Sensation & Perception-Sensory Adaptations (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 13 - 19 of 43

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Question number: 13

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Vision

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What is the function of the lens?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Focus an image on the retina

b.

Project an image onto the cornea

c.

Locate the blind spot

d.

Contain receptor cells that are sensitive to light

e.

Locate an image

Question number: 14

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Hearing

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The ________ lobe is to hearing as the occipital lobe is to vision.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Temporal

b.

Occipital

c.

Parietal

d.

Frontal

e.

Cerebellum

Question number: 15

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Hearing

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A sound wave’s frequency translates into our perception of ________, while a sound wave’s amplitude translates into our perception of ________.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

timber, loudness

b.

loudness, pitch

c.

timbre, pitch

d.

pitch, timber

e.

pitch, loudness

Question number: 16

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Hearing

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What are three small bones of the inner ear called?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Basilar

b.

Cochlear bones

c.

Auditory canals

d.

Tympanic bones

e.

Ossicles

Question number: 17

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Vision

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Black-and-white vision with greatest sensitivity under low levels of illumination describes the role of:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

The pupil

b.

The fovea

c.

The cornea

d.

The rods

e.

The cones

Question number: 18

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Vision

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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Volume

b.

Quantity

c.

Hue

d.

Saturation

e.

Brightness

Question number: 19

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Other Important Senses

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Sensory ________ is the tendency of the sensory receptors to respond less and less to a constant stimulus.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

threshold

b.

stimulation

c.

perception

d.

spectrum

e.

adaptation

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