Publications

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2019

  • Savage SW, Spano LP and Bowers AR.  (2019) The effects of age and cognitive task load on peripheral-detection performance. J Vis. 19, 15. doi:10.1167/19.1.15 https://jov.arvojournals.org/article.aspx?articleid=2722997
  • Lehsing C, Ruch F, Kölsch FM, Dyszak G, Haag C, Feldstein IT, Savage, SW, Bowers AR. (2019) Effects of simulated mild vision loss on gaze, driving and interaction behaviors in pedestrian crossing situations. Accid Anal Prev, 125, 138-151
  • Swan G, Shahin M, Albert J, Herrmann J, Bowers AR. (2019) The effects of simulated acuity and contrast sensitivity impairments on detection of pedestrian hazards in a driving simulator. Transp Res Part F Traffic Psychol Behav. 64, 213-226
  • Bowers AR, Bronstad PM, Spano LP, Goldstein RB, Peli E. (2019) The effects of age and central field loss on head scanning and detection at intersections Transl. Vis. Sci. Technol. In press
  • Bowers AR, Sheldon S and Hecht H . (2019) The effects of hemianopia on perception of mutual gaze. Optom Vis Sci. In press
  • Zhang, C., Bowers AR and Savage SW. The effects of age, distraction, and simulated central vision impairment on hazard detection in a driving simulator. Optom Vis Sci. Submitted

 

2018

  • Houston KE, Peli E, Goldstein RB and Bowers AR. (2018) Driving with Hemianopia VI: Peripheral prisms and perceptual-motor training improve detection in a simulator. Transl. Vis. Sci. Technol. 7(1):5, https://doi.org/10.1167/tvst.7.1.5
  • Houston KE, Bowers AR. Peli E, and Woods RL. (2018) Peripheral prisms improve obstacle detection during simulated walking for patients with left hemispatial neglect and hemianopia. Optom Vis Sci. 95(9): 795-804 
  • Pundlik S, Tomasi M, Moharrer M, Bowers AR, Luo G. (2018) Preliminary evaluation of a wearable camera-based collision warning device for blind individuals. Optom Vis Sci. 95(9): 747-756
  • Bowers AR, Bronstad PM, Spano L, Huq B, Doherty A, Peli E, and Luo G. (2018) Evaluation of a paradigm to investigate detection of road hazards when viewing through a bioptic telescope. Optom Vis Sci. 95(9): 785-794

 

2017

  • Bowers AR, Dickinson CM, Peli E. (2017) Comments about outcome measures for clinical trials of interventions for post-stroke patients with hemianopia. Acta Neurol Scand. 136(5):548-550
  • Alberti C, Goldstein RB, Peli E, and Bowers AR. (2017) Driving with hemianopia, V: Do individuals with hemianopia spontaneously adapt their gaze scanning to differing hazard detection demands? Transl. Vis. Sci. Technol. 6(5): 11
  • Savage SW, Zhang L, Spano LP, Pepo D, Sheldon S, Bowers AR. (2017) The effects of guidance method on detection and scanning at intersections – a pilot study. Proceedings of the 9th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training, and Vehicle Design. Manchester, Vermont, 340-346

 

2016

  • Houston KE, Bowers AR, Fu X, Liu R, Goldstein RB, Churchill J, Wiegand JP, Soo T, Tang Q, Peli E. (2016) A pilot study of perceptual-motor training for peripheral prisms. Transl. Vis. Sci. Technol.5(1):9
  • Peli E, Bowers AR, Keeney K, and Jung JH. (2016) High power prismatic devices for oblique peripheral prisms Optom Vis Sci. 93:521-33
  • Tomasi M, Pundlik S, Bowers AR, Peli E and Luo G. (2016) Mobile gaze tracking system for outdoor walking behavioral studies J Vis. 16(3):27
  • Bowers AR (2016) Driving with homonymous visual field loss: A review of the literature Clin Exp Optom. 99:402-418.
  • Bronstad PM, Albu A, Peli E, Bowers AR. (2016) Driving with central field loss III: Vehicle control. Clin Exp Optom. 99:435-40
  • Bowers AR, Sheldon S, DeCarlo D and Peli E. (2016) Bioptic telescope use and driving patterns of drivers with age-related macular degeneration. Transl. Vis. Sci. Technol.5(5):5

