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Visual stress

Author: Arnold J Wilkins
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Series: Oxford psychology series, no. 24.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Visual stimuli which cause discomfort exist in a variety of everyday situations, from eye strain induced by VDU screens to garish carpets. Dr Wilkins has produced a unified theory of the mechanisms underlying visual discomfort, which has a number of applications including the treatment of epilepsy and the design of glasses.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wilkins, Arnold J.
Visual stress.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
(DLC) 94032441
(OCoLC)31132215
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arnold J Wilkins
OCLC Number: 539213519
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 194 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Photosensitive epilepsy --
3. Illusions and headaches --
4. Strong stimulation --
5. Reading --
6. Lighting --
7. Electronic displays --
8. Design --
9. Colour as therapy --
10. Speculation --
Appendix Techniques for treatment.
Series Title: Oxford psychology series, no. 24.
Responsibility: Arnold J. Wilkins.

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