Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 26 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 28

Answer

Rods take care of seeing in low-light conditions, and are not sensitive to color. Cones are packed more tightly than rods, and are sensitive to finer detail, and to color.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on pages 496-498.
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