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'Preferential looking' for monocular and binocular acuity testing of infants.

Abstract:

A method is described for obtaining rapid and reliable estimates of acuity in infants, for both monocular and binocular viewing. The method depends on 'preferential looking', where the infant prefers to look at a striped pattern rather than a blank screen of matched mean luminance. A staircase procedure for testing is followed, with observations being recorded by a 'blind' observer (who does not know on which of the 2 screens the striped pattern is displayed). Monocular acuity estimates have ...

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Publisher copy:
10.1136/bjo.66.4.264

Authors


Atkinson, J More by this author
Braddick, O More by this author
Pimm-Smith, E More by this author
Journal:
The British journal of ophthalmology
Volume:
66
Issue:
4
Pages:
264-268
Publication date:
1982-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-2079
ISSN:
0007-1161
URN:
uuid:fc371a72-47d8-4cb5-9592-f350a9a4bb75
Source identifiers:
11887
Local pid:
pubs:11887

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