5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Difference threshold
- frontal lobe
- Weber's law
- a The study of paranormal phenomena, including ESP and psychokinesis.
- 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)
- c that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying directly behind the forehead
- d The principal that, to ber percieved as different, 2 stimuli must differ by a constant minimum percentage (rather than a constant amount).
- e a neurotransmitter that enables learning and memory and also triggers muscle contraction
5 Multiple choice questions
- an area at the rear of the frontal lobes that controls voluntary movements
- The activation, often unconsciously, of certain associations, thus predisposing one's perception, memory or response.
- A response of the whole organism involving physiological arousal, expressive behaviors, and consciously experienced thoughts and feelings.
- A tone's experienced highness or lowness; depends on frequency.
- Perceiving objects as unchanging (having consistent shapes, size, lightness, and color) even as illumination and retinal images change.
5 True/False questions
Subliminal → Below one's absolute threshold for consciouus awareness.
Blind Spot → The point at which the optic nerve leaves the eye creating a "blind' spot, because no receptor cells are located there.
Cochlea → Alleviating stress using emotional, cognitive, or behavioral methods.
Vestibular Sense → The nerve that carries neural impulses from the eye to the brain.
Figure ground → The organization of the visual field into objects (the figures) that stand out from their surroundings (the ground)