Light receptors | Inside the Human Body

There are two types of light receptors within the retina responsible for detecting and processing light: the rods and the cones.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 3'36''
  • Broadcast year: 2021
Curriculum Connection
  • Biology | Homeostasis and response | The nervous system | The eye

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: Inside the Human Body
  • Episode: Building your brain