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psych106-10 - Lecture 10 (Feb 9th): VISION (#1) Lecture...

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Lecture 10 (Feb 9 th ): 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!)
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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 lecture 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 1) PhotoR eceptors (R): Rods and Cones 2) B ipolar Cells (B) 3) (Retinal) G
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2012 for the course PSYC 106 taught by Professor Sage during the Spring '07 term at UCSD.

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psych106-10 - Lecture 10 (Feb 9th): VISION (#1) Lecture...

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