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5 Matching questions

  1. frequency theory
  2. priming
  3. subliminal
  4. sensation
  5. pupil
  1. a the adjustable opening in the center of the eye through which light enters
  2. b the activation, often unconsciously, of certain association,
  3. c the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system recieve and represent stimulus energies from our enviornment
  4. d below one's absolute threshold for conscious awareness
  5. e in hearing, the theory that the rate of nerve impulses traveling up the auditory nerve matches the frequency of a tone, thus enabling us to sense its pitch

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. perceiving familliar objects as having consistant color, even if changing illimination alter the wave lengths reflected by the object
  2. cinversion of one form of energy into another
  3. a theory predicting how and when we detect the presence of a faint stumulous
  4. a ring of muscle tissue that forms the colored portion of the eye around the pupil
  5. the condition in which far away objects are seen more clearly than near objects

5 True/False questions

  1. frequencythe light sensitive inner surface of the eye containing the receptor rods and cones plus layers of neurons that begin the process of visual information


  2. psychophysicsthe study of relationships between the physical characteristics of stimuli


  3. conesretinal receptors that function in daylight, and give rise to color sensation


  4. wavelengththe distance form the peak of one light or sound wave to the peak of the next


  5. cochlear implanta device for converting sounds into electrical signals and stimulating the auditory nerve through electrodes threaded into the cochlea