Chapter 6-2 Physiological Psychology Final Study Quiz

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Physiological Psychology Quizzes & Trivia

Vision Lecture, Part 2.


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  • 1. 
    ON channels are activated _____________.
    • A. 

      For brightly lit stimuli

    • B. 

      For dimly lit stimuli

    • C. 

      For stimuli changing from dark to light

    • D. 

      For stimuli changing from light to dark

  • 2. 
    Visual information is transmitted to the visual association cortex via _______________.
    • A. 

      The dorsal stream

    • B. 

      The ventral stream

    • C. 

      The dorsal and the ventral streams

    • D. 

      Neither, as both are IN the visual association cortex

  • 3. 
    Dorsal stream is to ventral stream as _________ is to __________.
    • A. 

      Where; what

    • B. 

      What; where

    • C. 

      Color; brightness

    • D. 

      Brightness; color

  • 4. 
    __________ responds to color (and form perception)
    • A. 

      V4

    • B. 

      V5

    • C. 

      TEO

    • D. 

      TE

  • 5. 
    _________ responds to movement.
    • A. 

      V4

    • B. 

      V5

    • C. 

      TEO

    • D. 

      TE

  • 6. 
    ___________ is involved in color discrimination and 2-D pattern discrimination
    • A. 

      V4

    • B. 

      V5

    • C. 

      TEO

    • D. 

      TE

  • 7. 
    _________ is responsible for responses to 3-D objects.
    • A. 

      V4

    • B. 

      V5

    • C. 

      TEO

    • D. 

      TE

  • 8. 
    Apperceptive visual agnosia is NOT __________________
    • A. 

      A failure in higher level perception

    • B. 

      When a person has normal visual acuity, but cannot recognize objects based on their shape

    • C. 

      When a person cannot name what they see

    • D. 

      The broad category prosopagnosia falls under

  • 9. 
    Associative visual agnosia is ___________
    • A. 

      A disconnection between the perceptual and language areas of the brain.

    • B. 

      When a person has normal visual acuity, but cannot recognize objects based on their shape

    • C. 

      The broad category prosopagnosia falls under

    • D. 

      A failure in higher level perception

  • 10. 
    The Young-Helmholtz Trichromatic Color Theory hypothesized that there were 3 color receptors-- what made them think this?
    • A. 

      They explored the phenomena of afterimage and what makes it occur

    • B. 

      They discovered that any light can be matched by a superposition of three primary colors (RGB).

    • C. 

      They dissected rat brains and found the visual cortex fires differently to different colors of light.

    • D. 

      They saw that any paint color can be made from three paints, red, blue, and yellow, and theorized the same occurred in the human eye.

  • 11. 
    What's a low spatial frequency?
    • A. 

      Thin sine-wave bars of light and dark

    • B. 

      Wide sine-wave bars of light and dark

    • C. 

      Thin categorical stripes of light and dark

    • D. 

      Wide categorical stripes of light and dark

  • 12. 
    What are high spatial frequency receptors good at?
    • A. 

      Identifying broad patterns

    • B. 

      Identifying fine details

    • C. 

      Identifying higher order shapes (things like faces, known objects)

    • D. 

      Identifying different colors

  • 13. 
    The dorsal stream receives input ______________.
    • A. 

      Mostly from magnocellular input

    • B. 

      Equal mix of magnocellular and parvocellular input

    • C. 

      Mostly from parvocellular input

    • D. 

      Mostly from V2, V3, V4, & V5

  • 14. 
    The ventral stream receives input ______________.
    • A. 

      Mostly from magnocellular input

    • B. 

      Equal mix of magnocellular and parvocellular input

    • C. 

      Mostly from parvocellular input

    • D. 

      Mostly from V2, V3, V4, & V5