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5 Matching questions

  1. Difference Threshold
  2. Perceptual Interference
  3. David Hubel
  4. Perceptual Set
  5. Signal Detection
  1. a a mental predisposition to perceive one thing and not another
  2. b the smallest change in a physical stimulus that can be detected half the time
  3. c the finding that objects had to eventually be more focused for the observers to recognize them in the very-out-of-focus condition than in the moderately-out-of-focus condition
  4. d the study of people's tendencies to make correct judgements, misses and false alarms in detecting the presence of stimuli
  5. e A U.S. neuroscientist noted for his studies of the neural basis of vision

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. drugs that often produce hallucinations
  4. brief auditory or visual messages that are presented below the absolute threshold so that their chances of their perception is less than 50 percent
  5. interferemce, the act of interposing one thing between or among others

5 True/False questions

  1. Vestibular Systema substance that raises levels of physiological or nervous activity in the body

          

  2. Optic Nervethe nerve that transmits information about the odors from the nose to the brain

          

  3. Tolerancethe reaction of the body and brain to regular drug use, whereby a person needs an increased amount in order to produce the original effect

          

  4. Addictiona self-destructive pattern of drug abuse characterized by an overwhelming and compulsive desire to obtain and use the drug

          

  5. Binocular Depth Cuesdepth cues that depend upon the movement of both eyes

          

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