Visual acuity, contrast sensitivity and retinal magnification in a marsupial, the tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii )

@article{Hemmi1998VisualAC,
  title={Visual acuity, contrast sensitivity and retinal magnification in a marsupial, the tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii )},
  author={Jan M. Hemmi and Richard F. Mark},
  journal={Journal of Comparative Physiology A},
  year={1998},
  volume={183},
  pages={379-387}
}
  • J. Hemmi, R. Mark
  • Published 1 September 1998
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of Comparative Physiology A
Abstract The visual acuity of the tammar wallaby was estimated using a behavioural discrimination task. The wallabies were trained to discriminate a high-contrast (86%) square-wave grating from a grey field of equal luminance (1000–6000 cd m−2). Visual-evoked cortical potentials were used to measure the complete contrast sensitivity function. The stimulus was a sinusoidal phase reversal of a sinusoidally modulated grating of various spatial frequencies and contrasts with a mean luminance of 40… Expand
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