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Test 3 study terms - Sensory and perceptual experience Ch...

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Sensory and perceptual experience Ch 6.1 – 6.4 Ch 7.1, 7.2, 7.6 Sensitivity – The ability to detect the presence of dimly lit objects Acuity – The ability to see the details of objects Ciliary Muscles – Their contraction reduces tension of ligaments holding lense when looking at something close. Accommodation – the process of adjusting the configuration of the lenses to bring images into focus on the retina. Binocular disparity – the difference in the position of the same image on the two retinas Retina – 5 Layers – Receptors, horizontal cells, bipolar cells, amacrine cells, and retinal ganglion cells. Lateral communication – Communication across the major channels of sensory input. Blind Spot Fovea – an indentation, .33 cm in diameter, at the center of the retina. It is the area of the retina that is specialized for high acuity vision. Completion Surface interpolarization The process of perceiving Sensation detection of physical stimuli and the analysis of elementary stimulus properties
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course NEUROSCI 1306 taught by Professor Granados,keele,weaver,patton during the Spring '08 term at Baylor.

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