Science in Focus: Shedding Light: Light Links
Human Vision and Perception
- The Joy of Visual Perception: a Web Book
A useful resources containing information about photoreceptors and physiology of the visual system as well extensive information about perception.
- Webvision: Photoreceptors
Exploration of photoreceptors and light from a site about retinas in vertebraes
- Seeing, Hearing, and Smelling the World
Extensive site from the Howard Hughes Medical Instiute. Includes sections on color vision, the visual pathway, color deficiency, and more.
- Light and Color
Microscopy Primer on that explores various aspects of light including lenses and color.
- Optical Illusions
- Sandlotscience.com Interactive Illusions
A collection of multimedia "impossible objects" and "ambiguous figures."
A comprehensive collection of optical and sensory illusions
- Sensation annd Perception Tutorials
Includes illusions and visual effects in art. This site has extensive bibliographies for additional information.
Pointillism and Seurat
- Web Museum: Seurat, Georges
Background and biography of Seurat
- Pointillism: Seurat's Grande Jatte and Circus
Comparision of two styles of painting
- Biography of Seurat
Background of Seurat and pointillism from Arthistory.cc
- Art Materpieces
Examples of Seurats work
- NOVA Online: Night Creatures of the Kalahari
Companion site to a the television program. Look at the section entitled Night Vision
- How Animals May See
Comparison of vision in different animals