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Visit Peter Jones

M107, Myddelton Street Building

Postal Address

City, University of London
Northampton Square
United Kingdom



Vision scientist, interested in the development of new digital sight tests.

Key Words: Psychophysics; Children; Glaucoma; Home Monitoring; Low Income Countries


  1. PhD (Psychology), MRC Institute of Hearing Research, United Kingdom, Jan 2009 – Jan 2012
  2. MSc (Informatics), University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom, Jan 2007 – Jan 2008
  3. BA (Psychology & Philosophy), Oxford University, St John's College, United Kingdom, Jan 2004 – Jan 2007


  1. Lecturer, City, University of London, Mar 2020 – present
  2. Postdoc, UCL, Jan 2012 – Jan 2020
  3. Statistics and Reporting Officer, The Scottish Arts Council, Jan 2008 – Jan 2009


Conference papers and proceedings (9)

  1. Ctori, I., Subramanian, A. and Jones, P. (2019). Teaching empathy by Simulated Practice in Optometry. European Academy of Optometry and Optics Rome.
  2. Ctori, I., Subramanian, A. and Jones, P. (2019). Teaching empathy by simulated practice in optometry. The TESPO project. Virtual and Augmented Reality to Enhance Learning and Teaching in Higher Education. Swansea.
  3. Taylor, D.J., Jones, P.R., Smith, N.D., Binns, A.M. and Crabb, D.P. (2018). Measuring real-time anxiety during simulated mobility scenarios in people with non-neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
  4. Ometto, G., Moghul, I., Montesano, G., Hunter, A., Pontikos, N., Jones, P.R. … Crabb, D.P. (2018). ReLayer: a free, online tool for measuring retinal thickness based on a new automatic method for the segmentation of layers in OCT images.
  5. Jones, P.R., Kalwarowsky, S., Rubin, G.S. and Nardini, M. (2015). Automated static threshold perimetry using a remote eye tracker.
  6. Jones, P.R., Kalwarowsky, S., Rubin, G.S. and Nardini, M. (2015). Automated static threshold perimetry using a remote eye-tracker.
  7. Dekker, T.M., Jones, P.R. and Nardini, M. (2014). Measuring perceptual sampling efficiency in adults and children.
  8. Jones, P.R., Kalwarowsky, S. and Nardini, M. (2014). Efficient strategies for measuring perceptual thresholds in infants using eyetracking.
  9. Jones, P.R., Kalwarowsky, S., Wattam-Bell, J. and Nardini, M. (2014). An automated test of infant visual acuity using remote eye-tracking.

Journal articles (45)

