the Eye. Volume 2: The Visual Process


the Eye. Volume 2: The Visual Process

DAVSON, Hugh (ed.)

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Publication Info

  • Publisher: Academic Press
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1962
  • Place Published: New York
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: Yes
  • Jacket Condition: Fair
  • Details:
    xviii, 796 p. 24 cm. Over 300 mainly b&w figures and tables. Blue cloth hardcover. Part of jacket has stuck to rear board. Jacket has some tears and chips to edges. Ink stamp on front free endpaper. Topics include: rods and cones; dark adaptation and night vision; absolute thresholds and quantum effects; liminal brightness increments; visual acuity; flicker and after-images; colour vision; the two-colour threshold technique of Stiles; visual photopigment; photoreceptors; retina and optic nerve; the station in the lateral geniculate nucleus; visual cortex. Author and subject index.

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