The Aging Sensory System Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Subliminal advertising is proven to have

Question 2 2. As we age, our nerve cells become reduced in _____ and _____.

Question 3 3. Weber's Law states that the just noticeable difference of a stimulus is

Question 4 4. What kind of cells are receptors?

Question 5 5. Where are mechanoreceptors found?

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Question 6 6. Skills that relate to our relationship with the environment are collectively called:

Question 7 7. The _____ cortex deals with information coming into the brain about our environment.

Question 8 8. The cells that transmit messages to and from the brain are called _____ cells.

Question 9 9. Why is the primary sensory cortex important?

Question 10 10. The ability to be cognizant of your body's motion and position is called

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Question 11 11. How does advancing age affect the senses of smell and taste?

Question 12 12. Which part of the brain acts like a switchboard that sends signals from one part of the brain to another?

Question 13 13. The vestibular organ is part of the _____.

Question 14 14. Why is motor output so important?

Question 15 15. What are floaters?

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Question 16 16. Gustav Fechner's work in psychophysics involved exploring

Question 17 17. What is the snail-shell shaped organ responsible for hearing?

Question 18 18. Without sensation, a brain will _____.

Question 19 19. The nose and tongue depend on _____ to obtain information about the world.

Question 20 20. When water in a pool feels frigid at first, then becomes acceptably warm, we're experiencing

The Aging Sensory System Chapter Exam Instructions

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