The Study of Vision       Psychology Unit 1 Assessment
The Orbital Cavity   The orbital cavity is the part of    the skull that holds the eyeball    and feeds the optic nerve i...
Inside the Eye   The cornea controls the    light coming from the    outside and focuses it    onto the pupil.   The pup...
The Optic Nerve   The optic nerve is where    everything we see travels to    the brain. This is where the    light signa...
Sensation   Sensation occurs    when we initially    intake any energy    into our body.   Like in this case    when lig...
Transduction   Transduction occurs when the light    enters into the eye and is sensed    by the rods and cones in the ey...
Perception     After the light is      translated by the rods      and cones in the      retina it is already      conver...
Bibliography   http://www.rhsmpsychology.com/Handouts/Visual_pathway.jpg   http://www.nature.com/nrn/journal/v2/n2/image...
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  1. 1. The Study of Vision Psychology Unit 1 Assessment
  2. 2. The Orbital Cavity The orbital cavity is the part of the skull that holds the eyeball and feeds the optic nerve into the brain.
  3. 3. Inside the Eye The cornea controls the light coming from the outside and focuses it onto the pupil. The pupil is where the light enters and is processed onto the retina. The retina is where the actual processing of the light occurs and is translated by rods and cones.
  4. 4. The Optic Nerve The optic nerve is where everything we see travels to the brain. This is where the light signals are perceived and transduction has already occurred. The brain then recognizes this as light entering the eye in the visual cortex.
  5. 5. Sensation Sensation occurs when we initially intake any energy into our body. Like in this case when light first makes contact with the eye.
  6. 6. Transduction Transduction occurs when the light enters into the eye and is sensed by the rods and cones in the eye. These rods and cones are what determine what color of the spectrum the light is and finally it translates the light.
  7. 7. Perception  After the light is translated by the rods and cones in the retina it is already converted into an electrochemical signal and makes its way from the optic nerve to the visual cortex.
  8. 8. Bibliography http://www.rhsmpsychology.com/Handouts/Visual_pathway.jpg http://www.nature.com/nrn/journal/v2/n2/images/nrn0201_109a_f1.gif http://www.askaboutireland.ie/_internal/gxml!0/2ocqn930ubywvi8z0wl 9dhefnm6z926$2wapmh4ge65ab0npca6pw7rmmkwfpby http://www.innerbody.com/anim/vision.html http://www.cliffsnotes.com/study_guide/Vision.topicArticleId- 25438,articleId-25323.html
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