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  • Vol. 67, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1977
  • pp: 1458–1465

Psychophysical applications of human electroretinography

John C. Armington  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 67, Issue 11, pp. 1458-1465 (1977)

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Rapid developments in human electroretinography during recent decades have greatly increased its value for investigating psychophysical problems. This review of the current status of electroretinography considers the response waveform, recording techniques, and data analysis. Several examples of electroretinal data that have psychophysical significance are presented.

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John C. Armington, "Psychophysical applications of human electroretinography," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 67, 1458-1465 (1977)

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  1. Much of the research described in this paper was supported by Public Health Service Grant No. EY 00568.
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