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Interocular Effects in Prism Adaptation

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Science  18 Jul 1969:
Vol. 165, Issue 3890, pp. 311-312
DOI: 10.1126/science.165.3890.311

Abstract

Monocular prism after-effects were measured in three groups of subjects each of whom had walked about wearing a 20-diopter prism, base up, over the right eye and one of the following over the left eye: a diffusing screen, 0-diopter prism, or a 20-diopter prism, base down. The performance of the third group showed that visual-motor spatial coordination in the adult is subject to at least limited interocular independence.