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Seeing in DepthVolume 1: Basic Mechanics/ Volume 2: Depth Perception 2-Volume Set$
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Ian P. Howard and Brian J. Rogers

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780195367607

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367607.001.0001

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Pathology of binocular vision

Pathology of binocular vision

(p.a487) 12 Pathology of binocular vision
Seeing in Depth

Ian P. Howard

Brian J. Rogers

Oxford University Press

Much can be learned about the visual system by studying clinical defects and abnormalities. This chapter reviews defects of depth perception that result from brain damage or genetic defects such as albinism, with particular attention paid to the signs and symptoms of loss of binocularity. The discussions cover stereoanomalies; brain damage and stereopsis; abnormal interocular transfer; binocularity and proprioception; and albinism.

Keywords:   visual system, depth perception, genetic defects, albinism, binocularity, stereoanomalies, stereopsis, abnormal inteocular transfer, proprioception

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