Researcher

Dr Lisa Asper

Field of Research (FoR)

Biography

About me:

My laboratory group investigates visual perception. Research includes investigation of binocular summation in amblyopia, perceptual learning, yoked prism, and repeatability of binocular vision testing procedures. I hope to branch out to investigate visual perception in early dementia in the near future.

Education

OD (Southern California College of Optometry, 1980)

PhD (UNSW, 2004)

RESEARCH
My Research Goals:

About me:

My laboratory group investigates visual perception. Research includes investigation of binocular summation in amblyopia, perceptual learning, yoked prism, and repeatability of binocular vision testing procedures. I hope to branch out to investigate visual perception in early dementia in the near future.

Education

OD (Southern California College of Optometry, 1980)

PhD (UNSW, 2004)

RESEARCH
My Research Goals:

  • Investigate binocularity
  • Investigate visual perception in groups such as the elderly, those with dementia, those with ocular disease
  • Investigate the effect of vertical yoked prisms on visual perception and action

Recent Student Projects (PhD and Honours)

  • Perceptual learning in contrast discrimination
  • Development of interocular and spatial interactions
  • The effect of vertical yoked prisms on gait
  • The effect of vertical yoked prisms on lateral heterophoria
  • Posture and eyestrain when using smart phones
  • The effect of various targets on

Current Student Projects (Honours)

  • Investigation of activities that may or may not affect cycloplegia
  • Investigation into the repeatabiltiy of binocular vision testing

 

TEACHING & OUTREACH

Courses I co-ordinate and teach:

 

OPTM3111

            http://www.handbook.unsw.edu.au/undergraduate/courses/2014/OPTM3111.html

 

OPTM3211

            http://www.handbook.unsw.edu.au/undergraduate/courses/2014/OPTM3211.html

OPTM4211

           http://www.handbook.unsw.edu.au/undergraduate/courses/2014/OPTM4211.html

 

Additional courses in which I teach

 

VISN 1101

            http://www.handbook.unsw.edu.au/undergraduate/courses/2014/VISN1101.html

 

OPTM2190

            http://www.handbook.unsw.edu.au/undergraduate/courses/2014/OPTM2190.html

 

Professional affiliations and service positions

 

            Member, Optometry Australia

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Contact

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