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Visual Development

Visual Development This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Few books come along in visual science that can be considered ground breaking. This is one. Nigel Daw is a world-class neurophysiologist at Yale University, New Haven, Conn, whose expertise is in visual plasticity. For years he organized the neurosciences course for medical students at Washington University in St Louis, Mo, while at the same time running a busy animal research laboratory. I know firsthand the accolades he received from students for his lectures and discussions. He has distilled that knowledge into this single-authored, easy-to-read, well-organized text. In 228 pages, the book conveys cogently the fascination we should all share for questions in visual development. Daw devotes the first third of the book to development of normal human and animal vision. The remaining two thirds covers the sciences of amblyopia and strabismus. The book's greatest strength is the ease with which it can be read by any clinician or student. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Ophthalmology American Medical Association

Visual Development

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Few books come along in visual science that can be considered ground breaking. This is one. Nigel Daw is a world-class neurophysiologist at Yale University, New Haven, Conn, whose expertise is in visual plasticity. For years he organized the neurosciences course for medical students at Washington University in St Louis, Mo, while at the same time...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1997 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9950
eISSN
1538-3687
DOI
10.1001/archopht.1997.01100150572037
Publisher site
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Few books come along in visual science that can be considered ground breaking. This is one. Nigel Daw is a world-class neurophysiologist at Yale University, New Haven, Conn, whose expertise is in visual plasticity. For years he organized the neurosciences course for medical students at Washington University in St Louis, Mo, while at the same time running a busy animal research laboratory. I know firsthand the accolades he received from students for his lectures and discussions. He has distilled that knowledge into this single-authored, easy-to-read, well-organized text. In 228 pages, the book conveys cogently the fascination we should all share for questions in visual development. Daw devotes the first third of the book to development of normal human and animal vision. The remaining two thirds covers the sciences of amblyopia and strabismus. The book's greatest strength is the ease with which it can be read by any clinician or student.

Journal

Archives of OphthalmologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Apr 1, 1997

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