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Unformatted text preview: Sensation and Perception (Modules 12 -17) 1. Define the following terms: a. Sensation b. Perception c. Bottom-up processing d. Top-down processing e. Absolute threshold f. Signal detection theory g. Difference threshold h. Weber's law i. Sensory adaptation j. Selective attention 2. Draw and Label the eye: 3. Which receptors are responsible for vision and what are their roles? 4. What are the theories that explain color perception? 5. What variables affect our vision? 6. What do normal vision, nearsightedness, and farsightedness refer to and how are they different? 7. Describe visual processing, color vision, color mixing. 8. Define and list forms of grouping. 9. List the factors that affect depth perception (both binocular and monocular cues). 10. What is perceptual adaptation? 11. Diagram and label the ear (outer, middle, inner). 12. Describe sensory transduction for audition. 13. Explain the different theories that describe sound perception. 14. Describe conductive hearing loss and sensorineural hearing loss. 15. What is the homunculus? 16. What are the classifications of touch? 17. What are the basic sensations of taste? 18. What influences the sense of taste? 19. What is the relationship between smell and memory? 20. What is kinesthesis? 21. What does the vestibular sense have to do with movement and balance? ...
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course PSY 001 taught by Professor Valdivinos during the Spring '08 term at Drake University .
- Spring '08