Importance of Sensation and Perception Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which structure of the eye grows and shrinks to make sure the right amount of light gets in?

Question 2 2. Which of the following illustrates the opponent-process theory?

Question 3 3. Which is the outermost structure of the eyeball that is responsible for beginning to focus light?

Question 4 4. The _____ is the first structure that light passes through in the eye.

Question 5 5. Which structure is located at the back of the eye and contains the rods and cones?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following scenarios is likely to affect two closely-related senses?

Question 7 7. Finish the analogy: _____ is to receiving as perception is to interpreting

Question 8 8. Which of the following BEST describes the term sensory adaptation?

Question 9 9. Luis has difficulty being aware of his body's position and motion. His sense of _____ is most likely affected.

Question 10 10. Sound waves enter the _____ and then proceed to the _____.

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Question 11 11. When processing sound, what occurs in the pinna?

Question 12 12. Where are cilia located in the ear?

Question 13 13. 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 14 14. In which order does sound travel through the ear?

Question 15 15. Isla is a newborn baby. Which of the following statements regarding Isla's perception abilities is most likely to be TRUE?

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Question 16 16. Which structure, located in the front area of the eye, is responsible for the process of accommodation?

Question 17 17. _____ and _____ are the photoreceptors of the retina.

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

Question 19 19. How can the retina be best described?

Question 20 20. Subliminal advertising is proven to have

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is an example of transduction?

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

Question 23 23. The skin has receptors that respond to _____.

Question 24 24. Infants recognize their mothers most directly through _____.

Question 25 25. With regards to taste, infants _____.

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Question 26 26. Which function of somatosensation is being investigated as a possible sixth sense?

Question 27 27. Which function of somatosensation involves knowing where your limbs are in the world around you?

Question 28 28. What is the weakness found in the frequency theory of hearing?

Question 29 29. According to the place theory of hearing, our ears transmit information by firing neurons from different parts of the _____.

Question 30 30. According to the opponent-process theory, how are colors processed?

Importance of Sensation and Perception Chapter Exam Instructions

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