Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

OPTOM 375 A&B - Visual Science 2

30 Points

Semester 1 and 2



Models of spatial vision. Velocity perception. Signal detection theory. Theories of colour vision, defective colour vision. Visually evoked potentials. Binocular space perception. The development of vision. Recent advances in visual science. Aetiology of refractive errors -- hereditary factors, environmental factors. Prevalence of ametropia and changes with age.


Restriction: OPTOM 270

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