Human vision and function/Part 2: Understanding vision: visual acuity, colour vision and 3D perception

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Part 2: Understanding vision: visual acuity, colour vision and 3D perception[edit]

"Understanding vision" explains what vision is, not just the recognition of shape and form but also the human visual system's ability to recognise colour and depth.

This topic addresses Learning Outcome 2 (Describe and document measurement of visual function).

Each topic contains: (i) a short written introduction to the topic (ii) a Youtube lecture playlist (iii) supplementary reading and (iv) revision questions.

You should work through all the topics in Part 2 in weeks 4-7 of semester, taking approximately 12-14 hours to complete this section.

Watch the short introductory lectorial on this topic.

2.1 What is vision and how is it measured?

2.2 Colour vision

2.3 Depth perception