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Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception
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process of receiving, converting, and transmitting raw sensory information from the external and internal environments to the brain
process of selecting, organizing, and interpreting sensory information
sensory organs contain receptors that receive sensory information from the environment
decreased sensory response to continuous stimulation
form of electromagnetic energy that moves in waves
Colors of the rainbow
ROYGBIV; red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet
determines frequency (hue or color)
determines brightness or intensity
Myopia; the image is focused in front of the retina
Hyperopia; the image is focused behind the retina
Loudness is measured in ________?
Receptors for hearing are _____ located in the _______?
hair cells, cochlea
our sense of smell
Sense of smell processing is located in the _______?
Coded to wake up when we smell_______.
We perceive things better when there is a ________.
ability to perceive three dimensional space and accurately judge distance
Receptions for ______ are taste buds, located in the _____ on the surface of the tongue.
We are coded to spit out _____.
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