Animal Eyes

By
Ayliffe, W. (William)
(2014-03)

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How does my dog see? Do eagles have better vision than humans? This homocentric view of vision with its associated mythology is explored in this review of survival strategies used by various animals in their environments. The way we see is predicated by what we need to see. From prawns to birds we will explore how eyes have adapted to be perfect for the tasks assigned to them. No longer can we claim that our human vision is the standard by which other animals must be judged as either inferior or superior.

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Gresham College

DOER Persistent Identifier: http://doer.col.org/handle//123456789/4406
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