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5 Matching questions

  1. cones
  2. farsightedness
  3. Young-Helmholtz trichromatic theory
  4. parallel processing
  5. sensorineural hearing loss
  1. a hearing loss caused by damage to the cochlea's receptor cells or to the auditory nerves
  2. b retinal receptors that function in daylight, and give rise to color sensation
  3. c the condition in which far away objects are seen more clearly than near objects
  4. d the theory that the retina contains three different color receptors (red, green, and blue) and that the combination of those can produce the perception of any color
  5. e the processing of several aspects of a problem at once

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system recieve and represent stimulus energies from our enviornment
  2. below one's absolute threshold for conscious awareness
  3. the minimum difference between thow stimuli required for detection 50 percent of the time.
  4. a coiled bony, fluid filled tube in the inner ear through which sound waves trigger nerve impulses
  5. the study of relationships between the physical characteristics of stimuli

5 True/False questions

  1. intensitythe amount of energy in a light or sound wave


  2. vestibular sensethe innermost part of the ear, containing the cochlea, semicircular canals, and vestibular sacs


  3. wavelengththe transparent structure behind the pupil that changes shape to help focus images on the retina


  4. accomodationthe sense of hearing


  5. nearsightednessa condition in which nearby objects are seen more clearly than distant objects