Psychology in Action Study Set 1

Psychology

Quiz 4 :

Sensation and Perception

Quiz 4 :

Sensation and Perception

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Information processing that begins with your thoughts, expectations, and knowledge and ends at the sensory level is called _____.
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When you are able to read words that have the letters mixed up just because you are expecting certain words to appear, you are engaged in ________ processing.
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_______ is/are the mind's window to the outside world.
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Coding converts sensory input into a specific sensation and is dependent upon the _____.
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Sensory receptors are cells that are specialized _____.
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When you look up at the sky and simply notice the clouds, you are engaging in the process of _____; when you try to organize the clouds into recognizable shapes or objects, you are engaging in the process of _____.
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The process of selecting, organizing, and interpreting sensory data into meaningful objects and events is called _____.
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Sensory detection happens when our_______ detect and process sensory information from the environment.
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Information processing that begins with smaller sensory features and finishes with completed perceptions is called _____ processing.
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When you listen to music, the sound waves are converted into neural impulses for your brain to process.This is called _____.
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Sensation is the process of _____ raw sensory data from the internal and external world and transmitting it to the brain.
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Tiny cells on your retina are detecting the contours of the letters on this page and sending that information to your brain.These are your _____ for vision.
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Bottom-up processing is _____ driven, whereas top-down processing is ______ driven.
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Bottom-up processing starts its work with ____, whereas top-down processing begins its functions with _________.
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Converting physical stimuli into distinct sensations is the process known as _________.
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Brittany received a package in the mail that contained wood pieces she thought must be the new cabinet she ordered, but there were no directions.In order to assemble this cabinet, Brittany must use ________.
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Transduction is the process of converting _____.
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The three key functions of sensation are, respectively, _____.
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Your visual receptors have begun to detect, convert, and transmit the contours of the letters on this exam to your brain.You are therefore engaged in the process of _____.
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Avita believes that people who share an astrological sign are compatible.When she met Gary, whose sign was compatible with hers, she immediately saw him as "perfect" for her.This is an example of _____ processing.
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