Sensation & Perception in Biology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. You order the entrée 'umami chicken' at a restaurant. Therefore, the taste sensation you are expecting is _____.

Question 2 2. The senses that are part of the somatosensory system are _____.

Question 3 3. The human nose can differentiate among approximately _____.

Question 4 4. Which of the following is TRUE concerning the tympanic membrane?

Question 5 5. This structure is part of the outer ear.

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Question 6 6. This is the structure that connects the middle ear with the throat.

Question 7 7. These photoreceptors allow you to see colors.

Question 8 8. This is a small depression in the retina that contains the highest concentration of cones.

Question 9 9. This is the fluid found in the anterior chamber of the eye.

Question 10 10. Why is vitreous clear?

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Question 11 11. Which part of the eye does 66% of the focusing?

Question 12 12. How are images of the visual world processed and sent to the brain?

Question 13 13. In Gibson and Walk's visual cliff experiment, young babies who were presented with a Plexiglas-covered drop-off _____.

Question 14 14. Which one of the following situations illustrates the motion parallax?

Question 15 15. Monocular depth cues include all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

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Question 16 16. According to the place theory of hearing, our ears transmit information by firing neurons from different parts of the _____.

Question 17 17. Short sound waves are characterized by _____.

Question 18 18. Which route shows how sound waves enter the ear and are processed?

Question 19 19. In which order does light enter the eye?

Question 20 20. According to the opponent-process theory, how are colors processed?

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Question 21 21. What is true about rods and cones?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is an example of transduction?

Question 23 23. Weber's Law states that the just noticeable difference of a stimulus is

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. The following nerve connects to the hair cells of the Organ of Corti:

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Question 26 26. The 8th cranial nerve is also known as the:

Question 27 27. The Organ of Corti is:

Question 28 28.

Which of the following is the pigmented middle membrane of the layers that make up the eye?

I. Uveal tract

II. Uvea

III. Vascular tunic

Question 29 29. Which of the following alters the shape of the pupil?

Question 30 30. Which of the following nourishes the retina?

Sensation & Perception in Biology Chapter Exam Instructions

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