2006

Visual Development

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ISBN: 978-0-387-25371-8 (Print) 978-0-387-30484-7 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Motion sensitivity and the origins of infantile strabismus

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      Pages 1-6

      Introduction

  2. Ventral and dorsal cortical processing streams

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      Pages 7-28

      Functional Organization of the Visual System

  3. Development of the Visual System

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 29-29

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      Pages 31-64

      Development of Visual Capabilities

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      Pages 65-90

      Anatomical Development of the Visual System

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      Pages 91-109

      Development of Receptive Field Properties

  4. Amblyopia and the Effects of Visual Deprivation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 111-111

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      Pages 113-126

      Modifications to the Visual Input that Lead to Nervous System Changes

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      Pages 127-144

      Physiological and Anatomical Changes that Result from Optical and Motor Deficits

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      Pages 145-167

      What Is Amblyopia?

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      Pages 169-193

      Critical Periods

  5. Mechanisms of Plasticity

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 195-195

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      Pages 197-206

      Concepts of Plasticity

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      Pages 207-233

      Mechanisms of Plasticity in the Visual Cortex

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      Pages 235-242

      Long-Term Potentiation and Long-Term Depression as Early Steps in Ocular Dominance Plasticity

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      Pages 243-254

      Deprivation Myopia and Emmetropization