"Normal and Defective Colour Vision"




Editors' Foreword

Mollon, J. D. "Thomas Young and the development of the trichromatic theory"

Photoreceptors and their evolution

Ruprecht, J. J. & Schertler, G. F. X. "Electrons and X-rays reveal the structure of rhodopsin: A prototypical G protein-coupled receptor. Implications for colour vision"

Jacobs, G. H. & Degan, J. F. "Photopigment polymorphism in prosimians and the origins of primate trichromacy"

Sumner, P. & Mollon, J. D. "Did primate trichromacy evolve for frugivory or folivory?"

Ahnelt, P., Moutairou, K., Glösmann, M. & Kübber-Heiss, A. "Lack of S-opsin expression in the brush tailed porcupine (Atherurus africanus) and other mammals. Is the evolutionary persistence of S-cones a paradox?"

Bowmaker, J. K., Parry, J. W. L. & Mollon, J. D. "The arrangement of L and M cones in human and a primate retina"

McMahon, C., Neitz, J. & Neitz, M. "Comparison of human and monkey pigment gene promoters to evaluate DNA sequences proposed to govern L:M cone ratio"

Retinal processes

Lee, B. B. "Structure of receptive field centers of midget retinal ganglion cells"

Marshak, D. W. "The neural circuit providing input to midget ganglion cells"

Sun, H., Lee, B. B. & Rüttiger, L. "Coding of position of achromatic and chromatic edges by retinal ganglion cells"

Spatial and temporal aspects of colour perception

Smith, V. C. & Pokorny, J. "Psychophysical correlates of parvo- and magnocellular function"

Leonova, A. , Pokorny, J. and Smith, V. C. "Spatial contrast sensitivity for pulsed and steady-pedestal stimuli"

Shevell, S. K. & Cao, D. "Chromatic assimilation: evidence for a neural mechanism"

McKeefry, D. J., Parry, N. R. A. & Murray, I. J. "Reaction times to stimuli in isoluminant colour space"

Robson, A. G., Kulikowski, J. J., Korostenskaja, M., Neveu, M.M., Hogg, C. R. & Holder, G. E. "Integration times reveal mechanisms responding to isoluminant chromatic gratings: a two-centre Visual Evoked Potential study."

Shapiro, A. G., Hood, S. M. & Mollon, J. D. "Temporal frequency and contrast adaptation"

Le Rohellec, J., Brettel, H. & Viénot, F. "Contribution of achromatic and chromatic contrast signals to Fechner-Benham subjective colours"

Mattiello, M. L. F. de, Maneiro, M. & Buglione, S. "Sensitivity to movement of configurations of achromatic and chromatic points in amblyopic patients"

Paramei, G. V. & Jaschinski, W. "Convergence as a function of chromatic contrast: a possible contributor to depth perception"

Rods and colour vision

Nerger, J. L., Volbrecht, V. J. & Haase, K. A. "The influence of rods on color naming during dark adaptation"

Buck, S. L. & Knight, R. "Stimulus duration affects rod influence on hue perception"

Natural scenes and colour constancy

MacLeod, D. I. A. The Verriest Lecture: "Colour discrimination, colour constancy and natural scene statistics"

Foster, D. H. & Amano, K. "Tritanopic colour constancy under daylight changes?"

McCann, J. J. "Calculating appearances in complex and simple images"

Wolf, K. & Hurlbert, A. C. "The effect of global contrast discrimination on colour appearance"

Colour spaces and their variation

Koenderink, J. J. "Schopenhauer's 'parts of daylight' in the light of modern colorimetry"

Knoblauch, K. "Representing an observer's matches in an alien color space"

Moreland, J. D. & Westland, S. "Macular pigment: Nature's notch filter"

Smithson, H. E., Sumner, P. & Mollon, J. D. "How to find a tritan line"

Campenhausen, C. von & Schramme, J. "Some properties of the physiological colour system"

Inherited colour deficiency: Molecular genetics

Deeb, S. S., Jagla, W., Jägle, H., Hayashi, T. & Sharpe, L. T. "Genotypic variation in multi-gene dichromats"

Jagla, W., Breitsprecher, T., Kucsera, I., Kovacs, G., Wissinger, B., Deeb, S. S. & Sharpe, L. T. "Hybrid pigment genes, dichromacy and anomalous trichromacy"

Neitz, M., Bollinger, K. & Neitz, J. "Middle wavelength sensitive photopigment gene expression is absent in deuteranomalous color vision"

Inherited colour deficiency: Psychophysics and tests

Ventura, D. F., Silveira, L. C. L., Rodrigues, A. R., de Souza, J. M., Gualtieri, M., Bonci, D., & Costa, M. F. "Preliminary norms for the Cambridge Colour Test"

Dain, S. J. "Evaluation of 'Color vision testing made easy'"

Dain, S. J. "Survey of the colour vision demands in fire-fighting"

Hovis, J. K. "Lantern color vision tests: one light or two"

Birch, J. "Extreme anomalous trichromatism"

Amano, K., Foster, D. H. & Nascimento, S. M. "Red-green colour deficiency and colour constancy under orthogonal-daylight changes"

Nolan, J. B., Crognale, M. A. & Webster, M. A. "Color naming, color categories, and central color-coding in a case of X-linked incomplete achromatopsia"

Acquired deficiencies of colour vision

Jacobs, G. H., Calderone, J. B., Sakai, T., Lewis, G. P., & Fisher, S. K. "Effects of retinal detachment on S and M cone function in an animal model"

Mäntyjärvi, M. & Maaranen, T. "Color vision in central serous chorioretinopathy"

Ventura, D. F., Costa, M. F., Gualtieri, M., Nishi, M., Bernick, M., Bonci, D. & De Souza, J. M. "Early vision loss in diabetic patients assessed by the Cambridge Colour Test"

Schröder, A., Erb, C., Falk, S., Schwartze, G., Radermacher, J. & Winter, R. "Colour-vision disturbances in patients with arterial hypertension"

Silveira, L. C. L., Damin, E. T. B., Pinheiro, M. C. N., Rodrigues, A. R., Moura, A. L. A., Côrtes, M. I. T., & Mello, G. A. "Visual dysfunction following mercury exposure by breathing mercury vapour or by eating mercury-contaminated food"

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