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Sensation & Perception in Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. According to the place theory of hearing, our ears transmit information by firing neurons from different parts of the _____.

Question 2 2. Which route shows how sound waves enter the ear and are processed?

Question 3 3. Stimulation of a sensory receptor is called _____.

Question 4 4. How can the retina be best described?

Question 5 5. Short sound waves are characterized by _____.

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Question 6 6. The slightly different images a person's two eyes send to the brain is known as _____.

Question 7 7. Shaun is walking down the street and sees a bird in a tree. How does his psychological experience of the bird arise?

Question 8 8. When water in a pool feels frigid at first, then becomes acceptably warm, we're experiencing

Question 9 9. Why is sensory information important for humans?

Question 10 10. What are nerves that receive sensory information called?

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Question 11 11. Information from the environment is called:

Question 12 12. The skin has receptors that respond to _____.

Question 13 13. Subliminal advertising is proven to have

Question 14 14. The ability to be cognizant of your body's motion and position is called

Question 15 15. What is the next thing to happen after a physical stimulus hits the sensory receptors?

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Question 16 16. Shifting attention away from something is called:

Question 17 17. According to the opponent-process theory, how are colors processed?

Question 18 18. Umami is another word for _____.

Question 19 19. The senses that are part of the somatosensory system are _____.

Question 20 20. In phototransduction,

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Question 21 21. The brain's interpretation of a sensory signal is called _____.

Question 22 22. A parent walks into a noisy daycare, but the more time they spend there, the less they notice the noise. What process is the parent undergoing?

Question 23 23. In Gibson and Walk's visual cliff experiment, young babies who were presented with a Plexiglas-covered drop-off _____.

Question 24 24. Monocular depth cues include all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

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

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Question 26 26. What is the weakness found in the frequency theory of hearing?

Question 27 27. Weber's Law states that the just noticeable difference of a stimulus is

Question 28 28. The human nose can differentiate among approximately _____.

Question 29 29. How are habituation and dishabituation different?

Question 30 30. Which one of the following situations illustrates the motion parallax?

Sensation & Perception in Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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