Basic Psychophysics

1. Binocular Vision

Mansfield, J.S. & Legge, G.E. (1997). Binocular visual direction, the cyclopean eye, and vergence: Reply to Banks, van Ee and Backus. Vision Research, 37, 1610-1613.

Mansfield, J.S. & Legge, G.E. (1996). Binocular computation of visual direction. Vision Research, 36, 27-41. (pdf) 

McKee, S.P., Bravo, M.J., Smallman, H.S., & Legge, G.E. (1995). The "uniqueness constraint" and binocular masking. Perception , 24, 49-65. 

McKee, S.P., Bravo, M.J., Taylor, D.G., & Legge, G.E. (1994). Stereo matching precedes dichoptic masking. Vision Research, 34, 1047-1060. (abstract) (pdf)

Legge, G.E. & Gu, Y. (1989). Stereopsis and contrast. Vision Research, 29, 989-1004. (pdf)

Legge, G.E. (1984). Binocular contrast summation. I. Detection and discrimination. Vision Research, 24, 373-383. (abstract) (pdf)

Legge, G.E. (1984). Binocular contrast summation. II. Quadratic summation. Vision Research, 24, 385-394. (pdf)

Legge, G.E. & Rubin, G.S. (1981). Binocular interactions in suprathreshold contrast perception. Perception and Psychophysics, 30, 49-61. (pdf)

Legge, G.E. (1979). Spatial frequency masking in human vision: Binocular interactions. Journal of the Optical Society of America, 69, 838-847. (pdf)

2. Contrast and Spatial Frequency

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. (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. (pdf)

Akutsu, H. & Legge, G.E. (1995). Discrimination of compound gratings: Spatial frequency channels or local features? Vision Research, 35, 2685-2695. (pdf)

Legge, G.E. & Kersten, D. (1987). Contrast discrimination in peripheral vision. Journal of the Optical Society of America, A4, 1594-1598. (pdf)

Legge, G.E., Kersten, D., & Burgess, A.E. (1987). Contrast discrimination in noise. Journal of the Optical Society of America, A4, 391-404. (pdf) 

Burkhardt, D.A., Gottesman, J.G., Kersten, D., & Legge, G.E. (1984). Symmetry and constancy in the perception of negative and positive luminance contrast. Journal of the Optical Society of America, A1, 309-316. (pdf) 

Legge, G.E. & Kersten, D. (1983). Light and dark bars: Contrast discrimination. Vision Research, 23, 473-483. (abstract) (pdf)

Foley, J.M. & Legge, G.E. (1981). Contrast detection and near-threshold discrimination. Vision Research, 21, 1041-1053. (abstract)

Gottesman, J., Rubin, G.S., & Legge, G.E. (1981). A power law for perceived contrast in human vision. Vision Research, 21, 791-799. (abstract) (pdf)

Legge, G.E. (1981). A power law for contrast discrimination. Vision Research, 21, 457-467. (abstract) (pdf)

Legge, G.E. & Foley, J.M. (1980). Contrast masking in human vision. Journal of the Optical Society of America, 70, 1458-1471. (abstract) (pdf)

Legge, G.E. (1978). Space domain properties of a spatial frequency channel in human vision. Vision Research, 18, 959-969. (abstract) (pdf)

Legge, G.E. (1978). Sustained and transient mechanisms in human vision: Spatial and temporal properties. Vision Research, 18, 69-81. (abstract) (pdf)

Legge, G.E., Cohen, M.A., & Stromeyer III, C.F. (1978). Spatial frequency masking with briefly presented patterns. Perception, 7, 161-166.

Legge, G.E. (1976). Adaptation to a spatial impulse: Implications for Fourier transform models of visual processing. Vision Research, 16,1407-1418. (abstract) (pdf)

Legge, G.E. (1976). Contrast detection in human vision: Spatial and temporal properties. Ph.D. Thesis, Harvard University.

3. Accommodation and Lens

Akutsu, H., Legge, G.E., Luebker, A., Lindstrom, R.L., Zabel, R.W., & Kirby, V.M. (1993). Multifocal intraocular lenses and glare. Optometry and Vision Science, 70, 487-495. (pdf)

Akutsu, H., Legge, G.E., Showalter, M., Lindstrom, R.L., Zabel, R.W., & Kirby, V.M. (1992). Contrast sensitivity and reading through multifocal intraocular lenses. Archives of Ophthalmology, 110, 1076-1080. (abstract) (pdf)

Gu, Y. & Legge, G.E. (1987). Accommodation to stimuli in peripheral vision. Journal of the Optical Society of America, A4, 1681-1687. (pdf)

Legge, G.E., Mullen, K.T., Woo, G.C., & Campbell, F.W. (1987). Tolerance to visual defocus. Journal of the Optical Society of America, A4, 851-863. (pdf)

Kersten, D. & Legge, G.E. (1983). Convergence accommodation. Journal of the Optical Society of America, 73, 332-338. (pdf)

4. Visual Patterns

Legge, G.E., Gu, Y., & Luebker, A. (1991). Efficiency of graphical perception. Perception & Psychophysics 46, 365-374. Reprinted in slightly revised form in: S.R. Ellis (Ed.) Pictorial Communication in Virtual and Real Environments, Taylor & Francis. (pdf

Schlingensiepen, K.H., Campbell, F.W., Legge, G.E., & Walker, T.D. (1986). The importance of eye movements in the analysis of simple patterns. Vision Research, 26, 1111- 1117. (abstract) (pdf)

5. Hearing

Legge, G.E. & Viemeister, N.F. (1988). Sensory analysis in vision and audition: A Commentary on Sensory Analysis by Donald Laming. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 11, 301-302.

Legge, G.E., Grosmann, C., & Pieper, C.M. (1984). Learning unfamiliar voices. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 10, 298- 303. (pdf)