General Psychology Test 2 Review

Transduction
Adaptation
Perception
The human senses are most sensitive to which kind of stimuli?
Each sense organ is designed to receive a kind of ________.
As an image of an object goes through the front structures of the eye, the object’s image:
The ______ connect individually to neighboring cells.  This allows us to see _______.
The _________ sends simple visual sensations to the _________ which add(s) meaning to the sensations.
How we individually experience "red" depends on:
Our experience of loudness is determined by the sound's:
Decibel
Amplitude
Pitch
Too much amplitude in a stimulus can cause:
Our sense of movement and position in space is determined by:
Meniere's disease
Perception in everyday life
Gustav Fechner
Absolute threshold has finally been measured
Just noticeable difference
Sensation
Perception
The major difference between a sensation and a perception is that a sensation:
Gestalt psychologists explain perceptions based on the principles of organization which are rules that specify
how:
Structuralism is to Gestalt as ______ is to _______.
Closure
Proximity
Figure dominance
Figure-ground
Continuity
Convergence
Perceptual constancy
Consciousness
Continuum of Consciousness
Automatic Processes
Function of daydreaming
Implicit or nondeclarative memory
Circadian rhythms
Length of a person’s sleep-wake cycle if all time cues, such as daylight and clocks, are removed.
Altered states
Susceptibility to hypnosis
Altered state theory of hypothesis
Sociocognitive theory of hypnosis
Pain and hypnosis
As we look at the 200 years of drug use in the United States, we see:
Best definition of a psychoactive drug?
Tolerance
Addiction
Withdrawal symptoms
Dependency
Morphine’s effect on the nervous system
One way that cocaine produces its effects is to:
What stimulant is widely available on the black market?
Methamphetamine effects
Stimulant