5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- sensory coding
- sensory adaptation
- a farsightedness caused by aging.
- b changing important features of the world into messages understood by the brain.
- c loss or impairment of the sense of smell.
- d a decrease in sensory response to an unchanging stimulus.
- e visual receptors for colors and daylight visual activity.
5 Multiple choice questions
- changes in perception that can be attributed to prior experience.
- an area of the retina lacking visual receptors.
- the mental process of organizing sensations into meaningful patterns.
- the amount of change needed to produce a JND is a constant proportion of the original stimulus intensity.
- using preexisting knowledge to rapidly organize features into a meaningful whole.
5 True/False questions
kinesthetic sense → sensations produced by the skin, muscles, joints, viscera, and organ of balance.
depth cues → focuses images on the light-sensitive layer.
bottom-up processing → using preexisting knowledge to rapidly organize features into a meaningful whole.
pheromone → visual receptors for dim light that produce only black and white sensations.
opponent-process theory → says that higher and lower tones excite specific areas of the cochlea.