5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Muller-Lyer Illusion
- figure-ground organization
- sensory coding
- Weber's Law
- a light-sensitive pigment in the rods.
- b part of stimulus appears to stand out as an object (figure) against a less prominent background (ground).
- c changing important features of the world into messages understood by the brain.
- d two equal-length lines tipped with inward or outward pointing V's appear to be of different lengths.
- e the amount of change needed to produce a JND is a constant proportion of the original stimulus intensity.
5 Multiple choice questions
- when you must divide your mental effort among tasks.
- voluntarily focusing on a specific sensory input.
- the opening at the front of the eye through which light passes.
- changes in perception that can be attributed to prior experience.
- perceptual features that impart information about distance and 3D spaces...two types: monocular/binocular.
5 True/False questions
iris → colored circular muscle that controls the amount of light entering the eye.
stereoscopic vision → perception of space and depth caused chiefly by the fact that the eyes receive different images...causes 3D sight.
myopia → nearsightedness, long eyeball, can't focus on distant objects.
trichromatic theory → says that higher and lower tones excite specific areas of the cochlea.
absolute threshold → the change in stimulus intensity that is detectable to an observer.