5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Retinal Disparity
- Taste Buds
- Absolute Threshold
- a sense receptors in the tongue that respond to sweet, salty, sour, bitter and umami; each responds best to a particular taste
- b The least amount of energy that can be detected as stimulation 50% of the time.
- c Objects that are near each other are generally perceived as a group.
- d Binocular cue; used to estimate the distance between the viewer and the object being viewed.
- e The sense of the position and movement of body parts
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The senses of taste and smell; they work by gathering chemicals.
- Collectively the hammer, anvil and stirrup; transmits the vibrations from the eardrum to the oval window
- Area of the retina that is the center of the visual field, where vision is at its sharpest. There are no rods here.
- How our body is oriented in space:
- People interpret familiar forms as whole objects even when there are gaps.
5 True/False Questions
Flavor → Transparent part of the eye inside the pupil that focuses light onto the retina
Trichromatic Theory → There are three types of cones in the retina which detect the primary colors of light: red, blue and green. The cones are activated in different combinations to produce the colors of the visible spectrum. Does NOT explain afterimages and color blindness
Energy Senses → Chemical that communicates information to other organisms through smell
Feature Detectors → Receptors that sense muscle stretch and contraction
Optic Nerve → The brain's interpretation of sensory messages; occurs AFTER perception