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Psychology
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Psychology 1000
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Dr.Mike
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23-Oct-08 Subject: Psychology Reading Reference: Chapter 5 Topic: Visual Processing Horizontal Cells: Between receptor layer and bipolar layer. Amacrine Cells: Between ganglion and bipolar layer. Rods & Cones - Duplex theory - 120 million rods - 7 million cones Rods - Operate at very low light intensity o Sensitive for brightness - No rods in the fovea - Monochrome Cones - Operate at higher light intensities o Insensitive for brightness - Concentrate in fovea - Full colour How Do Rods and Cones Work? - Light hits a visual pigment, which breaks down to produce an action potential - Rods: Rhodopsin (Red, bleaches when exposed to light) - Cones: o Chl
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