Mental effort required…

 

Turano, K.A., Geruschat, D.R., Stahl, J.W. (1998). Mental effort required for walking:  Effects of retinitis pigmentosa.  Optometry and Vision Science, 75 (12), 878-886.

Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9875993

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2 Responses to “Mental effort required…”

  1. Interesting – certainly makes sense from one who has RP — now with a guide dog – which reduces the mental effort required … can once again enjoy walking down the street!

  2. Becky,

    Thank you for the comment. I’m so glad to hear you’ve gotten a dog. From my conversations with people with vision loss, whether it be from RP, Glaucoma, Diabetic Retinopathy or any other cause, a guide dog is usually a surprisingly welcome addition to life. Unlike a cane, it can give feedback, potentially life-saving, not to mention warmth and devotion. Thanks for reading the article. Best wishes.

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