Contrast Sensitivity

Known as: Sensitivity, Contrast, Sensitivity, Visual Contrast, Visual Contrast Sensitivity 
The ability to detect sharp boundaries (stimuli) and to detect slight changes in luminance at regions without distinct contours. Psychophysical… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Perceptual learning has been documented in adult humans over a wide range of tasks. Although the often-observed… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Attention and adaptation are both mechanisms that optimize visual performance. Attention optimizes performance by increasing… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
This chapter focuses on the effect of covert spatial attention on contrast sensitivity, a basic visual dimension where the best… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Transient covert attention increases contrast sensitivity at the target location with an informative spatial cue. Here we… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
PURPOSE To define normal values for the Pelli-Robson contrast sensitivity test in different age groups. SETTING University Eye… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Visual acuity and contrast sensitivity were measured in 95 residents of a hostel for the aged (mean age = 83 years) using a dual… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Contrast sensitivity and grating acuity were measured using the sweep VEP method in a group of 48 infants from 2 to 40 weeks of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Flicker sensitivity and spatial contrast sensitivity (CS) were examined in a total of 99 patients with Parkinson's disease (PD… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
We have examined the idea that the adaptation of cortical neurons to local contrast levels in a visual stimulus is functionally… (More)
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
The visual contrast sensitivity (the reciprocal of contrast threshold) was studied as a function of age. Psychophysical… (More)
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