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Selig Hecht: Frederick Ives Medalist, 1941

John N. Howard

Selig Hecht, recipient of the 1941 Frederick Ives Medal, was known for his substantial contributions to the study of photoreception and vision. One of his most famous findings was his determination that a minimum of 5-14 photons are required to produce a visual response in the human eye.

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Publish Date: 01 March 2012


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