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A natural history of vision loss - supplementary information

posted on 2022-01-25, 16:52 authored by Alexandra de Sousa, Orlin S. TodorovOrlin S. Todorov, Michael Proulx
These data are supplementary files for the following journal article published in Neuroscience and Biobehavioural Reviews in January 2022.

de Sousa, A.A. Todorov, O.S. and Proulx, M.J. (2022) 'A natural history of vision loss: insight from evolution for human visual function.' Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews. e104550. DOI: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2022.104550.

The three files attached to this record are as follows:

1. markdown_vision_loss.Rmd

R code used for creating figures

2. acuityblind.csv

Visual acuity data for mammals (with PanTHERIA data

MT = method: A= anatomical, B = behavioral, C = subcutaneous eyes

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Kirk E, Kay R. (2004). The evolution of high visual acuity in the Anthropoidea. In: Ross C, Kay R, eds. Anthropoid origins: new visions. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.
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3. tree.nwk from TimeTree

S. Kumar, G. Stecher, M. Suleski, and S.B. Hedges, 2017. TimeTree: a resource for timelines, timetrees, and divergence times. Molecular Biology and Evolution 34: 1812-1819, DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msx116.