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October 27, 2009 COLOR MIXING: THREE PRIMARIES LAW Color mixing involves law of psychology not physics Any color created as long as proportions are correct and involve one from each  area of visible light spectrum Long wave end of spectrum(red) Short wave end (blue or violet) Middle (Green or Green-Yellow) SEEING FORMS AND PATTERNS Objects defined by their contours – their edges – Contrast Sensitivity Contours are changes in the brightness or color that separate objects from  their backgrounds
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  VISUAL PATHWAY Axons of the ganglion cells come together to form the optic nerve Half of optic nerve fibers cross into opposite hemisphere and synapse onto  LGN (Lateral Geniculate Nucleus) LGN neurons synapse onto primary visual cortex OVERVIEW OF VISUAL SYSTEM The eye is like a camera, but instead of using film to catch the light we have  rods and cones
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2010 for the course EGR 012 taught by Professor Witfield during the Spring '10 term at Aarhus Universitet.

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