OSA's Digital Library

Journal of the Optical Society of America

Journal of the Optical Society of America

  • Vol. 64, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 1974
  • pp: 1244–1250

Test of color-defective vision using the visual evoked response

Jo Ann S. Kinney and Christine L. McKay  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA, Vol. 64, Issue 9, pp. 1244-1250 (1974)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSA.64.001244


View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (722 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

This paper describes a new technique for detecting color-defective individuals, based upon the isolation of a pattern response from the visual evoked response. Specifically designed targets were produced from equal-luminance hues that lie on the confusion lines of deuteranopes, protanopes, and tritanopes. Sixteen color normals, eight deuteranopes, eight protanopes, and one tritanope were tested with these targets. The results showed that color normals give a pattern response to patterns formed of hue differences only; this response is similar to that produced by luminance differences. Color-defective individuals, on the other hand, give no pattern response to targets formed of hues that they cannot discriminate, although they give pattern responses for luminance differences.

Citation
Jo Ann S. Kinney and Christine L. McKay, "Test of color-defective vision using the visual evoked response," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 64, 1244-1250 (1974)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josa/abstract.cfm?URI=josa-64-9-1244

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited