., Leis, A., & Maurer, D. Recognizing the face of Johnny, Suzy, and Me: Insensitivity to the spacing among features at four years of age. Child Development, 2006, 77, 234-243.

Ellemberg, D., Lewis, T.L., Defina, N., Maurer, D., Brent, H.P., Guillemot, J-P., & Lepore, F. Greater losses in sensitivity to second-order local motion than to first-order local motion after early visual deprivation in human. Vision Research, 2005, 45, 2877-2884.

MacKay, T. L., Jakobson, L.S., Ellemberg, D., Lewis, T.L., Maurer, D., & Casiro. Deficits in the processing of local and global motion in very low birthweight children. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 2005, 43, 1738-1748.

Ahmed, I., Lewis, T.L., Ellemberg, D., & Maurer, D. Discrimination of speed in 5-year-olds and adults: Are children up to speed? Vision Research, 2005, 45, 2129-2135.

Maurer, D., Lewis, T.L. & Mondloch, C. Missing sight: Consequences for visual cognitive development. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 2005, 9, 144-151.

Lewis, T.L., & Maurer, D. Multiple sensitive periods in human visual development: Evidence from visually deprived children. Developmental Psychobiology, 2005, 46, 163-183.

Maurer, D. Introduction to the special issue on critical periods re-examined: Evidence from human sensory development. Developmental Psychobiology, 2005, 46, 155.

Mondloch, C., & Maurer, D. Do small white balls squeak? Pitch-object correspondences in young children. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 2004, 4, 133-136.

Mondloch, C.J., Dobson, K.S., Parson, J., & Maurer, D. Why 8-year-olds can't tell the difference between Steve Martin and Paul Newman: Factors contributing to the slow development of sensitivity to the spacing of facial features. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 2004, 89, 159-181.

Ellemberg, D., Lewis, T.L., Dirks, M., Maurer, D., Ledgway, T., Guillemot, J.-P., & Lepore, F. Putting order into the development of sensitivity to global motion. Vision Research, 2004, 44, 2403-2411.

Maurer, D., & Mondloch, C. Neonatal synesthesia: A re-evaluation. In L. Robertson & N. Sagiv (Eds.), Attention on Synesthesia: Cognition, Development and Neuroscience, Oxford University Press, 2004. 193-213.

Le Grand, R., Mondloch, C., Maurer, D., & Brent, H. Impairment in holistic face processing following early visual deprivation. Psychological Science, 2004, 15, 762-768.

Lewis, T., Ellemberg, D., Maurer, D., Dirks, M., Wilkinson, F., & Wilson, H. A window on the normal development of sensitivity to global form in Glass patterns. Perception, 2004, 33, 409-418.

Mondloch, C., Le Grand, R., & Maurer, D. Early visual experience is necessary for the development of some—but not all—aspects of face processing. In O. Pascalis & A. Slater (Eds.), The Development of Face Processing in Infancy and Early Childhood: Current Perspectives. New York: Nova Science Publishers, 2003. 99-117.

Ellemberg, D., Lewis, T.L., Meghji, K.S., Maurer, D., Guillemot, J.-P., & Lepore, F. Comparison of sensitivity to first- and second-order local motion in 5-year-olds and adults. Spatial Vision, 2003, 16, 419-428.

Le Grand, R., Mondloch, C., Maurer, D. & Brent, H. Expert face processing requires visual input to the right hemisphere during infancy. Nature Neuroscience, 2003, 6, 1108-1112. Suementary information. Brain Star Award of the Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction (CIHR)

Mondloch, C., Geldart, S., Maurer, D., & Le Grand, R. Developmental changes in face processing skills. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 2003, 86, 67-84.

Ellemberg, D., Lavoie, K., Lewis, T.L., Maurer, D., Lepore, F., & Guillemot, J.P. Longer VEP latencies and slower reaction times to the onset of second order motion than to the onset of first order motion. Vision Research, 2003, 43, 651-658.

