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Visual Psychophysics: From Laboratory to Theory

Zhong-Lin Lu and Barbara Dosher


Vision is one of the most active areas in biomedical research, and visual psychophysical techniques are a foundational methodology for this research enterprise. Visual psychophysics, which studies the relationship between the physical world and human behavior, is a classical field of study that has widespread applications in modern vision science. Bridging the gap between theory and practice, this textbook provides a comprehensive treatment of visual psychophysics, teaching not only basic techniques but also sophisticated data analysis methodologies and theoretical approaches. It begins with p ... More

Keywords: Visual perception, Vision science, Cognitive science, Experimental psychology, Psychophysics, Programming visual tests, Adaptive testing, Measuring visual functions, Observer models, Neuropsychophysics

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Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780262019453
Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: May 2014 DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262019453.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Zhong-Lin Lu, author

Barbara Dosher, author

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