MCQ - Set 2

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1. An important principle of signal detection theory is that detection of any stimulus requires that we discriminate between _____ and ______

  • Response bias; noise
  • Noise; silence
  • Signal; noise
  • Signal; response bias
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2. The chemosenses are our senses of

  • Sight and smell
  • Taste and smell
  • Hearing and sight
  • Hearing and touch

3. Unlike information from other sensory modalities, olfactory information is sent directly to the

  • Hypothalamus
  • Limbic system
  • Cerebellum
  • Hippocampus

4. The human retina contains two types of photoreceptors; they are

  • Ganglion cells and bipolar cells
  • Rods and cones
  • Foveal cells and ganglion cells
  • Optic cells and diodes

5. The systematic study of the relation between the physical characteristics of stimuli and the sensations they produce is called

  • Sensory psychology
  • Psychophysics
  • Signal detection
  • Perceptual psychology


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