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psych 110: vision system to motor
the brain and behavior
Terms in this set (12)
what controls the focal point of the lens in the eye?
what does the vitreous humor do?
- to maintain the shape of the eye
what causes near sighted and far sighted?
it is caused by the changes in the eye shape that prevent the lens from focusing the image exactly onto the retina
reception/absorption of physical energy and transduction of that energy into neural activity that encodes some aspect of the stimulus
what does specialized sensory receptors do?
-needed to encode different stimuli vial labeled line coding
the set of stimuli that change its firing patterns
vision: 2 kind of receptors called...
rods and cones
cells in the retina:
integrate info from photoreceptors
cells in the retina: retinal ganglion cells ( 3 types)
cells in the retina: horizontal and amacrine cells
mainly mediate interactions in the horizontal domain of the retina (along the layers)
Flow of visual information
Photoreceptors to Bipolar cells to Retinal Ganglion cells to optic nerve to the brain
characteristics of the retina
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