Importance of Sensation and Perception Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which structure is located at the back of the eye and contains the rods and cones?

Question 2 2. Which structure, located in the front area of the eye, is responsible for the process of accommodation?

Question 3 3. Which of the following illustrates the opponent-process theory?

Question 4 4. Which is the outermost structure of the eyeball that is responsible for beginning to focus light?

Question 5 5. _____ and _____ are the photoreceptors of the retina.

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Question 6 6. Sound waves enter the _____ and then proceed to the _____.

Question 7 7. When processing sound, what occurs in the pinna?

Question 8 8. In which order does sound travel through the ear?

Question 9 9. The _____ theory of hearing states that auditory neurons in the ear fire action potentials at the same rate as the frequency of the sound they respond to.

Question 10 10. Where are cilia located in the ear?

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Question 11 11. Isla is a newborn baby. Which of the following statements regarding Isla's perception abilities is most likely to be TRUE?

Question 12 12. Which of the following scenarios is likely to affect two closely-related senses?

Question 13 13. Which of the following BEST describes the term sensory adaptation?

Question 14 14. Luis has difficulty being aware of his body's position and motion. His sense of _____ is most likely affected.

Question 15 15. Finish the analogy: _____ is to receiving as perception is to interpreting

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Question 16 16. The _____ is the first structure that light passes through in the eye.

Question 17 17. Which structure of the eye grows and shrinks to make sure the right amount of light gets in?

Question 18 18. 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 19 19. Most babies don't develop 20/20 vision until _____.

Question 20 20. The human nose can differentiate among approximately _____.

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22. Why is the somatosensory system so important?

Question 23 23. What does somatosensation interpret?

Question 24 24. According to the opponent-process theory, how are colors processed?

Question 25 25. In phototransduction,

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Question 26 26. Gustav Fechner's work in psychophysics involved exploring

Question 27 27. Which of the following is an example of transduction?

Question 28 28. According to the place theory of hearing, our ears transmit information by firing neurons from different parts of the _____.

Question 29 29. What is the weakness found in the frequency theory of hearing?

Question 30 30. Infants recognize their mothers most directly through _____.

Importance of Sensation and Perception Chapter Exam Instructions

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