Multiple ChoiceQuestionsSensation is to ________ as perception is to ________.a. vision, olfactionb. conscious, unconsciousc. awareness, interpretationd. taste, visionVisual accommodation involves a change in which structure?a. lensb. corneac. retinad. foveaIf object A overlaps object B we perceive object A as being closer. Which depth cue are we using?a. relative sizeb. linear perspectivec. proximityd. interposition________ is the ability to sense the position and movement of our body parts.a. proprioactionb. proprioceptionc. propriolictiond. propriopredictionA researcher interested in the relationship between physical stimuli and our psychological experience would be studying:a. extra sensory perceptionb. proprioceptionc. auditory realismd. psychophysicsWhen a person enters a dark room their pupils ________ to allow more light to enter their eyes.a. constrictb. curvec. dilated. a or cWave ________ is to pitch as wave ________ is to loudness.a. length, frequencyb. peak, troughc. pressure, distinctivenessd. frequency, amplitudeIn depth perception, accommodation would be most useful for which activity?a. playing golfb. threading a needlec. driving a card. flying a kiteWhat is the visible part of the ear called?a. pinnab. funnelc. tibiad. cochleaThe optic nerve carries information to:a. the retina then the cortexb. the retina then the thalamusc. the thalamus then the cortexd. the cornea then the retinaWhere would you find tastebuds?a. on the tongueb. on the walls of the mouthc. at the back of the throatd. all of the aboveDamage to the ________ may cause sensorineural hearing loss.a. eardrumb. pinnac. stapesd. ciliaWhich are the 4 basic sensations our skin can detect?a. vibration, warmth, tingling, painb. pain, friction, cold, warmthc. pain, pressure, hot, coldd. itching, tickling, friction, achingWhich of the following is NOT one of the six senses?a. proprioceptionb. transductionc. olfactiond. tasteWhich of the following is a gestalt principle?a. intensityb. densityc. proximityd. frequencyWhen detecting colour, hue depends on wave ________ while brightness dependson ________a.
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height, lengthb. length, heightc. intensity, consistencyd. consistency, intensityWhat is the stimulus for vision?a. electromagnetic energyb. electrovisual energyc. electrostatic energyd. electroconvulsive energyPeople are more likely to notice a 50 cent increase in the price of a candy bar than they are to notice a 50 cent increase in the price of an iPad. This illustrates:a. the absolute thresholdb. Weber’s lawc. signal detectiond. opponent processesWhat is another term for difference threshold?a. absolute thresholdb. difference adaptationc. just noticeable differenced. sensory differentiationAccording to the text, how many different taste sensations are there?a. 2b. 4c. 6d. 8Movement of hair cells in the ________ triggers nerve impulses which are sent to the brain.a. pinnab. cochleac. malleusd. retinaWhich of the following is NOT part of the vestibular system?a. horizontal canalb. anterior canalc. sacculed. invicticuleDamage to your olfactory membrane would most likely impair your ability to:a. seeb. hearc. smelld. feel painWhich of the following is NOT a set of opponent colours according to opponent process theory?a. red/blueb. red/greenc. yellow/blued. white/blackYour ability to focus on a TV show while ignoring the noise of your partner nagging about supper illustrates:a. synesthesiab. selective attentionc. sensory attentiond. sensory adaptationThe fact that you may notice a disgusting smell when you first walk into a room but stop noticing it if you stay in the room for a while illustrates:a. synesthesiab. selective attentionc. sensory attentiond. sensory adaptation________ ________ theory argues that pain is determined by the operation of two types of nerve fibres in the spinal cord.a. opponent processb. Young Helmholtzc. gate controld. neural locationThe middle ear contains three little bones. They are:a. pinna, cochlea, ciliab. incus, anvil, stapesc. hammer, anvil, stirrupd. tympani, ossicle, pinnaSignal detection analysis examines our ability to:a. tell the difference between blue and greenb. detect signals of distress in a babyc. detect the latent meaning of a dreamd. separate true signals from background noiseWhat do we call the field of psychology that focuses on improving the development of technology by using psychological knowledge?a. human factorsb. signal detectionc. humanistic psychologyd. computer scienceAnswerscadbdcdbacddcbcbabccbdcabdccda
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