P101 Test 2

P101 Test 2
 
Created Oct 11, 2011
by lrolson7
Table View
Download
Print

Flashcard Set Preview

Side ASide B
The police officer sometimes shines a light into the driver's eye. This typically results in...
Iris
_____ is the process by which we detect physical energy in the environment and encoding that...
Sensation
The opponent-process theory is MOST useful for explaining the characteristics of:
afterimages
Cones or rods are: more light-sensitive and less color-sensitive than cones.
Rods
The size of the difference threshold is greater for heavier objects than for lighter ones....
Weber's Law
When attending an extremely loud concert, your absolute threshold for sound is likely to:
increase
The detection and encoding of stimulus energies by the nervous system is called:
stimilus
this can briefly influence attitudes, thoughts, preferences and emotions
subliminal stimuli
in dim lighting, your _____ are ineffectual
cones
feature detectors are located in the:
visual cortex
The opponent-process theory is MOST useful for explaining the characteristics of:
afterimages
brightness is to amplitude as hue is to:
wavelength
the ____ of a color corresponds to the purity of a light wave
saturation
The area where the optic nerve leaves the retina is referred to as the:
blind spot
where is the visual cortex located?
back of the brain
The adjustable opening in the center of the eye through which light enters is called the:
pupil
where are feature detectors located?
the visual cortex
photoreceptors, bipolar cells, ganglion cells is the correct path that leads to what nerve?
optic nerve
___ occurs below your absolute threshold for conscious awareness.
subliminal stimulation
The retina's central focal point is the _____, which contains only cones, no rods.
fovea
As a result of the absence of _____ in the _____ part of the eye, we have a tiny hole, known...
photoreceptors; optic disk
five main types of taste sensations are:
salt, sour, bitter, sweet and savory
____ plays a role in the reproductive behavior of many species.
pheromones
__ fibers is fast pain system__fibers is slow pain system
A-delta; C
what makes up the inner ear?
cochlea, semicircular canals and vestibular sacs
Also resembling a snail, the _____ is a fluid-filled tube that contains the basilar membrane...
cochlea
According to the _____ theory, the spinal cord contains a neurological gate that either blocks...
gate control
Which structure involved in hearing corresponds MOST closely in function to the photoreceptors...
hair cells
touch includes the four basic sensations:
pressure, pain, warmth and cold
In terms of the transduction of physical energy into coded neural messages, the _____ is to...
retina; cochlea
Umami =
meat, cheese and MSG
top-down processing =
conceptually driven processing
This Gestalt psychologist was the first to study the illusion of motion, known as induced motion.
Karl Duncker
The phenomenon that involves the misperception of the length of two identical lines, one with...
Müller-Lyer illusion
___ is not a monocular for depth
similarity
This Gestalt psychologist was the first to study the illusion of motion, known as stroboscopic...
Max Wertheimer
Monocular depth cues rely on the relationship between_____ and _____
distance and size
The Gestalt psychologist, _____, was the first to study the illusion of motion, known as induced...
Karl Dunker
The Gestalt psychologist _____ was the first to study the illusion of motion, known as stroboscopic...
Max Wertheimer
_____ occurs when one object partially blocks our view of another, we perceive it as closer.
interposition


Upgrade and get a lot more done!
Upgrade    Cancel