Prolonged Intense Spectral Light Effects on Rhesus Retina

  • Harry G. Sperling


To understand the interactions between receptors which result in color and brightness discriminations, it would be valuable to know the spatial distribution of color receptors. It would be useful just to learn the percentage of red-, green-, and blue-sensitive cones as a function of retinal position. It would be much more useful to know the detailed classification within small regions from receptor to receptor, especially if it were true in primates, as it is in fish, that there is a regularly repeated pattern in the cone mosaic.


Test Light Blue Light Exposure Short Wavelength Peak Blue Cone Longe Wavelength Peak 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Harry G. Sperling
    • 1
  1. 1.Sensory Sciences CenterUniversity of Texas Health Science CenterHoustonUSA

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