Sensation & Perception-Sensory Adaptations (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 8 - 12 of 43

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Question number: 8

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Hearing

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Which of the following statements is correct?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Sound waves reach the pinna first, then the cochlea, then the ear drum.

b.

Sound waves reach the hammer first, then the cochlea, then the pinna.

c.

Sound waves first reach oval window, then pinna and finally eardrum.

d.

Sound waves reach the pinna first, then the eardrum, then the oval window.

e.

Sound waves reach the cochlea first, then the eardrum, then the hammer.

Question number: 9

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Hearing

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In the human auditory system, which of the following characteristics would result in the loudest volume?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

higher frequency

b.

higher amplitude

c.

lower frequency

d.

lower amplitude

e.

same amplitude

Question number: 10

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Vision

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Question

The degree of concentration or dilution of a color is known as its:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Volume

b.

Brightness

c.

Saturation

d.

Hue

e.

Tone

Question number: 11

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Other Important Senses

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When the molecules of any spray enter your nose, they are transformed into electrical signals which is interpreted by the brain as a nasty odor. This is ________.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Stimulation

b.

Transduction

c.

Perception

d.

Sensation

e.

Adaptation

Question number: 12

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Vision

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The ________ is the small area at the center of the retina that contains only cones and provides the most acute vision.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

rods

b.

lens

c.

optic nerve

d.

cones

e.

fovea

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