Sensation [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Psychology]: Questions 172 - 176 of 176

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Question 172

Sensation

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MCQ▾

Which of the following is correct statement?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Dark adaptation is the recovery of the eye՚s sensitivity to visual stimuli in darkness after exposure to bright light.

b.

Light adaptation is the recovery of the eye՚s sensitivity to visual stimuli in light after exposure to darkness.

c.

Light adaptation is the recovery of the eye՚s sensitivity to visual stimuli in darkness after exposure to bright light.

d.

Both a. and b. are correct

Question 173

Sensation

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MCQ▾

The types of cells found in retina are:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Photoreceptors

AND

Amacrine cells

AND

Bipolar cells

b.

Ganglion cells

c.

Horizontal cells

d.

All a., c. and b. are correct

Question 174

Sensation

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MCQ▾

The middle ear contains:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Anvil

b.

Hammer

c.

Pinna

d.

All b., a. and c. are correct

Question 175

Sensation

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MCQ▾

Which of the following is false for Rods?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Localized at fovea

b.

Function in night vision

c.

Low sensitivity to light

d.

Both c. and a. are correct

Question 176

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MCQ▾

Identify the correct difference between habituation and sensory adaptation:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Habituation is the tendency of the brain to stop attending to unchanging information. While sensory adaptation is the tendency of sensory receptor cells to become less responsive to unchanging stimulus.

b.

We don՚t notice the noise of air conditioner until it suddenly stops is due to habituation while we feel cold water normal after spending few minutes in swimming pool is due to sensory adaptation.

c.

We don՚t notice the noise of air conditioner until it suddenly stops is due to sensory adaptation. While we feel cold water normal after spending few minutes in swimming pool is due to habituation.

d.

Both b. and a. are correct

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