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5 Matching questions

  1. middle ear
  2. vestibular sense
  3. gate control theory
  4. sensation
  5. difference threshold
  1. a the sense of body movement and position, including the sense of balance
  2. b the theory that the spinal cord contains a neurological gate that blocks pain signals or allow them to pass on to the brain
  3. c the minimum difference between thow stimuli required for detection 50 percent of the time.
  4. d the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system recieve and represent stimulus energies from our enviornment
  5. e 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. the sense of hearing
  2. the activation, often unconsciously, of certain association,
  3. a condition in which nearby objects are seen more clearly than distant objects
  4. analysis that begins with the sensory information, enabling us to recongnize meaningful objects and events
  5. the study of relationships between the physical characteristics of stimuli

5 True/False questions

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


  2. opponent-process theoryin hearing, the theory that the rate of nerve impulses traveling up the auditory nerve matches the frequency of a tone, thus enabling us to sense its pitch


  3. kinesthesisa ring of muscle tissue that forms the colored portion of the eye around the pupil


  4. intensitythe amount of energy in a light or sound wave


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


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