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the doctrine of specific nerve energies
The one-to-one relationship between the specific nerve stimulated and the resulting type of sensory experience
The intensity at which the presence of a stimulus can be detected 50% of the time is called the__________.
According to McBurney and Collings, the average threshold for human hearing is the tick of a watch from ___ feet in very quiet conditions
According to McBurney and Collings, the average threshold for human taste is approximately 1 gram of table salt in ___ liters of water.
According to McBurney and Collings, the average threshold for human vision is a candle flame seen from __ miles on a dark, clear night
According to McBurney and Collings, the average threshold for human smell is one drop of perfume diffused through a _ bedroom apartment.
The point at which a person can detect a stimulus 50% of the time it is presented is called the _________ threshold.
The smallest change in stimulation that can be detected 50% of the time is called the ________ threshold.
The difference threshold is defined as the stimulus level at which a change in a sensory signal is detected ___ percent of the time.
The inner lining on the back of the eyeball containing receptor cells which are sensitive to light
The depressed spot in the retina which occupies the center of the visual field in which images are focused most sharply
What structure in the retina is primarily responsible for night vision as opposed to day vision?
The different energies represented in the electromagnetic spectrum are called ___________.
Neurons in the eye that have only one axon and one dendrite and connect neurons from the retina to the ganglion cells are ______________ ______.
The process in which receptor sensitivity changes as a result of continued exposure to a stimulus
Jaimie walks from a bright room into a dark room. It will take about __ minutes for her rods and cones to fully adjust to the dark.
One of the major reasons for more traffic accidents at night is difficulties in ______ adaptation.
The process by which rods and cones become more sensitive to light in response to lowered levels of illumination is called _______ adaptation.
The process by which rods and cones become less sensitive to light is called ________ adaptation.
Jaimie leaves a darkened movie theater and walks out into a bright light. Normally, it will take about ___ minute(s) for her rods and cones to adjust to the outside light.
In the eye, sets of neurons called ______________ link receptor cells to one another and bipolar cells to one another.
The place in the retina where the axons of all the ganglion cells come together to leave the eye is called the __________ ______.
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