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Psych chapter 4

chapter four psych questions

What is the process of converting energy from the environment into neural energy that can be understood by the central nervous system Sensation
The process of organizing, integrating, and interpreting that information Perception
The continuum of all of the frequencies of ladiated light energy Electromagneticspectrum
The round opening that allows light to enter pupil
the colored part of the ete that controls the pupil iris
a rigid transparent layer of cells cornea
flexible, either thick or thin, depending on closeness lens
nearsightedness. difficulty focusing on far objects myopia
farsightedness. difficulty focusing on near onjects hyeropia
the back of the eye. visual receptor cells retha
highly detailed vision fovea
caused by increasing amounts of pressure in eyes can damage optic nerve glaucoma
cloudy lenses that can be fixed cataracts
number of cycles that go through in a second frequency
psychological interpretation of frequency pitch
perception that depends on the amplitude of a sound wave loudness
vibrates when struck by sound waves ear drum ( tympanic membrane)
three moving bones connected to ear drum, middle of ear the ossicles
first bone the hammer( malleus)
second bone the anvil(incus)
third bone the stirrup( stapes)
2 independent tubes. fluid filled organ that housed nail cells ( stereocilia) cochlea( snail)
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