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Unit 4 Psychology Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. pupil
  2. bottom-up processing
  3. Visual cliff
  4. top-down processing
  5. priming
  1. a small opening in the center of the iris
  2. b Constructing perceptions based on our experiences and expectations
  3. c the activation, often unconsciously, of certain associations, thus predisposing one's perception, memory, or response.
  4. d Starts with basic sensory information; transduction
  5. e Laboratory device for testing depth perception in infants and young animals

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. States that circumstances, experiences, expectations affect our thresholds
  2. depth cues, such as interposition and linear perspective, available to either eye alone.
  3. Hearing loss caused by damage to the mechanical system that conducts sound waves to the cochlea.
  4. brain determines pitch by the place on the basilar membrane, works best for high pitch

  5. color, or aspects of colors

5 True/False Questions

  1. transductionConversion of one form of energy into another. In sensation, the transforming of stimulus energies into neural impulses.

          

  2. binocular cuesdepth cues, such as interposition and linear perspective, available to either eye alone.

          

  3. sensorineural hearing lossHearing loss caused by damage to the cochlea's receptor cells or to the auditory nerves; also called nerve deafness.

          

  4. cochlear implantA membrane inside the cochlea which vibrates in response to sound and whose vibrations lead to activity in the auditory pathways.

          

  5. Gate-control theorybrain determines pitch by the place on the basilar membrane, works best for high pitch

          

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