Rods, cones & 3D vision | James May’s Things You Need to Know

James May asks the big questions about his body. Why are we made like this? In this clip, he explores cones, rods, and how the eye sees.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 2'05''
  • Broadcast year: 2011
Curriculum Connection
  • Biology | Homeostasis and response | The nervous system | The eye

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: James May's Things You Need to Know
  • Series: 1
  • Episode: ...about the Human Body