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5 Matching questions

  1. subliminal
  2. cones
  3. rods
  4. hue
  5. absolute threshold
  1. a retinal receptor cells near the center of the retina and function in daylight; detect fine detail and give rise to color sensations
  2. b below one's absolute threshold for conscious awareness
  3. c retinal recpetors that detect black, white and gray; necessary for peripheral and twilight vision when cones don't respond
  4. d minimum stimulation needed to detect a particular stimulus 50% of the time
  5. e dimension of color that is determined by the wavelength of light; for example, blue and green as colors

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. study of relationships b/w physical characteristics of stimuli and our psychological experience of them
  2. principle that, to be percieved as diff., 2 stimuli must differ by constant minimum percentage
  3. nerve cells in the brain that respond to specific features of stimulus, such as shape, angle or movement
  4. light-sensitive inner surface of the eye, containing the receptor rods and cones and layers of neurons that begin processing of visual info
  5. info processing guided by higher-level mental processes; construct perceptions and experience expectations

5 True/False questions

  1. opponent-process theoryinfo processing guided by higher-level mental processes; construct perceptions and experience expectations

          

  2. accomodationthe process by which our sensory receptors receive info from our environment

          

  3. wavelengthcentral focal pt. in retina, around which eye's cones cluster

          

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

          

  5. parallel processingprocessing of aspects of a problem simultaneously; brain's natural mode of info processing for many functions including vision

          

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