A quiz on the human visual system

Adrian F. Clark

  1. To which of the following do the cells in V1 respond to?

  2. Blue cones are much less responsive than red- and green-sensitive ones. How does the brain handle this?

  3. Where does the "what" pathway run?

  4. What is the `fovea?'

  5. Roughly, what is the range of wavelengths of visible light?

  6. What is "continuity" in the context of visual processing?

  7. Where does the "where" or "how" pathway run?

  8. What type of cell is responsible for vision in low-light conditions?

  9. What causes the illusion of the Hermann grid?

  10. What type of cell is responsible for colour vision?