• Aesthetics and astronomy: Studying the public's perception and understanding of imagery from space 

    Smith, Lisa F; Smith, Jeffrey K; Arcand, Kimberly K; Smith, Randall K; Bookbinder, Jay; Keach, Kelly
    This study examined the scientific understanding of astronomical pictures by experts and non-experts. It explored how both groups perceive astronomical images, and their understanding of both what they are seeing and the ...
  • Effects of time and information on perception of art 

    Smith, Lisa F; Bousquet, Suzanne G.; Chang, George; Smith, Jeffrey K
    This study examined whether the presence of a label and the length of viewing time affect the perception of art. Participants were 152 undergraduate students at an urban university in central New Jersey. A computer program ...