Importance of Sensation and Perception Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following BEST describes the term sensory adaptation?

Question 2 2. Finish the analogy: _____ is to receiving as perception is to interpreting

Question 3 3. Luis has difficulty being aware of his body's position and motion. His sense of _____ is most likely affected.

Question 4 4. Isla is a newborn baby. Which of the following statements regarding Isla's perception abilities is most likely to be TRUE?

Question 5 5. Which of the following scenarios is likely to affect two closely-related senses?

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Question 6 6. Which structure, located in the front area of the eye, is responsible for the process of accommodation?

Question 7 7. Which structure is located at the back of the eye and contains the rods and cones?

Question 8 8. Which is the outermost structure of the eyeball that is responsible for beginning to focus light?

Question 9 9. The _____ is the first structure that light passes through in the eye.

Question 10 10. _____ and _____ are the photoreceptors of the retina.

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Question 11 11. 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 12 12. Sound waves enter the _____ and then proceed to the _____.

Question 13 13. When processing sound, what occurs in the pinna?

Question 14 14. Where are cilia located in the ear?

Question 15 15. In which order does sound travel through the ear?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following illustrates the opponent-process theory?

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

Question 18 18. In which order does light enter the eye?

Question 19 19. What is true about rods and cones?

Question 20 20. Which function of somatosensation involves knowing where your limbs are in the world around you?

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Question 21 21. Which function of somatosensation is being investigated as a possible sixth sense?

Question 22 22. You order the entrée 'umami chicken' at a restaurant. Therefore, the taste sensation you are expecting is _____.

Question 23 23. The human nose can differentiate among approximately _____.

Question 24 24.

Lauren has lived near the airport for over three years. She used to be bothered by the sound of the airplanes landing and taking off, but now she does not even notice the noise.

Lauren is experiencing

Question 25 25. Weber's Law states that the just noticeable difference of a stimulus is

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Question 26 26. Most babies don't develop 20/20 vision until _____.

Question 27 27. Infants recognize their mothers most directly through _____.

Question 28 28. How is a conversation that at 60 decibels different from an 80 decibel vacuum cleaner?

Question 29 29. Short sound waves are characterized by _____.

Question 30 30. How can the retina be best described?

Importance of Sensation and Perception Chapter Exam Instructions

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