RETINAL RODS By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 Photoreceptive cells located in the retina which are very sensitive to dim light. See also: retinal bipolar cells; scotopic vision. RETINAL RODS: "Retinal rods are one of the photoreceptors which are responsible for color vision." Related Psychology Terms RETINAL HORIZONTAL CELLS AMACRINE CELLS OUTER PLEXIFORM LAYER ROD VISION PHOTOPIC VISION NEURAL RETINA, MESOPIC VISION OPTIC DISK RETINA RETINAL CONES Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RETINAL RODS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/retinal-rods/ (accessed March 4, 2020).