Psych Lec 5 - Psych Lec 5 I. Light is bouncing off...

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Psych Lec 5 I. Light is bouncing off everywhere, we need a lens to bend the light a. The lens refracts light to one specific location a.i. If the curvature is too much in relation to how long the curve is image is bent too much, then the eye does not focus the image and the image is fuzzy, nearsightedness: myopia a.ii. Contacts or glasses take curvature out for nearsightedness. a.iii. Far-sighted: hyperopia, can see far but not near. And curve is too short. b. Eye is round so that refraction can occur. b.i. The image is upside down, there is not someone inside your head telling you to flip the image that comes in backwards. c. Homunculus d. Kohler: made goggles that flipped the image upside down, after a while his brain adjusted to them and he could ride his bike with them on. e. Eye is about the size of a golf ball f. When you wake up and your eyes hurt with bright light is because the cells haven’t adjusted g. The iris constricts and relaxes to adjust to different levels of light photons. h.
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This note was uploaded on 11/13/2011 for the course PSYCH 201 taught by Professor Jasonwilliams during the Spring '11 term at Cal Poly.

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Psych Lec 5 - Psych Lec 5 I. Light is bouncing off...

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