 

2015

  • Shen J, Peli E, Bowers AR. (2015) Peripheral prism glasses: Effects of moving and stationary backgrounds Optom Vis Sci 92: 412-420
  • Hecht H, Horichs J, Sheldon S, Quint J, Bowers AR. (2015) The effects of simulated vision impairments on the cone of gaze. Atten Percept and Psychophys. 77: 2399-2408
  • Houston KE, Woods RL, Goldstein RB, Peli E, Luo G and Bowers AR. (2015) Asymmetry in the collision judgments of people with homonymous field defects and left hemispatial neglect. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 56:4135–4142
  • Bronstad PM, Albu A, Bowers AR, Goldstein RB, Peli E. (2015) Driving with central field loss. II. How scotomas above or below the preferred retinal locus (PRL) affect hazard detection in a driving simulator. PLoS ONE. 10(9):e0136517.
  • Bowers AR, Alberti CF, Hwang A, Goldstein R, Peli E. (2015) Pilot study of gaze scanning and intersection detection failures by drivers with hemianopia, Proceedings of the 8th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training, and Vehicle Design. Salt Lake City, Utah. 239 – 245

 

2014

  • Bowers AR, Keeney K, Peli E. (2014) Randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial of peripheral prism glasses for hemianopia. JAMA Ophthalmol: 132(2):214-222.
  • Alberti C, Peli E, Bowers AR. (2014) Driving with hemianopia: III. Detection of stationary and approaching pedestrians in a simulator. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 55:368-374.
  • Alberti C, Horowitz TS, Bronstad PM, Bowers AR. (2014) Visual attention measures predict pedestrian detection in central field loss: a pilot study. PLoS ONE 9(2): e89381. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0089381
  • Bowers AR, Ananyev E, Mandel AJ, Goldstein RB, Peli E. (2014) Driving with hemianopia: IV. Head scanning and detection at intersections in a simulator. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 55:1540–1548.
  • Sheldon S, Quint J, Hecht H and Bowers AR. (2014) The effect of central vision loss on mutual gaze perception. Optom Vis Sci 91:1000-1011

 

2013

  • Bronstad PM, Bowers AR, Albu A, Goldstein RB, Peli E. (2013) Driving with central field loss I: Effect of central scotomas on responses to hazards. JAMA Ophthalmol. 131; 819-820 Received Schepens Eye Research Institute award for best paper by a postdoctoral fellow in 2014
  • Bronstad PM, Bowers AR, Albu A, Goldstein RB, Peli E. (2013) In reply (Central visual field loss and driving). JAMA Ophthalmology, 131(6): 819-820.
  • Apfelbaum H, Ross NC, Bowers AR, Peli E. (2013) Considering apical scotomas, confusion and diplopia when prescribing prisms for homonymous hemianopia. Transl. Vis. Sci. Technol.; 2(4):2,
  • Doherty AL, Bowers AR, Luo G, Peli E. (2013) The effect of strabismus on object detection in the ring scotoma of a monocular bioptic telescope. Ophthal Physiol Opt; 33: 550-560.
  • Bowers AR, Anastasio RJ, Sheldon SS, O’Connor MG, Hollis AM, Howe PD, Horowitz TS. (2013) Can we improve clinical prediction of at-risk older drivers? Accid Anal Prev. 59: 537– 547
  • Bowers AR, Jeng K, Peli E, Werner L, Doherty A. (2013) Video test to evaluate detection performance of drivers with hemianopia: preliminary results. Proceedings of the 7th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training and Vehicle Design. Bolton Landing, NY. 248 – 254

 

2012

  • Ross NC, Bowers AR, Peli E. (2012) Peripheral prism glasses: Effects of dominance, suppression and background. Optom. Vis. Sci, 89; 1343-1352
  • Bowers AR, Tant M, Peli E. (2012) A pilot evaluation of on-road detection performance by drivers with hemianopia using oblique peripheral prisms Stroke Res Treat:doi:10.1155/2012/176806.
  • Sodhi M, Reimer B, Tant M, Peli E, Bowers A, Woods RL, Higgins K, Turco P (2012). Driver performance evaluation: Considerations underlying selection and design of routes. In: Vision in Vehicles X (edited by Gale, A. G), Applied Vision Research Centre, Loughborough University, Loughborough, U.K., 93-102.

