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5 Matching questions

  1. perception
  2. sensory coding
  3. trichromatic theory
  4. bottom-up processing
  5. gate control theory
  1. a proposes that pain messages pass through neural "gates" in the spinal cord.
  2. b changing important features of the world into messages understood by the brain.
  3. c analyzing information starting with the small sensory units and building upward to a complete perception.
  4. 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.
  5. e the mental process of organizing sensations into meaningful patterns.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an area of the retina lacking visual receptors.
  2. light-sensitive pigment in the rods.
  3. when eye has more than one focal point, parts of vision are blurry.
  4. the senses of balance, position in space, and acceleration.
  5. changes in perception that can be attributed to prior experience.

5 True/False questions

  1. taste budthe receptor organ for taste.


  2. opponent-process theorysays that higher and lower tones excite specific areas of the cochlea.


  3. contextinformation surrounding a stimulus.


  4. accommodationchanges in the shape of the lens of the eye.


  5. Weber's Lawan area at the center of the retina containing only cones.