Purkinje's Vision: The Dawning of Neuroscience

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Contents
Prefacexi
1Introduction1
Vision3
Accommodation5
Strabismus10
Direct and Indirect Vision11
Purkinje Shift13
Motion Aftereffects14
Vertigo15
Neuroscience23
Psychology26
2Biographical and Bibliographical Notes29
Early life29
Purkinje's Views of Psychology33
Psychological Contributions During the Breslau Years33
Objective Psychology35
Return to Prague36
Additional Contributions37
Opera Omnia37
3Historical Background for Research in Subjective Visual Phenomena41
Introduction41
Light and Shade Figures (I)42
Pressure Figures (II, III, and XXII)44
Galvanic Light Phenomena (IV)46
Intrinsic Light and Ganzfeld Effects (V and VII)47
Interocular Light Effects (VI)47

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