The Effects of Constant Light on Visual Processes by Werner K. Noell (auth.), Theodore P. Williams, B. N. Baker

By Werner K. Noell (auth.), Theodore P. Williams, B. N. Baker (eds.)

" ... And the night and the morning have been the 3rd day ... And God made nice lighting; the higher mild to rule the day and the lesser mild to rule the evening ... And the night and the morning have been the fourth day." the 1st ebook of Moses, known as Genesis (1: 13,16,19). there has been daylight hours and night prior to there has been a solar or a moon. an enticing idea: How lengthy have been each one of these first 3 days? with no solar to reckon its size, an afternoon might have been longer or shorter than 24 hours. Animals, says Genesis, seemed at the 5th day and by means of that point the solar and moon have been illuminating the earth, possibly in cyclic model and with a interval of 24 hours. a superb factor, too, as readers of this monograph will as­ yes. The papers amassed into this quantity are written types of forty five minute talks given at a symposium on "The results of continuing gentle on visible Processes", held on the Florida kingdom collage in Tallahassee on April 25-27, 1979. The convention was once supported via the Psychobiology software and dealt with, logistically, through the guts for pro improvement and Public companies. It was once well-known that boundaries on time and cash made prohibitive the invitation of others who might be doing fascinating and similar paintings. yet, our earnest wish is that what's compiled here's a sturdy mix of "true" light-damage and "relevant similar" work.

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I. (1976) Endocrinol. 98, 645-654. Kelly, P. , Labrie, F. and Delean, H. ) p. 321. Plenum Press, New York. , Bruni, J. F. and Meites, J. (1978) Proc. Soc. Exp. BioI. Med. 159, 256-259. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Supported by Grant No. EY-02350 from NEI, National Institutes of Health. Technical assistance from Arcellia Angulo, Jan Donnelly, and Douglas Johnson is gratefully acknowledged. ALTERATIONS IN MUSCLE AND RETINAL CELL STRUCTURE AFTER EXPOSURE TO LIGHT Charles R. Shear Department of Anatomy University of Maryland School of Medicine Baltimore, Maryland 21201 Expos'ure of albino rats to both incandescent and fluorescent low-level radiant energy causes damage and degeneration to the photoreceptor cells and pigment epithelial cells of the retina and to the muscle fibers of the extraocular muscles (1-4).

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