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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. vestibular sense
  2. absolute threshold
  3. parallel processing
  4. audition
  5. opponent-process theory
  1. a the sense of body movement and position, including the sense of balance
  2. b the minimum stumulation needed to detect a particualr stumulus 50 percent of the time
  3. c the sense of hearing
  4. d the processing of several aspects of a problem at once
  5. e the theory that opposing retinal processes (red-green, yellow-blue, white-black) enable color visioni

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the study of relationships between the physical characteristics of stimuli
  2. a coiled bony, fluid filled tube in the inner ear through which sound waves trigger nerve impulses
  3. the distance form the peak of one light or sound wave to the peak of the next
  4. retinal receptors that detect black
  5. nerve cells in the brain that respond to specific features of the stimulus

5 True/False questions

  1. sensationthe process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system recieve and represent stimulus energies from our enviornment


  2. transductionthe sense of hearing


  3. cochlear implanta device for converting sounds into electrical signals and stimulating the auditory nerve through electrodes threaded into the cochlea


  4. fovearetinal receptors that function in daylight, and give rise to color sensation


  5. conesretinal receptors that function in daylight, and give rise to color sensation


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