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Flashcards - GRE Psychology: Sensation and Perception

Flashcards - GRE Psychology: Sensation and Perception
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eardrum
In human anatomy, the eardrum, or tympanic membrane, is a thin, cone-shaped membrane that separates the external ear from the middle ear in humans and other tetrapods
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photoreceptors
A photoreceptor cell is a specialized type of neuron found in the retina that is capable of phototransduction
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optic nerve
The optic nerve, also known as cranial nerve II, is a paired nerve that transmits visual information from the retina to the brain
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Gustav Fechner
Gustav Theodor Fechner , was a German philosopher, physicist and experimental psychologist
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Gustav Fechner
Gustav Theodor Fechner , was a German philosopher, physicist and experimental psychologist
optic nerve
The optic nerve, also known as cranial nerve II, is a paired nerve that transmits visual information from the retina to the brain
photoreceptors
A photoreceptor cell is a specialized type of neuron found in the retina that is capable of phototransduction
eardrum
In human anatomy, the eardrum, or tympanic membrane, is a thin, cone-shaped membrane that separates the external ear from the middle ear in humans and other tetrapods
ossicles
The ossicles are three bones in either middle ear that are among the smallest bones in the human body
pressure
Pressure is the force applied perpendicular to the surface of an object per unit area over which that force is distributed
fovea
The fovea centralis is a small, central pit composed of closely packed cones in the eye
semicircular canals
The semicircular canals or semicircular ducts are three semicircular, interconnected tubes located in the innermost part of each ear, the inner ear

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