  1. Jones, P.R., Somoskeöy, T., Chow-Wing-Bom, H. and Crabb, D.P. (2020). Seeing other perspectives: evaluating the use of virtual and augmented reality to simulate visual impairments (OpenVisSim). npj Digital Medicine, 3(1). doi:10.1038/s41746-020-0242-6.
  2. Asfaw, D.S., Jones, P.R., Edwards, L.A., Smith, N.D. and Crabb, D.P. (2020). Using eye movements to detect visual field loss: a pragmatic assessment using simulated scotoma. Scientific Reports, 10(1). doi:10.1038/s41598-020-66196-2.
  3. Jones, P.R., Campbell, P., Callaghan, T., Jones, L., Asfaw, D.S., Edgar, D.F. … Crabb, D.P. (2020). Glaucoma home-monitoring using a tablet-based visual field test (Eyecatcher): An assessment of accuracy and adherence over six months. American Journal of Ophthalmology. doi:10.1016/j.ajo.2020.08.039.
  4. Elfadaly, D., Abdelrazik, S.T., Thomas, P.B.M., Dekker, T.M., Dahlmann-Noor, A. and Jones, P.R. (2020). Can Psychophysics Be Fun? Exploring the Feasibility of a Gamified Contrast Sensitivity Function Measure in Amblyopic Children Aged 4–9 Years. Frontiers in Medicine, 7. doi:10.3389/fmed.2020.00469.
  5. Jones, P.R. (2020). An Open-source Static Threshold Perimetry Test Using Remote Eye-tracking (Eyecatcher): Description, Validation, and Preliminary Normative Data. Translational Vision Science & Technology, 9(8), pp. 18–18. doi:10.1167/tvst.9.8.18.
  6. Jones, P.R., Demaria, G., Tigchelaar, I., Asfaw, D.S., Edgar, D.F., Campbell, P. … Crabb, D.P. (2020). The human touch: Using a webcam to autonomously monitor compliance during visual field assessments. Translational Vision Science and Technology, 9(8), pp. 1–14. doi:10.1167/TVST.9.8.31.
  7. Taylor, D.J., Smith, N.D., Jones, P.R., Binns, A.M. and Crabb, D.P. (2020). Measuring dynamic levels of self-perceived anxiety and concern during simulated mobility tasks in people with non-neovascular age-related macular degeneration. British Journal of Ophthalmology, 104(4), pp. 529–534. doi:10.1136/bjophthalmol-2019-313864.
  8. Chow-Wing-Bom, H., Dekker, T.M. and Jones, P.R. (2020). The worse eye revisited: Evaluating the impact of asymmetric peripheral vision loss on everyday function. Vision Research, 169, pp. 49–57. doi:10.1016/j.visres.2019.10.012.
  9. Jones, P.R., Philippin, H., Makupa, W.U., Burton, M.J. and Crabb, D.P. (2020). Severity of Visual Field Loss at First Presentation to Glaucoma Clinics in England and Tanzania. Ophthalmic Epidemiology, 27(1), pp. 10–18. doi:10.1080/09286586.2019.1661499.
  10. Enoch, J., Jones, L., Taylor, D.J., Bronze, C., Kirwan, J.F., Jones, P.R. … Crabb, D.P. (2020). How do different lighting conditions affect the vision and quality of life of people with glaucoma? A systematic review. Eye (Basingstoke), 34(1), pp. 138–154. doi:10.1038/s41433-019-0679-5.
  11. Jones, P.R., Tigchelaar, I., Demaria, G., Wilson, I., Bi, W., Taylor, D.J. … Crabb, D.P. (2020). Refinement and preliminary evaluation of two tablet-based tests of real-world visual function. Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, 40(1), pp. 35–46. doi:10.1111/opo.12658.
  12. Jones, P.R., Lindfield, D. and Crabb, D.P. (2020). Using an open-source tablet perimeter (Eyecatcher) as a rapid triage measure for glaucoma clinic waiting areas. British Journal of Ophthalmology. doi:10.1136/bjophthalmol-2020-316018.
  13. Han, H.K. and Jones, P.R. (2019). Plug and play perimetry: Evaluating the use of a self-calibrating digital display for screen-based threshold perimetry. Displays, 60, pp. 30–38. doi:10.1016/j.displa.2019.08.006.
  14. Enoch, J., McDonald, L., Jones, L., Jones, P.R. and Crabb, D.P. (2019). Evaluating Whether Sight Is the Most Valued Sense. JAMA Ophthalmology, 137(11), pp. 1317–1320. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.3537.
  15. Jones, P.R. (2019). A note on detecting statistical outliers in psychophysical data. Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics, 81(5), pp. 1189–1196. doi:10.3758/s13414-019-01726-3.
  16. Jones, P.R., Landin, L., McLean, A., Juni, M.Z., Maloney, L.T., Nardini, M. … Dekker, T.M. (2019). Efficient visual information sampling develops late in childhood. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 148(7), pp. 1138–1152. doi:10.1037/xge0000629.
  17. Ometto, G., Moghul, I., Montesano, G., Hunter, A., Pontikos, N., Jones, P.R. … Crabb, D.P. (2019). Relayer: A free, online tool for extracting retinal thickness from cross-platform OCT images. Translational Vision Science and Technology, 8(3). doi:10.1167/tvst.8.3.25.
  18. Jones, P.R. (2019). Sit still and pay attention: Using the Wii Balance-Board to detect lapses in concentration in children during psychophysical testing. Behavior Research Methods, 51(1), pp. 28–39. doi:10.3758/s13428-018-1045-4.
  19. Jones, P.R., Smith, N.D., Bi, W. and Crabb, D.P. (2019). Portable Perimetry Using Eye-Tracking on a Tablet Computer—A Feasibility Assessment. Translational Vision Science & Technology, 8(1), pp. 17–17. doi:10.1167/tvst.8.1.17.
  20. Farahbakhsh, M., Dekker, T.M. and Jones, P.R. (2019). Psychophysics with children: Evaluating the use of maximum likelihood estimators in children aged 4-15 years (QUEST+). Journal of Vision, 19(6), pp. 1–19. doi:10.1167/19.6.22.
  21. Jones, P.R. (2018). QuestPlus: A MATLAB Implementation of the QUEST+ adaptive Psychometric Method. Journal of Open Research Software, 6. doi:10.5334/jors.195.
  22. Jones, P.R. and Ometto, G. (2018). Degraded reality: Using VR/AR to simulate visual impairments. 2018 IEEE Workshop on Augmented and Virtual Realities for Good, VAR4Good 2018. doi:10.1109/VAR4GOOD.2018.8576885.