Mondloch, C., Geldart, S., Maurer, D., de Schonen, S. Developmental changes in the processing of hierarchical shapes continue into adolescence. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 2003, 84, 20-40.

Geldart, S., Mondloch, C., Maurer, D., de Schonen, S., & Brent, H. The effects of early visual deprivation on the development of face processing. Developmental Science, 2002, 5, 490-501.

Maurer, D., Le Grand, R., & Mondloch, C. The many faces of configural processing. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 2002, 6, 255-260.

Mondloch, C., Le Grand, R., & Maurer, D. Configural face processing develops more slowly than featural face processing. Perception, 2002, 31, 553-566.

Lewis, T.L., Ellemberg, D., Maurer, D., Wilkinson, F., Wilson, H.R., Dirks, M., & Brent, H.P. Sensitivity to global form in glass patterns after early visual deprivation in humans. Vision Research, 2002, 42, 939-948.

Ellemberg, D., Lewis, T.L., Maurer, D., Brar, S., & Brent, H.P. Better perception of global motion after monocular than after binocular deprivation. Vision Research, 2002, 42, 169-179.

De Haan, M., Johnson, M., Maurer, D., & Perrett, D. Recognition of individual faces and average face prototypes by 1- and 3-month-old infants. Cognitive Development, 2001, 16, 659-678.

Ellemberg, D., Lewis, T.L., Maurer, D., & Brent, H.P. The role of visual input in setting up spatial filters in the human visual system. Proceedings of The Society for Imaging Science and Technology, PICS 2001: Image Processing, Image Quality, Image Capture Systems Conference, Imaging Science and Technology, Springfield, VA 2001, 421-425.

Le Grand, R., Mondloch, C., Maurer, D., & Brent, H.P. Early visual experience and face processing. Nature, 2001, 410, 890. Correction: 2001, 412, 786.

Maurer, D., & Lewis, T.L Visual acuity: the role of visual input in inducing postnatal change. Clinical Neuroscience Research, 2001, 1, 239-247.

Goldberg, M., Maurer, D., Lewis, T.L., & Brent, H.P. The influence of binocular visual deprivation on the development of visual-spatial attention. Developmental Neuropsychology, 2001, 19, 53-81.

Goldberg,M., Maurer, D., & Lewis, T.L. Developmental changes in attention: the effects of endogenous cueing and of distractors. Developmental Science, 2001, 4, 209-219.

Maurer, D., & Lewis, T. Visual Acuity and Spatial Contrast Sensitivity: Normal Development and Underlying Mechanisms. In C. Nelson & M. Luciana (Eds.), Handbook of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 2001. 237-250.

Ellemberg, D., Lewis, T.L., Maurer, D., & Brent, H.P. Influence of monocular deprivation during infancy on the later development of spatial and temporal vision. Vision Research, 2000, 40, 3283-3295. Brain Star Award of the Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction (CIHR)

Walker, R., Mannan, S., Maurer, D., Pambakian, A.L.M., & Kennard, C. The oculomotor distractor effect in normal and hemianopic vision. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B Biological Science, 2000, 267, 431-438.

Lewis, T.L., Maurer, D., Chung, J.Y.Y., Holmes-Shannon, R., & Van Schaik, C.S. The development of symmetrical OKN in infants: Quantification based on OKN acuity for nasalward versus temporalward motion. Vision Research, 1999, 40, 445-453.

Ellemberg, D., Lewis, T.L., Maurer, D., Liu, C.H., & Brent, H.P. Spatial and temporal vision in patients treated for bilateral congenital cataracts. Vision Research,1999, 39, 3480-3489.

Geldart, S., Maurer, D., & Henderson, H. Effects of the height of the internal features of faces on adults' aesthetic ratings and 5-month-olds' looking times. Perception, 1999, 28, 839-850.