 

2011

  • Doherty AL, Bowers AR, Luo G, and Peli E. (2011) Object detection in the ring scotoma of a monocular bioptic telescope. Arch Ophthalmol. 129; 611-617
  • Bronstad PM, Bowers AR, Albu A, Goldstein RB, Peli E. (2011) Hazard detection by drivers with paracentral homonymous field loss: A small case series. J Clinic Experiment Ophthalmol;S5:001. doi:10.4172/2155-9570.S5-001.
  • Bowers AR, Anastasio RJ, Howe PD, O’Connor MG, Hollis AM, Kapust LR, Bronstad PM, Horowitz TS. (2011) Dynamic attention as a predictor of driving performance in clinical populations: preliminary results. Proceedings of the 6th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training and Vehicle Design. Lake Tahoe, CA. 307-313
  • Bronstad M, Bowers AR, Albu A, Goldstein RB, Peli E. (2011) Driving with para-central visual field loss. Proceedings of the 6th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training and Vehicle Design. Lake Tahoe, CA. 165-171

 

2010

  • Bowers AR, Mandel AJ, Goldstein, RB and Peli E. (2010) Driving with hemianopia: II. Steering and lane position in a simulator. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 51; 6605-6613.

 

2009

  • Peli E, Luo G, Bowers AR, Rensing N. (2009) Development and evaluation of vision multiplexing devices for vision impairments. International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools.18: 365-378
  • Cheong AMY, Bowers AR, and Lovie-Kitchin JE. (2009) Does a line guide improve reading performance with stand magnifiers?, Optom Vis Sci. 86, 1078-1085.
  • Bowers AR, Mandel AJ, Goldstein, RB and Peli E. (2009) Driving with hemianopia: I. Detection performance in a simulator. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 50; 5137-5147
  • Bronstad M, Bowers AR, Goldstein RB, Albu A, Peli E. (2009) The impact of macular disease on pedestrian detection: a driving simulator evaluation. In: Proceedings of the 5th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training and Vehicle Design. Big Sky, MT, 320-326 Received Schepens Eye Research Institute award for best paper by a postdoctoral fellow in 2009

 

2008

  • Bowers AR, Keeney K, Peli E. (2008) Community-based trial of peripheral prism visual field expansion device for hemianopia. Arch Ophthalmol. 126:657-664
  • Mandel A, Bowers AR, Goldstein R, Peli E. (2008) Vehicle handling skills of drivers with hemianopia: a simulator assessment. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Low Vision, Vision 2008, Montreal, Canada. CD-ROM Paper 73.3
  • Doherty A, Bowers AR, Woods RL, Peli E. (2008) Is the ring scotoma of a monocular telescope present when viewing binocularly? Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Low Vision, Vision 2008, Montreal, Canada. CD-ROM Paper 51.2

 

2007

  • Bowers AR, Cheong AMY and Lovie-Kitchin JE.(2007) Reading with optical magnifiers: page navigation strategies and difficulties, Optom Vis Sci, 84, 9-20. Selected as the “Editor’s Choice” article.
  • Peli E, Luo G, Bowers AR, Rensing N. (2007) Applications of augmented vision head-mounted systems in vision rehabilitation. J Soc Information Display, 15: 1037-1045
  • Peli E, Luo G, Bowers AR, Rensing N. (2007) Development and evaluation of vision multiplexing devices. International IEEE-BAIS Symposium on Research on Assistive Technologies (RAT-07) 1: 13-20.
  • Peli E, Luo G, Bowers AR, Rensing N. (2007) Augmented vision head-mounted systems for vision impairments. The SID Int Symposium, Soc Information Display, Long Beach, CA. SID 07 Digest 1074-1077.
  • Bowers AR, Mandel AJ, Goldstein RB, Peli E. (2007) Simulator-based driving with hemianopia: detection performance and compensatory behaviors on approach to intersections. Proceedings of the 4th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training and Vehicle Design. Stevenson, Washington. CD-ROM. 269 – 270.
  • Mandel AJ, Bowers AR, Goldstein RB, Peli E. (2007) Analysis of driving behavior where it matters. In: Proceedings of the Driving Simulator Conference (DSC) North America 2007, Iowa City. DVD-ROM. 181-190

