Page 6 26.Based on signal detection theory, a "yea" sayer is to _____ as a "nay" sayer is to _____.
27.Based on signal detection theory, a "yea" sayer is to _____ as a "nay" sayer is to _____. A) many false alarms; many misses B) many misses; many false alarms C) many false alarms; few misses D) few false alarms; many misses
28.When studying the difference threshold, the stimulus that remains the same across trials is called the _____ stimulus.
29.The difference threshold is the minimum difference between two stimuli detected _____ percent of the time.
30.Another name for the difference threshold is the _____ noticeable difference.
31.Don is in an experiment in which the researcher has him hold a constant weight in one hand. The researcher varies the amount of weight in Don's other hand, and each time the weight is changed, Don has to determine whether it differs from the constant weight. Don is participating in an experiment measuring: A) absolute thresholds. B) false alarms. C) misses. D) difference thresholds.