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Lyons Ap Psych Vocab Ch. 5 Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. pitch
  2. intensity
  3. blind spot
  4. pupil
  5. vestibular sense
  1. a the adjustable opening in the center of the eye through which light enters
  2. b the amount of energy in a light or sound wave
  3. c a tone's experienced hightness or lowness
  4. d the point at which the optic nerve leaves the eye
  5. e the sense of body movement and position, including the sense of balance

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. nerve cells in the brain that respond to specific features of the stimulus
  2. the central focal point in the retina around which the eye's cones cluster
  3. the number of complete wavelengths thatpass a pont in a given time
  4. cinversion of one form of energy into another
  5. the theory that the spinal cord contains a neurological gate that blocks pain signals or allow them to pass on to the brain

5 True/False Questions

  1. retinathe activation, often unconsciously, of certain association,


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


  3. absolute thresholdthe minimum difference between thow stimuli required for detection 50 percent of the time.


  4. Weber's Lawthe innermost part of the ear, containing the cochlea, semicircular canals, and vestibular sacs


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


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