OSA's Digital Library

Journal of the Optical Society of America

Journal of the Optical Society of America

  • Vol. 46, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 1956
  • pp: 269–273

Stereoscopic Acuity and the Role of Convergence

KENNETH N. OGLE  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA, Vol. 46, Issue 4, pp. 269-273 (1956)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSA.46.000269


View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (680 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

To what extent changes in convergence can contribute to stereoscopic acuity is again considered, using new data. Certain difficulties of obtaining the most desirable measurements of stereoscopic thresholds without and with eye movements are pointed out. Data obtained by the author and by others can be interpreted to show that, physiologically, convergence changes themselves do not contribute to stereoscopic acuity over that due to disparity between the images alone. In the tests where eye movements occur, lower apparent thresholds are found because retinal regions of higher visual acuity and higher stereoacuity come into play.

Citation
KENNETH N. OGLE, "Stereoscopic Acuity and the Role of Convergence," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 46, 269-273 (1956)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josa/abstract.cfm?URI=josa-46-4-269


Sort:  Author  |  Journal  |  Reset

References

  1. Franz Hillebrand, Z. Psychol. u. Physiol. Sinnesorg. 7, 97–151 (1894).
  2. Jakob Bappert, Z. Psychol. 90, 167–203 (1922).
  3. F. B. Hofmann, "Physiologische Optik (Raumsinn)," In A. Graefe and T. Saemisch, Handbuch der gesamten Augenheilkunde (Verlag Julius Springer, Berlin, Germany, 1925), second edition, Vol. 3, pp. 667.
  4. S. R. Irvine and E. J. Ludvigh, Arch. Ophthalmol. (Chicago) 15, 1037–1049 (1936).
  5. Sybil Cooper and P. M. Daniel, Brain. 72, 1–24 (March, 1949).

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited