5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Phi phenomenon
- sensory adaptation
- a auditory experience corresponding to the frequency of sound vibrations, resulting in a higher or lower tone
- b the mental process of sorting, identifying, and arranging raw sensory data into meaningful patterns
- c Diminished sensitivity as a consequence of constant stimulation.
- d Conversion of one form of energy into another. In sensation, the transforming of stimulus energies into neural impulses.
- e Illusion of movement created when two or more adjacent lights blink on and off in quick succession
5 Multiple choice questions
- brain determines pitch by the place on the basilar membrane, works best for high pitch
- The principle that one sense may influence another, as when the smell of food influences its taste.
visual receptor cells; located in retina; works best in bright light; responsible for viewing color; greatest density in the fovea
- the color part of the eye; made of muscle that contracts/relaxes to control the size of the people allowing light to enter the eye
- The study of relationships between the physical characteristics of stimuli, such as their intensity, and our psychological experience of them.
5 True/False questions
olfaction sense → bundle of axons from ganglion cells that carries messages from the eye to the brain
audtition → The sense of hearing.
Place theory → In hearing, the theory that links the pitch we hear with the place where the cochlea's membrane is stimulated.
perceptual consistancy → In vision, the ability to adjust to an artificially displaced or even inverted visual field
priming → auditory experience corresponding to the frequency of sound vibrations, resulting in a higher or lower tone