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2. What was found by Bonds (1989) using masks?

  • Neurons maintain ability to code differences by shifting sensitivity to the lowest point
  • Neurons maintain ability to code differences by shifting sensitivity to the average
  • Neurons maintain ability to code differences by shifting sensitivity to the highest point
  • Neurons maintain ability to code differences by not shifting their sensitivity

3. What is a transducer function (Nachmias and Sansbury, 1974)?

  • How a neuron generates an action potential
  • How a neuron converts input to output
  • How a neuron receives input
  • How a neuron carries a signal

4. What is the 'dipper' function?

  • Not everything obeys Webers Law. The dip = visual system MOST sensitive to contrast and steepest part of response curve
  • Everything obeys Webers Law. The dip = visual system MOST sensitive to contrast and steepest part of response curve
  • Not everything obeys Webers Law. The dip = visual system LEAST sensitive to contrast and steepest part of response curve
  • Everything obeys Webers Law. The dip = visual system LEAST sensitive to contrast and steepest part of response curve

5. Which of these is NOT a reason for using vision as a model system?

  • 100 years of prior data and publications
  • The organisation of columns are arranged in a way akin to a neural network
  • People can conciously activate visual system
  • Visual stimuli are cheap and easy to use

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