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The First Steps in Seeing

By: Robert W Rodieck

5620 pages, 830 illus, tabs, graphs

Sinauer Associates

Hardback | Aug 1998 | #82724 | ISBN: 0878937579
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About this book

This book describes how our eyes capture an image and convert it to the neural messages that result in visual experience.


The chase; retinas; the rain of photons onto cones; the rain of photons onto rods; night and day; how photoreceptors work; cell types; informing the brain; looking; seeing.

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