AP Psychology: The 5 Senses & Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. When water in a pool feels frigid at first, then becomes acceptably warm, we're experiencing

Question 2 2. Coding that answers the question How much? is called _____.

Question 3 3. Why is sensory information important for humans?

Question 4 4. In Gibson and Walk's visual cliff experiment, young babies who were presented with a Plexiglas-covered drop-off _____.

Question 5 5. The human nose can differentiate among approximately _____.

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Question 6 6. The senses that are part of the somatosensory system are _____.

Question 7 7. Weber's Law states that the just noticeable difference of a stimulus is

Question 8 8. How are habituation and dishabituation different?

Question 9 9. The slightly different images a person's two eyes send to the brain is known as _____.

Question 10 10. Information from the environment is called:

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Question 11 11. The brain's interpretation of a sensory signal is called _____.

Question 12 12. Which route shows how sound waves enter the ear and are processed?

Question 13 13. In which order does light enter the eye?

Question 14 14. Subliminal advertising is proven to have

Question 15 15. The skin has receptors that respond to _____.

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Question 16 16. When sensory receptors receive information from a stimulus, it is called _____.

Question 17 17. What are nerves that receive sensory information called?

Question 18 18. Coding that answers the question What kind? is called _____.

Question 19 19. James has the flu and he is experiencing a runny nose as well as some respiratory congestion. In addition to having a difficulty breathing, it is likely that James will experience _____.

Question 20 20. Stimulation of a sensory receptor is called _____.

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Question 21 21. According to the place theory of hearing, our ears transmit information by firing neurons from different parts of the _____.

Question 22 22. What is true about rods and cones?

Question 23 23. Umami is another word for _____.

Question 24 24. 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 25 25. The changing of sensory information into a form where it can travel through the body to the brain is called _____.

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Question 26 26. Monocular depth cues include all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

Question 27 27. In phototransduction,

Question 28 28. What is the next thing to happen after a physical stimulus hits the sensory receptors?

Question 29 29. What is the weakness found in the frequency theory of hearing?

Question 30 30. Shifting attention away from something is called:

AP Psychology: The 5 Senses & Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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