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Russell L. DeValois and Karen K. DeValois

Print publication date: 1991

Print ISBN-13: 9780195066579

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2008

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195066579.001.0001

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Optics

Optics

Chapter:
(p.23) 2 Optics
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Spatial Vision
Author(s):

Russell L. De Valois

Karen K. De Valois

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195066579.003.0002

This chapter discusses the factors that affect ability to perceive spatial relations in the visual world. These include the nature of light, image-forming characteristics of the eye, photochemical changes within the receptors, transformation of the photochemical reactions into neural activity in the receptors, and analysis of the receptor output by neural networks in the retina and cortex.

Keywords:   spatial relations, visual world, nature of light, eye, image forming, photochemical reactions, neural activity, receptors, retina, cortex

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