5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Herman von Helmholtz
- optic nerve
- middle ear
- inner ear
- retinal disparity
- a The innermost part of the ear, containing the cochlea, semicircular canals, and vestibular sacs.
- b binocular distance cue; based on the overlay of two retinal fields when both eyes focus on one object
- c The chamber between the eardrum and cochlea containing three tiny bones (Hammer, Anvil, and Stirrup) that concentrate the vibrations (conduction) of the eardrum on the cochlea's oval window.
- d bundle of axons from ganglion cells that carries messages from the eye to the brain
- e Theorist who both aided in the development of the trichromatic theory of color perception and Place theory of pitch perception.
5 Multiple choice questions
- the raw data of experience; sensory stimulation; example are eyes only register light energy and ears only register wave energy
A ring of muscle tissue that forms the colored portion of the eye around the pupil and controls the size of the pupil opening.
- Illusion of movement created when two or more adjacent lights blink on and off in quick succession
- States that circumstances, experiences, expectations affect our thresholds
- Controversial claim that perception can occur apart from sensory input; telepathy, clairvoyance, and precognition
5 True/False questions
perceptual accommodation → in perception, the ability to adjust to an idea or mind set
Depth perception → Sensory information that is detected without our conscious knowledge
feature detectors → brain determines pitch by the place on the basilar membrane, works best for high pitch
David Hubel - Torsten Wiesel → discovered feature detector groups of neurons in the visual cortex that respond to different types of visual images
psychophysics → The study of relationships between the physical characteristics of stimuli, such as their intensity, and our psychological experience of them.