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Professor Daphne Maurer

PhD Minnesota.

Associate Investigator

Contact Details

Homepage : http://www.science.mcmaster.ca/psychology/dm.html

External Address

Visual Development Lab
McMaster University, Canada

Media Engagement

Selected Publications

Book Chapters

  • Maurer, D., & Mondloch, C.J. (2011). Sensitive periods in face perception. In A.J. Calder, G. Rhodes, M.H. Johnson, & J.V. Haxby (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Face Perception (pp. 779-796). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Periodicals

  • Rhodes, G., Nishimura, M., de Heering, A., Jeffery, L., & Maurer, D. (2017). Reduced adaptability, but no fundamental disruption, of norm-based face coding following early visual deprivation from congenital cataracts. Developmental Science, 20, e12384. doi:10.1111/desc.12384
  • Vingilis-Jaremko, L., Maurer, D., Rhodes, G., & Jeffery, L. (2016). The influence of averageness on adults' perceptions of attractiveness: The effect of early visual deprivation. Perception, 45(12), 1399-1411. doi:10.1177/0301006616661913
  • Walsh, J.A., Maurer, D., Vida, M., Rhodes, G., Jeffery, L., & Rutherford, M. (2015). Norm-based coding of facial identity in adults with autism spectrum disorder. Vision Research, 108, 33-40. doi:10.1016/j.visres.2014.11.018
  • Vida, M., Walsh, J., Rutherford, M.D., Maurer, D., Rhodes, G., & Calder, A.J. (2013). The influences of face inversion and facial expression on sensitivity to eye contact in high-functioning adults with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43(11), 2536-2548. doi:10.1007/s10803-013-1802-2
  • Robbins, R.A., Maurer, D., Hatry, A., Anzures, G., & Mondloch, C.J. (2012). Effects of normal and abnormal visual experience on the development of opposing aftereffects for upright and inverted faces. Developmental Science, 15(2), 194-203. doi:10.1111/j.1467-7687.2011.01116.x
  • Vida, M.D., & Maurer, D. (2012). Gradual improvement in fine-grained sensitivity to triadic gaze after 6 years of age. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 111, 299–318.
  • Vida, M.D., & Maurer, D. (2012). The development of fine-grained sensitivity to eye contact after 6 years of age. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 112, 243-256.
  • Mondloch, C., Robbins, R., & Maurer, D. (2010). Discrimination of Facial Features by Adults, 10-year-olds and Cataract-Reversal Patients. Perception, 39(2), 184-194. doi:10.1068/p6153
  • Mondloch, C.J., Elms, N., Maurer, D., Rhodes, G., Hayward, W.H., Tanaka, J.W., & Zhou, G. (2010). Processes underlying the cross-race effect: An investigation of holistic, featural and relational processing of own- versus other-race faces. Perception, 39, 1065-1085.
  • Rhodes, G., Ewing, L., Hayward, W., Maurer, D., Mondloch, C., & Tanaka, J. (2009). Contact and other-race effects in configural and component processing of faces. British Journal of Psychology, 100, 717-728.
  • Nishimura, M., Maurer, D., Jeffery, L., Pellicano, E., & Rhodes, G. (2008). Fitting the child’s mind to the world: Adaptive norm-based coding of facial identity in 8-year-olds. Developmental Science, 11, 620-627.

Published Abstracts

  • Mondloch, C.J., Robbins, R.A., & Maurer, D. (2008). A feature story: Similarities among adults, 10-year-olds and cataract-reversal patients in face discrimination [Abstract]. Journal of Vision, 8(6), 189, 189a. [Link]
  • Robbins, R.A., Maurer, D., Mondloch, C.J., Nishimura, M., & Lewis, T.L. (2008). Early Visual Deprivation Does Not Affect Later Discrimination of Spacing and Featural Changes in a Non-face Object (Houses) [Abstract]. Australian Journal of Psychology, 60(96, Suppl. S).
  • Robbins, R., Maurer, D., & Lewis, T. (2007). Spaced out: good discrimination but poor memory for spacing in houses [Abstract]. Journal of Vision, 7(9), 1035.

Conference Presentations, Colloquia, and other presentations

  • Walsh, J.A., Maurer, D., Vida, M.A., Rhodes, G., Jeffery, L., & Rutherford, M.D. (2014, May). Face identity is encoded relative to the norm in adults with autism spectrum disorder. Poster session presented at the 14th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society (VSS), St Pete Beach, USA.
  • Vida, M., Maurer, D., Calder, A., Rhodes, G., Walsh, J.A., Pachai, M., & Rutherford, M.D. (2013, April). The influences of facial expression and face inversion on sensitivity to eye contact in adults with autism spectrum disorders. Poster session presented at the Bi-Annual Meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, USA.
  • Maurer, D., Mondloch, C.J., Robbins, R., Dywan, J., & Segalowitz, S. (2012, June). The influence of early experience on the later development of face expertise: Lessons from cataract-reversal patients. Presentation given at the International Society on Infant Studies, Minneapolis, USA.
  • Vida, M.D., & Maurer, D. (2012, May). Fine-grained sensitivity to vertical differences in triadic gaze is slow to develop. Poster session presented at the 12th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society (VSS), Naples, USA.
  • Vida, M.D., & Maurer, D. (2011, June). Look me in the eye: A comparison of fine-grained sensitivity to eye contact between children and adults. Poster session presented at the 2011 York University Centre for Vision Research Conference, Toronto, ON.
  • Vida, M.D., & Maurer, D. (2011, May). Look me in the eye: A comparison of fine-grained sensitivity to eye contact between children and adults. Poster session presented at the 2011 Vision Sciences Society (VSS) Annual Meeting, Naples, FL.
  • Vida, M.D., & Maurer, D. (2010, May). Eyes on the target: A comparison of fine-grained sensitivity to triadic gaze between children and adults. Poster session presented at the 2010 Vision Sciences Society (VSS) Annual Meeting, Naples, FL.
  • Vida, M.D., & Maurer, D. (2010, April). Eyes on the target: A comparison of fine-grained sensitivity to triadic gaze between children and adults. Poster session presented at the 2010 Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS) Annual Meeting, Montréal, QC.
  • Elms, N., Mondloch, C.J., Maurer, D., Hayward, W.G., Rhodes, G., Tanaka, J., & Zhou, G. (2008, May). Other-race faces: Limitations of expert face processing. Poster session presented at the Vision Sciences Society, Florida.
  • Robbins, R.A., Maurer, D., Mondloch, C.J., Nishimura, M., & Lewis, T.L. (2008, April). A House is not a Face: The Effects of Early Visual Deprivation on the Later Discrimination of Spacing and Featural changes in a Non-face Object. Paper presented at the Cognitive Neurosciences Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, United States.
  • Nishimura, M., Maurer, D., Rhodes, G., Jeffery, L., & Pellicano, L. (2007, June). Children adapting to the world: Evidence of norm-based coding of faces in 8-year-olds. Paper presented at the Center for Vision Research Conference, York University, Toronto.
  • Nishimura, M., Maurer, D., Rhodes, G., Jeffery, L., & Pellicano, L. (2007, March). Children adapting to the world: Evidence of norm-based coding of faces in 8-year-olds Poster session presented at the Society for Research on Child Development , Boston.

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