Lecture7 - Lecture 7 Vision Instructor George Chavez...

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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 7: Vision Instructor: George Chavez 9/26/2011 Importance of Vision Vision is the primary way in which we experience the world Light Our eyes sense light, or more specifically _______ It is, theoretically, the fastest thing in the universe Importance of Vision • Great thinkers, inventors, and even writers have been fascinated by vision and color – Goethe (of Faust fame) • Wrote, Theory of Colors • Not exactly science’s greatest achievement Perception Sensation and Perception Can’t have one without the other. ________________ The conversion of energy from the environment into a pattern of responses by the nervous system ________________ The interpretation of sensory information Experience Sensation and Perception Light (Stimuli) _________ (Eye receptors) ________(Brain: Occipital Lobe) The Electromagnetic Spectrum What is light? Type of electromagnetic radiation We perceive it as it bounces off of surfaces _______ ________ ________...
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2011 for the course PSYCH 830:101 taught by Professor ? during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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