Atypical Perception Lab

MacEwan University

Sustained Eye Contact

How long should we make eye contact? Does keeping eye contact for a long period affect arousal, attention, or perception of time? Does eye contact facilitate memory? Does eye contact change as we age?

Sequence-space Synaesthesia

What are spatial-forms? What characteristics make spatial-forms a type of synaesthesia? Are they learned or genetic? Do they help with memory for dates/appointments?

Gambling Addiction

Are there perceptual elements of slot machines that are arousing and addictive? Do certain outcomes influence your memory and future gambling behaviour?

Participation in Research Studies

If you would like to be a participant in our research studies, please email If you are a MacEwan student, pleae use the SONA system to sign up.