 

2005

  • Bowers A. R., Apfelbaum D.H., and Peli E. (2005) Bioptic telescopes meet the needs of drivers with moderate visual acuity loss. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 46: 66-74
  • Cheong AMY, Lovie-Kitchin JE, Bowers AR and Brown B. (2005) Short-term in-office practice improves reading performance with stand magnifiers for people with AMD. Optom Vis Sci 82:114-127,
  • Bowers, A.R., Peli, E., Elgin, J., McGwin, G., & Owsley, C. (2005) On-Road Driving with Moderate Visual Field Loss. Optom Vis Sci, 82: 657-667
  • Zebehazy, K., Zimmerman G., Bowers, A.R, Luo G. & Peli, E. (2005) Establishing Mobility Measures to Assess the Effectiveness of Night Vision Devices: Results of a Pilot Study. J Vis Imp Blind, 99 (10) 663 – 670
  • Peli, E., Bowers, A., Mandel, A., Higgins, K., Goldstein, R., & Bobrow, L. (2005) The design of driving simulator performance evaluations for driving with vision impairments and visual aids. Transportation Research Record. 1937, 128-135
  • Bowers A, Peli E, Elgin J, McGwin G, Owsley C (2005) Assessing Driving Performance With Moderate Visual Field Loss. Proceedings of the 3rd International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training, and Vehicle Design. University of Iowa Public Policy Center, Iowa. p33-40.
  • Peli E, Bowers A, Mandel A, Higgins K, Goldstein R, Bobrow L (2005) The design of driving simulator performance evaluations for driving with vision impairments and visual aids. TRB 2005 Annual Meeting, Compendium of Papers CD-ROM, 05-2578. Transportation Research Board, Washington DC.

 

2004

  • Bowers A. R., Woods R. L. and Peli E. (2004) Preferred retinal locus and reading rate with four dynamic text presentation formats. Optom Vis Sci, 81: 205-213.
  • Bowers A. R., Luo G, Rensing N. M. and Peli E. (2004) Evaluation of a prototype minified augmented-view device for patients with impaired night vision. Ophthal Physiol Opt, 24: 296-312.

 

2002

  • Cheong AMY, Lovie-Kitchin JE and Bowers AR. (2002) Determining magnification for reading with low vision. Clin. Exp. Optom. 85, 229-237.

 

2001

  • Bowers AR, Lovie-Kitchin JE and Woods RL. (2001) Eye movements and reading with large print and optical magnifiers in macular disease. Optom Vis Sci;78:325-334.
  • Bowers AR, Meek C and Stewart N. (2001) Illumination and reading performance in age-related macular degeneration. Clin Exp Optom; 84:139-147.

 

2000

  • Bowers AR (2000) Eye movements and reading with plus-lens magnifiers. Optom Vis Sci; 77:25-33
  • Lovie-Kitchin JE, Bowers AR and Woods RL. (2000) Oral and silent reading performance with macular degeneration. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt ;20:360-370.
  • Bowers AR. (2000) Stand magnifiers: page navigation and short-term practice effects. In: Stuen C. et al. editors. Vision Rehabilitation: Assessment, Intervention and Outcomes. Lisse: The Netherlands: Swets and Zeitlinger; p.319-323.

 

1998

  • Bowers AR. (1998) Reading performance in age-related macular degeneration: the relationship between intelligence and comprehension. In: Vision 96, Book 1, Proceedings of the International Conference on Low Vision 1996. Madrid: Spain: Organización Nacional de Ciegos Españoles; p.217-222.

 

1997

  • Bowers AR and Reid VM. (1997) Eye movements and reading with simulated visual impairment. Ophthal Physiol Opt ;17:392-402.

 

1994

  • Bowers AR and Ackerley RG. (1994) Reading characteristics of normal observers using low vision aids. In: Kooijman A.C. et al editors. Low vision: research and new developments in rehabilitation. Amsterdam: IOS Press; p.235 – 238