Visibility Vol 15 Issue 4, 2021


Impacts of vision and hearing impairment on egocentric straight-ahead


Egocentric perception of straight-ahead is an important internal reference for spatial orientation. For people with sensory impairment who receive reduced external sensory input, such internal reference may affect mobility and judgments of spatial layout. This study investigates the impacts of vision and hearing impairment on the perception of egocentric straight-ahead and the relationship to real-life tasks such as walking without veering.

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