Other Low-Vision Related Topics

1. Visual Impairment and Brain Reorganization

Legge, G.E. & Chung, S.T.L. (2016). Low vision and plasticity: implications for rehabilitation. Annual Review of Vision Science, 2, 321-343. (article) (PDF icon PDF)

Chung, S.T.L. & Legge G.E. (2016). Comparing the shape of contrast sensitivity functions for normal and low vision. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 57 (1), 198-207. (article) (PDF)

Liu, T., Cheung, S.-H., Schuchard, R.A., Glielmi, C.B., Hu, X., He, S. & Legge, G.E. (2010). Incomplete cortical reorganization in macular degeneration. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 51(12), 6826-6834. (article) (PDF)

Crossland, M.D, Engel, S.A., & Legge, G.E. (2011). The preferred retinal locus in macular disease: Towards a consensus definition. Retina, 31(10), 2109-2014. (article) (PDF icon PDF)

Cheung, S.-H.,  Fang, F., He, S. & Legge, G.E. (2009). Retinotopically-specific reorganization of visual cortex for tactile pattern recognition. Current Biology, 19, 596-601.(article) (PDF)

Kwon, M., Legge, G.E., Fang, F., Cheong, A.M.Y. & He, S. (2009). Adaptive changes in visual cortex following prolonged contrast reduction. Journal of Vision, 9)2):20, 1-16. (article) (PDF)

Cheung, S.H. & Legge, G.E. (2005). Functional and cortical adaptations to central vision loss. Visual Neuroscience , 22, 187-201. (article) (PDF)

2. MNREAD and Clinical Tests

Calabrèse, A., To, L., He, Y., Berkholtz, E., Rafian, P. & Legge, G.E. (2018). Comparing performance on the MNREAD iPad app with the MNREAD acuity chart. Journal of Vision, 18(1):8. (article) (PDF icon PDF)

Calabrese, A., Cheong, A.M.Y., Cheung, S.-H., He, Y., Kwon, M. Mansfield, J.S., Subramanian, A., Yu, D. & Legge, G.E. (2016). Baseline MNREAD measures of normally sighted subjects from childhood to old age. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 57, 3836-43.(article) (PDF)

Calabrese, A., Owsley, C., McGwin, G. & Legge, G.E. (2016). Development of a reading accessibility Index using the MNREAD acuity chart. JAMA Ophthalmology, 134(4), 398-405.(article)

Cheung, S.-H., Kallie, C.S., Legge, G.E. & Cheong, A.M.Y. (2008). Nonlinear mixed-effects modeling of MNREAD data. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 49, 828-835. (article) (PDF)

Legge, G.E., Madison C., & Mansfield J.S. (1999). Measuring Braille reading speed with the MNREAD test. Visual Impairment Research. (article)

Mansfield, J.S., Legge, G.E., & Bane, M.C. (1996). Psychophysics of reading. XV. Font effects in normal and low vision. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 37, 1492-1501. (article) (PDF)

Legge, G.E. & Rubin, G.S. (1986). The contrast sensitivity function as a screening test: A critique. American Journal of Optometry and Physiological Optics, 63, 265-270. (article)

Ahn, S.J., Legge, G.E., & Luebker, A. (1995). Printed cards for measuring low-vision reading speed. Vision Research, 35, 1939-1944. (article) (PDF)

Mansfield J., Ahn, S., Legge, G.E., & Luebker, A. (1993). A new reading-acuity chart for normal and low vision. Ophthalmic and Visual Optics/Noninvasive Assessment of the Visual System Technical Digest, 3, 232-235.

Legge, G.E., Ross, J.A., Luebker, A., & LaMay, J.M. (1989). Psychophysics of reading. VIII. The Minnesota low-vision reading test. Optometry and Vision Science, 66, 843-853. (article)

Legge, G.E. & Rubin, G.S. (1987). Reply to J.S. Verbaken: Contrast sensitivity as a screening test. American Journal of Optometry and Physiological Optics, 64, 293-295. 

3. Color

Wurm, L.H., Legge, G.E., Isenberg, L.M., & Luebker, A. (1993). Color improves object recognition in normal and low vision. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 19, 899-911. (article) (PDF icon PDF)

Legge, G.E., Parish, D.H., Luebker, A., & Wurm, L.H. (1990). Psychophysics of reading. XI. Comparing luminance and color contrast. Journal of the Optical Society of America A, 7, 2002-2010. (article) (PDF icon PDF)
Legge, G.E. & Campbell, F.W. (1987). Vision of Color and Pattern. Carolina Biological Supply Company, Burlington NC.
Legge, G.E. & Rubin, G.S. (1986). Psychophysics of reading. IV. Wavelength effects in normal and low vision. Journal of the Optical Society of America A, 3, 40-51. (article) (PDF icon PDF)

4. Motion

Jobling, J.T., Mansfield, J.S., Legge, G.E., & Menge, M.H. (1997). Motion parallax: Effects of blur, contrast, and field size in normal and low vision. Perception, 26, 1529-1538. (article) (PDF icon PDF)

Legge, G.E. & Campbell, F.W. (1981). Displacement detection in human vision. Vision Research, 21, 205-213. (article) (PDF icon PDF)

5. Methods, Definitions and History

Legge G.E. & Chung S.T.L.  (2010). Low vision. In: Goldstein, E.B. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Perception, Sage Publications Inc, 536-540. (Book)

Goodrich, G.L., Arditi, A., Rubin, G., Keeffe, J., & Legge, G.E. (2008). The low vision timeline: An interactive history. Visual Impairment Research, 10, 67-75 (article) (PDF icon PDF)

Legge G.E. (2000) Low vision and psychophysics: Methodological challenges. In Silverstone B., M.A. Lange, B. Rosenthal and E.E. Faye (Eds.) Lighthouse Handbook on Visual Impairment and Rehabilitation, Oxford University Press. (Book)

Leat S.J., G.E. Legge & M. Bullimore. (1999). What is low vision? A re-evaluation of definitions. Optometry & Vision Science 76, 198-211. (article) (PDF)

Legge G.E. (1995). Low vision. Sky and Telescope, 89, 92. Sidebar to: May A. My window on the universe. Pp. 91-92. 

National Research Council. (1995). Currency Features for Visually Impaired People. National Materials Advisory Board, NRC, Washington DC: National Academy Press. (article

Legge G.E. & D.G. Pelli. (1993). Report of the low vision and its rehabilitation panel. In Vision Research--A National Plan: 1994-1998. (Eds. National Advisory Eye Council), National Institutes of Health, NIH Publication No. 93-3186. (PDF icon PDF)