Lec5Feb5 - TWO of the figures in Chapter 6 show Tucson...

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C o l o r Vision TWO of the figures in Chapter 6 show Tucson scenes. Which ones? (one is actually the Psych building.) February 5, 2008 1. How do we see color? 2. What color do we see when we mix green and red lights? 3. Why is the sun yellow? 4. Why is the sky blue? 5. Why do we see rainbows?
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Objects and lights are not themselves colored Color is a psychological property , not a physical property of the things we perceive Color is an interaction between light in the environment and the particular visual system Disorders of the visual system can produce different perceptions of color Color is in our heads
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Electromagnetic spectrum Wavelengths Visible to Humans: approx 400 - 700 nanometers
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QuickTime and a TIFF (LZW) decompressor are needed to see this picture.
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QuickTimet and a TIFF (LZW) decompressor are needed to see this picture. Ultraviolet light Makes patterns visible on flowers, so honeybees can distinguish between flowers that to humans look much the same.
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course PSYC 329 taught by Professor Peterson during the Spring '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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