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Changes in Rod and Frame Test Scores Recorded in Schoolchildren during Development – A Longitudinal Study

Bagust, Jeff; Docherty, Sharon; Haynes, Wayne; Telford, Richard; Isableu, Brice


The Rod and Frame Test has been used to assess the degree to which subjects rely on the visual frame of reference to perceive vertical (visual field dependence-independence perceptual style). Early investigations found children exhibited a wide range of alignment errors, which reduced as they matured. These studies used a mechanical Rod and Frame system, and presented only mean values of grouped data. The current study also considered changes in individual performance. Changes in rod alignment...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013-05-27
Type: Journal article
Source: PLoS ONE
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0065321


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