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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 5 quiz 1 1. Experiencing sudden pain is to ___sensation____ as recognizing that you are suffering a heart attack is to ____perception____. 2. The impact of boredom and fatigue on people's absolute thresholds is highlighted by: signal detection theory 3. If a visual image is first presented subliminally, the chance of a person later recognizing the same briefly presented image is improved. This best illustrates: that information can be processed outside of conscious awareness 4. If you move your watchband up your wrist an inch or so, you will feel it for only a few moments. This best illustrates: sensory adaptation 5. Visible lights have ____shorter____ wavelengths than radio waves and ____longer___ wavelengths than X-rays. 6. The central focal point in the retina where cones are heavily concentrated is known as the: fovea 7. Visual information is processed by ganglion cells ____after____ it is processed by rods and cones and ____after____ it 7....
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- Spring '10
- Psychology, Tinnitus, absolute threshold, conscious awareness, new sensory information, ___high____ absolute threshold, peculiar visual disabilities