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Handout Master 3.6Fill-in-the-Blanks1._____sensation_______________ is the activation of receptors in the various sense organs.2.____just_______ ___noticeable_____ ____difference______ is the smallest difference betweentwo stimuli that is detectable 50 percent of the time.3.The smallest amount of energy needed for a person to consciously detect a stimulus 50 percent ofthe time it is present is called ___absolute____ ____threshold____.4.The process by why subliminal stimuli act upon the unconscious mind, influencing behavior iscalled ____subliminal_____________ ____perception______________.5.____habituation____ is the tendency of the brain to stop attending to constant, unchanginginformation.6.The tendency of sensory receptor cells to become less responsive to a stimulus that is unchanging_sensory_____ ______adaptation_______.7.This refers to the purity of the color people see and it is called ___saturation_______.8.The __cornea______________ is a clear membrane that covers the surface of the eye; protects theeye and is the structure that focuses most of the light coming into the eye.

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