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5 Matching questions

  1. Herman von Helmholtz
  2. optic nerve
  3. middle ear
  4. inner ear
  5. retinal disparity
  1. a The innermost part of the ear, containing the cochlea, semicircular canals, and vestibular sacs.
  2. b binocular distance cue; based on the overlay of two retinal fields when both eyes focus on one object
  3. 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.
  4. d bundle of axons from ganglion cells that carries messages from the eye to the brain
  5. 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

  1. the raw data of experience; sensory stimulation; example are eyes only register light energy and ears only register wave energy

  2. A ring of muscle tissue that forms the colored portion of the eye around the pupil and controls the size of the pupil opening.
  3. Illusion of movement created when two or more adjacent lights blink on and off in quick succession
  4. States that circumstances, experiences, expectations affect our thresholds
  5. Controversial claim that perception can occur apart from sensory input; telepathy, clairvoyance, and precognition

5 True/False questions

  1. perceptual accommodationin perception, the ability to adjust to an idea or mind set


  2. Depth perceptionSensory information that is detected without our conscious knowledge


  3. feature detectorsbrain determines pitch by the place on the basilar membrane, works best for high pitch


  4. David Hubel - Torsten Wieseldiscovered feature detector groups of neurons in the visual cortex that respond to different types of visual images


  5. psychophysicsThe study of relationships between the physical characteristics of stimuli, such as their intensity, and our psychological experience of them.


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