My Research on Sign Language and Deaf Individuals

Bosworth, R.G., Petrich, J.A.F., & Dobkins, K.R. (2013). Effects of attention and laterality on motion and orientation discrimination in deaf signers. Brain & Cognition82(1), 117-126.  [pdf]

Bosworth, R.G. & Emmorey, K. (2010). Effects of iconicity and semantic relatedness on lexical access in American Sign Language. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 36(6), 1573-81.  [pdf]

Emmorey, K., Bosworth, R.G., & Kraljic, T. (2009). Visual feedback and self-monitoring of sign language.  Journal of Memory and Language, 61, 398-411.  [pdf]

Bosworth, R.G., Bartlett, M.S., & Dobkins, K.R.  (2006). Image statistics of American Sign Language: comparison with faces and natural scenes.  Journal of the Optical Society of America, A 23(9). 2085-2096.  [pdf]

Bosworth, R.G., Wright, C.E., Bartlett, M.S., Corina, D.P., & Dobkins, K.R. (2003). Characterization of the visual properties of signs in ASL. Chapter in A. E. Baker, B. van den Bogaerde & O. Crasborn (Eds.), Cross-Linguistic Perspectives in Sign Language Research.  Hamburg: Signum Press. [pdf]

Bosworth, R.G. & Dobkins, K.R. (2002).  The effects of spatial selective attention on motion processing in deaf and hearing subjects. Brain & Cognition, 49(1).  170-181.  [pdf]

Bosworth, R.G. & Dobkins, K.R. (2002). Visual field asymmetries for motion processing in deaf and hearing signers. Brain & Cognition, 49(1). 152-169.  [pdf]

Dobkins, K.R. & Bosworth, R.G. (2001). Effects of set-size and spatial selective attention on motion processing. Vision Research, 41. 1501-1517.  [pdf]

Bosworth, R.G. & Dobkins, K.R. (1999).  Left hemisphere dominance for motion processing in deaf signers.  Psychological Science, 10(3), 256-262.  [pdf]

Effects of Genetics and Experience on Visual and Cognitive Development

Bosworth, R.G., Farkas, C. & Dobkins, K.R.  (2012).  Do infants demonstrate perceptual learning?  Journal of Vision, 12(9): 695. [abstract]

Blumenthal, E., Bosworth, R.G., & Dobkins, K. (2012). Genetic and Environmental Contributions to Chromatic and Luminance Contrast Sensitivity in Infant Twins. Journal of Vision, 12(9), 474.

Hoffman, D.R., Theuer, R.C., Castaneda, Y.S., Wheaton, D.H., Bosworth, R.G., O’Connor, A.R., Morale, S.E., Wiedemann, L.E., & Birch, E.E. (2004). Maturation of visual acuity is accelerated in breast-fed term infants fed baby food containing DHA-enriched egg yolk. Journal of Nutrition, 134 (9), 2307-2313.  [pdf]

Visual Abilities in Preterm Infants

Bosworth, R.G. & Dobkins, K.R. (2013).  Effects of prematurity on the development of contrast sensitivity: Testing the visual experience hypothesis. Vision Research82(19), 31-41.  [pdf]

Bosworth, R.G., Robbins, S.L., Granet, D.B., & Dobkins, K.R. (2013).  Delayed luminance and chromatic contrast sensitivity in infants with Retinopathy of Prematurity.Documenta Ophthalmologica, 127(1), 57-68.  [pdf]

Visual Abilities in Children with Congenital Eye Disorders

Bosworth, R.G. & Birch, E.E. (2007). Nasal-temporal asymmetries in motion detection and motion VEP in normal infants and young patients with infantile esotropia. Journal of Investigative Ophthalmology & Vision Science, 48(12), 5523-5531.   [pdf]

Bosworth, R.G. & Birch, E.E. (2005). Motion detection in normal infants and young patients with infantile esotropia.  Vision Research, 45(12).  1557-1567. [pdf]

Birch, E.E. & Bosworth, R.G. (2004). Visual evoked potentials in infants and children. Chapter in M. J Aminoff (Ed.).  Electrodiagnosis in Clinical Neurology, 5th Edition.  New York: Churchill-Livingstone, pp.439-450.

Birch E.E., Felius J., Stager Sr., D.R., Weakley Jr., D.R., & Bosworth R.G.  (2004). Pre-operative stability of infantile esotropia and post-operative outcome. American Journal of Ophthalmology, 138, 1003-9.  [pdf]