S&P 070205 - SENSITIVITY & RESOLUTION Camera film: ISO 800...

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Camera film: ISO 800 (Kodak “MAX”) Works in cloudy conditions Resolution too poor for enlargements Heightened light sensitivity, but lower resolution ISO 100 Resolution perfect for enlargements Needs bright lighting Heightened resolution, but lower light sensitivity The Human Eye: Sensitivity how dim a light can the human eye detect? Resolution how fine may detail be so that the human eye may still detect it? Sensitivity and resolution impose opposing requirements, as seen in film example. How does the human eye achieve both simultaneously? How is it able to respond in variegated lighting conditions? The Duplex Solution Neurons : the basic units of function-integration and transmission of electric activity in the nervous system. Dendrites collect chemical signals from nearby neurons and convert them into electrical activity to be passed to the cell body; The cell body receives and integrates electrical activity and generates nerve
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2008 for the course PSYCH 301 taught by Professor Singh,m. during the Spring '07 term at Rutgers.

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