Visual sensation
The visual system is the part of the central nervous system which gives organisms the ability to process visual detail, as well as enabling the formation of several non-image photo response functions. It detects and interprets information from visible light to build a representation of the surrounding environment. The visual system carries out a number of complex tasks, including the reception of light and the formation of monocular representations; the buildup of a binocular perception from a pair of two dimensional projections; the identification and categorization of visual objects; assessing distances to and between objects; and guiding body movements in relation to visual objects. The psychological process of visual information is known as visual perception, a lack of which is called blindness. Non-image forming visual functions, independent of visual perception, include the pupillary light reflex (PLR) and circadian photoentrainment.

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The Processes of Visual Perception and Visual Sensation
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Visual Processing: Eye and Retina - Neuroscience Online
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Visual Sensation and Perception Outline
Visual sensation and. Perception. Chapter 3. Outline. • Sensation vs. perception ( focus on vision). • Bottom-up and top-down processing. • Neurons and ...
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Noun, 1. Visual sensation - the perceptual experience of seeing Visual sensation - the perceptual experience of seeing; "the runners emerged from the trees into ...
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Visual Experience. Sensation, Cognition, and Constancy. Edited by Gary Hatfield and Sarah Allred. Contributors are interdisciplinary, so the book provides ...
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In studies of pornography to date, feminist theorisations of looking have largely focused on issues of power, control and the gaze. Much, however, remains to be  ...
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sensation and perception; neuroanatomy and neurophysiology; machine vision; neural networks; safety. Presentation of visual effects which may interest artists ...
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Visual Experience: Sensation, Cognition, and Constancy
Gary Hatfield, Sarah Allred, 2012
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Radames K. H. Gebel, Aerospace Research Laboratories (U.S.), 1964
In this book the threshold of the human eye is investigated from a statistical point of view, and the effective spectral quantum efficiency of the eye is compared with that of technical devices employing opto-electronic photoemissive image ...
Auditory and Visual Sensations
Yoichi Ando, Peter Cariani, 2009
As in audition, one perceives the missing fundamental frequency of a visual flicker stimulus despite the absence of any frequency component at the fundamental. As a typical temporal sensation, we shall show that the missing fundamental ...
Sensation and Perception
E. Goldstein, 2013
What IS Visual Angle? Visual angle is the angle ofan object relative to the observer's eye. Figure 10.27a shows how we determine the visual angle ofa stimulus (a person, in this example) by extending lines from the person to the lens ofthe ...
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Visual Sensation and Perception (VS11221) | NECO
The New England College of Optometry offers 4-year and accelerated OD programs that prepare future leaders in optometry research, optometric education, eye care and vision science.
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Ask a Scienceblogger: Sensation and Perception Basics – The Thoughtful Animal
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Mapping Emotions On The Body: Love Makes Us Warm All Over : Shots - Health News : NPR
How do you know you're in love? Angry? Or sad? Emotions start off in the brain, then ripple through the whole body. Now scientists have charted where we consciously feel specific emotions. They hope these sensation maps will one day help diagnose and treat mood disorders.
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Visual sensation and perception Learning: sensation – processing/interpretation – memory – forgot/recall Cone and rods are specialized cells for receiving colors and light intensity light reflects through the object and ...
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Installation Sensation | Sky Blue Blog | SkyBlue Window
Mark chats with one Installation Nation artist about how placing art in outdoor settings changes the experience for the creator and the audience.
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MODEST – A Visual Sensation | huf worldwide / blog
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