Neuroscience 6e Chapter 11 Outline

Vision: The Eye

Overview

Anatomy of the Eye

Image Formation on the Retina

BOX 11A Myopia and Other Refractive Errors

The Retinal Surface

CLINICAL APPLICATIONS: Macular Degeneration

Retinal Circuitry

The Pigment Epithelium

Phototransduction

BOX 11B Retinitis Pigmentosa

Functional Specialization of the Rod and Cone Systems

Anatomical Distribution of Rods and Cones

Cones and Color Vision

BOX 11C The Importance of Context in Color Perception

Retinal Circuits for Light and Dark

BOX 11D The Perception of Light Intensity

The Adjustable Operating Range of Retinal Ganglion Cells

Luminance Contrast and Receptive Field Surrounds