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psych106-10 - Lecture 10 (Feb 3rd): VISION (#1) Lecture...

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Lecture 10 (Feb 3 rd ): VISION (#1) Lecture Outline 2) Light Bouncing off an Object into Your Eye 3) The Eyeball 4) Anatomy of the Retina: Photoreceptors, Bipolar Cells and (Retinal) Ganglion Cells 6) Receptive Fields in Vision 7) Projection from Eye to Primary Visual Cortex and why the LVF -> RH (learn this yourself!) 8) Response Properties of Primary Visual Cortex e.g., Orientation Tuning (if there’s time)
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What the heck is LIGHT? Photons -- particles of energy -- emitted from atoms, that travel through space as a wave . Space (nm) Amplitude Wavelength = 580 nm
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Visible light for Humans (390 - 750nm) is part of the Electromagnetic Spectrum (more next week on COLOR) Bees Some snakes Remember X-rays? How do we see objects? - ReFect light - Emit light (for example, the sun)
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Light Bouncing off Tip of Pencil into Your Eye
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The Eye Contains neurons
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ANATOMY OF THE RETINA Retina: 3 major neuron types
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psych106-10 - Lecture 10 (Feb 3rd): VISION (#1) Lecture...

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