Accession Number : AD0640555

Title :   SENSITIVITY AND SPECTRAL RESPONSE PROPERTIES OF HUMAN VISION AT LOW LUMINANCES.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. on Study of Visual Perception in Humans and Animals,

Corporate Author : KANSAS STATE UNIV MANHATTAN DEPT OF PSYCHOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Brown,John Lott

Report Date : OCT 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 31

Abstract : The sensitivity of human vision is considered in relation to level of adaptation, luminance and spectral distribution of available light and the visual tasks to be performed. The relevance of these considerations to aided and unaided vision at low luminances is discussed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*VISION, ADAPTATION(PHYSIOLOGY)), (*VISUAL ACUITY, PHOTOSENSITIVITY(BIOLOGICAL)), THRESHOLDS(PHYSIOLOGY), ILLUMINATION

Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE