Visual Development

  • Nigel W. Daw

Part of the Perspectives in Vision Research book series (PIVR)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. 1 Introduction

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  3. 2 Functional Organization of the Visual System

  4. Normal Development

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  5. II Amblyopia and the Effects of Visual Deprivation

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      Pages 93-93
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  6. III Mechanisms of Plasticity

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  7. Conclusions

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  8. Back Matter
    Pages 215-228

About this book


As the first introductory-level text in its field, Visual Development offers a comprehensive understanding of the development of the visual system and the effects of visual deprivation. The material is treated from the behavioral, anatomical, and physiological points of view. Complete with ample illustrations and a helpful glossary, this text is invaluable for graduate students, optometry students, and ophthalmology residents as well as for experts in related fields.


cortex nervous system ophthalmology optometry

Authors and affiliations

  • Nigel W. Daw
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  1. 1.Yale University Medical SchoolNew Haven, ConnecticutUK

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