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  1. Monocular depth cues
  2. Perceptual Set
  3. Ernest Hilgard
  4. Vestibular System
  5. Insomnia
  1. a depth cues produced by signals from a single eye
  2. b a mental predisposition to perceive one thing and not another
  3. c a sleep disorder characterized by recurring problems in falling asleep or staying asleep
  4. d three semicircular canals located in the inner ear that provide the sense of balance
  5. e *An American psychologist professor at Stanford University who became famous in the 1950's for his research on hypnosis
    *dissociation theory of split consciousness-hynotized part of brain and an independent observer which works independently (arm in ice water test)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a regular sequence of biological processes such as temperature and sleep every 24 hours
  2. stage 1 - brain waves small and irregular, feel yourself drifting on the edge of consciousness; stage 2 - short bursts of rapid, high peaking waves called sleep spindles, minor noises won't disturb you; stage 3 - stage 2 waves and delta waves, very slow with high peaks, breathing and pulse are slowed, muscles relaxed, and hard to rouse; stage 4 - delta waves prevalent, deep sleep, difficult to rouse.
  3. 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. the nerve that transmits information about the odors from the nose to the brain
  5. a theory of hearing which states that our perception of sound depends on where each component frequency produces vibrations along the basilar membrane

5 True/False questions

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


  2. David HubelA U.S. neuroscientist noted for his studies of the neural basis of vision


  3. Illusionsperceptions that misrepresent physical stimuli


  4. Retinal Disparitythe study of people's tendencies to make correct judgements, misses and false alarms in detecting the presence of stimuli


  5. Sleep Apneaa sleep disorder in which a person stops breathing for intervals of 10 seconds or longer, wakes up briefly, resumes breathing and returns to sleep


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