Visual notes Brain and Behavior Exam 2

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3 most important things for a sensory system
vision in the eye: eyeball covered by...
passes through...
hits the...
retina has...
prs attached to...
axons of which make up the...
blind spot in degrees
fovea in degrees
we can still 'see' in blind spot. this is called...
sense Color better
sense light/shape/movement better
nasal and temporal ends of visual field - similar or different
Structures of the Eye
1st light focuser
real light focuser
pigmented muscle controlling amount of light into lens
area with most cones
area of ret close to ears
area of ret close to nose
place of optic nerve on visual field
visual field/converts light signals into neural signals
80deg nasal, 60deg temporal
blind spot
Sensation and Perception
helmholtz trichromatic color theory
neurons are excitatory for some colors and inhibitory for others
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