Comparative neurophysiology of spatial luminance contrast sensitivity

  title={Comparative neurophysiology of spatial luminance contrast sensitivity},
  author={Givago da Silva Souza and Bruno Duarte Gomes and Luiz Carlos de Lima Silveira},
  journal={Psychology and Neuroscience},
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… 

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