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W. A. H. Rushton

William Albert Hugh Rushton FRS (8 December 1901 – 21 June 1980) was professor of Physiology at Trinity College, Cambridge. [1]

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Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society

The Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society is an academic journal on the history of science published annually by the Royal Society.

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Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University (also known as Case Western Reserve, Case Western, Case, and CWRU) is a private research university in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Color vision

Color vision is the ability of an organism or machine to distinguish objects based on the wavelengths (or frequencies) of the light they reflect, emit, or transmit.

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Doctor of Science

Doctor of Science (Latin: Scientiæ Doctor), usually abbreviated Sc.D., D.Sc., S.D., D.S., or Dr.Sc., is an academic research degree awarded in a number of countries throughout the world.

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Gresham's School

Gresham’s School is an independent coeducational boarding school in Holt in North Norfolk, England.

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Holt, Norfolk

Holt is a market town, civil parish and electoral ward in the English county of Norfolk.

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Perception

Perception (from the Latin perceptio, percipio) is the organization, identification, and interpretation of sensory information in order to represent and understand the environment.

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Photoreceptor cell

A photoreceptor cell is a specialized type of neuron found in the retina that is capable of phototransduction.

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Physiology

Physiology is the scientific study of the normal function in living systems.

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Principle of Univariance

The principle of univariance states that one and the same visual receptor cell can be excited by different combinations of wavelength and intensity, so that the brain can not know the color of a certain point of the retinal image.

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Royal Medal

The Royal Medal, also known as The Queen's Medal, is a silver-gilt medal awarded each year by the Royal Society, two for "the most important contributions to the advancement of natural knowledge" and one for "distinguished contributions in the applied sciences" made within the Commonwealth of Nations.

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Royal Society

The President, Council, and Fellows of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, commonly known as the Royal Society, is a learned society for science and is possibly the oldest such society still in existence.

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Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences or Kungl.

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Society for Psychical Research

The Society for Psychical Research (SPR) is a non-profit organisation in the United Kingdom.

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Trinity College, Cambridge

Trinity College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in England.

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University of Cambridge

The University of CambridgeThe corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W._A._H._Rushton

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