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  • Vol. 8, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 1924
  • pp: 389–408

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THE OPTICS OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM

L. T. TROLAND

JOSA, Vol. 8, Issue 3, pp. 389-408 (1924)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSA.8.000389


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L. T. TROLAND, "THE OPTICS OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 8, 389-408 (1924)
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  1. Hecht, S. The Dark Adaptation of the Human Eye. Journ. of Gen. Physiol., 2, pp. 409–517; 1920. The Photochemistry of the Visual Purple. Journ. of Gen. Physiol., 3, pp. 1–13; 1920. The Visibility of Monochromatic Radiation and the Absorption Spectrum of the Visual Purple. Journ. of Gen. Physiol., 5, pp. 1–33; 1922.
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  4. On the modern theory of nervous activity, see: Troland, L. T., The Physical Basis of Nerve Functions. Psychol. Rev., 27, pp. 323–350; 1920.
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  6. Troland, L. T. The "All or None" Law in Visual Response. This Journal, 4, pp. 160–185; 1920
  7. On the anatomy of the retina, see: Schäfer, E. A. et al, Quain's Elements of Anatomy. 3, Part 2, pp. 225–242; 1909.
  8. See Quain's Elements of Anatomy, 3, Part 1, p. 239; 1908. Also refer to this work for a discussion of the anatomical connections of the visual conductors.
  9. See, e.g., Best, F. Zur Theorie des Hemianopsie und der höheren Sehzentren. Arch. f. Opthalmol., 100, pp. 1–31; 1919. Also: Monbrun, A. Le centre cortical de la vision et les radiations optiques. Les hemianopsies de guerre et la projection rétinienne cérébrale. Arch. d'ophtalmol., 36, pp. 641–670; 1919.
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  13. The problem of the pattern relationships of consciousness and the ultimate brain process is being attacked in a courageous manner by the German school of "Gestalt" psychologists. See especially: Köhler, W. Die physischen Gestalten in Ruhe und im stationären Zustand, Braunschweig, 1920.

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