By Arnold Gesell, MD, Frances L. Ilg, MD, and Glenna E. Bullís with the assistance of Vivienne Ilg, OD, and G. N. Getman, OD. Price, $11.50. Pp 329, with 72 illustrations. Hafner Publishing Co., 31 E Tenth St, New York 10003, 1967.
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This volume represents a reprint of the original work and publication, dated 1949. It is a well thought out volume and follows the visual developmental framework and landmarks which have become a modus operandi for the collaborating authors.
Most of the explanations in the book provide a good overview for anyone working with children. It is easy to read, well presented, and does not require a great deal of previous reading or experience in the study of vision to understand the material as it is outlined. It provides a functional approach to the study and development of vision in infants and young children. The only reservations one could have is to republish a total book without any attempt to revise or update the original work. Much has been learned in the past 18 years in the field of ophthalmology, visual perception, visual motor learning, etc, which could give a clearer
Abrams N. Vision: Its Development in Infant and Child.. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1968;19(2):256. doi:10.1001/archpsyc.1968.01740080128032