Terms in this set (32)
Visible light is...
broken up into main colors based on wavelength and frequency
- Visual receptor cells located in the retina that can only detect black and white and gray
-Photo receptors that allow us to see in low light
- Visual receptors cells that can detect sharp details and colors
- Photo receptors that allows us to see in color
Cones are sensitive to red, green, blue light
Due to an absence/malfunction of the cones
-Common in males
- Occurs when you stare at a color for a long time and the color is removed (will see a complement)
- Visual sensation that occurs after the original stimulus
Part of the eye
The sense of hearing is also called...
determines the loudness
3 parts of the ear
Outer, Middle, and Inner
- There's a membranes that cover by hair
- Snailed shaped structure that transmits sounds impulses to the brain
Taste and smell are...
Odors are detected by...
receptor neuron high in each nostril Olfactory nerve
Transmit odors to limbic system of the brain
Five basic taste qualities
5. Umani (Savory Meat Flavor)
Flavors depend on...
Odor, texture, temperature, and taste
Touch is a combination of...
pressure, temperature, and pain (which is all in the brain)
- Tells you if you are physically upright without eyesight - give us balance and is located in your ears
- Sense that tells is about the position and motion of their body and parts
The psychological process by which we interpret sensory information
The stimulation of sensory receptors, and transmission of sensory information to the central nervous system
Parts of the ear
The bottom-up by which our sense (Vision, hearing, and smell) receive and relay outside stimuli
The minimum stimulation needed to register a particular stimulus 50% of the time
The minimum amount of difference that can be between stimuli
A model for predicting how and when a person will detect weak stimuli partly based on context
The process by which we became more sensitive to weak stimuli and less sensitive to uncharged stimuli
Focusing conscious awareness on a particular stimulus to the exclusion of others
Something that can elicit or evoke a physiological response in a cell, a tissue, or an organism.