Visual Deprivation Effects in Animals and their Analogs in Human Visual Pathology

11th Symposium: June 8-10, 1978

Visual Abnormalities Resulting from Ocular Imbalance During Development

David Friendly, Children's Hospital, Amblyopia: clinical aspects

Carla Shatz, Stanford University, Ocular dominance in Layer IV of the cat's visual cortex: Development and the effects of monocular deprivation

Murray Sherman, University of Virginia, Physiology and anatomy of monocular and binocular deprivation in geniculate nucleus and cortex

Klaus-Peter Hoffman, University of Ulm, West Germany, Spatial resolution and pattern detection in the LGN and visual cortex of monocularly deprived cats

Max Cynader, Dalhousie University, Binocular competition: Where, when and how?

Vivien Casagrande, Vanderbilt University, Comparative aspects of visual deprivation

Anita Hendrickson, University of Washington, The recovery of visual acuity in monocularly deprived monkeys

Donald Mitchell, Dalhousie University, Recovery of vision in monocularly and binocularly deprived kittens

John Flynn, University of Miami, Stereopsis in parents of children with strabismus

Robert Fox, Vanderbilt University, Testing stereopsis in animals and human infants

Martin Banks, University of Texas at Austin, Experiential factors in the development of human vision

Plasticity of Orientation and Directional Selectivity

Richard Held, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Orientation effects (astigmatism) in development of infant acuity

Michael Stryker, Harvard Medical School, Autoradiographic demonstration of orientation columns in cat and monkey visual cortex using deoxyglucose

Paul Coleman, University of Rochester, Spatial sampling by dendrites in visual cortex of normal and stripe-reared cats

Helmut Hirsch, SUNY Albany, Effects of orientation deprivation on cortical receptive fields in the cat

Nigel Daw, Washington University, How far does monocular deprivation affect directional sensitivity, and direction deprivation affect ocular dominance?

Ralph Freeman, University of California, Berkeley, Visual acuity is better for letters in rows than in columns

Role of Eye Movements in Visual Deprivation

Martin Steinbach, York University, Spatial localization after strabismus surgery: Evidence for inflow?

Lamberto Maffei, CNR, Italy, Eye motility and development of vision

Sheila Gillard-Crewther, California Institute of Technology, Maintained binocularity in cats reared with surgical rotation of both eyes

Peter Spear, University of Wisconsin, Reversal of monocular deprivation effects following enucleation of the experienced eye

Alan Hein, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Visual motor development requires eye movement

John Pettigrew, California Institute of Technology, A critique of macaque chauvinism: Bushbabies, cats, and owls are better!

Effects of Visual Deprivation on Visual Capacities in Humans and Animals

Tatiana Pasternak, University of Rochester, Spatial resolution and motion detection in stroboscopically reared cats

Mark Berkley & Kim Jones, Florida State University, Visual capacities in monocularly deprived cats after adult enucleation or early placement of retinal lesions in the experienced eye

Randolph Blake, Northwestern University, Some novel perceptual consequences of a monocular brain

Organizing Committee:
Robert Emerson
Tatiana Pasternak