Ally has lost her kinesthetic sense. She will most likely be unable to _____.
know that her hand is raised without looking at it
A projection-screen TV aims green, red, & blue lights at a screen. Because the TV can show a full range of colors by combining the green, red, & blue lights in differing amounts, it best illustrates the _____ theory of color vision.
Martha insists that she has extrasensory perception. She says that she knows that something is going to happen before it actually happens. Martha is claiming to possess the psychical power of _____.
At the kennel, Jim can tell that the terrier is closer to him than the collie because his eyes have to turn inward more to focus the terrier's image on his retina. This feedback tells him that the terrier is closer. This is an example of _____.
You can feel that there are two rods touching your cheeks, but have difficulty feeling two rods if you are touched with them on your calves. This is because _____.
touch receptors are more densely packed in your cheeks
In an experiment, Dante raises his hand each time he hears a tone through a set of headphones. The tone gets quieter and quieter until he fails to hear it half the time. After repeating this many times, the researcher ends the experiment because she has found his _____.
Blare & Paula are spending the day at the beach. If they stare at the blue sky for a long time and then look at their white beach towel, what color will they see according to the opponent-process theory of color vision?
Shanelle likes the lights that appear to race around her Christmas tree as they flash on and off in sequence. This illusion is known as _____.
The perception of an object as distinct from its surroundings is called _____.
You know that your friends Manuel & William are the same height. You use the fact that Manuel's image on your retina is smaller than William's to conclude that Manuel must be farther away from you. Which depth cue are you using?
Your blind spot is located _____.
where the optic nerve leaves the eye
You have a terrible cold with a stuffed up nose. Suddenly, everything tastes like cardboard. Why?
our taste buds' ability to discriminate various tastes is helped by other senses, especially smell
As Jeremy listens to music on his iPod, sound waves are converted by his auditory system into neural signals. This process is called _____.
Mick has been a rock musician for forty years. The constant loud noise from his band has caused hair cell damage, literally ripping off hair cells from his inner ear. We would expect that Mick now has _____.
Bianca wants Bruce to see the distant star she wishes on every night. Because it is so faint, to have him see the star she should have him look ____.
slightly away from where the star is expected to be
The tendency of an object to remain the same shade of blue despite changes in the amount of light striking it is called ____.
At the Metropolitan Science Institute, you are taking a tour of an enlarged eye. You notice that one area of the retina has no receptors because it is where the ganglion cells exit the eyeball. This explains why each eye has its own _____.
Andrea cannot yet read, but Lorraine can. They are each shown a list of color names on which each word is printed in a color that doesn't match the word. They are asked to say the color of the ink each word is printed in, not the word itself. _____ will do better at this Stroop task because ____.
Andrea; she will not be distracted by word meanings
When you perceive an object as being closer to you because it blocks out part of the background, you are using the depth cue called _____.
The readiness to perceive in a particular manner, based on expectation, is known as _____.
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