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October 5th Lecture Notes highly deatailed notes about the eye and its functions.

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYCH 101
Professor
Colin Mac Leod
Semester
Fall

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PSYCH 101 October 5th 2010Retinal ReceptorsRods retinal receptors that detect shading of black whitegrey 125 million many to one Cones retinal receptors that detect colours concentrated in the fovea centre 6 millionone to oneEye MovementsSaccade movement of the eye jump takes aboutsecond 250ms blindFixation stabilized eye once stopped lasts aboutsecond processing visuallyProcessing lightsee light from 380760 nanometers violet to redcan detect 3 aspects of lighthue colourintensity brightnesssaturation purity saturated1 colourProcessing Colour Trichromat theorytypes of cones detect 3 different wavelengths normal colour visionopponent process theory 2 types of ganglion cells encode colourredgreen and yellowbluefast firingred or yellowcolour blindness 5 of males usually redgreen protanopia lack of photo pigments for red cones green instead read appears to be darker less intense deuteranopia lack of photo p
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