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5 Matching questions

  1. pupil
  2. selective attention
  3. fovea
  4. opponent process theory
  5. Extrasensory perception (ESP)
  1. a Controversial claim that perception can occur apart from sensory input; telepathy, clairvoyance, and precognition
  2. b small opening in the center of the iris
  3. c The focusing of conscious awareness on a particular stimulus, like the cocktail effect (notice your name in a crowd)
  4. d The central focal point in the retina, around which the eye's cones cluster.
  5. e The theory that opposing retinal processes (red-green Christmas, yellow-blue Michigan, white-black) enable color vision.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Conversion of one form of energy into another. In sensation, the transforming of stimulus energies into neural impulses.
  2. auditory experience corresponding to the frequency of sound vibrations, resulting in a higher or lower tone
  3. sense of smell
  4. Hearing loss caused by damage to the mechanical system that conducts sound waves to the cochlea.
  5. The innermost part of the ear, containing the cochlea, semicircular canals, and vestibular sacs.

5 True/False questions

  1. middle earThe chamber between the eardrum and cochlea containing three tiny bones (Hammer, Anvil, and Stirrup) that concentrate the vibrations (conduction) of the eardrum on the cochlea's oval window.


  2. cochlear implantsnail-shaped structure in the inner ear; contains fluid that vibrate; attach the oval window and basilar membrane


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


  4. monocular cuesdepth cues, such as interposition and linear perspective, available to either eye alone.


  5. Herman von Helmholtzsense of smell