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Chapter 4 Review
Distinguishing between two shades of red is an example of a.absolute threshold b. difference threshold. c. sensory adaptation d. afterimage.
Answer B. difference threshold
Light enters the eye through which of the following? a.pupil b. lens c. cornea d. retina
What part of the eye enables people to perceive color? a. pupil b. cornea c. lens d. cones
Answer d. cones
The frequency of sound waves determines which of the following? a. loudness b. sensorineural deafness c. conductive deafness d. pitch
Answer d. pitch
The loudness of a sound is determined by which of the following? a.frequency of the sound waves b. olfactory nerve c. amplitude of the sound waves d. pitch of the sound
Answer c. amplitude of the sound waves
Which of the following is not part of the skin senses? a.pressure b.temperature c. smell d. pain
Answer c. smell
The stimulation of sensory receptors and the transmission of sensory information to the central nervous system a. perception b. sensorineural c. sensation d. blind spot
Answer c. sensation
The psychological process through which we interpret sensory stimulation
The sharpness of vision a. visual acuity b. sensorineural c. perception d. blind spot
Answer a. visual acuity
The type of deafness in which sounds of certain frequencies are not heard a. sensorineural b. perception c. conductive d. closure
The tendency to perceive a complete or whole figure A. blind spot b. conductive c. closure d. figure ground
Answer c. closure
Perceptual preference for seeing smooth, continuous patterns a. continuity b. photoreceptor c.absolute threshold d.kinesthesis
Answer a. continuity
The way we perceive objects is determined by a.our emotional state. b.our expectations and attitudes about what we see. c.learning and past experiences. d.all of the above.
Answer d.all of the above.
Rubbing a sore area may lessen the pain because a.this numbs the skin's sensory neurons. b.it causes more prostaglandins to flood the brain. c.the nervous system can only handle a certain amount of information at one time. d.of all of the above.
Answer c.the nervous system can only handle a certain amount of information at one time.
The sense of taste can be disrupted by a.loss of the sense of smell. b.damage to the taste buds' receptor neurons. c.damage to hearing or sight. d.all of the above.