Sensation and Perception-Vision (GRE Psychology): Questions 1 - 5 of 5

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Question number: 1

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Humans see better at night by looking at objects from the side then by looking straight at objects. This is explained by

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Choice (4) Response
a.

the way rods are distributed on the retina

b.

the tri-color theory

c.

the crossing of the optic nerves in the neural pathway

d.

the opponent-process theory

Question number: 2

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Which of the following sensory systems involves the ganglion cells and the ciliary muscles?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Visual

b.

Cutaneous

c.

Gustatory

d.

Olfactory

Question number: 3

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Which of the following sensory system components is said to “accommodate? ”

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Lens

b.

Basilar membrane

c.

Retina

d.

Tympanic membrane

Question number: 4

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Hermann von Helmholtz is, in part, famous for his theory of

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Choice (4) Response
a.

color vision

b.

lateral inhibition

c.

sensory transduction

d.

color blindness

Question number: 5

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Visual acuity is highest under what circumstances?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

When the rods and the cones are equally stimulated

b.

When the rods on the fovea are stimulated

c.

When the cones on the fovea are stimulated

d.

When the rods in the periphery of the retina are stimulated

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