1stprelim2010 - 1 st prelim -1- Perception, Psychology 2050

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Unformatted text preview: 1 st prelim -1- Perception, Psychology 2050 Name:___________________________________ Professor James Cutting net ID: _________ 4 Oct 10 First Prelim Read over the questions carefully before you respond. Keep your answers as brief as possible, but make them complete. You should not need more space than is given. The exam totals 100 pts. Please finish by 2:40. Good luck! [4 pts] 1. How does the phenomenon of phantom limb pain fit within Johannes Mller's Doctrine of the Specific Energies of Nerves ? [1 pt] What do phantom limbs tell us about body schema? [1 pt] a: Phantom limb pain: b: Phantom limbs & body schema: Name two philosophical positions concerning minds and bodies, and briefly describe them. [1 pt each] c: position 1: d: position 2: [5 pts] 2. Fourier's theorem promises that all signals can be analyzed and parsed into what kinds of entities [1 pt], differing along which dimensions? [2 pts total]. a: entity: b: dimensions: c: On the pairs of axes at the right draw representations of two of these entities (one on each pair of axes), differing along only one of the dimensions. Indicate which dimension separates them. (If they differ by more than one, points will be deducted). [2 pts total] [5 pts] 3. On the axes at the right draw the auditory threshold function and a second function near the threshold of auditory pain [3 pts]. Label the axes [1 pt total]. For the threshold function, what is the reason for the dimple in the curve? [1 pt] 1 st prelim -2- [18 pts] 4. Consider signal detection theory, and USE THE BACKS OF THESE SHEETS FOR YOUR PRELIMINARY COMPUTATIONS AND DRAWINGS, IF NECESSARY. a: Fully label the axes , rows , and columns of the 2x2 table at the right. [3 pts total] Next, within each cell write two things: b: first, the names associated with each cell [2 pts total]; c: second, fill in the cells with appropriate...
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1stprelim2010 - 1 st prelim -1- Perception, Psychology 2050

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