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sensitivity
the ability to detect the presence of dimly lit objects
acuity
the ability to see the details of objects
lens
focuses incoming light on the retina
accommodation
the process of adjusting the configuration of the lenses to bring images into focus on the retina
binocular disparity
the difference in the position of the same image on the two retinas
#5layers of neurons in retina
1) receptors
2) horizontal cells
3) bipolar cells
4) amacrine cells
5) retinal ganglion cells
lateral communication
communication across the major channels of sensory input