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5 Matching questions

  1. gustation
  2. selective attention
  3. visual acuity
  4. sensory conflict theory
  5. visible spectrum
  1. a the sharpness of visual perception.
  2. b explains motion sickness as the result of a mismatch between information from vision, the vestibular system, and kinesthesis.
  3. c the part of the electromagnetic spectrum to which the eyes are sensitive.
  4. d giving priority to a certain incoming sensory message.
  5. e taste.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. visual receptors for dim light that produce only black and white sensations.
  2. the 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.
  3. when eye has more than one focal point, parts of vision are blurry.
  4. a readiness to perceive in a particular manner, induced by strong expectations.
  5. poor transfer of sounds from the eardrum to the inner ear.

5 True/False questions

  1. extrasensory perceptionthe purported ability to perceive events in ways that cannot be explained by known capacities of the sensory organs.


  2. perceptual defenseresistance to perceiving threatening or disturbing stimuli.


  3. place theorythe mental process of organizing sensations into meaningful patterns.


  4. somesthetic sensesensations produced by the skin, muscles, joints, viscera, and organ of balance.


  5. Weber's Lawan area of the retina lacking visual receptors.


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