curved screen at the back of the eye that the image is projected on to.
Triangular shaped photoreceptors. Sensitive to bright light and detail.
Long and skinny photoreceptors. Sensitvie to dim light and respond to movement
spot on the back of the retina that has a high concentration of cones.
spot on the macula that contains ONLY cone cells.
where the optic nerve attaches to and contains NO photoreceptors.
Field of Vision
what we can see with both of our eyes open
vision to the sides and top and bottom of our visual field. Provides mostly contrast and movement.
cones are subjected to light that is too intense and are damaged