5 Written Questions
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The principle that, to be perceived as different, two stimuli must differ by a constant minimum percentage (rather than a constant amount)
- Diminished sensitivity as a consequence of constant stimulation.
- The minimum difference between two stimuli required for detection 50 percent of the time. We experience the difference threshold as a just noticeable difference. JND
- The process of organizing and interpreting sensory information, enabling us to recognize meaningful objects and events.
- The minimum stimulation needed to detect a particular stimulus 50 percent of the time
4 True/False Questions
Bottom-up processing → Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up to the brain's integration of sensory information
Subliminal → Below one's absolute threshold for conscious awareness
Priming → The activation, often unconsciously, of certain associations, thus predisposing one's perception, memory, or response.
Psychophysics → The study of relationships between the physical characteristics of stimuli, such as their intensity, and our psychological experience of them.