Record

Reference numberAP/15/4
LevelFile
TitleUnpublished paper, 'On recrossed vision - being the description of a distinct tribe of ocular phenomena, supplementary to a rationale of the laws of cerebral vision' by John Fearn
Date8 September 1830
DescriptionFearn describes the phenomenon of recrossed vision, where an object placed between the eyes at close range is viewed as being on the left by the right eye and on the right by the left eye. Fearn explores the brain's role in the practical function of the eyes and perception. Includes one separate page of illustrations.

Subject: Physiology

Communicated by John Grover. Read to the Royal Society on 16 June 1831.

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 3 of Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society] as 'On recrossed vision; being the description of a distinct tribe of ocular phenomena, supplementary to a rationale of the laws of cerebral vision, recently published'.
Extent13p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1830.0037
Related records in the catalogueAP/15/4/1
AP/15/4/2
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA5900Grover; John (c 1796 - 1847)c 1796 - 1847
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