According to the Young-Helmholtz trichromatic theory, the retina has three types of color receptors. Each of these types is sensitive to one of three colors: _____, green, or blue.
Interposition occurs when one object partially blocks our view of another; we perceive it as _____.
Immanuel Kant and John Locke would have been most likely to disagree about the extent to which perception is influenced by:
Multiple _____ send combined messages to a bipolar cell, whereas a single _____ may link directly to a single bipolar cell.
According to the Young-Helmholtz _____ theory, the retina has three types of color receptors. Each of these types is sensitive to one of three colors: red, green, or blue.
This is an illusion of movement created when two or more adjacent lights blink on and off in quick succession.
the phi phenomenon
Stefan has volunteered to participate in an experiment studying vision. He has agreed to wear a pair of glasses that invert his vision. Due to _____, after about a week, he is able to perform his usual tasks, like riding a bike or reading a book.
Wavelength refers to the distance from the _____ of one light or sound wave to the peak of the next.
_____ occurs when one object partially blocks our view of another; we perceive it as closer.
the controversial claim that perception can occur apart from sensory input.
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in vision, is the ability to adjust to an artificially displaced or even inverted visual field
The ability to accurately perceive distances most clearly underlies our capacity for:
In terms of _____, perceptual adaptation is the ability to adjust to an artificially displaced or inverted visual field.
What theory is most useful for explaining the characteristics of afterimages?
According to the Gestalt psychologists, we tend to fill in the gaps to create a complete, whole object. This is called the principle of _____.
Researchers used goggles to restrict kittens' vision for several months. Once the goggles were removed, the kittens:
could distinguish only color and brightness.
The Moon illusion refers to our tendency to perceive the Moon as unusually _____ when it is near the horizon.
In a brain surgery that went wrong, Matthew lost a portion of his _____ cortex and has blindness in part of his field of vision. This condition is known as blindsight.
At Cornell University, Gibson and Walk placed infants on the edge of a safe canyon to determine whether crawling infants and newborn animals can perceive _____. This famous experiment is known as the visual cliff.
In terms of our sensory experience of light, wavelength is to _____, as wave intensity is to brightness.
Researchers used goggles to restrict kittens' vision for several months. Once the goggles were removed, the kittens could distinguish only color and _____.
If the eye takes in an inverted image of the world, how do we see the world correctly?
The brain reassembles the image.
According to the Gestalt psychologists, we perceive smooth, unbroken patterns rather than broken ones. This is called the principle of:
Psychologist George _____ conducted a famous experiment on perceptual adaptation in which he wore a pair of glasses that inverted his vision for 8 days.
Visual information is processed by ganglion cells after it is processed by rods and cones and _____ it is processed by bipolar cells.
The phenomenon of _____ best illustrates that visual information can be processed without conscious awareness.
The lens is the transparent structure behind the _____ that changes shape to help focus images on the retina.
Multiple _____ send combined messages to a bipolar cell, whereas a single cone may link directly to a single bipolar cell.
Visual information is processed by ganglion cells _____ it is processed by rods and cones and AFTER it is processed by bipolar cells.
_____ is the result of the transformation of vibrating air into nerve impulses that are interpreted by the brain.
This coiled, bony, fluid-filled tube in the ear through which sound waves trigger nerve impulses is called the:
Conduction hearing loss occurs when the eardrum is punctured or if the tiny bones in the middle ear lose their ability to _____.
Hermann von Helmholtz said that we hear different pitches because different sound waves trigger activity at different places along the cochlea's _____ membrane. His theory is called place theory.
We feel sounds as vibrations that are conducted through our bones. It follows that _____ is a special form of touch sensation.
The strength of a sound wave (i.e., the amplitude of the wave) determines what aspect of hearing?
As John was leaving the rock concert, he was unable to hear his friend talking next to him in the normal conversational tone of _____ decibels because the music was well over 130 decibels.
Several days ago, Ravi fell and hurt his ankle. Although it bothered him a little, he continued to walk on it. When he finally went to the doctor for x-rays, he found out he had a broken bone. It is likely that Ravi carries a gene that boosts the availability of:
Infant rats deprived of their mothers' grooming touch produce _____ growth hormone and have a lower metabolic rate.
The practice of _____ is based on the theory that one way to block pain messages is to create competing stimulation. This in turn is based on the gate-control theory of pain.
Lucy is convinced she smells rotten eggs, but no one in the house can smell the odor. Lucy's sensation is known as _____ smells.
Melzak and Wall theorized that the spinal cord contains a neurological gate that either blocks _____ signals or allows them to pass on to the brain.
In January of 2000, psychologist Richard Wiseman created a "mind machine" that would allow people to attempt psychic ability by allowing them to predict a coin toss. When the experiment concluded, what was the overall accuracy of the general public?
nearly half correct
Lucy is convinced she smells rotten eggs, but no one in the house can smell the odor. Lucy's sensation is known as:
The claim that perception can occur apart from sensory input is known as _____ perception.apart from sensory input is known as _____ perception.
Infant rats deprived of their mothers' grooming touch produce less growth hormone and have a lower _____ rate.