AVI497SPG2010HW#7 - AVI497/PSYCH 496 Spring 2010 HW#7...

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AVI497/PSYCH 496 Spring 2010 HW#7 Name:_________Jae Choi____________ 1) In detail, compare/contrast the two types of light receptors of the eyes. Rods: Cones: No color 3 types- red, blue, green Poor detail Fine detail 20/200 at best Good depth perception Poor depth perception Requires bright light 300x more sensitive to light ~3 million ~100 million 2) What part of the Retina is responsible for the best (clearest) vision? The fovea 3) What part of the Retina is sensitive to motion and attitude? the periphery 4) What is the difference between “focal” and “ambient” vision? Focal: Ambient: the “what” the “where” central 3 degrees 160 degrees cone vision only mostly rods night blind spot few cones conscious subconscious object recognition motion sensitivity depth perception attitude cues 5) What recommendations can you give for effective daylight visual scanning (e.g. looking for traffic, etc.)? Swivel scan, head/eye moves from one left to right, or focus at one area for a few seconds then focus on another area (Sector scanning). For night time flying, off
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