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  1. Motion Parallax
  2. Sensory Adaption
  3. Torsten Wiesel
  4. Pitch
  5. Absolute Threshold
  1. a the weakest amount of a stimulus that a person can detect half the time
  2. b neural adaptation or sensory adaption is a change over time in the responsiveness of the sensory system to a constant stimulus it is usually experienced as a change in the stimulus
  3. c the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
  4. d the apparent movement of stationary objects relative to one another that occurs when the observer changes position
  5. e A Swedish co-recipient with David H. Hubel of the 1981 nobel prize in physiology or medicine, for their discoveries concerning information processing in the visual system

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. means that the farther removed an object is the less detail we can identify
  2. picking out an object from the background of competing objects
  3. drugs that often produce hallucinations
  4. the study of people's tendencies to make correct judgements, misses and false alarms in detecting the presence of stimuli
  5. a group of psychic experiences that involves perceiving or sending information (images) outside sensory processes or channels; includes four general abilities: telepathy, precognition, clairvoyance, and psychokinesis

5 True/False Questions

  1. Biofeedbackthe transparent layer forming the front of the eye


  2. Cocktail Party Effectthe nerve that transmits information about the odors from the nose to the brain


  3. Latent Content Of Dreamswhat a person remembers about a dream


  4. Depth Perceptionthe ability to perceive the relative distance of objects in one's visual field


  5. Binocular Depth Cuesthe semi-circular and cochlea which form the organs of the balance and hearing and are embedded in the temporal lobe


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