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5 Matching questions

  1. Absolute Threshold
  2. Tolerance
  3. Interposition
  4. Addiction
  5. Motion Parallax
  1. a interferemce, the act of interposing one thing between or among others
  2. b the weakest amount of a stimulus that a person can detect half the time
  3. c a self-destructive pattern of drug abuse characterized by an overwhelming and compulsive desire to obtain and use the drug
  4. d the apparent movement of stationary objects relative to one another that occurs when the observer changes position
  5. e the reaction of the body and brain to regular drug use, whereby a person needs an increased amount in order to produce the original effect

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the ossicle attached to the eardrum
  2. what a person remembers about a dream
  3. a sleep disorder characterized by recurring problems in falling asleep or staying asleep
  4. visual receptor cells in the retina that are sensitive to light, but not color, allowing us to see in dim light but to see only black, white, and shades of gray
  5. the ability to perceive the relative distance of objects in one's visual field

5 True/False questions

  1. Texture Density Gradientmeans that the farther removed an object is the less detail we can identify


  2. Weber's Lawa psychophysics law stating that for any change in a stimulus to be detected, a constant proportion of that stimulus must be added or subtracted


  3. Withdrawalthe symptoms that occur after a person discontinues the use of a drug to which he or she has become addicted


  4. Monocular depth cuesdepth cues produced by signals from a single eye


  5. Perceptual Constancythe tendency for perceived objects to give rise to very similar perceptual experiences in spite of wide variations in the conditions of observations


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