The Eye and Vision

Iris, Lens, and Retina
Human eye: physiological structures
Sense cells and neurons of the retina
Visual acuity on the retinal surface
Diagram of the Eye
Visual Pathway to the Brain
Electron Micrograph of Rods and Cones
Rod and cone functioning: the Purkinje shift
Rod and cone functioning: sensitivity of the rods and cones
Rod-cone break in dark adaptation
Dark adaptation principles applied
Spectral Sensitivity Curves of Rods and nes
Distribution of Retinal Receptors
Principles of additive color mixture
Principles of subtractive color mixture
Color classification system
Young-Hemlmboltz theory of color vision
Negative afterimage
Visible Specturm
Principles of additive color mixture
Principles of subtractive color mixture
Color classification system
Young-Helmholtz theory of color vision
Simultaneous contrast
Emmert's law
Size constancy: familiar objects
Size constancy: dependence of apparent size on perception of receding surfaces
Shape constancy
Brightness constancy
Test for eye dominance
Visual cliff: diagram of apparatus
Visual cliff: infant on cliff
Visual cliff: cat on cliff
Culture and perception: a "street" figure
Attitude and pupil size: pupillary dilation
Attitude and pupil size: apparatus for measuring dilation
Tachistoscope
Subliminal-perception stimulus
Human wearing prisms
Differences in Visual Systems





The Eye








Visual Pathway in the Brain





Rods and Cones






Spectral Sensitivity Curves of Rods and Cones






Distribution of Retinal Receptors






Differences in Visual Systems


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