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March 1934

Individual Differences in Normal Colour Vision. A Survey of Recent Experimental Work (1910-31).

Arch Ophthalmol. 1934;11(3):582. doi:10.1001/archopht.1934.00830100204018

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Recent experimental work in vision has established the fact that among "normal" subjects many individual differences in the perception of color occur—that under the same experimental conditions, different subjects give significantly different results. This survey is limited to individual differences between color "normals" (some results from mixed and color blind groups are given in the last section), and it deals with experimental work only. Its aim is to give a review that will make this information available to research workers on color vision. The period from 1910 to 1930 has been covered, and the terminology recommended in the 1922 Report of the American Optical Society's Committee on Colorimetry is used.

One hundred and one articles are reviewed, some at length, and there is a complete bibliography. The object of the author's survey has been attained admirably, and his work contains in a small compass an amazing amount of

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