5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- sensory coding
- trichromatic theory
- bottom-up processing
- gate control theory
- a proposes that pain messages pass through neural "gates" in the spinal cord.
- b changing important features of the world into messages understood by the brain.
- c analyzing information starting with the small sensory units and building upward to a complete perception.
- d says that there are 3 types of cones, each sensitive to either red, yellow, or blue...any other color is a combination of these 3.
- e the mental process of organizing sensations into meaningful patterns.
5 Multiple choice questions
- an area of the retina lacking visual receptors.
- light-sensitive pigment in the rods.
- when eye has more than one focal point, parts of vision are blurry.
- the senses of balance, position in space, and acceleration.
- changes in perception that can be attributed to prior experience.
5 True/False questions
taste bud → the receptor organ for taste.
opponent-process theory → says that higher and lower tones excite specific areas of the cochlea.
context → information surrounding a stimulus.
accommodation → changes in the shape of the lens of the eye.
Weber's Law → an area at the center of the retina containing only cones.