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Visual perception [by] Tom N. Cornsweet.

New York, Academic Press [1970] .
ISBN , 9780121897505, 0121897508

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Subjects Percepción visual.
Perception visuelle.
Visual Perception.
Visual perception.
Visuele waarneming.
Visuelle Wahrnehmung.
perception visuelle.
Description xiii, 475 pages illustrations (some color) 26 cm
Copyright Date [1970]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 455-461).
Summary Text covers key topics in geometrical and visual optics for optometric practice ... features over 300 illustrations, summaries and self-assessment questions, and case studies.
Contents Introduction -- The experiment of Hecht, Schlaer, and Pirenne -- The physics of light -- Quantal fluctuations -- The action of light on rod pigments -- The excitation of rods -- Cones and cone pigment -- Color vision I -- discriminations among wavelenght mixtures -- Color vision II -- retinal color systems -- Color vision III -- the perception of color -- The psychophysiology of brightness I: spatial interaction in the visual system -- The psychophysiology of brightness II: modulation transfer functions -- Brightness and color constancy -- Temporal properties of the visual system -- Stimulus generalization -- Speculations on "Higher Processes" -- Appendix I: Visual Angle -- Appendix II: Filter transmission versus density -- Appendix III: How to build an Ophthalmoscope -- Appendix IV: Demonstration of color contrast (colored shadows).
Network Numbers (OCoLC)106217
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WorldCat Identities Cornsweet, Tom N.
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