What form of energy is the stimulus for vision?

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What form of energy is the stimulus for vision?

Sensory Receptors:

Sensory receptors are specialized cells that detect internal and external physical stimuli. These include the rods and cones that react to light as it enters the eye, microvilli and dendrites in the nose that detect smell, taste buds on the tongue that detect taste, free nerve endings and corpuscles in the skin that detect touch, and the ear drum and cochlea, which detect sound.

Answer and Explanation:

The form of energy that is the stimulus for vision is radiant energy, in the form of light. Radiant energy uses electromagnetic waves to travel....

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Sensory Neurons: Definition & Function

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