14-visual-system - Psychology 3040/6014 VISUAL SYSTEM 1 The Stimulus(Light a Wavelength Spring 2008 b Intensity i Illuminance ii Luminance c

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Psychology 3040/6014 Spring, 2008 VISUAL SYSTEM 1) The Stimulus (Light) a) Wavelength b) Intensity i) Illuminance ii) Luminance c) Perceptual dimensions i) Color ii) Intensity 2) Visual System Overview a) Pathways i) Eyes ii) Lateral Geniculate Nucleus (LGN) of thalamus iii) Visual receiving area (striate cortex) iv) Extra-striate cortex 1 of 10
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Psychology 3040/6014 Spring, 2008 3) The Eye a) Overview/Parts i) Sclera ii) Cornea iii) Choroids iv) Iris v) Lens vi) Pupil vii)Whytt’s reflex viii) 2 of 10
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Psychology 3040/6014 Spring, 2008 ix) The Retina (1) Rods (2) Cones (3) Fovea (4) Note: the eye is “backwards” (5) Bipolar cells (6) Ganglion cells (7) Horizontal cells (8) Amacrine cells (9) Note: lateral inhibition (10) Sensitivity (11) Spatial summation (12) Acuity x) Blind spot 3 of 10
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Psychology 3040/6014 Spring, 2008 4) Eye Movement a) Occulomotor muscles b) Convergence c) Accommodation of lens i) Refractive errors due to failures of accommodation
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSYC 3040 taught by Professor Walker during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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14-visual-system - Psychology 3040/6014 VISUAL SYSTEM 1 The Stimulus(Light a Wavelength Spring 2008 b Intensity i Illuminance ii Luminance c

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