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The importance of central nervous system activity for the experience of pain is best highlighted by
phantom limb sensations
As people grow older, they are most likely to need glasses because
the lens loses its ability to change shape readily
Pablo thinks 75 watt bubs give more light then 60 watt bulbs. His wie thinks they are equally bright. Pablo has a _____ thresholdthan his wife.
The impact of boredom and fatigue on people's absolute thresholds is highlighted by
signal detection theory
If a visual image is 1st presented subliminally , the chance of a person later recognizing the same briefly presented image is improved. This best illustrates that information can be
processed outside of concious awareness
Visible lights have ____ wavelengths than radio waves and ____ wavelengths than x rays
Visual information is processed by ganglion cells ____ it is processed by rods and cones and ____ it is processed by bipolar cells
Digital hearing aids produce ____ sound by restricting the range of sound _____
Infant rats deprived of their mother's grooming touch produce ____ growth hormones and have a ___ metabolic rate
The absolute threshold for taste sensations is relatively ____ among people who smoke and relatively ___ among people who abuse alchohol
Damage to a region of the temporal lobe essential to recognizing faces results in a condition known as
The phenomenon of blindsight best illustrates that visual information can be processed without
Herman von Helmholtz developed both a _____ theory of color discrimination and a _____ theory of pitch discrimination
Elderly people typically have an especially ____ absolute threshold for _____ pitched sounds
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