Subject Index


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If you can not find the topic of your interest in the list below, try going to the Interesting Links Page .  On this page I have links to many websites written by scientists from around the world.

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Absolute threshold, procedure
Absolute threshold
, stimulus display
Absolute threshold spectral sensitivity function
Achromatic lens
Achromatopsia
Accommodation
Action Potentials
Adaptation (dark)
Additive color mixing
Afterimages
Aging of the eye lens
Aging good source of medical information
Amacrine cells
Ames distorted room
Apparent motion illusion
Apparent movement illusion
Ask the Professor
Assimilation
Astigmatism

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Bipolar cells
Binocular cues to perceiving depth
Binocular disparity
Binocular vision demo
Blind spot
Blind spot demo
Blobs
Bloch's law
Boynton Illusion
Brain
Brain cross section
Brightness contrast
Brightness matching
Brightness matching spectral sensitivity function
Brightness of chromatic sources
Brightness step tablet
Blue + yellow = green or white
Blue + yellow pigments = green, explained
Brightness
Brown

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Cataract
Choroid
Chromatic aberration
Chromatic channel
Chromatic valence functions
CIE chromaticity diagram
CIE home page
CIE Modified photopic luminous efficiency function
Ciliary muscles
Clinical, patient vision information
Color
Color blindness
Color contrast
Color defective vision
Color discrimination
Color mixing
Color phi phenomenon
Color variant vision
Color vision genetics
Color vision model
Cones
Cones electron micrograph
Contact lens
Contrast, (simultaneous, color)
Contrast, (simultaneous, brightness)
Convergence, ocular
Cornea
Corneal lens
Corneal lens: a photo
Cortical cube model
Cortical receptive fields
Cow's eye

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Dark adaptation
Densitometry (retinal reflection)
Depth illusion
Diabetic eye disease
Disparity
Distance, color cue
Distance perception
Dry eyes

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Electrophysiological recordings
ElectroRetinoGram, ERG
Eye lens
Eye movements
Excitatory and Inhibitory responses
Extraocular muscles
Eyelid

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Farsighted
Flicker photometry
Forced choice preferential looking
Fourier analysis
Fovea
Fun things in vision

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Ganglion cells
Ganglion cells, bistratified
Gap junction
Glaucoma

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Hermann grid illusion
Heterochromatic flicker photometry
Horizontal cells
Horizontal-vertical illusion
Hue
Hue discrimination
Hue cancellation

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Illusions
Images, sharply focus on retina
Image fading
Increment threshold
Infants
Infant spectral sensitivity
Iris
Links to interesting websites concerned with perception.  Many of these are more up-to-date than similar subjects covered in The Joy of Visual Perception.

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Kanizsa illusory figures

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Lateral Geniculate Nucleus (LGN)
Lens
Light Adaptation
Interesting and Useful Links
Luminance channel

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Mach bands
Mach bands explained
Macula
Macular degeneration
Medical Information re: aging
Microspectrophotometry
Midget bipolar cells
Minimally Distinct Border(MDB)
Mirrors (why do objects appear backwards)
Modulation transfer functions
Moon Illusion
Motion after effect
Motion Parallax
Movement, eye
Movement, neural model
Movement, neural responses
Movement perception
Muller-Lyer illusion

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Nearsighted
Necker cube
Neonates
Neurophysiology, basic
Neurons
Neural transmission
Newton's Prism Experiment
Non-spectral colors

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Olive
Ophthalmoscope
Opponent processing
Optic disc
Optic nerve
Orientation receptive fields
Oscilloscope
Ouchi apparent motion illusion
Out of focus image

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Perspective
Physics of visual stimulus
Phi phenomenon
Phi phenomenon (color)
Phototherapy
Photopigments
Pixelized photograph
Preferential looking
Point spread function
Polarization of light
Ponzo Illusion
Pupil
Purkinje phenomenon
Purkinje shift

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Radiating lines, an illusion
Radiating lines, measured
Radiating lines, explained
Rainbows
Receptive fields
Receptive fields, cortical
Receptive fields, orientation
Receptive field tutorial
Receptors
Receptor distribution
Reflection Densitometry
Refraction
Retina, defined
Retina, schematic diagram
Retina, light micrograph
Retina, as viewed through an ophthalmoscope
Retinal densitometer
Retinal image, upside-down
Reversible figure
Rhodopsin molecule
Rods
Rods electron micrograph

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Saturation
Sclera
Scleral contact lens
Sensitivity, visual
Shape constancy
Sine wave
Size perception
Snell's Law
Spatial frequency, adaptation
Spatial frequency explained
Spectral reflectance
Spectral sensitivity from ERGs
Spectral sensitivity of rods and cones
Spectral sensitivity measurement
Spectral sensitivity of infants and adults
Spike potentials
Square wave synthesis
Stabilized image
Stereoscopic Vision
Stroop Effect
Suggested readings in visual perception
Surfaces: matte, mirror, semi-gloss
Synapse

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Temporal summation
Transparent media
Trichromatic color mixing

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VECP used to infant & adult spectral sensitivity
Vision, patient information
Visual acuity
Visual angle (calculation)
Visual sensitivity
Visual pathways of the brain
Visually evoked cortical potentials (VECP)
Vitreous humor

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Wave nature of light
Wavelength discrimination
Weber's Law

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