Conferences

Talks and Poster Presentations at Professional Meetings (since 2013)

 

 

2019

 

  • Bowers AR, Hoelzl R, Steckhan L, Herzog O, Savage SW, Lehsing C. (2019) Pilot study of a tactile hazard warning device for drivers with hemianopia. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 60. ARVO E-abstract

  • Xu J, Emmermann B, Herzog O, Swan S, Lehsing C, and Bowers AR (2019) Pilot study of an auditory scanning reminder system for drivers with hemianopia. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 60. ARVO E-abstract
  • Savage SW, Zhang L, Swan G, and Bowers AR (2019) How does age affect the contributions of head and eye movements to scanning at intersections? Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 60. ARVO E-abstract
  • Swan G, Ahmadi A and Bowers AR (2019) Predicting early hazard detection from head scanning magnitude in individuals with hemianopia. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 60. ARVO E-abstract
  • Zhang T, Savage SW, and Bowers AR (2019) How do simulated central vision loss and distraction affect the detection of hazards by older and younger drivers?  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 60. ARVO E-abstract
  • Pundlik S, Baliutaviciute, Moharrer M, Bowers AR, Luo G (2019) Double-masked, randomized home-use clinical trial of a wearable collision warning device for the blind: preliminary results Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 60. ARVO E-abstract

 

2018

 

  • Savage SW, Zhang L, Swan G, Pepo D, Bowers AR (2018) The effects of age and following a lead car on scanning for and detection of motorcycle hazards at intersections. J. Vis 18(10):1042
  • Bowers AR, Sheldon SS, Hecht H (2018) Are you looking at me? The effects of hemianopia on perception of mutual gaze. J. Vis 18(10):927
  • Swan G, Shahin M, Albert J, Herrmann J, Bowers AR (2018) The effects of simulated acuity and contrast sensitivity impairments on detection of pedestrian hazards. J. Vis 18(10):1043
  • Zhang T, Savage SW, Bowers AR (2018) Effects of simulated vision impairment and auditory distraction on the detection of hazards while driving. J. Vis 18(10):485
  • Bowers AR, Shahin M, Albert J, Herrmann J, and Swan G (2018) Contrast sensitivity losses impair pedestrian detection more than visual acuity losses Optom. Vis. Sci. 95; E-abstract Highlighted as a “GEM” of the conference

 

2017

  • Bowers AR, Spano LP, Zhang L, Pepo D, Islam M, Savage SW. (2017) The effects of age and cognitive load on peripheral detection at intersections. Optom. Vis. Sci. 94; E-abstract Selected as one of the top ten most newsworthy abstracts from over 700 submissions
  • Bowers AR, Tang X, Bronstad PM, Spano LP, Doherty A, Peli E, Luo G. (2017) Pedestrian detection by bioptic drivers when using monocular telescopes Optom. Vis. Sci. 94; E-abstract
  • Houston KH, Woods RL, Bowers AR, Peli E. (2017) Split prisms to improve collision judgments in left spatial neglect: a pilot study. Optom. Vis. Sci. 94; E-abstract
  • Houston KH, Peli E, Bowers AR, Woods RL. (2017) Does spatial neglect reduce the efficacy of peripheral prisms for hemianopia? Optom. Vis. Sci. 94; E-abstract
  • Bowers AR, Alberti CF, Goldstein RB, Peli E. (2017) Do people with hemianopia spontaneously adapt their gaze scanning to differing hazard detection demands?. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.58. ARVO E-abstract 3293
  • Pundlik S, Tomasi M, Doherty A, Bowers AR, Luo G. (2017) Preliminary evaluation of a wearable video camera based collision warning device for blind individuals in an obstacle course Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.58. ARVO E-abstract 4761
  • Savage, S.W., Spano L.P., Islam, M., Zhang, L., Pepo, D. & Bowers, A.R. (2017). The effects of age and cognitive task demand on peripheral detection performance at intersections. Poster Presented at Massachusetts General Hospital, Conference: Research Fellow Poster Celebration. Boston, Massachusetts. *Award received for outstanding contribution to the MGH research enterprise
  • Savage, S.W., Spano, L.P., Zhang, L., Islam, M., Pepo, D., & Bowers, A.R. (2017). The effects of age and cognitive load on peripheral detection performance at intersections. Poster Presented at annual meeting of the Harvard Medical School’s Department of Ophthalmology. Boston, Massachusetts.

