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5 Matching Questions

  1. divided attention
  2. size-distance invariance
  3. myopia
  4. hyperopia
  5. just noticeable difference (JND)
  1. a any noticeable difference in a stimulus.
  2. b when you must divide your mental effort among tasks.
  3. c nearsightedness, long eyeball, can't focus on distant objects.
  4. d farsightedness, eye is too short, nearby objects blurry, faraway objects clear.
  5. e the strict relationship between the distance an object lies from the eyes and the size of its image.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. ability to see 3D space and accurately judge distances.
  2. the receptor organ for taste.
  3. perceptual features that impart information about distance and 3D spaces...two types: monocular/binocular.
  4. sensations produced by the skin, muscles, joints, viscera, and organ of balance.
  5. the senses of balance, position in space, and acceleration.

5 True/False Questions

  1. place theorysays that higher and lower tones excite specific areas of the cochlea.


  2. sensory adaptationa decrease in sensory response to an unchanging stimulus.


  3. difference thresholdthe minimum amount of physical energy necessary to produce a sensation... ex. tick of watch under quiet conditions, bee wing falling on cheek, drop of perfume in apartment, etc.


  4. perceptual learningresistance to perceiving threatening or disturbing stimuli.


  5. stimulation deafnesspoor transfer of sounds from the eardrum to the inner ear.


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