Dark Adaptation: An Interocular Light-Adaptation Effect

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Science  13 Jun 1969:
Vol. 164, Issue 3885, pp. 1307-1309
DOI: 10.1126/science.164.3885.1307


Presentation of iight to the left eye simultaneously with adaptation of the right eye to light may accelerate dark adaptation in the right eye. The result is that the rod-cone-break and the final threshold of the rods are achieved earlier than when the right eye alone is adapted to light.

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