 

2016

  • Alberti CF, Goldstein RB, Bowers AR. (2016) Gaze and pedestrian eccentricity explains differences in detection of stationary and approaching pedestrians by drivers with hemianopia. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.57. ARVO E-abstract 1961.
  • Spano LP, Zahir F, Bowers AR. (2016) Useful field of vision for peripheral detection of motorcycles at intersections. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.57. ARVO E-abstract 1506.
  • Bowers AR, Bronstad PM, Spano L, Huq B, Alberti C, Doherty A, Peli E, and Luo G (2016) Hazard detection with bioptic telescopes and simulated visual acuity loss. Optom. Vis. Sci. 93; E-abstract 165052
  • Savage, S.W., Spano L.P., Islam, M., & Bowers, A.R. (2016). The effects of age and cognitive task demand on peripheral detection performance at intersections. Poster Presented at the annual meeting for Object perception attention and Memory (OPAM). Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Savage SW, Spano LP, Islam M, Zhang L, Pepo D, & Bowers AR. (2016). The effects of age and cognitive task demand on peripheral detection at intersections. Conference on Object Perception, Attention and Memory (OPAM) 2016. Boston.

 

2015

  • Bowers AR, Alberti CF, Houston K, Goldstein RB, Peli E. (2015) Gaze scanning and intersection detection failures by drivers with hemianopia. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.56 ARVO E-abstract 4778.
  • Houston KE, Tomasi M, Goldstein RB, Peli E, Luo G, Woods RL and Bowers AR. (2015) Pilot study of perceptual-motor training for peripheral prisms; Optom. Vis. Sci. 92; E-abstract 155256
  • Bronstad PM, Albu A, Goldstein RB, Peli E and Bowers AR. (2015) The effects of central field loss on lane position and steering in a driving simulator Optom. Vis. Sci. 92; E-abstract 150051
  • Bowers AR, Sheldon S, Apfelbaum D, Peli E. (2015) Telescope use and driving patterns of older and younger bioptic drivers. Optom. Vis. Sci. 92; E-abstract 150052

 

2014

  • Bowers AR, Houston K, Goldstein RB, Peli E. (2014) Peripheral prisms and training improve detection of pedestrians by drivers with hemianopia. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.55 ARVO E-abstract 2155.
  • Houston KE, Liu R, Sheldon SS, Peli E, Goldstein RB, Luo G, Woods RL and Bowers AR. (2014) Biased collision judgments by people with left but not right hemianopia. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 55 ARVO E-abstract 4130
  • Tomasi M, Bowers AR, Peli E, Luo G. (2014) Compensatory gaze scanning by patients with hemianopia during outdoor walking. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 55 ARVO E-abstract 4131
  • Bowers AR, Houston K, Goldstein RB, Peli E. (2014) Do peripheral prisms and training improve timely detection of hazards by drivers with hemianopia? Optom. Vis. Sci. 91; E-abstract 140094
  • Houston KE, Woods RL, Luo G, Peli E, and Bowers AR. (2014) Rightward asymmetries in the collision judgments of patients with left homonymous field defects are explained by subclinical left hemispatial neglect. Optom. Vis. Sci. 91; E-abstract 140095
  • Houston KE, Peli E, and Bowers AR. (2014) Collision judgments of people with left hemispatial neglect in a walking simulator compared to lane position in a driving simulator. Optom. Vis. Sci. 91; E-abstract 145077

 

2013

  • Houston K, Churchill J, Wiegand J, Peli E, Luo G, Goldstein RB, Woods RL, Bowers AR. (2013) Perceptual-motor adaptation in hemianopes wearing peripheral prisms is possible: Preliminary results. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 54, ARVO E-Abstract 2759.
  • Bowers AR, Sheldon S, Quint J, Hecht H. (2013) Effect of central vision loss on mutual gaze perception: a pilot study. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 54, ARVO E-Abstract 2187.
  • Tomasi M, Churchill J, Wiegand JP, Houston Kevin; Peli Eli, Bowers AR, Luo G. (2013) Peripheral prisms increase blindside eye and head scanning movements during outdoor walking in hemianopes: preliminary results. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 54, ARVO E-Abstract 2758.
  • Bowers AR, Doherty A, Jeng K, Werner L and Peli E. (2013) Development and preliminary evaluation of a functional perimetry test. Optom. Vis. Sci. 90; E-abstract 130948
  • Quint J, Sheldon S, Hecht H and Bowers AR. (2013) Are you looking at me?" Effects of simulated vision impairment on gaze perception. Optom. Vis. Sci. 90; E-abstract 130175