Human vision and function/Part 1: Perception of objects

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The aim of this topic is to help you understand about light, the theories of light and how light is important for vision. You will also be able to observe first hand the sensitivity of the visual system. This subject is designed so that each topic takes you approximately 1 week to complete. It's most logical if you maintain the order of the topics as they are presented.

1: Vision - What is it?

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  1. Watch the playlist to complete the Introductory Activity
  2. Reading and questions about light and vision
  3. Pre-reading for Topic 2
  4. Topic 1 revision questions

2: Vision - What and how?

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  1. Watch this playlist which contains the lecture material for week 2
  2. Additional reading: Light and the electromagnetic spectrum
  3. Bovine (cow) eye dissection activity
  4. Sensitivity of the sensory cells within the eye
  5. Pre-reading for Topic 3
  6. Topic 2 revision questions

3: The eye and the visual pathway

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  1. Anatomy & physiology of the eye and visual pathway
  2. Topic 3 revision questions