Cantitate/Preț
Produs

Vision – How It Works and What Can Go Wrong (The MIT Press)

De (autor) ,
Notă GoodReads:
en Limba Engleză Carte Hardback – 13 May 2016

Descriptions of basic visual mechanisms and related clinical abnormalities, by a neuroscientist and an ophthalmologist.Over the past fifty years, enormous progress has been made in understanding visual mechanisms and treating eye disorders. And yet the scientist is not always aware of the latest clinical advances and the clinician is often not up to date on the basic scientific discoveries. Writing in nontechnical language, John and Joseph Dowling, a neuroscientist and an ophthalmologist, examine vision from both perspectives, providing concise descriptions of basic visual mechanisms and related clinical abnormalities.

Thus, an account of the photoreceptors is followed by a consideration of retinitis pigmentosa and macular degeneration; an explanation of the retina's function is followed by details of glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy.The authors begin with the cornea and lens, which project an image on the light-sensitive elements inside the eye, the photoreceptors, and how that process can be compromised by such disorders as cataracts and corneal disease. They go on to describe, among other things, how the photoreceptors capture light; retinal and visual cortical anatomy and physiology; and higher level visual processing that leads to perception. Cortical disorders such as amblyopia are discussed as well as specific deficits such as the inability to recognize faces, colors, or moving objects.

Finally, they survey the evolution of our knowledge of vision, and speculate about future advances.

Citește tot Restrânge
Toate formatele și edițiile
Toate formatele și edițiile Preț Express
Carte Paperback (1) 15425 lei  Economic 11-22 zile +600 lei  3-5 zile
  Mit Press – 07 Jun 2019 15425 lei  Economic 11-22 zile +600 lei  3-5 zile
Carte Hardback (1) 16743 lei  Economic 11-22 zile +748 lei  3-5 zile
  Mit Press – 13 May 2016 16743 lei  Economic 11-22 zile +748 lei  3-5 zile

Din seria The MIT Press

Preț: 16743 lei

Puncte Express: 251

Preț estimativ în valută:
3367 3738$ 3002£

Carte disponibilă

Livrare economică 27 septembrie-08 octombrie
Livrare express 19-21 septembrie pentru 1747 lei

Preluare comenzi: 021 569.72.76

Specificații

ISBN-13: 9780262034616
ISBN-10: 0262034611
Pagini: 224
Dimensiuni: 145 x 204 x 20 mm
Greutate: 0.41 kg
Editura: Mit Press
Seria The MIT Press