lecture 10 hearing

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10/15/2008 1 Lecture 10: Hearing Overview 1. Review 2. Brain regions involved visual system 3. Damage to visual system 4. Auditory system 5. Properties of sounds 6. Anatomy of the ear 7. Sound transduction 8. Pathways to brain Review Sensory transduction–conversion of sensory stimuli into a neural impulse Visual systems converts light into a neural signal Know anatomy of the eye and purpose of main structures ± Iris controls amount of light that enters thru the pupil ± Retina contains photoreceptors that convert light to neural impulse ± Lens –focuses light on back of retina ± Periphery of retina –low acuity vision ± Fovea of retina – high acuity vision ± Optic disk – blindspot ± Optic nerve axons that leave eye Rods process low light and colorless vision Cones process color by absorbing different waves of light and details of vision
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10/15/2008 2 Review Saccadic eye movements resolve blindspot. Color deficiencies Lack of cones result in color blindness or tritanopia Wrong opsin (protein that absorbs light in cones) leads
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2011 for the course PSY 370 taught by Professor Zalava during the Fall '09 term at CSU Long Beach.

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