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5 Matching questions

  1. blind spot
  2. rhodopsin
  3. visual acuity
  4. myopia
  5. absolute threshold
  1. a an area of the retina lacking visual receptors.
  2. b the sharpness of visual perception.
  3. c nearsightedness, long eyeball, can't focus on distant objects.
  4. d the minimum amount of physical energy necessary to produce a sensation... ex. tick of watch under quiet conditions, bee wing falling on cheek, drop of perfume in apartment, etc.
  5. e light-sensitive pigment in the rods.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. farsightedness caused by aging.
  2. perception of a stimulus below the threshold for conscious recognition.
  3. colored circular muscle that controls the amount of light entering the eye.
  4. deafness caused by damage to the hair cells or auditory nerve.
  5. receptor cells in the cochlea that transduce vibrations into nerve impulses.

5 True/False questions

  1. selective attentiona decrease in sensory response to an unchanging stimulus.


  2. top-down processingusing preexisting knowledge to rapidly organize features into a meaningful whole.


  3. divided attentionwhen you must divide your mental effort among tasks.


  4. parapsychologythe study of extranormal psychological events, such as extrasensory perception.


  5. hyperopiafarsightedness, eye is too short, nearby objects blurry, faraway objects clear.