Developing Effective Vision and Mission
- The vision unfolds. Luscombe, Nelson // CA Magazine;Mar1996, Vol. 129 Issue 2, p3
Editorial. Focuses on the report from the Inter-Institute Vision Task Force (IVTF) in Canada. Mission of the IVTF; Highlights from the report; What the task force is calling for.
- False eyes in animals. // International Wildlife;Jan/Feb85, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p46
False eyes in animals, circular spots of color that resemble real eyes, have saved the skin of many an animal, be it fish, bird, insect or amphibian. Photos show how these false eyes protect the bearer.
- Color perception. Robertson, Alan R. // Physics Today;Dec92, Vol. 45 Issue 12, p24
Examines the physics of color perception. Physical stimulus and perceived color as a result of complex series of processes in the human visual system; Perceived color and psychophysical color; Description of the human color vision system; Adapting to changes in the quantity and quality of...
- Unconscious vision. Weiskrantz, Lawrence // Sciences;Sep/Oct92, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p22
Examines the strange phenomenon of blindsight in which people who have suffered damage to their visual cortexes can see. Physiological basis; Residual vision in monkeys; Role of peripheral vision; Daniel's story; Meeting criticism of blindsight; Testing; The brain; Normal conscious vision;...
- Seeing through pinhole glasses. // Consumer Reports on Health;Feb1992, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p14
Discusses the truth behind `pinhole glasses,' or `pinhole occluders.' What they are used for; Why a person's vision does not improve when looking through these lenses; No evidence that using such glasses will have any lasting effect on vision; Ads and claims for pinhole glasses; More.
- VCA launches vision awareness campaign. // Ophthalmology Times;11/15/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 22, p16
Focuses on the campaign Check Clearly. See Clearly launched by the Vision Council of America to increase public awareness of vision health in the United States. Materials used for the campaign.
- The art of seeing. Porcellino, M. // Astronomy;Feb1990, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p66
Presents five simple techniques for amateur astronomers that will improve the eyes' performance and increase observing enjoyment.
- Vision and the astronomer. // Sky & Telescope;Apr84, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p321
How the eye works. How other things affect your eyes. Eyeglasses, night vision, age, smoking, alcohol, diet, contact lenses, soft lenses, cataracts.
- Raise your kids' eye-Q. Curless, M.R. // Redbook;Feb92, Vol. 178 Issue 4, p124
Outlines common myths about vision and eyestrain. Tells when to be concerned about a child's vision.
- Seeing is not believing. Brown, Leon // Science Teacher;Apr93, Vol. 60 Issue 4, p52
Presents the procedure for making an inverting image viewer. Materials consisting of cardboard toilet paper cylinder, pin, tape and black paper; Conclusion that the brain does the inverting.