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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. top-down processing
  2. audition
  3. sensation
  4. blind spot
  5. frequency theory
  1. a information processing guided by higher-level mental processes
  2. b the sense of hearing
  3. c 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
  4. d the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system recieve and represent stimulus energies from our enviornment
  5. e the point at which the optic nerve leaves the eye

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the distance form the peak of one light or sound wave to the peak of the next
  2. cinversion of one form of energy into another
  3. the theory that the spinal cord contains a neurological gate that blocks pain signals or allow them to pass on to the brain
  4. the amount of energy in a light or sound wave
  5. a tone's experienced hightness or lowness

5 True/False questions

  1. nearsightednessthe condition in which far away objects are seen more clearly than near objects

          

  2. feature detectorsnerve cells in the brain that respond to specific features of the stimulus

          

  3. acuitya tone's experienced hightness or lowness

          

  4. vestibular sensethe sense of body movement and position, including the sense of balance

          

  5. cochleaa coiled bony, fluid filled tube in the inner ear through which sound waves trigger nerve impulses

          

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