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5 Matching questions

  1. psychophysics
  2. parallel processing
  3. hue
  4. blind spot
  5. top-down processing
  1. a dimension of color that is determined by the wavelength of light; for example, blue and green as colors
  2. b info processing guided by higher-level mental processes; construct perceptions and experience expectations
  3. c study of relationships b/w physical characteristics of stimuli and our psychological experience of them
  4. d point at which optic nerve leaves the eye, creating a "blind" spot b/c no receptor cells are located there
  5. e processing of aspects of a problem simultaneously; brain's natural mode of info processing for many functions including vision

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the process by which our sensory receptors receive info from our environment
  2. activation usually unconsciously of certain associations, predisposing on'es perception, memory or response
  3. principle that, to be percieved as diff., 2 stimuli must differ by constant minimum percentage
  4. retinal receptor cells near the center of the retina and function in daylight; detect fine detail and give rise to color sensations
  5. nerve that carries neural impulses from eye to brain

5 True/False questions

  1. difference thresholdminimum diff. b/w 2 stimuli required for detection 50% of the time

          

  2. perceptionthe process by which our sensory receptors receive info from our environment

          

  3. sensory adaptationdiminished sesnitivty as a consequence of constant stimulation

          

  4. opponent-process theoryinfo processing guided by higher-level mental processes; construct perceptions and experience expectations

          

  5. subliminalbelow one's absolute threshold for conscious awareness

          

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