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The Way in Which Light is Detected and Focused on the Retina

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    Tashika B.
    US
    Tashika B.

    So the brown in my eye is called the iris? So cool.

    Peter Awuni A.
    GH
    Peter Awuni A.

    List the types of photoreceptors?

    Tamekia Dominquie T.
    US
    Tamekia Dominquie T.

    The eye is structurally designed to detect and process light

    Odongo M.
    UG
    Odongo M.

    Psychology -> The Way in Which Light is Detected and Focused on the Retina Light Diagram of the eye. Diagram of the eye. The way in which light is detected and focused on the retina. Light is the physical energy source for vision. However, the receptor cells in the eye cannot detect the total electromagnetic radiation spectrum. The narrow band which the receptors respond to is called the visible light spectrum, ranging from 300 nanometres (violet) to 740 nanometres (red). Light waves from the visible light spectrum enter the eye through the cornea which is a thin, protective covering over the eye. The cornea bends the incoming light onto the lens. The iris is the coloured part of the eye which contracts or expands governing the size of the pupil. The light waves travel through the pupil and reach the lens. The lens further bends the light waves on to the back of the eye called the retina. The retina is neural tissue and contains two types of photoreceptors called rods and cones. There are more rod photoreceptors than cone photoreceptors in the human retina.

    Odongo M.
    UG
    Odongo M.

    Psychology -> The Way in Which Light is Detected and Focused on the Retina Light Diagram of the eye. Diagram of the eye. The way in which light is detected and focused on the retina. Light is the physical energy source for vision. However, the receptor cells in the eye cannot detect the total electromagnetic radiation spectrum. The narrow band which the receptors respond to is called the visible light spectrum, ranging from 300 nanometres (violet) to 740 nanometres (red). Light waves from the visible light spectrum enter the eye through the cornea which is a thin, protective covering over the eye. The cornea bends the incoming light onto the lens. The iris is the coloured part of the eye which contracts or expands governing the size of the pupil. The light waves travel through the pupil and reach the lens. The lens further bends the light waves on to the back of the eye called the retina. The retina is neural tissue and contains two types of photoreceptors called rods and cones. There are more rod photoreceptors than cone photoreceptors in the human retina.

    Dominic M.
    KE
    Dominic M.

    understood

    Dominic M.
    KE
    Dominic M.

    why all the bending and not straight?

    Enemchukwu E.
    NG
    Enemchukwu E.

    Light is the energetic force which enables the eyes to see clearly.

    Linda T S.
    US
    Linda T S.

    Light is the physical energy source for vision.

    Mike L.
    GB
    Mike L.

    The human eye is not dissimilar to an slr camera.

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