afterimages are one result of
sensory adaptation (B) simultaneous contrast
(C) spatial summation (D) brightness oversensitivity (E) color intensity
The central point
of focus in the retina is called the _____.
All of the following
are grouping principles found in Gestalt psychology EXCEPT
Which of the following
is NOT one of the basic skin senses?
Art is fascinated
by the concept that people can recognize objects even when the angle of view, the color
of the object, or distance to the object changes. What principle has Art noted?
constancy (E)-monocular cues
In psychology, which
of the following is most appropriate for identifying cause and effect?
Participant observation (B) Survey methodology (C) The case study
(E) Correlational techniques
is transduced to the electrochemical energy of neural impulses at the
Damage to the Hammer/
Anvil/ Stirrup can result in:
conduction deafness B. sensorimotor deafness C. blindness D. colorblindness E. loss of taste sensation
could barely hear the person on the other side of Maya whisper, Maya couldn’t hear
him at all. For hearing, compared to Maya, Hannah has to:
Lower absolute threshold B.
Lower difference threshold C. higher absolute threshold
higher difference threshold E. lower
If you stand on
one foot and close your eyes, which of the following senses prevents you from falling?
Gustatory B. Olfactory C. Kinesthetic
Which depth cue
best explains that we are able to perceive a tall building to be in front of mountains about a mile
away? A interposition B. texture gradient
C. retinal disparity
D. Convergence E. the phi phi doe
of vibrations is transduced to the electrochemical energy of neural impulses at the
Of the following,
which bend incoming light rays to focus an image on the retina?
D. I and III
E. I, II, III
What part of the
eye is part of the brain?
On its way to the
cones and rods, light passes through the:
humor, lens, iris, aqueous humor sclera,
lens, pupil, iris, vitreous humor
aqueous humor, pupil, lens, vitreous humor
sclea, aqueous humor, lens, pupil, vitreous humor
humor, lens, iris, aqueous humor, fovea
go directly to the cortex without passing through the thalamus from receptors in the
B. Joints, C. cochlea D. olfactory
epithelium E. taste buds
Of the following,
which is not a basic taste?
C. Peppery D.
The theory that
best accounts for the experience of pain is the
Receptors for kinesthesis
are located in the
Carlos was just
able to perceive a difference in weight when Maria removed 2 of the 50 jelly beans from
the bag. It is mostly likely that if Carlos had the 100 ct jumbo bah, the smaller number of beans to notice weight
loss would be?
aids may restore hearing by
Restoring functionality to a badly punctured eardrum
amplify vibrations conducted by facial bones to the cochlea
translating sounds into electrical signals wired to the cochlea’s nerves
stimulating the semicircular canals to transduce sound waves
converting sound waves into radio waves
Which sense is least
involved in enabling you to maintain your balance when you stand on one foot?
Although sound comes
from speakers on the sides of the room, viewers watching movie perceive the
sound from the screen. This phenomenon is best accounted for by
B. Proximity C.
A landscape painting
shows boats on a lake in the foreground and mountains further away. Of the following- which
cue would not contribute to your perception that
the mountains are further away than the boats in the picture?
B. Linear perspective C. Relative height D. Retinal disparity E. Interposition
Without this you
cannot play sports, drive, and you will have problems walking. Our brain computes
motion on the idea that shrinking objects are retreating and growing objects are approaching and an object changing
position is moving- this is called what perspective?
sincerely believed that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
The process of assembling
sensations in a usable mental representation of the world is called?
No sense of smell
Absence of pain
sensation in the presence of a normal painful stimulus is called?
Shanna is preparing
dinner when she accidentally touches a hot pot. However, she pulls her hand back
before her brain registers the actual sensation of pain. What could explain this?
Neural networks have taken control of her autonomic nervous system.
Her somatic nervous system is responding. C. She is experiencing
a simple spinal reflex.
Her sympathetic nervous system has aroused her for fight or flight.
Her reticular formation has taken control of her central nervous system.
Because of severe
and constant headaches, Jennifer was given several tests, one of which involved
having electrodes placed on her head to monitor electrical activity in her brain. Which of these tests is being conducted
on her? A. MRI
B. EKG C. PET scan
D. EEG E. CT scan
Which of these constitutes
sensory and motor neurons that connect the central nervous system to the rest of the body?
sympathetic nervous system B. somatic nervous system
C. autonomic nervous system
parasympathetic nervous system
E. peripheral nervous system
The most obvious
difference between the human brain and the brain of a carp would be in the
a.-hypothalamus. b.-thalamus. c.-cerebellum.
d.-cerebral cortex. e. fins
The major link between
the brain and the glandular system is the
a.-hypothalamus. b.-pituitary. c.-CNS.
d.-midbrain. e. Broca’s area
__________ is closely
related to grammar and pronunciation.
Bob explains to
son the speed limit is 55. He said stay under speed because it’s the law and to prevent an
accident. Kohlberg’s level of morality illustrated by this example is
Which is a similarity
between cognitive dev. Theory of Piaget and moral theory of Kohlberg?
A. Both stress importance of changes in thinking in their stages B. Both believe personality is formed in first
C. Both stress importance of the 3rd stage in dev. Process
D. Both developed a life span theory that had 8 stages
E. Both believed that libido fixated in childhood cannot be changed
According to Erikson,
a child entering adolescence can expect major developmental task demands to
center around the need to
trust in others. b.-achieve
intimacy with another. c.-acquire
a sense of one's self.
According to Kohlberg’s
theory, postconventional morality requires thinking at Piaget’s
C. Concrete Operational
Formal Operational E. Universal Principle
theory suggests that a child's most important discoveries are guided by
children. b.-adults acting
as tutors. c.-neither other
children nor adults acting as tutors.
children and adults acting as tutors. e. lecture style learning
Which of the following
is one of the four basic ingredients of positive parent-child interactions?
a.-discipline b.-forced teaching and learning c.-flooding the infant with stimuli
What are the two
chemicals in action potential?
of causing birth defects are known as
Piaget is mainly
known for studying
Another name for
a newborn baby is a(n)
The second layer
of skin is called?
What is the quality
When the senses
become use to the stimuli this is called?
They cross the synaptic
Discuss the different
levels of visual information processing and the value of parallel processing. Your
answer should include:
Ø Feature detection
Ø Color constancy
Ø Parallel processing