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Objectives: An understanding of processing in the visual system. Brief curriculum: Spatial vision: visual acuity, contrast sensitivity, aliasing, alignment thresholds; Colour vision: retinal and cortical processing, colour constancy, colour identification; Binocularity: models of depth perception, correspondence, Panum's area, horopter, stereoacuity, monocular depth perception, summation, stereopsis tests; Motion perception: models of motion perception, adaptation, directional selectivity, first and second order motion; Cognition: shape recognition, face perception, visual illusions, visual hallucinations, visual attention, visual search and pop-out.

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Term 3



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