Exploring Psychology 9th Edition Quiz

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Exploring Psychology 9th Edition Quiz

It is time to explore a bit of psychology. What can be better than taking this quiz to carry on with your exploration.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ______ starts at the "bottom" with raw sensory data that are sent "up" to the brain for higher leve analysis.
    • A. 

      Perception

    • B. 

      Bottom-up processing

    • C. 

      Sensation

    • D. 

      Integration

  • 2. 
    Converting a receptor's energy into a neural impulse is called _____.
    • A. 

      Reduction

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Transduction

    • D. 

      Neural stimulation

  • 3. 
    The ____ is the lowest or quietest sound people can hear.
    • A. 

      Threshold of excitation

    • B. 

      Absolute threshold

    • C. 

      Difference threshold

    • D. 

      Low point

  • 4. 
    ______ results when the cornea and lens focus an image in front of the retina.
    • A. 

      Presbyopia

    • B. 

      Hyperopia

    • C. 

      Myopia

    • D. 

      None of these options

  • 5. 
    The _______ amplifies sound and sends italong to the cochlea's oval window.
    • A. 

      Pinna

    • B. 

      Middle ear

    • C. 

      Inner ear

    • D. 

      Outer ear

  • 6. 
    Airborne chemicals released from one individual that affect another individual's behavior are known as __________.
    • A. 

      Olfactory attractants

    • B. 

      Sexual odorificants

    • C. 

      Pheromones

    • D. 

      Olfactory hormones

  • 7. 
    The skin senses include pressure, pain and ______.
    • A. 

      Posture

    • B. 

      Movement

    • C. 

      Balance

    • D. 

      Temperature

  • 8. 
    The ______ sense is located in the inner ear and is responsible for our sense of balance.
    • A. 

      Auditory

    • B. 

      Gustatory

    • C. 

      Kinesthetic

    • D. 

      Vestibular