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Psychology in Your Life Study Set 3

Psychology

Quiz 5 :

Sensation and Perception

Quiz 5 :

Sensation and Perception

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Prashanth is participating in a psychology experiment in which he is asked to gradually shrink the image of a square on his computer screen until he can just barely see that it is smaller than A second square on the screen.Prashanth is trying to create a
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The area where the optic nerve leaves the retina is referred to as the
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Taj wants to create a robot that has sensation but not perception.The robot should
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For which of the following pairs would it be easiest to detect a difference in weight?
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Jasmine wants to get Uchenna's attention in the library.She whispers to avoid disturbing other students.However,she speaks so softly that Uchenna cannot hear.Jasmine's voice is
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The ________ is a thin inner surface behind the eyeball and it contains sensory receptors.
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Anna is reading her psychology textbook.The light reflects off the words on the page and falls on the sensory receptors in her retina,which results in ________.Then her brain Interprets the stimuli as particular words,which is called ________.
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After transduction,the neural signals of vision,hearing,taste,and touch all pass through the
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Weber's law suggests that the size of a just-noticeable difference depends on the
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Which of the following explains that the greater the size of a chocolate bar,the more of it you will need to slice off before a customer notices that it is smaller?
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Which of the following generates action potentials that are sent to the brain by the optic nerve?
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When sensory receptors change physical stimuli into signals that the brain can understand, this is called
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Mary's brain cannot directly process sound waves to hear what her boyfriend is saying.Instead, her sensory receptors detect sound waves and change them into signals that her brain can interpret As words in a process called
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Jason is participating in a psychology experiment in which he is seated in a completely dark room. An initially undetected point of light is gradually made brighter.With each increase,he is asked If he can see the light.In this experiment,Jason's ________ is being measured.
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The minimum intensity of sensory stimulation required before a sensation is detected 50 percent of the time is called
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The sense organs' detection of external physical stimuli is called ________,whereas further processing,organizing,and interpreting of those stimuli in the brain is called ________.
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Kendra loves spicy curry,but her husband prefers a mild curry.Starting with a mild curry, Kendra increases the spiciness every time she cooks.One day her husband complains that the Curry is too spicy.After that,Kendra always makes the curry as spicy as the last time before Her husband complained.With this exercise,Kendra assessed her husband's
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The minimum amount of change required for a person to detect a difference between two stimuli is referred to as
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When Petra jumps into a cold lake,she feels as though she is freezing.After a few minutes, she no longer notices the cold and feels comfortable in the water.This change is best Explained by
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During transduction,most sensory information is transmitted first to the ________ before it is sent to the________,where it is interpreted as sight,sound,smell,touch,or taste.
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