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    • Attention Capture by Direct Gaze is Robust to Context and Task Demands 

      Itier, Roxane J.; Palancia, Adam (Springer, 2012-01-10)
      Eye-tracking was used to investigate whether gaze direction would influence the visual scanning of faces, when presented in the context of a full character, in different social settings, and with different task demands. ...
    • Identifying the function of peripheral vision in early and late scene processing 

      Srikantharajah, Jatheesh (University of Waterloo, 2019-09-19)
      The vast majority of visual information is located in the peripheral visual field. Our understanding of the functionality of peripheral vision is limited. This thesis investigates the function of peripheral vision during ...
    • Searching for a perceived gaze direction using eye tracking 

      Itier, Roxane J.; Palancia, Adam (Association for Research in Visison and Ophthalmology, 2011-02-01)
      The purpose of the current study was to use eye tracking to better understand the “stare-in-the-crowd effect”—the notion that direct gaze is more easily detected than averted gaze in a crowd of opposite-gaze distractors. ...
    • Studying Journal Articles under Time Pressure 

      Meschino, Lisa (University of Waterloo, 2011-08-26)
      The purpose of this dissertation is to understand how students distribute their attention while reading academic journal articles under time pressure. Given that most of the reading done in university is commonly ...


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