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5 Matching Questions

  1. cochlear implant
  2. psychophysics
  3. conduction hearing loss
  4. kinesthesis
  5. vestibular sense
  1. a the system for sensing the position and movement of individual body parts
  2. b a device for converting sounds into electrical signals and stimulating the auditory nerve through electrodes threaded into the cochlea
  3. c the study of relationships between the physical characteristics of stimuli
  4. d hearing loss caused by damage to the mechanical system that dunducts sound waves to the cochlea
  5. e the sense of body movement and position, including the sense of balance

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. below one's absolute threshold for conscious awareness
  2. the adjustable opening in the center of the eye through which light enters
  3. the processing of several aspects of a problem at once
  4. nerve cells in the brain that respond to specific features of the stimulus
  5. the chamber between the eardrum and cochlea containing three tiny bones (hammer, anvil, and stiffup) that concentrate vibrations of the eardrum on the cochlea's oval window

5 True/False Questions

  1. bottom-up processinginformation processing guided by higher-level mental processes


  2. nearsightednessa condition in which nearby objects are seen more clearly than distant objects


  3. opponent-process theorythe theory that opposing retinal processes (red-green, yellow-blue, white-black) enable color visioni


  4. irisa ring of muscle tissue that forms the colored portion of the eye around the pupil


  5. frequencythe number of complete wavelengths thatpass a pont in a given time


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