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Psychology Sensation And Perception

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Psychology exam focusing on basic intro level Sensory and Perception.

  
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1.  Sensation is?
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2.  What is the process called in which one form of energy is changed into another. In sensation, the transforming of stimulus energies, such as touch and smells, into neural impulses our brain can interpret?
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3.  If i am testing your sound absolute threshold what percentage of the time must you hear the minimum stimulus in order for the absolute threshold to have been found?
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4.  I have just walked into a very smelly house. After a while I do not notice the smell as bad or at all. What process makes this possible?
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5.  If a stimulus is below the absolute threshold it is said to be?
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6.  The difference threshold is?
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7.  Which of the following is NOT part of the eye?
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8.  What part of the eye is responsible for transduction of the visual stimulis
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9.  Which of the following auditory components is not located in the middle ear?
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10.  Webers Law is based on a fixed minimum __________ when figuring the JND of a stimulis, regardless of the stimuli.
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11.  The process by which our brains organize and interpret sensory information, sorting it into useful information is?
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12.  These are the three basic steps to all sensory systems. Are they in the correct order?              T or FReceive stimulus, Transform stimulis, Deliver stimulis
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13.  When dealing with light the wavelength or frequency determines?
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14.  In dealing with light, the wavelength's amplitude determines the
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15.  Which of the below function better during the day and help us to focus better on objects?
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16.  Your rods would be most helpful if you were:
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17.  Parallel Processing is the ability of the brain to process many aspects of a problem or visual scene at the same time? Such as Color, Motion, Form and Depth.
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18.  Which touch reception has it's own identifiable receptors?
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19.  The system for sensing the position and movement of individual body parts is?
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20.  The taste buds and the olfactory receptor cells often work together to determine taste and smell respectively. This is called?
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21.  Proximity, Continuity and Closure are all forms of?
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22.  In terms of Figure and Ground what is considered to be the surroundings
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23.  A binocular cue that allows for depth perception by comparing images from 2 eyeballs or retina is?
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24.  At greater distances do we rely on binocular cues more or monocular cues?
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25.  Which of the following are monocular cues?
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26.  This is the area in the ear that sound waves/Vibrations get transfered into neuronal impulses-
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27.  The blindspot is essentially the same thing as the optic nerve? Tor F
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28.  The amplitude of a sound wave determines its?
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