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Introduction to Psychology 2 – Specimen Exam Paper, March 2009 SECTION A (answer all questions) Questions on The Senses 1. Choose the correct figure: the human nervous system contains approximately 10 6 / 10 12 / 10 18 / 10 24 neurons. 2. Complete the missing term: neurons code information by the __________ of action potentials that they fire. 3. Where are chemoreceptors found in the human body? 4. What colours do (a) the longest and (b) the shortest visible wavelengths of light appear to have? 5. What is the function of accommodation in the eye? 6. What is meant by visual acuity? 7. What terms describe the ranges of light intensities in which foveal vision (i) does and (ii) does not operate? 8. What role does convergence of rod outputs play in dark adaptation? 9. What is the Hermann grid illusion? (Draw a sketch if you wish.) 10. Why is hue a ‘circular’ variable? 11. How would you produce white by additive mixing of lights of different hues? 12. Why can we not see colours under moonlight?
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This note was uploaded on 03/23/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 101 taught by Professor North during the Spring '11 term at Heriot-Watt.

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