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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. What is an example of the aerial perspective?

Question 3 3. What is an example of motion parallax?

Question 4 4. Where are cilia located in the ear?

Question 5 5. In which order does sound travel through the ear?

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Question 6 6. 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 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. Which of the following BEST describes the term sensory adaptation?

Question 10 10. Finish the analogy: _____ is to receiving as perception is to interpreting

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Question 11 11. Luis has difficulty being aware of his body's position and motion. His sense of _____ is most likely affected.

Question 12 12. Which of the following illustrates the opponent-process theory?

Question 13 13. The _____ is the first structure that light passes through in the eye.

Question 14 14. Which structure, located in the front area of the eye, is responsible for the process of accommodation?

Question 15 15. Which structure is located at the back of the eye and contains the rods and cones?

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Question 16 16. _____ and _____ are the photoreceptors of the retina.

Question 17 17. Isla is a newborn baby. Which of the following statements regarding Isla's perception abilities is most likely to be TRUE?

Question 18 18. Which structure of the eye grows and shrinks to make sure the right amount of light gets in?

Question 19 19. Which is the outermost structure of the eyeball that is responsible for beginning to focus light?

Question 20 20. In Gibson and Walk's visual cliff experiment, young babies who were presented with a Plexiglas-covered drop-off _____.

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Question 21 21. In phototransduction,

Question 22 22. With regards to taste, infants

Question 23 23. According to the place theory of hearing, our ears transmit information by firing neurons from different parts of the _____.

Question 24 24. The senses that are part of the somatosensory system are _____.

Question 25 25. Gustav Fechner's work in psychophysics involved exploring

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Question 26 26. Which one of the following situations illustrates the motion parallax?

Question 27 27. According to the opponent-process theory, how are colors processed?

Question 28 28. Eyesight in newborns is poor because of a lack of development in the

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

Question 30 30. When walking, what sense (by way of specialized neurons) is responsible for knowing where your feet are in comparison to your trunk?

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