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metadata.dc.type: Artigo de Periódico
Issue Date: Jun-2011
metadata.dc.creator: SOUZA, Givago da Silva
GOMES, Bruno Duarte
SILVEIRA, Luiz Carlos de Lima
Title: Comparative neurophysiology of spatial luminance contrast sensitivity
Citation: SOUZA, Givago da Silva; GOMES, Bruno Duarte; SILVEIRA, Luiz Carlos L. Comparative neurophysiology of spatial luminance contrast sensitivity. Psychology & Neuroscience, Rio de Janeiro, v. 4, n. 1, p. 29-48, jun. 2011. Disponível em: <>. Acesso em: 12 fev. 2014. <>.
Abstract: The luminance contrast sensitivity function has been investigated using behavioral and electrophysiological methods in many vertebrate species. Some features are conserved across species as a shape of the function, but other features, such as the contrast sensitivity peak value, spatial frequency contrast sensitivity peak, and visual acuity have changed. Here, we review contrast sensitivity across different classes of vertebrates, with an emphasis on the frequency contrast sensitivity peak and visual acuity. We also correlate the data obtained from the literature to test the power of the association between visual acuity and the spatial frequency of the contrast sensitivity function peak.
Keywords: Neurofisiologia
Visão espacial
Sensibilidade ao contraste
Psicofísica visual
Comportamento animal
Acuidade visual
ISSN: 1983-3288
metadata.dc.rights: Acesso Aberto
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