The Wisdom of the Eye

Other | June 1, 2000

byMiller, David M., David M. Miller

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The Wisdom of the Eyeis a survey of the major concepts underlying many of the basic sciences related to the human eye and visual brain in one volume, using anecdotes and a minimum of highly technical language to emphasize the important points. This book presents an up-to-date treatment on how the eye and visual system work to help us see, interpret what we see, and communicate what we feel. It also examines how this description of the visual system teaches us more about ourselves.

Key Features
* Written in a user-friendly style, absent of jargon
* Humanizes vision research using anecdotes
* Uses many original illustrations and examples to demonstrate concepts
* Provides a synthesis of many disciplines including ophthalmology, optometry, and basic science
* Presents the visual system consistently in the context of its survival advantages
* Covers a wide variety of topics including infant vision, adult retinal image, animal vision, eye injuries, refractive areas, the eye as a transmitter and receiver of information, optical illusions, color, visual awareness, and more

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The Wisdom of the Eyeis a survey of the major concepts underlying many of the basic sciences related to the human eye and visual brain in one volume, using anecdotes and a minimum of highly technical language to emphasize the important points. This book presents an up-to-date treatment on how the eye and visual system work to help us s...

Deptartment of Cell Biology

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Format:OtherDimensions:232 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:June 1, 2000Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0080542689

ISBN - 13:9780080542683

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Preface

Part I The Eye

1 The Young Eye

2 The Image of the Adult Human Eye

3 Eyes of Different Animals

4 The Healing Eye

5 Refractive Errors of rhe Human Eye: A Sociologic Viewpoint

6 Eye Communication

Part Ii The Visual Brain

7 Creating Visual Stories and Illusions around the Retinal Image

8 Brain Sharpening of the Retinal Image

9 Coloring the Retinal Image

10 Awareness of the Retinal Image

Index