  23. Montesano, G., Way, C.M., Ometto, G., Ibrahim, H., Jones, P.R., Carmichael, R. … Denniston, A.K. (2018). Optimizing OCT acquisition parameters for assessments of vitreous haze for application in uveitis. Scientific Reports, 8(1). doi:10.1038/s41598-018-20092-y.
  24. Montesano, G., Crabb, D.P., Jones, P.R., Fogagnolo, P., Digiuni, M. and Rossetti, L.M. (2018). Evidence for alterations in fixational eye movements in glaucoma. BMC Ophthalmology, 18(1). doi:10.1186/s12886-018-0870-7.
  25. Asfaw, D.S., Jones, P.R., Smith, N.D. and Crabb, D.P. (2018). Data on eye movements in people with glaucoma and peers with normal vision. Data in Brief, 19, pp. 1266–1273. doi:10.1016/j.dib.2018.05.076.
  26. Jones, P.R. (2018). The development of perceptual averaging: Efficiency metrics in children and adults using a multiple-observation sound-localization task. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 144(1), pp. 228–241. doi:10.1121/1.5043394.
  27. Manning, C., Jones, P.R., Dekker, T.M. and Pellicano, E. (2018). Psychophysics with children: Investigating the effects of attentional lapses on threshold estimates. Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics, 80(5), pp. 1311–1324. doi:10.3758/s13414-018-1510-2.
  28. Asfaw, D.S., Jones, P.R., Monter, V.M., Smith, N.D. and Crabb, D.P. (2018). Does Glaucoma Alter Eye Movements When Viewing Images of Natural Scenes? A Between-Eye Study. INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, 59(8), pp. 3189–3198. doi:10.1167/iovs.18-23779.
  29. Jones, P.R. and Dekker, T.M. (2018). The development of perceptual averaging: learning what to do, not just how to do it. Developmental Science, 21(3). doi:10.1111/desc.12584.
  30. Jones, P.R. (2018). Myex: A MATLAB interface for the Tobii Eyex eye-tracker. Journal of Open Research Software, 6(1). doi:10.5334/jors.196.
  31. Garcia, S.E., Jones, P.R., Reeve, E.I., Michaelides, M., Rubin, G.S. and Nardini, M. (2017). Multisensory cue combination after sensory loss: Audio-visual localization in patients with progressive retinal disease. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 43(4), pp. 729–740. doi:10.1037/xhp0000344.
  32. Garcia, S.E., Jones, P.R., Rubin, G.S. and Nardini, M. (2017). Auditory Localisation Biases Increase with Sensory Uncertainty. Scientific Reports, 7. doi:10.1038/srep40567.
  33. Jones, P.R., Garcia, S.E. and Nardini, M. (2016). Digital LED Pixels: Instructions for use and a characterization of their properties. Behavior Research Methods, 48(4), pp. 1266–1284. doi:10.3758/s13428-015-0653-5.
  34. Jones, P.R., Yasoubi, N., Nardini, M. and Rubin, G.S. (2016). Feasibility of macular integrity assessment (Maia) microperimetry in children: Sensitivity, reliability, and fixation stability in healthy observers. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 57(14), pp. 6349–6359. doi:10.1167/iovs.16-20037.
  35. Jones, P.R. (2016). A tutorial on cue combination and Signal Detection Theory: Using changes in sensitivity to evaluate how observers integrate sensory information. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 73, pp. 117–139. doi:10.1016/
  36. Jones, P.R., Moore, D.R., Shub, D.E. and Amitay, S. (2015). The role of response bias in perceptual learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning Memory and Cognition, 41(5), pp. 1456–1470. doi:10.1037/xlm0000111.
  37. Petrini, K., Jones, P.R., Smith, L. and Nardini, M. (2015). Hearing Where the Eyes See: Children Use an Irrelevant Visual Cue When Localizing Sounds. Child Development, 86(5), pp. 1449–1457. doi:10.1111/cdev.12397.
  38. Jones, P.R., Moore, D.R. and Amitay, S. (2015). Development of auditory selective attention: Why children struggle to hear in noisy environments. Developmental Psychology, 51(3), pp. 353–369. doi:10.1037/a0038570.
  39. Jones, P.R., Kalwarowsky, S., Braddick, O.J., Atkinson, J. and Nardini, M. (2015). Optimizing the rapid measurement of detection thresholds in infants. Journal of Vision, 15(11). doi:10.1167/15.11.2.
  40. Jones, P.R., Kalwarowsky, S., Atkinson, J., Braddick, O.J. and Nardini, M. (2014). Automated measurement of resolution acuity in infants using remote eye-tracking. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 55(12), pp. 8102–8110. doi:10.1167/iovs.14-15108.
  41. Amitay, S., Zhang, Y.X., Jones, P.R. and Moore, D.R. (2014). Perceptual learning: Top to bottom. Vision Research, 99, pp. 69–77. doi:10.1016/j.visres.2013.11.006.
  42. Jones, P.R., Moore, D.R., Shub, D.E. and Amitay, S. (2014). Learning to detect a tone in unpredictable noise. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 135(3). doi:10.1121/1.4865267.
  43. Jones, P.R., Moore, D.R., Amitay, S. and Shub, D.E. (2013). Reduction of internal noise in auditory perceptual learning. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 133(2), pp. 970–981. doi:10.1121/1.4773864.
  44. Nardini, M., Jones, P., Bedford, R. and Braddick, O. (2008). Development of Cue Integration in Human Navigation. Current Biology, 18(9), pp. 689–693. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2008.04.021.
  45. Dekker, T., Farahbakhsh, M., Atkinson, J., Braddick, O. and Jones, P. Development of the spatial contrast sensitivity function (CSF) during childhood: Analysis of previous findings and new psychophysical data. Journal of Vision.


  1. Jones, P.R., Campbell, P., Callaghan, T., Jones, L., Asfaw, D.S., Edgar, D.F. … Crabb, D.P. Glaucoma home-monitoring using a tablet-based visual field test (Eyecatcher): An assessment of accuracy and adherence over six months.