This animation illustrates the process of visual perception from the level of the eye to that of the brain.
Click on to zoom in on a part of the retina.
- To observe the perception of visual information and the propagation of neural messages from the eye to the visual area of the cerebral cortex, via the optic nerve.
- To observe the beginnings of sensory messages at the level of the photoreceptive cells of the retina.
From its perception by the eye to its interpretation by the brain, a visual message (light) undergoes several transformations.
The visual message first passes through the different layers of…
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