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The initial coding of colour information by just three types of retinal cone cells is one of the most
important discoveries in the scientific study of visual perception.
Opposite colours- ganglion cells, receive excitatory input from L cone, but inhibited by M cones. Etc.
Simultaneous Contrast: an optical illusion in which identical stimuli appear different when presented
against different backgrounds.
Humans and Animals Have other Sensory System:
Internal sensory system- the kinesthetic sense. Vestibular sense.
Sona sense & electroreception, senses based on electrical fields. i.e. bats and dolphins.
The evidence for extrasensory perception (ESP) is weak and Nonesistent: Sixth sense? Anecdotes, not science...
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2014 for the course PSY 100H1 taught by Professor Dolderman during the Winter '12 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.
- Winter '12