The Wisdom of the Eye

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The Wisdom of the Eye

By Miller, David M.

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The Wisdom of the Eye is 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

Subject: Allied Health & Medical -> Medical -> Neuroscience

The Wisdom of the Eye
Publisher: Elsevier S & T 06/2000
Imprint: Academic Press
Language: English
Length: 232 pages

ISBN 10: 0124968600
ISBN 13: 9780124968608
Print ISBN: 9780124968608

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