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PSY 101 Study Guide for Exam II This study guide is designed to help focus your attention on the important concepts of the material we have covered thus far, enabling you to maximize your study time. Remember that the exam items will come from the text, lecture, and video clips. The exam will begin at 8:00 am and will consist of 60 best answer, multiple- choice questions. No exam will be given if you are late and a completed exam has already been turned in. Chapter 5: Sensation - Terms and Definitions - What is the difference between bottom-up processing and top-down processing ? - How does transduction relate to our sense of vision? - What are the two main physical characteristics of light? - Know the major structures of the eye. - What is the difference between farsightedness and nearsightedness ? - What are the receptor cells in the retina? What is meant by the term blind spot ? -What is dark adaptation? -Know the visual pathway. - What did Hubel & Wiesel discover? - What is meant by parallel processing ? - Describe how the three-color (trichromatic) theory, opponent-process theory and color constancy theory helped with the understanding of color vision. - What is colorblindness? - What are pitch and frequency ? - What are the three main regions of the ear? What are the events that occur that trigger electrical impulses that are then sent to the brain? -What occurs in hearing loss? - Describe the cutaneous sense. - What is somatotopic organization ? If you touch something with your left hand which side of the somatosensory cortex will receive the sensory information? - What is the purpose of pain?
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