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Practice%20Items%20midterm%20II - Midterm II: Introduction...

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Midterm II: Introduction to Psychology: Practice Items 1. Bottom-up processing involves analysis that begins with the: A) optic nerve. B) sensory receptors. C) cerebral cortex. D) feature detectors. Ans: B Goal: Objective 1 Level: Easy Page: 197 Section: Sensation Topic: Sensation Type: Factual/Definitional 2. The local fire department sounds the 12 o'clock whistle. The process by which your ears convert the sound waves from the siren into neural impulses is an example of: A) accommodation. B) parallel processing. C) transduction. D) sensory interaction. Ans: C Goal: Objective 4 Level: Medium Page: 204 Section: Vision Topic: Sensation Type: Conceptual/Application 3. The amount of light entering the eye is regulated by the: A) iris. B) retina. C) optic nerve. D) feature detectors. Ans: A Goal: Objective 5 Level: Easy
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Page: 205 Section: The eye Topic: Sensation Type: Factual/Definitional 4. When looking at the hands of a clock showing 8 o'clock, certain brain cells in the visual cortex are more responsive than when the hands show 10 o'clock. This is most indicative of: A) sensory interaction. B) feature detection. C) perceptual adaptation. D) accommodation. Ans: B Goal: Objective 7 Level: Medium Page: 209 Section: Feature detection Topic: Sensation Type: Conceptual/Application 5. Cocking your head would be most useful for detecting the ______ of a sound. A) pitch B) loudness C) location D) amplitude Ans: C Goal: Objective 14 Level: Medium Page: 219 Section: How do we locate sounds? Topic: Sensation Type: Conceptual 6. As a rock musician who has experienced prolonged exposure to highamplitude music, Rodney is beginning to lose his hearing. It is most likely that this hearing loss involves problems in the:
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A) auditory canal. B) eardrum. C) tiny bones of the middle ear. D) cochlea. Ans: D Goal: Objective 15 Level: Difficult Page: 220 Section: Hearing loss and Deaf culture Topic: Sensation Type: Conceptual/Application 7. According to the gate-control theory, a back massage would most likely reduce your physical aches and pains by causing the: A) release of pain-killing endorphins in your brain. B) activation of specific neural fibers in your spinal cord. C) arousal of your autonomic nervous system and the release of adrenaline into your bloodstream. D)
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2009 for the course PSYC 1 taught by Professor Stuartantsis during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.

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Practice%20Items%20midterm%20II - Midterm II: Introduction...

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