Qualitative observations in visual science, “the farnsworth shelf”

  title={Qualitative observations in visual science, “the farnsworth shelf”},
  author={T. Shipley},
  journal={Vision Research},
This section of V&&WI Research bears the name of Dean Farnsworth, who helped found this journal some 17 years ago, It will appear henceforth at irregular intervals. Dean, it wih be recalled, was the quixotic and imaginative theater-director turned color-vision scientist who, besides the definitive study of the anoma~oscope, invented severaf exquisite and widely copied color vision tests. Once, when I was a new Ph.D. in vision and just starting out on a career, my wife and I had invited Dean and… CONTINUE READING