The Senses: Vision
What are accessory structures of the eye and what functions do they serve?

 
 
 

What are the respective functions of rods and cones?  And where are they located?
 
 
 

Diagram and label a rod and a cone side by side.
 
 
 

Graph the electromagnetic spectrum.  Approximately what percentage of the spectrum can we see?
 
 
 

What is rhodopsin?  What role does it play in vision?
 
 
 

How then can we see more colors than our eye “picks up”?  Use the graph described in class in your explanation.
 
 
 

What is the difference between a hyperopic eye and a myopic eye.  Diagram the effect of each and explain its implications for vision.
 
 
 


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