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Importance of Sensation and Perception Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following scenarios is likely to affect two closely-related senses?

Question 2 2. _____ and _____ are the photoreceptors of the retina.

Question 3 3. Which structure of the eye grows and shrinks to make sure the right amount of light gets in?

Question 4 4. Which structure, located in the front area of the eye, is responsible for the process of accommodation?

Question 5 5. Which of the following illustrates the opponent-process theory?

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Question 6 6. Which is the outermost structure of the eyeball that is responsible for beginning to focus light?

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

Question 8 8. Sound waves enter the _____ and then proceed to the _____.

Question 9 9. In which order does sound travel through the ear?

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

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

Question 13 13. Finish the analogy: _____ is to receiving as perception is to interpreting

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

Question 17 17. Which structure is located at the back of the eye and contains the rods and cones?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is an example of transduction?

Question 19 19. Subliminal advertising is proven to have

Question 20 20. The skin has receptors that respond to _____.

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Question 21 21. When walking, what sense (by way of specialized neurons) is responsible for knowing where your feet are in comparison to your trunk?

Question 22 22. What is the weakness found in the frequency theory of hearing?

Question 23 23. How is a conversation that at 60 decibels different from an 80 decibel vacuum cleaner?

Question 24 24. Why is the somatosensory system so important?

Question 25 25. What function does somatosensation interpret?

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Question 26 26. In phototransduction,

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

Question 28 28. Infants recognize their mothers most directly through _____.

Question 29 29. Eyesight in newborns is poor because of a lack of development in the _____.

Question 30 30. Gustav Fechner's work in psychophysics involved exploring

Importance of Sensation and Perception Chapter Exam Instructions

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