Modules_Ch11_Web Quiz 1

Modules_Ch11_Web Quiz 1 - a. before it is processed by rods...

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MyersExp7 Modules_Ch11_Web Quiz 1 1. Experiencing sudden pain is to _______ as recognizing that you are suffering a heart attack is to ________. a. accommodation; feature detection b. sensation; perception c. absolute threshold; difference threshold d. Weber's law; sensory adaptation 2. If a visual image is first presented subliminally, the chance of a person later recognizing the same briefly presented image is improved. This best illustrates: a. the pervasive impact of sensory interaction. b. the difference between absolute and difference thresholds. c. that information can be processed outside of conscious awareness. d. that the process of accommodation takes place over a period of time. 3. If you move your watchband up your wrist an inch or so, you will feel it for only a few moments. This best illustrates: a. parallel processing. b. accommodation. c. sensory adaptation. d. Weber's law. 4. Visual information is processed by ganglion cells:
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Unformatted text preview: a. before it is processed by rods and cones and after it is processed by bipolar cells. b. after it is processed by rods and cones and before it is processed by bipolar cells. c. before it is processed by rods and cones and before it is processed by bipolar cells. d. after it is processed by rods and cones and after it is processed by bipolar cells. 5. Some stroke victims lose the capacity to perceive motion but retain the capacity to perceive shapes and colors. Others lose the capacity to perceive colors but retain the capacity to perceive movement and form. These peculiar visual disabilities best illustrate our normal capacity for: a. sensory adaptation. b. parallel processing. c. sensory interaction. d. accommodation. 6. The opponent-process theory is most useful for explaining a characteristic of: a. colorblindness. b. Weber's law. c. the blind spot. d. afterimages....
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2012 for the course PSY 100 taught by Professor Farthing during the Winter '08 term at University of Maine Orono .

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