This is the second edition of a text devoted to the development of the visual system. The author is one of the leaders in the field of visual neuroscience, currently one of the hottest areas in neuroscience. Visual Development, 2e, covers (i) development of the visual system, (ii) effects of visual deprivation, (iii) mechanisms by which visual deprivation produces its effects, and (iv) a list of some fundamental questions that need to be answered.
This is a revision of a very popular text originally published 10 years ago. All information has been thoroughly updatedWhile the field of visual development remains exciting and important from both the clinical and basic science points of view, no competition to this volume existsAll aspects of visual development are covered, including organization, development, effects of visual deprivation, mechanisms of visual deprivation, and fundamental questions that researchers will need to answer as the field progresses