Chapter 5: Sensation and Perception_____ 1.The primary function of the pupil is to bend or refract light as it passes through the eye to aid in focus.Page: 172_____ 2.The optic chiasm is the point at which the optic nerves from each eye meet. Page: 174_____ 3.Olfactory receptors are so sensitive that they respond only to a very specific variety of odors. Page: 198_____ 4.The minimal change in stimulation that is required to detect a difference between two stimuliis a “just noticeable difference.” Page: 166_____ 5.You walk through the fragrance area of a department store. According to Weber’s law, you will be unlikely to notice the smell of smoke in the store. Page: 166_____ 6.You smell a flower. While receptors in your nose register a stimulus, the actual process of recognizing the stimulus as a flower’s fragrance and interpreting it as pleasant is known as perception. Page: 161_____ 7.Transduction is the process of turning perceptions into sensations. Page: 161_____ 8.The fan on your air filtering unit runs very quietly. From the next room, you cannot hear the sound.
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