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Vision and Colour Vision

Nature volume 131, page 532 (15 April 1933) | Download Citation



DURING the past twenty years, Dr. Houstoun has carried out many researches at Glasgow on the subject of vision and colour vision, and it is indeed fortunate, in these days when so much attention is given to the advertising value of a research subject, that so able a physicist is willing to work in a subject of such poor advertising value. Many physicists are too absorbed in the complexities of the atom to pay attention to the physics of vision and it would be of interest to know how many psychologists and physiologists are able to tackle the mathematics involved.

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