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Damiano, C., Gayen, P., Rezanejad, M., Banerjee, A., Banik, G., Patnaik, P., Walther, D.B., and Wagemans, J. (2023). Anger is red, sadness is blue: Emotion depictions in abstract art by artists and non-artists. Journal of Vision. PDF.

Goetschalckx, L. & Damiano, C. (2023). Understanding memorability through artificial and artist intelligence. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. PDF.

Damiano, C.*, Leemans, M., & Wagemans, J. (under review). Exploring the semantic inconsistency effect in scenes using a continuous measure of linguistic similarity.

Leemans, M.*, Damiano, C.*, & Wagemans, J. (under review). Finding the meaning in Meaning Maps: Quantifying the roles of semantic and non-semantic scene information in guiding visual attention.

Zhou, E.Y., Wilder, J., Damiano, C., & Walther, D.B. (2023). Neural dissociations between computational and subjective image complexity. PDF.


Damiano, C., Walther, D.B., and Cunningham, W.A. (2021). Cues to danger: Contour features predict valence and threat judgements in scenes. Cognition. PDF.

Damiano, C., Wilder, J., Zhou, E.Y., Walther, D.B., and Wagemans, J. (2021). The role of local and global symmetry in pleasure, interest, and complexity judgements of natural scenes. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts. PDF.

Van de Cruys, S., Damiano, C., Boddez, Y., Król, M., Goetschalckx, L., & Wagemans, J. (2021). Visual affects: Linking curiosity, aha-Erlebnis, and memory through information gain. Cognition. PDF.


Damiano, C., and Walther, D.B. (2019). Distinct roles of eye movements during memory encoding and retrieval. Cognition, 184, 119-129. PDF.

Damiano, C., Wilder, J., and Walther, D.B. (2019). Mid-level feature contribution to category-specific gaze guidance. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 81(1), 35-46. PDF.


Damiano, C., and Walther, D.B. (2015). Content, not context, facilitates memory for real-world scenes. Visual Cognition, 23(7), 852-855. PDF.