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November 2016

  • Adéläide de Herring publishes a paper in Current Biology showing that early visual deprivation enhances the development of auditory attention.
  • Daphne Maurer gives a colloquim at the University of Western Ontario and at Birckbeck College, University of London, on critical period plasticity.

October 2016

  • Daphne Maurer gives a talk at the Fall Vision Meeting at the University of Rochester on visual development during infancy.

September 2016

  • Daphne Maurer publishes the Donald O. Hebb award address in the Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology .

August 2016

  • Larissa Vingillis-Jaremko publishes a paper in Perception on the effects of early visual deprivation on the later perception of facial attractiveness.

July 2016

  • Laura Gibson publishes a paper in the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology on the development of spatial representations of number.
  • Daphne Maurer is elected Vice Principal (Academic) of Senior College at the University of Toronto.

May 2016

  • Terri Lewis presents a talk at the meeting of the Vision Sciences Society on the different effects of early visual deprivation on the development of audiovisual versus visuotactual perception.
  • Xiaoqing Gao and Adéläide de Herring present posters at the meeting of the Vision Sciences Society on the anatomical and attentional effects of early visual deprivation.

April 2016

  • Bat-Sheva Hadad publishes a paper in Developmental Science on the effects of early visual deprivation on the integration of pattern elements.
  • Daphne Maurer gives a colloquim on critical period plasticity at the Tri-University Consortium in North Carolina (Duke, University of North Carolina, North Carolina State), and she gives a talk at the Ontario Public Health Conference on visual screening of kindergarten children.

March 2016

  • Yi-Chuan Chen publishes a paper in the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology on the development of the perception of the simultaneity of beeps and flashes.
  • Daphne Maurer chairs the section of the Lasik Conference on Amblyopia on Classification and Diagnosis.

February 2016

  • Daphne Maurer presents a talk at the Lake Ontario Visual Establishment on the plasticity of critical periods.

January 2016

  • Gill Rhodes publishes a paper in Developmental Science documenting deficits in face memory in patients treated for bilateral congenital cataracts.

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