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  1. Sensory interaction
  2. habituation
  3. Parapsychology
  4. change blindness
  5. conduction hearing loss
  1. a failing to notice changes in the environment.
  2. b decreasing responsiveness with repeated stimulation. As infants gain familiarity with repeated exposure to a visual stimulus, their interest wanes and they look away sooner
  3. c Study of paranormal phenomena, including ESP and psychokinesis
  4. d Hearing loss caused by damage to the mechanical system that conducts sound waves to the cochlea.
  5. e The principle that one sense may influence another, as when the smell of food influences its taste.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. visual messages/cues that require two eyes (retinal disparity, convergence)
  2. A membrane inside the cochlea which vibrates in response to sound and whose vibrations lead to activity in the auditory pathways.
  3. the color part of the eye; made of muscle that contracts/relaxes to control the size of the people allowing light to enter the eye

  4. transparent part of the eye behind the iris; focuses light on the retina (accommodation); change shape to focus on objects;-if object is closed, muscles attach to the land contract to make lens around,-if object is far away, the muscles pull to flatten the lens
  5. The processing of several aspects of a problem simultaneously; the brain's natural mode of information processing for many functions, including vision, hearing

5 True/False Questions

  1. opponent-process theorycreated by Edward Hering; alternative theory used to explain after images; suggest that the retina contains three pairs color receptors or cones-yellow-blue, red-green, black-white; pairs work in opposition (thalamus)


  2. size constancyThe number of complete wavelengths that pass a point in a given time (for example, per second).


  3. retinathe light-sensitive inner lining of the back of the eyeball; contains receptor cells (rods/cones)


  4. perceptionThe sense of hearing.


  5. Frequency 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.


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