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Unformatted text preview: What is sense, select, and perceive? Sense – First stage in the visual process in which light enters the eye. Select – Second stage in the visual process in which a specific part of a visual array is isolated. Perceive – Last stage in the visual process in which the view makes sense of what is seen. Know the types of visual messages the brain processes. Mental - Visual messages experienced in the mind Direct - Messages without mediated intervention Mediated - Media, print, screen, etc. Know the nature and importance of light. Light is electromagnetic energy that travels at about 700 million miles per hour and it allows ou see. Know the major parts of the eye and the retina and how they work. Sclera: White Part Cornea: Clear Part Iris: Color Pupil: Light Enters Aqueous Humor: Gel in Front Lens: Focuses Image Vitreous Humor: Gel for Shape Retina – 85% of the back of the eyeball has 125 million photoreceptors of which 7 million are for daytime viewing and 118 million are for night, meaning humans were once nocturnal. Peripheral Field – evolutionary holdover that protects the body from possibly harmful actions. Does not see colors well, but are good at detecting movement....
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- Spring '08
- visual messages, various principles, visual process