Visibility Vol 7 Issue 4, 2013

The Effects of Age and Vision Impairment on Scanning and Detection at Intersections

Intersections are challenging for drivers with normal vision, let alone drivers with impaired vision. About 25% of fatal accidents occur at intersections and older drivers are more likely to be involved than middle-aged drivers. Using a driving simulator, we have been evaluating the effects of age and vision impairment on scanning and detection at intersections to determine the role of inadequate head scanning in detection failures.

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Quantifying Emotion Recognition and Classification in Clients with Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Aaron P. Johnson, PhD

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Characteristics of Older Bioptic Drivers: Effects of Increasing Age on Driving Safety

Bradley E. Dougherty, OD, PhD

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Using Remote Sighted Assistants to Identify the Location and Orientation of Visually Impaired Pedestrians

Paymon Rafian; Gordon E. Legge, PhD

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