Glencoe Understanding Psychology Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Sam is a top-down processor. In selecting a restaurant for date night, he will likely consider all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

Question 2 2. Monocular depth cues include all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

Question 3 3. Which of the following structures is/are involved in the process of accommodation?

Question 4 4. The bony labyrinth does NOT contain:

Question 5 5. Why is it important for the ear drum to convert sound waves in air into sound waves in fluid?

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Question 6 6. In Gibson and Walk's visual cliff experiment, young babies who were presented with a Plexiglas-covered drop-off _____.

Question 7 7. The retina contains:

Question 8 8. Which one of the following situations illustrates the motion parallax?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is most responsible for the sensation of hearing?

Question 10 10. With regards to taste, infants _____.

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Question 11 11. Some animals, like cats, can see in lower light than humans. Their eyes should contain more _____

Question 12 12. Suppose a person was born with no or fewer cone cells. This would lead to problems seeing which of these?

Question 13 13. In phototransduction,

Question 14 14. Selective attention involves _____.

Question 15 15. Why is sensory information important for humans?

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Question 16 16. In which order does light enter the eye?

Question 17 17. The oval window:

Question 18 18. How many semicircular canals does each inner ear contain?

Question 19 19. Which structure determines your eye color?

Question 20 20. According to the place theory of hearing, our ears transmit information by firing neurons from different parts of the _____.

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Question 21 21. The external auditory meatus is also known as the _____.

Question 22 22. The function of photoreceptors is to:

Question 23 23. James has the flu and he is experiencing a runny nose as well as some respiratory congestion. In addition to having a difficulty breathing, it is likely that James will experience _____.

Question 24 24. Subliminal advertising is proven to have

Question 25 25. The skin has receptors that respond to _____.

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Question 26 26. The slightly different images a person's two eyes send to the brain is known as _____.

Question 27 27. How can the retina be best described?

Question 28 28. The Baby-Friendly Initiative from the World Health Organization encourages hospitals to provide babies with skin-to-skin contact with their mothers after birth. Researchers have found that this helps babies to _____.

Question 29 29. Infants recognize their mothers most directly through _____.

Question 30 30. The tympanic membrane is the _____.

Glencoe Understanding Psychology Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception Chapter Exam Instructions

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