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5 Matching Questions

  1. bottom-up processing
  2. opponent-process theory
  3. subliminal
  4. priming
  5. retina
  1. a theory that opposing retinal processes enable color vision
  2. b activation usually unconsciously of certain associations, predisposing on'es perception, memory or response
  3. c light-sensitive inner surface of the eye, containing the receptor rods and cones and layers of neurons that begin processing of visual info
  4. d analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up to the brain's integration of sensory info
  5. e below one's absolute threshold for conscious awareness

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. processing of aspects of a problem simultaneously; brain's natural mode of info processing for many functions including vision
  2. minimum diff. b/w 2 stimuli required for detection 50% of the time
  3. principle that, to be percieved as diff., 2 stimuli must differ by constant minimum percentage
  4. minimum stimulation needed to detect a particular stimulus 50% of the time
  5. retinal recpetors that detect black, white and gray; necessary for peripheral and twilight vision when cones don't respond

5 True/False Questions

  1. wavelengthdistance from the peak of one light or sound wave to the peak of the next


  2. top-down processinginfo processing guided by higher-level mental processes; construct perceptions and experience expectations


  3. blind spotpoint at which optic nerve leaves the eye, creating a "blind" spot b/c no receptor cells are located there


  4. sensory adaptationthe process by which our sensory receptors receive info from our environment


  5. fovearetinal receptor cells near the center of the retina and function in daylight; detect fine detail and give rise to color sensations


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