Maurer, D., Lewis,T.L., Brent, H.P., & Levin, A.V. Rapid improvement in the acuity of infants after visual input. Science, 1999, 286, 108-110.

Ellemberg, D., Lewis, T.L., Liu, C.H., & Maurer, D. Development of spatial and temporal vision during childhood. Vision Research,1999, 39, 2325-2333.

Maurer, D., Stager, C., & Mondloch, C. Cross-modal transfer of shape is difficult to demonstrate in 1-month-olds. Child Development,1999, 70, 1047-1057.

Geldart, S., Maurer, D., & Carney, K. Effects of eye size on adults' aesthetic ratings of faces and 5-month-olds' looking times. Perception, 1999, 28, 361-374.

Mondloch, C.J., Lewis, T.L., Budreau, D.R., Maurer, D., Dannemiller, J.L., Stephens, B.R., & Kleiner K.A. Face perception during early infancy. Psychological Science, 1999, 10, 419-422.

Mondloch, C.J., Lewis, T.L., Maurer, D., & Levin, A.V. The effects of visual experience on face preferences during infancy. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Technical Report, 1998, No.98.4.

Maurer, D., & Lewis, T. Overt orienting toward peripheral stimuli: Normal development and underlying mechanisms. In J. Richards (Ed.), Eye movements, Attention and Development. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum, 1998. 51-102.

Maurer, D., Nnubia, N., & Lewis, T.L.The effect of sucking on babies' orienting toward peripheral visual stimuli. Infant Behavior and Development, 1997, 20, 397-404.

Goldberg, M.C., Maurer, D., & Lewis, T. L. Influence of a central stimulus on infants' visual fields. Infant Behavior and Development, 1997, 20, 359-370. .

Bowering, E., Maurer, D., Lewis, T.L., & Brent, H.P. Constriction of the visual field of children after early visual deprivation. Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus, 1997, 34, 347-356 .

Maurer, D., & Mondloch, C. Synesthesia: A stage of normal infancy? In S. Masin (Ed.), Proceedings of the 12th meeting of the International Society for Psychophysics, Padua, October 1996. 107-112.

Bowering, E., Maurer, D., Lewis, T.L., Brent, H.P., & Riedel, P. The visual field in childhood: Normal development and the influence of deprivation. Developmental Cognitice Neuroscience Technical Report No. 96.1, 1996.

Lewis, T.L. Maurer, D., & Brent, H.P. The development of grating acuity in children treated for unilateral or bilateral congenital cataract. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 1995, 36, 2080-2095.

Lewis, T.L., Reed, M.J., Maurer, D., Wyngaarden, P.A., & Brent, H.P. An evaluation of acuity card procedures. Clinical Vision Sciences, 1993, 8, 591-602.

Maurer, D., & Lewis, T.L. Visual outcomes in infant cataract. In K.Simons (Ed.), Early Visual Development: Normal and Abnormal . New York: Oxford University Press, 1993. 454-484.

Bowering, E.R., Maurer, D., Lewis, T.L., & Brent, H.P. Sensitivity in the nasal and temporal hemifields in children treated for cataract. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 1993, 34, 3501-3509.

Maurer, D. Neonatal synesthesia: Implications for the processing of speech and faces. In de Boysson-Bardies, B., Jusczyk, P., MacNeilage, P., Morton, J., & deSchonen, S. (Eds.), Developmental Neurocognition: Speech and Face Processing in the First Year of Life . Dordrecht: Kluver, 1993. 109-124.

Tytla, M., Lewis, T., Maurer, D., & Brent, H. Stereopsis following congenital cataract. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 1993, 34, 1767-1773.

Harris, L., Lewis, T.L., & Maurer, D. Brainstem and cortical contributions to the generation of horizontal optokinetic eye movements in humans. Visual Neuroscience, 1993, 10, 247-259.

