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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. bottom-up processing
  2. perception
  3. wavelength
  4. absolute threshold
  5. top-down processing
  1. a the process of interpreting info received from our environment
  2. b minimum stimulation needed to detect a particular stimulus 50% of the time
  3. c analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up to the brain's integration of sensory info
  4. d distance from the peak of one light or sound wave to the peak of the next
  5. e info processing guided by higher-level mental processes; construct perceptions and experience expectations

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. light-sensitive inner surface of the eye, containing the receptor rods and cones and layers of neurons that begin processing of visual info
  2. the process by which our sensory receptors receive info from our environment
  3. point at which optic nerve leaves the eye, creating a "blind" spot b/c no receptor cells are located there
  4. principle that, to be percieved as diff., 2 stimuli must differ by constant minimum percentage
  5. central focal pt. in retina, around which eye's cones cluster

5 True/False questions

  1. huedimension of color that is determined by the wavelength of light; for example, blue and green as colors

          

  2. subliminalbelow one's absolute threshold for conscious awareness

          

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

          

  4. psychophysicsthe process of interpreting info received from our environment

          

  5. feature detectorsminimum stimulation needed to detect a particular stimulus 50% of the time