5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- optic nerve
- a Study of paranormal phenomena, including ESP and psychokinesis
- b A coiled, bony, fluid-filled tude in the inner ear through which sound waves trigger nerve impulses.
- c The central focal point in the retina, around which the eye's cones cluster.
- d the mental process of sorting, identifying, and arranging raw sensory data into meaningful patterns
- e bundle of axons from ganglion cells that carries messages from the eye to the brain
5 Multiple choice questions
- sense of smell
- Controversial claim that perception can occur apart from sensory input; telepathy, clairvoyance, and precognition
- Diminished sensitivity as a consequence of constant stimulation.
- discovered feature detector groups of neurons in the visual cortex that respond to different types of visual images
- Hearing loss caused by damage to the cochlea's receptor cells or to the auditory nerves; also called nerve deafness.
5 True/False questions
signal detection theory → States that circumstances, experiences, expectations affect our thresholds
Accommodation → decreasing responsiveness with repeated stimulation. As infants gain familiarity with repeated exposure to a visual stimulus, their interest wanes and they look away sooner
visual receptor cells; located in retina; works best in bright light; responsible for viewing color; greatest density in the fovea
feature detectors → nerve cells in the brain that respond to specific features of the stimulus, such as shape, angle, or movement.
pitch → small opening in the center of the iris