Page 1 1.The minimum amount of energy in a sensory stimulus detected 50% of the time is called the: A) difference threshold. B) absolute threshold. C) false alarm rate. D) miss rate.
2.If a person is using a very strict criterion for a signal-detection task, the false-alarm rate will be _____, and the miss rate will be _____.
3.According to Weber's law, if the constant is 1/50, then the difference threshold for a standard stimulus of 100 units would be:
4.Although Henry's watchband was bothering him when he first put it on, a short while later, he did not even notice he was wearing it. This illustrates:
5.Red wavelengths of light are _____, and violet wavelengths of light are _____. A) long; long B) long; short C) short; long D) short; short