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Title Contrast sensitivity / edited by Robert Shapley and Dominic Man-Kit Lam.
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [1993]
©1993

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Series Proceedings of the Retina Research Foundation Symposia ; v. 5.
Retina Research Foundation (U.S.). Symposium. Proceedings of the Retina Research Foundation Symposium ; v. 5.
Subject Contrast sensitivity (Vision) -- Congresses.
Visual pathways -- Congresses.
Retinal ganglion cells -- Congresses.
Contrast Sensitivity.
Visual Pathways.
Retinal Ganglion Cells.
Alt Name Shapley, R. M.,
Lam, Dominic Man-Kit,
Description 1 online resource (xx, 342 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Note "A Bradford book."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
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Summary Annotation The seventeen contributions present current research in visual signal processing, inthe retina and central pathways, and in the study of contrast sensitivity in humans.
Contents 1. Light and Dark Adaptation in Vertebrate Photoreceptors / Gordon L. Fain and M. Carter Cornwall -- 2. Fura-2 Imaging of Calcium in Monkey Solitary Cones / Peter R. MacLeish -- 3. Glutamatergic Synaptic Excitation of Retinal Amacrine and Ganglion Cells / David R. Copenhagen, Scott Mittman, W. Rowland Taylor and Don B. Dixon -- 4. You Cannot Inhibit a Good Receptor: GABA Receptor Diversity in the Vertebrate Retina / Malcolm M. Slaughter and Ning Tian -- 5. Can We Ever Understand How the Retina Communicates with the Brain? / Ken-ichi Naka and Hiroko M. Sakai -- 6. Modeling the Receptive Fields of Mammalian Retinal Ganglion Cells / J.B. Troy -- 7. Contrast Sensitivity and Light Adaptation in Photoreceptors or in the Retinal Network / Robert Shapley, Ehud Kaplan and Keith Purpura -- 8. The Origin of Parallel Visual Pathways / R.W. Rodiek, R.K. Brening and M. Watanabe -- 9. Helmerich Lecture: The World of Retinal Ganglion Cells / Christina Enroth-Cugell -- 10. Information Filtering in the Lateral Geniculate Nucleus / Ehud Kaplan, Pratik Mukherjee and Robert Shapley -- 11. Roles of M and P Pathways / Peter Lennie -- 12. The Encoding of Cortical Contrast Gain Control / A.B. Bonds -- 13. Spatial Channels and Labeled Lines / Karen K. De Valois and Russell L. De Valois -- 14. Contrast Sensitivity: One Hundred Years of Clinical Measurement / J.G. Robson -- 15. The Role of Contrast in Reading: Normal and Low Vision / Gordon E. Legge -- 16. Assessing Human Retinal Function Beyond the Receptors / Robert F. Hess -- 17. Detection and Discrimination of Spatial Form in Patients with Eye or Visual Pathway Disorders / D. Regan -- Retina Research Foundation.
Note English.
ISBN 9780262283465 (electronic bk.)
0262283468 (electronic bk.)
0262121794
9780262121798
0262193396
9780262193399
058533711X
9780585337111
OCLC # 45844221
Additional Format Print version: Contrast sensitivity. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1993 0262121794 (DLC) 93022432 (OCoLC)27727196.
Table of Contents
 Contributors 
 Preface 
 Introduction 
1Light and Dark Adaptation in Vertebrate Photoreceptors / Gordon L. Fain, M. Carter Cornwall3
2Fura-2 Imaging of Calcium in Monkey Solitary Cones / Peter R. MacLeish33
3Glutamatergic Synaptic Excitation of Retinal Amacrine and Ganglion Cells / David R. Copenhagen, Scott Mittman, W. Rowland Taylor, Don B. Dixon41
4You Cannot Inhibit a Good Receptor: GABA Receptor Diversity in the Vertebrate Retina / Malcolm M. Slaughter, Ning Tian59
5Can We Ever Understand How the Retina Communicates with the Brain? / Ken-ichi Naka, Hiroko M. Sakai75
6Modeling the Receptive Fields of Mammalian Retinal Ganglion Cells / J. B. Troy85
7Contrast Sensitivity and Light Adaptation in Photoreceptors or in the Retinal Network / Robert Shapley, Ehud Kaplan, Keith Purpura103
8The Origin of Parallel Visual Pathways / R. W. Rodiek, R. K. Brening, M. Watanabe117
9Helmerich Lecture: The World of Retinal Ganglion Cells / Christina Enroth-Cugell149
10Information Filtering in the Lateral Geniculate Nucleus / Ehud Kaplan, Pratik Mukherjee, Robert Shapley183
11Roles of M and P Pathways / Peter Lennie201
12The Encoding of Cortical Contrast Gain Control / A. B. Bonds215
13Spatial Channels and Labeled Lines / Karen K. De Valois, Russell L. De Valois231
14Contrast Sensitivity: One Hundred Years of Clinical Measurement / J. G. Robson253
15The Role of Contrast in Reading: Normal and Low Vision / Gordon E. Legge269
16Assessing Human Retinal Function Beyond the Receptors / Robert F. Hess289
17Detection and Discrimination of Spatial Form in Patients with Eye or Visual Pathway Disorders / D. Regan309
 Retina Research Foundation339
 Index341


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