The basic experience of the stimulation of the body's senses is called:
The absolute threshold of our senses
Taste: 1 g of table salt in 500 l of water; smell 1 drop of perfume diffused throughout a 3-room apartment; touch: the wing of a bee falling on your cheek from a height of 1 cm away. These are all example of:
The principle that the just-noticable difference for any given sense is a constant proportion of the stimulation being judged
Weber's law can best be defined as:
The name of the transparent protective coating over the front part of the eye is:
Focus an image on the retina
The function of the lens is to:
The greatest density of cones exists in which part of the eye?
Sense experience that occurs after a visual stimulus has been removed
An afterimage can best be defined as:
The opponent-process theory
The theory of color that best explains color afterimage is:
Red, blue, yellow
Trichromats can mix which three colors to perceive virtually any hue?
The three small bones of the inner ear are called what?
When the molecules of a skunk's spray enter your nose, the molecules are transformed into electrical signals, or impulses, that are interpreted by the brain as an unpleasant odor. This is an example of:
Which of the following occupation relies heavily on kinesthetic and vestibular senses?
Frequency is to _____________ as amplitude is to ______________.
Olfactory cells are the receptors for what sense?
The binocular cue for depth perception based on signals from muscle that turn the eyes to focus on near or approaching objets is called:
As a car drives away, it projects a smaller and smaller image on your retina. Although the retinal image grows smaller, you do not perceive the car as shrinking because of.
Which of the following is not a monocular depth cue?
The final step required to convert vibrations into sound sensations takes place in which part of the ear?
Nonpainful nerve impulses compete with pain impulses to reach the brain, creating a neural blockage.
Which of the following statement best defines the gate control theory of pain?
Black-and-white vision with greatest sensitivity under low levels of illumination describes the role of:
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