Warren-Smith started Cognitive Sensations in 2018, following a desire to explore the neurological impact of handheld technology. She now works with artists and scientists on multidisciplinary projects exploring human development in a technological world. She has presented this research in organisations such FACT, The British Museum and Tate Liverpool, and is currently exploring the medium of the online sphere.
In her research, Warren-Smith explores and investigates the relationship between digital culture and society. Through the subjects of art and science, her work addresses various themes including perception, attention, neuroplasticity, engagement and interaction with technology and its impact on our mental health. An area of interest most apparent in her work is the concept of attention.