Visual Perception: A Clinical Orientation

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2004 - Science - 471 pages
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Provides a solid foundation for courses in visual perception. Featuring hundreds of drawings and photos, it covers the mechanisms and assessment of visual perception for ophthalmologic clinicians and psychologists, in reader-friendly fashion. The book treats all topics relevant to monocular visual perception--visual development, color vision, retinal and cortical physiology and more. Also included are chapters on adaptation, photometry, spatial and temporal vision, motion perception, psychophysical and electrophysiological methodology, and higher-order cortical processing.

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Contents

Experimental Approaches
1
The Duplex Retina
23
Photometry
61
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About the author (2004)

Dr. Schwartz studied optics at the School of Optometry, University of California, Berkeley and has taught optics in both the basic curriculum and special Board review courses. He has co-chaired the Examination Development Commission, National Board of Examiners in Optometry.

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