Sensory Adaptation: Definition & Examples Video


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What is sensory adaptation?

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1. Which of the five senses does not experience sensory adaptation?

2. What is the name of the constant movements of the eye?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help test your understanding of sensory adaptation. Some of the information you'll be assessed on includes explaining the meaning of the term sensory adaptation as well as your understanding of the significance of sensory adaptation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Definition of sensory adaptation
  • One of the five senses that doesn't experience sensory adaptation
  • Term for constant movements of the eye
  • Understanding the significance of sensory adaptation
  • Sensory adaptation examples

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related psychology lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the one sense that doesn't experience sensory adaptation and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the significance of sensory adaptation
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about sensory adaptation examples and the term for constant movements of the eye

Additional Learning

To learn more about your five senses, review the accompanying lesson titled Sensory Adaptation: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define and identify examples of sensory adaptation
  • Know the one sense not affected by sensory adaptation
  • Describe the term saccadic movement
  • Understand the significance of sensory adaptation to everyday living