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5 Matching questions

  1. Phi phenomenon
  2. perception
  3. pitch
  4. transduction
  5. sensory adaptation
  1. a auditory experience corresponding to the frequency of sound vibrations, resulting in a higher or lower tone
  2. b the mental process of sorting, identifying, and arranging raw sensory data into meaningful patterns
  3. c Diminished sensitivity as a consequence of constant stimulation.
  4. d Conversion of one form of energy into another. In sensation, the transforming of stimulus energies into neural impulses.
  5. e Illusion of movement created when two or more adjacent lights blink on and off in quick succession

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. brain determines pitch by the place on the basilar membrane, works best for high pitch
  2. The principle that one sense may influence another, as when the smell of food influences its taste.

  3. visual receptor cells; located in retina; works best in bright light; responsible for viewing color; greatest density in the fovea
  4. 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
  5. The study of relationships between the physical characteristics of stimuli, such as their intensity, and our psychological experience of them.

5 True/False questions

  1. olfaction sensebundle of axons from ganglion cells that carries messages from the eye to the brain

          

  2. audtitionThe sense of hearing.

          

  3. Place theoryIn hearing, the theory that links the pitch we hear with the place where the cochlea's membrane is stimulated.

          

  4. perceptual consistancyIn vision, the ability to adjust to an artificially displaced or even inverted visual field

          

  5. primingauditory experience corresponding to the frequency of sound vibrations, resulting in a higher or lower tone