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Lecture 11

PSYA01H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Color Vision, Critical Role, Opponent Process


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYA01H3
Professor
Steve Joordens
Lecture
11

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Sensation Versus Perspective
We have receptions that can receive that energy and turn it into things that we perceive in
There are a lot of things that our eyes and ears cannot see/hear
Limit how much of the environment we can see BUT seems like we know everything
Are analyzing the incoming signal and changing it
Connecting raw input with memory and experience to produce perception
Interpreted version of the output data
Example: photography
Raw sensory input -> paying attention to lighting and texture
The Limits of Sensation
Humans do not sense all there is to sense
Eg. Bats have echolocation (real electrical signals)
Different animals emphasize different sense
Humans emphasize vision
Part of the Eye
Iris
Lecture 11 (Sensation -The Eyes Have It)
Sunday, September 8, 2019
5:49 PM

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Iris
The coloured part of your eye -> it is actually a muscle that controls the size of the p
Pupil
The black par tin the middle of the eye -> the opening that allows light in to the eyeb
Sclera
The white part of the eye -> a tough membrane that serves as protection
Cornea
The fluid filled outer coating of the eye -> provides moisture and nutrients
Lens
Focuses the incoming light onto the retina
Is a flexible and slight alterations in it can alter the focus of it, a process called accom
Aqueous Humor
This fluid nourishes the front of the eye
Vitreous Humor
This fluid nourishes and supports the inner part of the eye
Retina
The surface that the image lands on
The inner coating is the retina is the part that transmits the light signal (focused or n
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