5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- blind spot
- visual acuity
- absolute threshold
- a an area of the retina lacking visual receptors.
- b the sharpness of visual perception.
- c nearsightedness, long eyeball, can't focus on distant objects.
- 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.
- e light-sensitive pigment in the rods.
5 Multiple choice questions
- farsightedness caused by aging.
- perception of a stimulus below the threshold for conscious recognition.
- colored circular muscle that controls the amount of light entering the eye.
- deafness caused by damage to the hair cells or auditory nerve.
- receptor cells in the cochlea that transduce vibrations into nerve impulses.
5 True/False questions
selective attention → a decrease in sensory response to an unchanging stimulus.
top-down processing → using preexisting knowledge to rapidly organize features into a meaningful whole.
divided attention → when you must divide your mental effort among tasks.
parapsychology → the study of extranormal psychological events, such as extrasensory perception.
hyperopia → farsightedness, eye is too short, nearby objects blurry, faraway objects clear.