Sensation and Perception-Vision (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) 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 (5) Response

a.

the opponent-process theory

b.

the way rods are distributed on the retina

c.

the crossing of the optic nerves in the neural pathway

d.

lateral geniculate activity

e.

the tri-color 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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a.

Cutaneous

b.

Auditory

c.

Gustatory

d.

Olfactory

e.

Visual

Question number: 3

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

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Cornea

b.

Lens

c.

Basilar membrane

d.

Tympanic membrane

e.

Retina

Question number: 4

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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

tone deafness

b.

lateral inhibition

c.

color blindness

d.

color vision

e.

sensory transduction

Question number: 5

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Visual acuity is highest under what circumstances?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

When the rods on the fovea are stimulated

b.

When the rods in the periphery of the retina are stimulated

c.

When the cones on the fovea are stimulated

d.

When the rods and the cones are equally stimulated

e.

When the cones in the periphery of the retina are stimulated

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