Jon Williams practice quiz

Jon Williams practice quiz - c. sensory adaptation. d....

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Jon Williams PSY 106 Multiple Choice: 1. The level of stimulation required to trigger a neutral impulses is called: a. threshold. b. action potential. c. synapse. d. axon. 2. ___________ lobe is NOT one of the subdivisions of the cortex. a. Frontal b. Parietal c. Cerebral d. Occipital 3. The brain’s ability to change, especially during childhood, by reorganizing after damage or by building new pathways based on experience is called: a. motor cortex. b. neural prosthetics. c. corpus callosum. d. brain’s plasticity . 4. After spending an hour in the city, you become less aware of the noise caused by the constantly honking cars. This tendency to respond less to stimuli that continue without change is called: a. sensation. b. absolute threshold.
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Unformatted text preview: c. sensory adaptation. d. sublimation. 5. Sensory analysis that starts at the entry level is called: a. sensation. b. top-down processing. c. bottom-up processing. d. perception. 6. What carries information from your eye to your brain? a. Rods b. Optic nerve c. Bipolar cells d. Cones True or False 7. Agonists block a neurotransmitters functioning. a. True b. False 8. Subliminal messaging has been found to be strong and long lasting. a. True b. False 9. The strength, or amplitude, of sounds waves determines their loudness, while frequency determines the pitch. a. True b. False 10. Damage to hair cells accounts for most hearing loss. a. True b. False 11. The cochlea is part of the middle ear. a. True b. False...
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