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Unformatted text preview: dark adaptation Rods are the most sensitive in dim light Visual purple is what the rods need to work in dim illumination From the receptors, the nerve fibers leave the eyeball through the meshwork going to the brain. Visual information processing The optic nerve fiber going into the brain Depth perception (3D vision) is recognized because of the optic nerves crossing Color vision major theories Young-helmholter= trichromatic Light (sun) colors = red green blue E.Hering= opponent process Nerve path ways that handle Red and green Yellow and blue White and blue 4/1/08 figure and ground- the perception of an object that is distinct from its surroundings closure- test on Thursday, study guide available...
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- Spring '08
- dim illumination, dim light Visual, illumination Retina