P&C TB10 Lecture 1

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1. What evidence showed that colour perception was affected by top-down processes?

  • Participants overestimated the extent to turn a banana grey, and added significantly more blue
  • Participants added the exact amount to turn an image o banana grey
  • At the coarse level, there are little colour discrimination differences between cultures
  • Static images induced activity in the motion area hMT
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2. How many colour terms in different languages were identified by Berlin & Kay (1969)?

  • 2-8
  • 2-11
  • 3-7
  • 7-11

3. What are the 3 R's?

  • Replacement, refinement, reduction
  • Run, rock, roll
  • Replacement, reduction, removal
  • Refinement, reduction, recede

4. What explanation is there for the right visual field advantage in colour discrimination?

  • Colour is processed in the left hemisphere
  • Language is processed in the right hemisphere
  • Language is processed in the left hemisphere
  • Colour is processed in the right hemisphere

5. What is macular degeneration?

  • Failure of the fovea (decay of the cone photoreceptors in the fovea)
  • Damage to higher cortical areas of the visual system
  • Failure of the peripheral retina
  • Damage to the area of V1 receiving projections from the fovea


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