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Austen Smith

Assistant Professor

Office: AH 339
E-mail: austen.smith@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4297
Fax: 306-585-4772

Research interests

Visuospatial attention, cerebral lateralization, aesthetics and art, driving and navigation, perceptual asymmetries, multisensory integration, eye tracking.

Representative Publications

Smith, A.K., Sedgewick, J.R., Weiers, B., & Elias, L.J. (2019). Is there an artistry to lighting? The complexity of illuminating three-dimensional artworks. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts (in press). http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/aca0000221

Smith, A.K., & Elias, L.J. (2018). Native reading direction modulates eye movements during aesthetic preference and brightness judgments. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts. Advanced online publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/aca0000184

Harms, V.L., Poon, L.J.O., Smith, A.K.,& Elias, L.J. (2015). Take your seats: Leftward asymmetry in classroom seating choice. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9, 457. http://doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2015.00457

Smith, A.K., Szelest, I., Friedrich, T.E., & Elias, L.J. (2014). Native reading direction influences lateral biases in the perception of shape from shading. Laterality, 20(4), 418-433. DOI 10.1080/1357650X.2014.990975