5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- apparent-distance hypothesis
- visual acuity
- gate control theory
- trichromatic theory
- a 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.
- b the sharpness of visual perception.
- c light-sensitive pigment in the rods.
- d proposes that pain messages pass through neural "gates" in the spinal cord.
- e tries to explain moon illusion in saying that the horizon seems more distant than the night sky.
5 Multiple choice questions
- an area at the center of the retina containing only cones.
- changes in the shape of the lens of the eye.
- the senses of body movement and positioning.
- loss or impairment of the sense of smell.
- the change in stimulus intensity that is detectable to an observer.
5 True/False questions
gustation → taste.
perceptual learning → changes in perception that can be attributed to prior experience.
sensory coding → a decrease in sensory response to an unchanging stimulus.
Young-Hemholtz Theory → proposes that pain messages pass through neural "gates" in the spinal cord.
nerve deafness → poor transfer of sounds from the eardrum to the inner ear.