Mechanisms of Colour Discrimination

Mechanisms of Colour Discrimination

Proceedings of an International Symposium on the Fundamental Mechanisms of the Chromatic Discrimination in Animals and Man Held in Paris at the Collège de France, 25–29 July 1958

1st Edition - January 1, 1960

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  • Author: Unknown Author
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483223261

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Mechanisms of Colour Discrimination covers the proceedings of an International Symposium on the Fundamental Mechanisms of the Chromatic Discrimination in Animals and Man, held in Paris, France at the College De France on July 25-29, 1958, sponsored by the International Council of Scientific Unions. This book is organized into six parts encompassing 10 chapters. The main focus of this book is on the zoological, neurophysiological, biochemical, and psychophysical problems related to color discrimination in animals and human.

Table of Contents

  • List of Participants

    Inaugural Lecture: Conférence Inaugurale

    Allocation Introductive du Président

    Zoological Inventory: Inventaire Zoologique

    Über den Farbensinn der Insekten


    La Vision Chromatique Chez les Animaux (Sauf les Insectes)


    Neurophysiological Problems: Problèmes Neurophysiologiques

    At the Retinal Level


    Au Niveau des Voies et des Centres


    Biochemical Problems: Problèmes Biochimiques

    Visual Pigments of Colour Vision


    Psychophysical Problems: Problèmes Psychophysiques

    The Trichromatic Scheme


    The Tetrachromatic Scheme


    Exposés et Rapport Synthétique sur les Schémas Psychophysiques

    Vue d'Ensemble sur les Schémas Psychophysiques


    Closing Session: Séance de Cloture


Product details

  • No. of pages: 304
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1960
  • Published: January 1, 1960
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483223261

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Dr. Sam Stuart is a physiotherapist and a research Fellow within the Balance Disorders Laboratory, OHSU. His work focuses on vision, cognition and gait in neurological disorders, examining how technology-based interventions influence these factors. He has published extensively in world leading clinical and engineering journals focusing on a broad range of activities such as real-world data analytics, algorithm development for wearable technology and provided expert opinion on technology for concussion assessment for robust player management. He is currently a guest editor for special issues (sports medicine and transcranial direct current stimulation for motor rehabilitation) within Physiological Measurement and Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, respectively.

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Research Fellow, Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation, Northumbria University, UK Honorary Physiotherapist, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, North Shields, UK

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