Chapter 5 Vocabulary, Part 2

Chapter 5 Vocabulary, Part 2 - Andre Mallqui Chapter 5:...

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Andre Mallqui Chapter 5: Sensations, Part 2 Wavelength – the distance from the peak of one light or sound wave to the peak of the next. Electromagnetic wavelengths vary from the short blips of cosmic rays to the long pulses of radio Cones – receptor cells that are concentrated near the center of the retina and that function in daylight or in well-lit conditions. The cones detect fine detail and give rise to color sensations Hue – the dimension of color that is determined by the wavelength of light; what we know as the color names blue, green, and so forth Optic Nerve – the nerve that carries neural impulses from the eye to the brain Blind Spot – the point at which the optic nerve leaves the eye, creating a “blind” spot because no receptor cells are located there Intensity – the amount of energy in a light or sound wave, which we perceive as brightness or loudness, as determined by the wave’s amplitude Pupil – the adjustable opening in the center of the eye through which light enters
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2010 for the course WDR 1596324 taught by Professor Dude during the Spring '10 term at University of the East, Manila.

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Chapter 5 Vocabulary, Part 2 - Andre Mallqui Chapter 5:...

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