The importance of edges and sharp intensity contours in visual stimuli has led to great popularity for the checkerboard pattern stimulus since SPEHL-MAN (1965) reported a bigger response from a flashed checkerboard pattern than from a plain flash. Other patterns have been compared with it but is generally acknowledged to be the most effective type of stimulus for producing a large evoked response (White, 1969; Van Der Tweel & Spek-Reijse 1973). In clinical applications, and particularly where threshold detection may be involved, this is clearly an advantage.
- Stimulus Pattern
- Checkerboard Pattern
- Check Size
- Normal Visual Field
- Luminance Response
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Barber, C., Galloway, N.R. (1976). A Pattern Stimulus for Optimal Response from the Retina. In: Alfieri, R., Solé, P. (eds) XIIth I. S. C. E. R. G. Symposium. Documenta Ophthalmologica Proceedings Series, vol 10. Springer, Dordrecht. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-010-1575-2_8
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