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Visual Development with One Eye

Martin J. Steinbach and Esther G. González

in Seeing Spatial Form

Published in print November 2005 | ISBN: 9780195172881
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199847570 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172881.003.0019
Visual Development with One Eye

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This chapter presents a study on the effects of total monocular loss, compared with only partial loss brought about by cataract, strabismus, etc. It also emphasizes the psychophysical and oculomotor characteristics of the patients and the consequences of one-eyed vision. Psychophysical measures of form, motion, and depth perception, and the optokinetic eye movements of the patients are also presented, together with information on the egocenter.

Keywords: texture-defined form; motion; Optokinetic Nystagmus; egocenter; Cyclops Effect

Chapter.  7726 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cognitive Psychology

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