Infant Vision

Hardcover | April 30, 1999

EditorFrancois Vital-Durand, Janette Atkinson, Oliver J. Braddick

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This extensive book provides an up-to-date overview by leading international authorities, spanning the disciplines of neuroscience, psychology, ophthalmology, optometry, and paediatrics, of normal and pathological infant visual development. It covers the development of retinal receptors;infant sensitivity to detail, colour, contrast, and movement; binocularity, eye movements, and refraction, and cognitive processing. Childrens' visual deficits, including amblyopia and cataract are covered.

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This extensive book provides an up-to-date overview by leading international authorities, spanning the disciplines of neuroscience, psychology, ophthalmology, optometry, and paediatrics, of normal and pathological infant visual development. It covers the development of retinal receptors;infant sensitivity to detail, colour, contrast, ...

Francois Vital-Durand is at INSERM U371 Cerveau et Vision, Bron. Janette Atkinson is at University College London.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:458 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.14 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198523165

ISBN - 13:9780198523161

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Section 1: Basic Coding of Spatial and Chromatic Vision1. L. Kiorpes: Development of contrast sensitivity in normal and amblyopic monkeys2. R. Sireteanu: The development of the visual field: results from human and animal studies3. A. Fulton, R.M. Hansen, E. Dorn and A. Henrickson: Development of Primate Rod Structure and Function4. K. Knoblauch, M. Bieber and J.S. Werner: Assessing dimensionality in infant colour vision5. D.C. Burr, M.C. Morrone and A. Fiorentini: Spatial and temporal properties of infant colour vision6. J.R.B. Wattam-Bell: The development of visual motion processingSection II: Refraction and Resolution7. F. Thorn: Basic considerations when refracting infants8. F. Thorn, J. Gwiazda and R. Held: Using near retinoscopy to refract infants9. J. Gwiazda, J. Bauer, F. Thorn and R. Held: Prediction of myopia in children10. J. Atkinson: Issues in infant vision screening and assessment11. M.R. Angi and E. Pilotto: Photorefraction for the detection of amblyogenic defects: past and present12. J. van Hof-Van Duin and J.W.R. Pott: The Rotterdam C-Chart: visual acuity and interocular differences in very low birthweight and/or very prematurely born children at the age of 5 years13. F. Vital-Durand, L. Ayzac and G. Pinzary: Acuity cards and the search for risk factors in infant visual developmentSection III: Oculomotor and Binocular Processes14. O. Braddick, J. Atkinson and B. Hood: Striate cortex, extrastriate cortex, and colliculus: some new approaches15. L. Hainline and P.M. Riddell: Eye alignment and convergence in young infants16. I. Carchon and H. Bloch: Eye-head relations in neonates and young infants17. R. Held, F. Thorn, J. Gwiazda and J. Bauer: Development of binocularity and its sexual differentiation18. P.P. Schmidt, I.C.J. Wood, S. Lewin and H. Davis: Dioptric blur, grating visual acuity and stereoacuity in infants19. C. Buquet and J.R. Charlier: Evaluation of sensory visual development based on measures of oculomotor responsesSection IV: Perception, the Brain and Clinical Applications20. The organization of visual perception in early infancy21. S. de Schonen, C. Dereulle, J. Mancini and O. Pascalis: Pattern processing in infancy: Hemispheric differences and brain maturation22. P. Apkarian: Practical application of the visual evoked potential in paediatric neuro-ophthalmology23. G. Cioni, A.E. Ipata, R. Canapicchi, E. Fazzi and J. van Jof-van Duin: MRI findings in children with cerebral vision impairment24. M.J. Moseley and A.R. Fielder: Occlusion therapy for childhood amblyopia: current concepts in treatment evaluation25. R.G. Boothe: Visual development following treatment of a unilateral infantile cataract26. A. Sjostrom, M. Abrahamsson, E. Byhr and J. Sjostrom: Visual development in children with congenital cataract27. S. Portalier and F. Vital-Durand: Visual instrumentation for use with visually deficient children: Point Mobile