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Sensation and Perception // AP Psychology

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  1. Of the following which is not a basic taste?
  2. Conventional hearing aids may restore hearing by:
  3. Although sound comes from speakers on the sides of the room, viewers watching a movie perceive the sound coming from the screen. This phenomenon is best accounted for by:
  4. Eleanor Gibson and her colleagues have used the visual cliff to measure an infant�s ability to perceive
  5. A person with sight in only one eye lacks which of the following visual cues for seeing in depth?
  6. The change in the curvature of the lens that enables the eye to focus on objects at various distances is called
  7. If Carmelita stares at a red spot for one minute and then shifts her gaze to a white piece of paper, she is likely to experience an afterimage that is
  8. The coiled tube in the inner ear that contains the auditory receptors is called the
  9. Frequency is to __________ as amplitude is to __________.
  10. Hearing loss caused when the eardrums or ossicles are damaged by disease or injury is called
  11. What sensory organs responsible for balance are also related to motion sickness?
  12. The three small bones of the middle ear are called the
  13. That you do not hear the traffic outside your psychology class because you are engrossed in the lecture is a good example of
  14. The fact that we see negative afterimages supports which theory of color vision?
  15. If you stand in the middle of a cobblestone street, the street will look coarse near your feet and finer if you look into the distance. This is called
  16. Closure, nearness, similarity, and continuation are categories of
  17. The text's illustration of the police officer's faulty "eyewitness" identification is an example of
  18. A cheetah scrambling up a rocky slope in Montana is likely to be perceived as a mountain lion because
  19. The illusion that railroad tracks come together in the distance involves the depth cue of
  20. _________ are specialized cells dedicated to the detection of specific stimuli such as length, color, and boundaries.
  21. The most complex and highly developed sense for humans is
  22. A(n) _________ refers to the smallest change in physical energy between two stimuli that is recognized as different.
  23. The blind spot refers to the region of the eye at which the _________ exit the eye.
  24. Robbie is has been sitting in a hot tub for 30 minutes. He emerges and immediately jumps into the nearby pool. Robbie screams because he feels that the pool water is freezing. What phenomenon has caused Robbie�s surprise?
  25. Place theory argues that sounds of different frequencies induce vibration in different areas of the
  26. The fact that the great smell of baked goods is more powerful when you first enter a bakery that when you have been there for awhile is because of
  27. Visual transduction occurs within the
  28. Which of the following would involve sensory adaptation?
  29. A subliminal stimulus
  30. Sensory information related to the skin senses is processed within the
  31. Your dog has been lost for three days, and you cannot stop thinking about him. When you hear a bark, you assume that it is Fuzzy because of
  32. The sense of taste is known as
  33. Which is a definition of discrimination that most directly, applies to perception?
  34. The human vestibular sense is most closely associated with the
  35. The frequency of light waves determines the: