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PSC 1-3 Lecture 5 Page 1 of 3 Announcement: There are no announcements today. Last lecture: The last lecture we discussed neuro-imaging and the different types. We also discussed the hemispheres of the brain. We talked about which hemisphere controls what. We discussed Sensation and Perception and the doctrine of specific nerve energies, sensory deprivation and adaptation, and subliminal perception. We started talking about vision also and continue the discussion this lecture. This Lecture I. Vision (Continued) a. Cones are used to see fine detail such as color. i. There are three different types of cones and each responds to a different wavelength. 1. Blue cones fire at the shortest wavelength. Things are truly blue at 455 nm. 2. Green is the medium wavelength. It fires 100% at 535 nm. 3. Red fire are the longest wavelength – 100% at 600 nm. 4. In between the three wavelengths is a combination of colors. 5. If all of the cones fire at a high rate, then people see white; if they all fire at a low rate then people see black. ii. The Trichromatic theory states that you can see all three wavelengths. iii.
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