A quiz on the human visual system

Adrian F. Clark

  1. Where does the "what" pathway run?

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

  3. Why are the decks of ships usually illuminated using red light at night?

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

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

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

  7. What is the `fovea?'

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

  9. Signals from the eye travel via the optic nerve to which of the following?

  10. What causes the illusion of the Hermann grid?