Psychology Chapter 4

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psychology chapter 4
Psychology in action (9th edition) (huffman)chapter 4 questions

  
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1.  ______ starts at the "bottom" with raw sensory data that are sent "up" to the brain for higher leve analysis.
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2.  Converting a receptor's energy into a neural impulse is called _____.
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3.  The ____ is the lowest or quietest sound people can hear.
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4.  The ____ of light determines its hue, whereas the _____ determines its brightness.
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5.  _____ are involved with color vision, whereas ____ are responsible for dim or night vision.
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6.  ______ results when the cornea and lens focus an image in front of the retina.
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7.  The _______ amplifies sound and sends italong to the cochlea's oval window.
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8.  Airborne chemicals released from one individual that affect another individual's behavior are known as __________.
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9.  The skin senses include pressure, pain and ______.
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10.  The ______ sense is located in the inner ear and is responsible for our sense of balance.
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11.  Filtering out and attending only to important sensory messages is the definition of _________.
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12.  Which of the following is the most fundamental Gestalt principle of organization?
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13.  Monocular and binocular are two cues for __________.
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14.  The neuromuscular cue to distance cause be both eyes turning in or out to focus on an object is called ___________.
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15.  When an observer moves, near objects seem to pass quickly, intermediate objects seem to pass rather slowly, and far objects seem to stand almost still.  The name of this monocular cue is __________.
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16.  The readiness to perceive in a particular manner based on expectations is called _______.
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17.  Thanks to _____, an elephant is perceived as much larger when it is standing next to a mouse than it is when it stands next to a giraffe.
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18.  The supposed "psychic" ability to predict the future is called _______.
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19.  Scientists sometimes find that one person will demonstrate ESP in one laboratory but not in another.  This suggests that _________.
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20.  Concerning ESP (extrasensory perception), research suggests that people should be ______.
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21.  ________ involving a mixing of sensory experiences.
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22.  Subliminal messages, those messages presented below conscious awareness, can affect behavior in which of the following ways?
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23.  Sensory adaptation occurs when ________.
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24.  Light travel through the cornea on to the ________.
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25.  The _____ theory of color vision states that there are three systems of color opposites (blue-yellow, red-green, and black-white).
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26.  ______ are people who perceive only two colors.
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27.  Which of the following is an example of pitch?
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28.  Tock concerts, blaring radios, and raucous pep rallies are _______.
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29.  Smell and taste can be adversely affected by the _________.
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30.  ______ results from stimulation of receptor cells in the nose.
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31.  Children are picky about food because _______.
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32.  Light stimulation of both pressure and pain receptors results in the sensation of ________.
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33.  The ________ provide the brain with balance information, particularly information about the rotation of the head.
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34.  ________ are false impressions of the environment.  ______ are sensory perceptions that occur without external stimulus.
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35.  Specialized cells in the brain that respond only to certain sensory information are known as ________.
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36.  The tendency for the environment to be perceived as remaining the same even with changes in sensory input is known as __________.
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37.  When you look as a chair from the back or front, it looks like a rectangle.  However, when you see it form the side, it has an "h" shape, but you still recognize it as a chair because of _______.
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38.  The _______ is an apparatus used by scientists to study depth perception.
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39.  Which of the following is responsible for depth perception?
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40.  _________ is a monocular depth cue that occurs when parallel lines converge in the distance.
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