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Type: Journal article
Title: Biological optics: Seeing colours in the dark
Author: Cassey, P.
Citation: Current Biology, 2009; 19(23):R1083-R1084
Publisher: Dell Press
Issue Date: 2009
ISSN: 0960-9822
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Phillip Cassey
Abstract: The intensity threshold of colour vision has been behaviourally tested in birds; the results show that parrots lose colour vision in brighter light than humans.
Keywords: Retina; Animals; Parrots; Photic Stimulation; Behavior, Animal; Sensory Thresholds; Adaptation, Physiological; Dark Adaptation; Darkness; Color Vision
Rights: Copyright © 2009 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
RMID: 0020112482
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2009.10.014
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