Accession Number : ADA198093

Title :   Higher Order Mechanisms of Color Vision.

Descriptive Note : Annual progress rept. 15 Sep 86-14 Mar 88,

Corporate Author : NEW YORK UNIV N Y DEPT OF PSYCHOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Krauskopf, John

PDF Url : ADA198093

Report Date : 29 Jun 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : This report covers activities since September 15, 1986. The main accomplishments have been: 1) a comprehensive study of the effects of chromatic content, blur and contrast of targets on vernier acuity and on stereo acuity; 2) the use of a new method of measuring chromatic discrimination under conditions of constant adaptation; and 3) continuation of the study of the chromatic properties of single cells in the monkey cortex. Keywords: Psychophysics, Color, Thresholds, Isoluminance, Charts. (KR)

Descriptors :   *VISUAL ACUITY, *COLOR VISION, *PSYCHOPHYSICS, ADAPTATION(PHYSIOLOGY), CHROMATICITY, DISCRIMINATION, MEASUREMENT, MONKEYS, CELLS(BIOLOGY), VISUAL PERCEPTION

Subject Categories : Psychology
      Optics
      Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE