Chapter 6 M/C (with answers).pdf

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University of Toronto Scarborough
Steve Joordens

ExamNameMULTIPLE CHOICEChoose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question1The most important cause of negative afterimages is1Achanges in the firing rate of retinal ganglion cellsBbleaching of photopigmentCthe absence of rods in the foveaDmechanical stimulation of the eye2The doctrine of specific nerve energies is closely related to which aspect of sensory processing2Asignal detectionBanatomical codingCtemporal codingDjustnoticable differencesEtransduction3The key vitamin involved in the transduction of radiant energy is vitamin3AABBCCDDEE4At the ganglion cell level different colors are encoded4AanatomicallyBthrough pigment mixingCjust as trichromatic theory predictsDtemporallyEat different intensities5Ahmed is aboard a ship and is scanning the ocean hoping for a sight of land The kind of eye5movements he is using are calledmovementsAsmooth pursuitBscanningCsaccadicDpursuitEconjugate16The eardrum transmits vibrations produced by objects in the environment to the receptor cells in6the inner ear by means of theAauditory canalBpinnaCbasilar membraneDossiclesEcochlea7The most effective cue in the source of highfrequency sounds is7AharmonicsBrelative loudnessCsound textureDdifferences in arrival time of the sound to each earEtimbre8Protanopia results from8Aa lack of conesBred cones being filled with green photopigmentCa lack of blue conesDa lack of yellow conesEgreen cones being filled with red photopigment9While Juanita is in the shower she is listening for the phone because she is expecting an important9call about a new job According to signal detection theory she is more likely to make a than a Amiss false alarmBcorrect negative false alarmCcorrect negative hitDfalse alarm missEmiss hit10Detecting the color green is toas responding to a green light is to 10Asensation transductionBsensation perceptionCsignal detection psychophysicsDanatomical coding temporal codingEabsolute threshold difference threshold211The two chemosenses are11Atemperature and gustationBvision and auditionCgustation and auditionDgustation and olfactionEvestibular and olfaction12The type of energy transduced by the receptors of the eye isenergy12AvisualBmechanicalCthermalDradiantEchemical13The semicircular canals are sensitive to13Achanges in the rotation of the headBchanges in the tilt of the headCthe movement of the body forward or backwardDpressure placed on any part of the head face and neckEeye movements caused by the head being jarred14Members of the Deaf community who communicate with each other using American Sign14LanguageAprobably would not support the oralist approach to educationBuse only nouns and verbs in their communicationCsign predominately in EnglishDcannot think in wordsEcan communicate with deaf people from other nonAmerican cultures such as people whoare members of the British Deaf community15Visual acuity is sharpest when images cast by the environmental stimuli fall directly on the fovea15becauseAthere are no photoreceptors in the retinas peripheryBthe distance between the retina and the optic nerve is minimized at the foveaCthere are fewer bipolar and ganglion cells in the area surrounding the fovea than there are inthe retinas peripheryDthe fovea has no blind spotEmost of the cones in the fovea send their signals to only one ganglion cell instead of several asoccursin the retinas periphery do not3
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