Comparative color vision

Catalogue Number: 1973
Comparative color vision
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: JACOBS Gerald H
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1981
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: New York
Publisher/Manufacturer: Academic Press
Description Of Item: Original light grey cloth covers, 209 pages, numerous black and white figures through text
Historical Significance: This is an important reference text for information on the color vision non-human animals. Gerald Jacobs was Professor of Pyschology at the University of California Santa Barbara. He received a B.A. degree at University of Vermont and a Ph. D. from Indiana University. After serving for five years on the faculty of the University of Texas, Austin he came to UCSB in 1969. Professor Jacobs has authored more than 225 journal papers and chapters on a wide range of topics dealing with vision and the visual system. He is a Fellow of the Optical Society of America and of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Among his other major professional honors are the Rank Prize in Optoelectronics (1986), the UCSB Faculty Research Lectureship (1996), the Proctor Medal of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (1998), and the Verriest Medal of the International Colour Vision Society (2009).
How Acquired: Purchased by Kett Museum
Date Acquired: Oct 2011
Condition: Good except for old library stamps and stickers
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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