Lewis, T.L., Maurer, D., Tytla, M.E., Bowering, E.R., & Brent, H.P.Vision in the "good" eye of children treated for unilateral congenital cataract. Ophthalmology, 1992, 99, 1013-1017.

Lewis, T.L., & Maurer, D. The development of temporal and nasal visual fields during infancy. Vision Research, 1992, 32, 903-911.

Lewis, T.L., Maurer, D., Smith, R.J., & Haslip, J.K. The development of symmetrical optokinetic nystagmus during infancy. Clinical Vision Sciences, 1992, 7, 211-218.

Maurer, D., & Lewis, T.L. The development of peripheral vision and its physiological underpinningsi. In M.J. Weiss & P.R. Zelazo (Eds.), Newborn Attention . Norwood, N.J.: Ablex, 1991. 218-255.

Adams, R., Maurer, D. & Cashin, H. The influence of stimulus size on newborns' discrimination of chromatic from achromatic stimuli. Vision Research, 1990, 30, 2023-2030.

Morton, J., Johnson, M., & Maurer, D. On the reasons for newborns' responses to faces. Infant Behavior and Development, 1990, 13, 99-104.

Lewis, T.L., Maurer, D., & Brent, H.P. The development of visual resolution in infants and toddlers tested monocularly with optokinetic nystagmus. Clinical Vision Sciences, 1990, 5, 231-241.

Maurer, D., Lewis, T.L., & Brent, H.P. The effects of deprivation on human visual development: Studies of children treated for cataracts. In F.J Morrison, C.E. Lord, & D.P. Keating (Eds.), Aied Developmental Psychology. Vol. 3. Psychological Development in Infancy . San Diego, CA: Academic Press, 1989. 139-227.

Lewis, T.L., Maurer, D., & Brent, H.P. Optokinetic nystagmus in normal and visually deprived children: Implications for cortical development. Canadian Journal of Psychology, 1989, 43, 121-140.

Maurer, D. First come, first served: Interesting speculations but too many assumptions. Cahiers de Psychologie Cognitive, 1989, 9, 90-96.

Maurer, D., Lewis, T., Cavanagh, P., & Anstis, S.M. A new test of luminous efficiency for babies. Investigative Ophthalmology, 1989, 30, 297-303.

McCormick, C.M. & Maurer, D.M. Unimanual hand preferneces in six-month-olds: Consistency and relation to familial handedness. Infant Behavior & Development, 1988, 11, 21-30.

Tytla, M.E., Maurer, D., Lewis, T.L., & Brent, H.P. Contrast sensitivity in children treated for congenital cataract. Clinical Vision Sciences, 1988, 2, 251-264.

Lewis, T.L., Maurer, D., & Brent, H.P. Effects on perceptual development of visual deprivation during infancy. Ophthalmology Digest, 1987, 2, 21-22 (Abstract).

Anstis, S., Cavanagh, P., Maurer, D., & Lewis, T. Optokinetic technique for measuring infants' responses to color. Aied Optics, 1987, 26, 1510-1516.

Maurer, D., & Adams, R. Emergence of the ability to discriminate a blue from grey at one month of age. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 1987, 44, 147-156.

Anstis, S., Cavanagh, P., Maurer, D., Lewis, T., MacLeod, D.A.J., & Mather, G. Computer-generated screening test for color blindness. Color Research and Aication, 1986, 11 (Suement), S63-S66.

Lewis, T.L., & Maurer, D. Preferential looking as a measure of visual resolution in infants and toddlers: A comparison of psychophysical methods. Child Development, 1986, 57, 1062-1075.

Lewis, T.L., Maurer, D., & Brent, H. The effects of visual deprivation during infancy on perceptual development. British Journal of Ophthalmology, 1986, 70, 214-220.

Adams, R., Maurer, D., & Davis, M. Newborns' discrimination of chromatic from achromatic stimuli. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 1986, 41, 267-281.

