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Importance of Sensation and Perception Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. When water in a pool feels frigid at first, then becomes acceptably warm, we're experiencing

Question 2 2. 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 3 3. At approximately what age does a human child's eyesight mature to around 20/20?

Question 4 4. Which of the following statements is correct regarding the Young-Helmholtz theory?

Question 5 5. The senses that are part of the somatosensory system are _____.

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Question 6 6. Monocular depth cues include all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

Question 7 7. Light first passes through which eye structure?

Question 8 8. How can the retina be best described?

Question 9 9. In phototransduction,

Question 10 10. The ability to be cognizant of your body's motion and position is called

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Question 11 11.

FILL IN THE BLANKS:

_(blank) is passively receiving information through sensory inputs, and _(blank) is interpreting this information.

Question 12 12. 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 13 13. According to the place theory of hearing, our ears transmit information by firing neurons from different parts of the _____.

Question 14 14. Which of the following states that different parts of the cochlea react to different frequencies of sound?

Question 15 15. Weber's Law states that the just noticeable difference of a stimulus is

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Question 16 16. Gustav Fechner's work in psychophysics involved exploring

Question 17 17. What is the weakness found in the frequency theory of hearing?

Question 18 18. The ability to be aware of your body's motions and position is called what?

Question 19 19. Which best describes the opponent-process theory?

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

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Question 21 21. What do we call the range of light from the electromagnetic spectrum that human eyes can see?

Question 22 22. Subliminal advertising is proven to have

Question 23 23. Umami is another word for _____.

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

Question 25 25. Which of the following BEST describe Gustav Fechner's Theory of Psychophysics?

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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. Which route shows how sound waves enter the ear and are processed?

Question 28 28. Objects appearing fuzzier the further away they are is defined as _____.

Question 29 29. Which of the following refers to the ability to detect a change in a stimulus' intensity?

Question 30 30. Which one of the following situations illustrates the motion parallax?

Importance of Sensation and Perception Chapter Exam Instructions

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