CH 6 and 7 sens bio outline

CH 6 and 7 sens bio outline - CH 6/7: SENSORY SYSTEMS I....

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CH 6/7: SENSORY SYSTEMS I. General Concepts a. Sensation b. Perception c. Exteroceptive sensory systems d. Receptors e. Transduction f. Adaptation g. Principles of Sensory System Organization i. Hierarchical organization 1. Thalamus 2. Primary sensory cortices 3. Secondary sensory cortices 4. Association areas ii. Functional segregation iii. Parallel processing II. Vision a. Structures of the eye i. Retina 1. photoreceptors a. rods – scotopic vision b. cones – photopic vision i. fovea ii. visual acuity 2. bipolar and ganglion cells a. blind spot ii. Lens – turns image upside down and backwards b. Partial decussation at optic chiasm i. nasal hemiretina ii. temporal hemiretina c. Thalamus, visual cortex, association areas d. Color vision i. Trichromatic Theory 1. Three types of cones a. Short wavelength b. Medium wavelength c. Long wavelength 2. Ratio of activity ii. Opponent-Process Theory 1. Three color-sensitive classes of cells a. Red/green b. Blue/yellow c. Black/white 2. Afterimages e. Cortical mechanisms of vision
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i. Primary visual cortex (striate)
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