Visual Pathways

Visual Pathways - IV Visual Pathways A Bipolar neurons B...

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IV. Visual Pathways A. Bipolar neurons B. Ganglion neurons C. Optic Disc (“blind spot”) a. signals leave the eye b. whole in the back of the eye c. no photoreceptors d. Why don’t we notice it? i. brain fills in missing space (completion) ii. retina’s in both eyes aren’t in the same place D. retinal disparity a. input from at least one eye b. a clue for depth perception E. monocular depth perception a. pictorial depth cues i. linear perspective, texture gradients, interposition F. Retina-geniculate-striate pathway a. 90% of visual info goes through this pathway b. Visual field i. Everything you see c. Optic chiasm d. Ipsilateral connection i. Outside of eye sends info to the same side of the brain e. Contralateral connection i. Inside of eye sends info to the other side of the brain G. Where does info go? a. Parietal Lobe i. “where” pathway b. Temporal Lobe
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i. “what” pathway H. Extrastriate areas a. Other areas other than primary visual cotex b. Responsible for “blind sight”
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