Differential Acuity of the Two Eyes and the Problem of Ocular Dominances

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Science  01 Sep 1961:
Vol. 134, Issue 3479, pp. 614
DOI: 10.1126/science.134.3479.614


While it has long been thought that no relationship exists between the eye of greater visual acuity and the eye favored in sighting, the data collected suggest the need for a re-examination of this issue. Sighting-dominance and acuity-dominance were associated. In addition, most individuals tested showed acuity-dominance of the left eye.