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5. The third dimension

5. The third dimension  

Michael Land

in The Eye: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2014
Published Online: 
May 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779961
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199680306.003.0005
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199680306
Each retina has a two-dimensional image of the world. ‘The third dimension’ explains how distance is perceived using binocular stereopsis, which deals with retinal disparity, and monocular ... More
3. The human eye

3. The human eye  

Michael Land

in The Eye: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2014
Published Online: 
May 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779961
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199680306.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199680306
‘The human eye’ describes the optical system of the human eye and the important role the cornea plays in image formation. The lens adjusts the optical system's power to focus on objects at ... More
8. The physiology and anatomy of the visual system

8. The physiology and anatomy of the visual system  

Brian Rogers

in Perception: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2017
Published Online: 
Oct 2017
eISBN: 
9780191833410
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198791003.003.0008
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198791003
‘The physiology and anatomy of the visual system’ describes what we have learned from neurophysiology and anatomy over the past eighty years and what this tells us about the meaning of the ... More
The Eye: A Very Short Introduction

The Eye: A Very Short Introduction  

Michael F. Land

Print Publication Year: 
May 2014
Published Online: 
May 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779961
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199680306.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199680306
The eye is one of the most remarkable achievements of evolution. In humans, vision is the most important sense, and much of the brain is given over to the processing of visual information. ... More

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