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Psychology Test: Chapter 4

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The process of detecting, converting,and transmitting raw sensory information from the external and internal environment of the brain is....
Sensation
The minimum amount of a stimulus that an observer can reliably detect is..
Absolute Threshold
_____ pertains to stimuli presented below conscious awareness.
Subliminal
What theory suggests that pain sensations are processed and altered by mechanisms within the spinal cord?
Gate-control
The frequency of sound wave is sense as the ______ of sound.
Amplitude
What are the chemical senses?
Smell and Taste
What is the opponent-process theory?
theory of color vision states that there are three systems of color opposites (blue-yellow, red-green, and black-white)
What is the sense of taste?
Gustation
Light travels through the cornea on the _____lens, and retina.
Pupil