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  1. Perceptual Set
  2. Addiction
  3. Sensory Transduction
  4. Narcolepsy
  5. Cocktail Party Effect
  1. a the ability (or the difficulty) of focusing one's attention on a single auditory source in a jumble of noises
  2. b a self-destructive pattern of drug abuse characterized by an overwhelming and compulsive desire to obtain and use the drug
  3. c a condition characterized by suddenly falling asleep or feeling very sleepy during the day
  4. d a mental predisposition to perceive one thing and not another
  5. e the conversion of stimulus energy into an electrical signal on a primary sensory receptor neuron

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. means by which the brain accounts for the differences that the subject may witness
  2. the apparent movement of stationary objects relative to one another that occurs when the observer changes position
  3. the air-filled central cavity of the ear, behind the eardrum
  4. refers to hidden meaning represented symbolically in a dream
  5. the transparent layer forming the front of the eye

5 True/False questions

  1. Texture Density Gradientmeans that the farther removed an object is the less detail we can identify


  2. Hallucinogensdrugs that often produce hallucinations


  3. Frequency Theorythe rate at which something occurs


  4. Subliminal Messagesthe study of people's tendencies to make correct judgements, misses and false alarms in detecting the presence of stimuli


  5. Sensory Adaptionneural adaptation or sensory adaption is a change over time in the responsiveness of the sensory system to a constant stimulus it is usually experienced as a change in the stimulus