Director of Perception, Communication and Development Lab
Research at a glance
- Post-Doctoral, McMaster University
- Ph.D, University of Toronto
- Master of Arts, University of Toronto
- Bachelor of Arts, Queen’s University at Kingston
Undergraduate classes taught
- SLHS 3220/LINGST 3220 – Speech Acoustics
- SLHS 3230 – Hearing Science
- SLHS 4001 – Topics: Music and the Mind
- SLHS 4840 – Language and Development in Infancy
Graduate classes taught
- SLHS 7840 – Language and Development in Infancy
- Infant and child development
- Perceptual, cognitive and neural processes underlying the perception of complex auditory patterns
- Speech production and perception in the context of caregiver-child interaction
- Music perception
- Smith, N. A. & McMurray, B. (2018). Temporal responsiveness in mother-child dialogue: A longitudinal analysis of children with normal hearing and hearing loss. Infancy, 23, 410-431.
- Smith, N. A., Folland, N. A., Martinez, D. M. & Trainor, L. J. (2017). Multisensory object perception in infancy: 4-month-olds perceive a mistuned harmonic as a separate auditory and visual object. Cognition, 164, 1-7.
- Smith, N.A. & Joshi, S. (2014). Neural correlates of auditory stream segregation: An analysis of onset- and change-related responses. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 136, EL295-301.
- Smith, N. A. & Strader, H. L. (2014). Infant-directed visual prosody: Mothers’ head movement and speech acoustics. Interaction Studies, 15, 38-54.
- Smith, N. A., Gibilisco, C. R., Meisinger, R. E. & Hankey, M. (2013). Asymmetry in infants’ selective attention to facial features during visual processing of infant-directed speech. Frontiers in Psychology, 4:601.