The Charles F. Prentice Award Lecture 1990: specific tests and specific blindnesses: keys, locks, and parallel processing.

@article{Regan1991TheCF,
  title={The Charles F. Prentice Award Lecture 1990: specific tests and specific blindnesses: keys, locks, and parallel processing.},
  author={David Regan},
  journal={Optometry and vision science : official publication of the American Academy of Optometry},
  year={1991},
  volume={68 7},
  pages={489-512}
}
  • David Regan
  • Published 1991 in
    Optometry and vision science : official…
Classical color vision theory incorporates the concepts of hard-wired parallel independent processing and of hard-wired opponent-processing. These two powerful concepts can be applied more generally in visual psychophysics. The concept of parallel independent processing can help to understand two extremes of visual performance: disordered vision in patients and the extraordinary visual abilities of athletes and aviators. Three illustrations of this thesis are discussed. First, evidence for… CONTINUE READING