Sensation & Perception-Sensory Adaptations (AP Psychology): Questions 8 - 13 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 (4) Response

a.

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

b.

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

c.

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

d.

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

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 (4) Response

a.

lower amplitude

b.

lower frequency

c.

higher frequency

d.

higher amplitude

Question number: 10

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Vision

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

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Volume

b.

Hue

c.

Tone

d.

Saturation

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 (4) Response

a.

Perception

b.

Adaptation

c.

Transduction

d.

Sensation

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 (4) Response

a.

fovea

b.

cones

c.

rods

d.

optic nerve

Question number: 13

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Vision

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What is the function of the lens?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Project an image onto the cornea

b.

Focus an image on the retina

c.

Contain receptor cells that are sensitive to light

d.

Locate the blind spot

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