Unformatted text preview: After thirty minutes, the rods will be fully dark-adapted and the rhodopsin will be at peak levels. 3. Oncoming car headlights would inhibit the dark adaptation process by breaking down rhodopsin, which will cause the process to take much longer than the normal thirty minutes. When dark adaptation is inhibited, night vision becomes worse and people can become temporarily “night blind” after looking at bright headlights....
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- Winter '07
- ten minutes, dark adaptation, oncoming car, thirty minutes, Steve Creasy