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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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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