Vision - 1 Vision Seeing is in the mind...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 Vision Seeing is in the mind ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ 2 Stimulus: Light ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ 3 Light Characteristics 1. Wavelength (hue) 2. Intensity (brightness) 3. Saturation (purity) ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ 4 Wavelength (Hue) Hue (color): dimension of color determined by wavelength of light. Wavelength the distance from the peak of one wave to the peak of the next. ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ 5 Wavelength (Hue) Different wavelengths of light result in different colors. 400 nm 700 nm Long wavelengths Short wavelengths ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ 6 Intensity (Brightness) Intensity: Amount of energy in a wave determined by amplitude relates to perceived brightness. ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ 7 Intensity (Brightness) Blue color with varying levels of intensity. As intensity increases the blue color looks more “washed out”. ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ 8 Purity (Saturation) Monochromatic light added to green and red make them less saturated. Saturated Saturated ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ 9 Saturation Saturation: Purity of hues....
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This note was uploaded on 03/09/2010 for the course PSY 4293 taught by Professor Ahmad during the Fall '09 term at Henderson.

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