Comparative Color Vision (Academic Press Series in Cognition by Gerald Jacobs

By Gerald Jacobs

Comparative colour imaginative and prescient presents information regarding the skill wherein colour imaginative and prescient has been studied in nonhuman animals and concerning the results of those reviews for numerous consultant species. people who develop into attracted to colour imaginative and prescient in animals come from a number of assorted academic backgrounds—from the normal organic and behavioral sciences in addition to from extra utilized fields.

Accordingly, this publication comprises enough instructional information regarding colour imaginative and prescient in order that a relative newcomer will be in a position to make feel out of this sector with no need to seek out nonetheless extra history fabric. to supply this, easy information regarding the psychophysics of colour imaginative and prescient and in regards to the tools used to review colour imaginative and prescient in animals is gifted; in addition to insurance of the vast variety of organic mechanisms liable for colour imaginative and prescient. next chapters current systematic reports of reviews of colour imaginative and prescient in a big variety of vertebrate species. the ultimate bankruptcy is dedicated to a dialogue of 2 interesting matters raised via stories of animal colour imaginative and prescient: the evolutionary origins and the useful application of colour vision.

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