Walter Makous

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rochester
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Retinal microscotomas revealed with adaptive-optics microflashes
    Walter Makous
    Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester, New York, NY 14627 0270, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47:4160-7. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Comment on "Emergence of novel color vision in mice engineered to express a human cone photopigment"
    Walter Makous
    Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Science 318:196; author reply 196. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Contrast conservation in human vision
    Jozsef Fiser
    Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627 0268, USA
    Vision Res 43:2637-48. 2003
  4. pmc Enhancing the contrast sensitivity function through action video game training
    Renjie Li
    Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department and Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester, New York, USA
    Nat Neurosci 12:549-51. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint The spatial properties of opponent-motion normalization
    Stéphane J M Rainville
    Center for Visual Science, Meliora 274, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Vision Res 42:1727-38. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Opponent-motion mechanisms are self-normalizing
    Stéphane J M Rainville
    Center for Vision Research, York University, 4700 Keele Street, North York, Ont, Canada M1J 1P3
    Vision Res 45:1115-27. 2005

Research Grants

  1. SCHEMATIC RETINA
    Walter Makous; Fiscal Year: 1993
  2. SCHEMATIC RETINA
    Walter Makous; Fiscal Year: 2001

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Retinal microscotomas revealed with adaptive-optics microflashes
    Walter Makous
    Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester, New York, NY 14627 0270, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47:4160-7. 2006
    ..To develop a sensitive psychophysical test for detecting visual defects such as microscotomas...
  2. ncbi request reprint Comment on "Emergence of novel color vision in mice engineered to express a human cone photopigment"
    Walter Makous
    Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Science 318:196; author reply 196. 2007
    ..However, neither neural plasticity nor a new dimension of sensory experience is required to explain their results...
  3. ncbi request reprint Contrast conservation in human vision
    Jozsef Fiser
    Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627 0268, USA
    Vision Res 43:2637-48. 2003
    ....
  4. pmc Enhancing the contrast sensitivity function through action video game training
    Renjie Li
    Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department and Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester, New York, USA
    Nat Neurosci 12:549-51. 2009
    ..We found that the very act of action video game playing also enhanced contrast sensitivity, providing a complementary route to eyesight improvement...
  5. ncbi request reprint The spatial properties of opponent-motion normalization
    Stéphane J M Rainville
    Center for Visual Science, Meliora 274, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Vision Res 42:1727-38. 2002
    ..Further characterization of motion contrast will require models of the spatial, temporal, and joint space-time properties of mechanisms mediating opponent-motion and flicker normalization...
  6. ncbi request reprint Opponent-motion mechanisms are self-normalizing
    Stéphane J M Rainville
    Center for Vision Research, York University, 4700 Keele Street, North York, Ont, Canada M1J 1P3
    Vision Res 45:1115-27. 2005
    ..Journal of the Optical Society of America A-Optics and Image Science, 11, 1710-1719] but support a local normalization process whose spatial properties are inherited from low-level motion detectors...

Research Grants18

  1. SCHEMATIC RETINA
    Walter Makous; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The operations studied include transformations of stimulus intensity, attenuation of spatial and temporal information, convergence of color signals into the spatial mechanisms, and processing of stereoscopic and moving images...
  2. SCHEMATIC RETINA
    Walter Makous; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....