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  1. retina
  2. cones
  3. optic nerve
  4. Weber's law
  5. psychophysics
  1. a light-sensitive inner surface of the eye, containing the receptor rods and cones and layers of neurons that begin processing of visual info
  2. b nerve that carries neural impulses from eye to brain
  3. c retinal receptor cells near the center of the retina and function in daylight; detect fine detail and give rise to color sensations
  4. d study of relationships b/w physical characteristics of stimuli and our psychological experience of them
  5. e principle that, to be percieved as diff., 2 stimuli must differ by constant minimum percentage

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. processing of aspects of a problem simultaneously; brain's natural mode of info processing for many functions including vision
  2. distance from the peak of one light or sound wave to the peak of the next
  3. diminished sesnitivty as a consequence of constant stimulation
  4. theory that opposing retinal processes enable color vision
  5. nerve cells in the brain that respond to specific features of stimulus, such as shape, angle or movement

5 True/False questions

  1. subliminalbelow one's absolute threshold for conscious awareness


  2. intensityamount of energy in a light or sound wave, which we perceive as brightness or loudness determined by a wave's amplitude


  3. bottom-up processinganalysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up to the brain's integration of sensory info


  4. huecentral focal pt. in retina, around which eye's cones cluster


  5. sensationthe process of interpreting info received from our environment