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On the role of parvocellular (P) and magnocellular (M) pathways in cerebral achromatopsia.

Abstract:

We assessed the ability of an achromatopsic patient to detect and discriminate colour and form concealed in a static or dynamic checkerboard display where the luminance differences among adjacent squares were randomly assigned. There were no conditions under which he could discriminate two very different saturated colours from each other. Nevertheless, he could discriminate chromatic from luminance boundaries in static displays when the colour defining the boundary was saturated and the achro...

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10.1093/brain/117.2.245

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Heywood, CA More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Newcombe, F More by this author
Journal:
Brain : a journal of neurology
Volume:
117 ( Pt 2)
Issue:
2
Pages:
245-254
Publication date:
1994-04-05
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EISSN:
1460-2156
ISSN:
0006-8950
URN:
uuid:a9efd3f5-486f-4517-9d04-0ebc979471f3
Source identifiers:
4553
Local pid:
pubs:4553

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