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5 Matching questions

  1. acetylcholine
  2. Difference threshold
  3. Parapsychology
  4. frontal lobe
  5. Weber's law
  1. a The study of paranormal phenomena, including ESP and psychokinesis.
  2. b The minimum difference between two stimuli reuired for detection 50% of the time. We experience the difference threshold as a just noticeable difference (JND)
  3. c that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying directly behind the forehead
  4. d The principal that, to ber percieved as different, 2 stimuli must differ by a constant minimum percentage (rather than a constant amount).
  5. e a neurotransmitter that enables learning and memory and also triggers muscle contraction

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an area at the rear of the frontal lobes that controls voluntary movements
  2. The activation, often unconsciously, of certain associations, thus predisposing one's perception, memory or response.
  3. A response of the whole organism involving physiological arousal, expressive behaviors, and consciously experienced thoughts and feelings.
  4. A tone's experienced highness or lowness; depends on frequency.
  5. Perceiving objects as unchanging (having consistent shapes, size, lightness, and color) even as illumination and retinal images change.

5 True/False questions

  1. SubliminalBelow one's absolute threshold for consciouus awareness.


  2. Blind SpotThe point at which the optic nerve leaves the eye creating a "blind' spot, because no receptor cells are located there.


  3. CochleaAlleviating stress using emotional, cognitive, or behavioral methods.


  4. Vestibular SenseThe nerve that carries neural impulses from the eye to the brain.


  5. Figure groundThe organization of the visual field into objects (the figures) that stand out from their surroundings (the ground)


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