Lewis, T., Maurer, D., & Brent, H. Optokinetic nystagmus in children treated for bilateral cataracts. In R. Groner, G. McConkie, & C. Menz (Eds.), Eye Movements and Human Information Processing . Amsterdam: North Holland, 1985. 85-105.

Lewis, T.L., Maurer, D., & Blackburn, K. The development of young infants' ability to detect stimuli in the nasal visual field. Vision Research, 1985, 25, 943-950.

Maurer, D. Infants' perception of facedness. In T. Field & N. Fox (Eds.), Social Perception in Infancy . Norwood, New Jersey: Ablex, 1985. 73-100.

Adams, R., & Maurer, D. Newborns' detection of contrast. Infant Behavior and Development, 1984, 7, 415-422.

Maurer, D., Lewis, T.L., & Brent, H. Peripheral vision and optokinetic nystagmus in children with unilateral congenital cataract. Behavioural Brain Research, 1983, 10, 151-161.

Maurer, D. The scanning of compound figures by young infants. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 1983, 35, 437-448.

Maurer, D., & Young, R. Newborns' following of natural and distorted arrangements of facial features. Infant Behaviour and Development, 1983, 6, 127-131.

Sireteanu, R., & Maurer, D. The development of the kitten's visual field. Vision Research, 1982, 22, 1105-1111.

Boergen, K., Hartmann, C., Maurer, D., Rentschler, I., & Sireteanu, R. Vergleich der fovealen and peripheren Sehscharfe-eine psychophysische Entwicklungsstudie. Fortschritte der Ophthalmologie, 1982, 79, 163-165.

Maurer, D., & Lewis, T. Review of Psychological Development from Infancy: Image to Intention. Edited by M. Bornstein & W. Kessen. Child Development Abstracts and Bibliography, 1981, 55, 72.

Maurer, D., & Lewis, T. The influence of peripheral stimuli on infants' eye movements. In D. Fisher, R. Monty, & J. Senders (Eds.), Eye Movements . Hillsdale, New Jersey: Erlbaum, 1981. 21-29.

Barrera, M., & Maurer D. The perception of facial expressions by the three-month-old. Child Development, 1981, 52, 203-206.

Barrera, M., & Maurer D. Discrimination of strangers by the three-month-old. Child Development, 1981, 52, 558-563.

Barrera, M., & Maurer, D. Recognition of mother's photographed face by the three-month-old infant. Child Development, 1981, 52, 714-716.

Maurer, D., & Barrera, M. Infants' perception of natural and distorted arrangements of a schematic face. Child Development, 1981, 52, 196-202.

Maurer, D., & Martello, M. The discrimination of orientation by young infants. Vision Research, 1980, 20, 201-204.

Lewis, T., & Maurer, D. Central vision in the newborn. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 1980, 29, 475-480.

Maurer, D., & Lewis, T. A physiological model of infants' early visual development. Canadian Journal of Psychology, 1979, 33, 232-252.

Maurer, D., Siegel, L., Lewis, T., Kristofferson, M., Barnes, R., & Levy, B. Long-term memory improvement? Child Development, 1979, 50, 106-118.

Maurer, D., & Lewis, T. Peripheral discrimination by three-month-old infants. Child Development, 1979, 50, 276-279.

Lewis, T., Maurer, D., & Kay, D. Newborns' central vision: Whole or hole? Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 1978, 26, 193-203.

Maurer, D., & Salapatek, P. Developmental changes in the scanning of faces by young infants. Child Development, 1976, 47, 523-527.

Maurer, D. Infant Visual Perception: Methods of Study. In L. Cohen and P. Salapatek (Eds.), Infant Perception . New York: Academic Press, 1975. 1-76.

Salapatek, P., Haith, M., Maurer, D., & Kessen, W. Error in the corneal-reflection technique: A note on Slater and Findlay. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 1972, 14, 493-499.

Levin, G., & Maurer, D. The solution process in children's matching-to-sample. Developmental Psychology, 1969, 1, 679-690.