Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/41

Click to flip

41 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
|.\
.\_|______
...\______
cone - light, rod - dark
rods
low light, 120 mil, outside
cones
colour, 6 mil, central
visual pathway
optic nerve - optic chasm - visual cortex (occipital lobe) + superior colliculus
prosopagnosia
can't recognise faces
visual agnosia
can't recognise certain objects
akinetopsia
can't recognise motion
weber's law
differentiation detection ability proportional to stimulus strength
gestalt perception
tendancy to group perceptions
biederman
component recogntion
wavelength
hue
intensity
brightness
purity
saturation
trichromatic
RGB mix of cone types
oponent processes
BW, RG, BY, + one colour, - the other
frequency
pitch
amplitude
decibels
outer ear
funnel
middle ear
timpanic membraine, alleus, incus, stapes
inner ear
oval window, choclea, basilar membraine, hair cells, neurons
semicircular canals
balence
place theory
hairs in different parts of choclea basalar membraine map to different parts of auditory cortex
frequency theory
pitch is inferred from nerve impulse frequency
sound pathway
cochlear ganglion, cochlear nucleus, superior olive, inferior colliculus, thalamus, auditory cortex(temporal lobe)
gaustation
taste
olfaction
smell
vestibular
acceleration and posture
kinesthesia
body
proprioception
location
pain
large fibers close, small open
suprachiasmatic
biolocigal clock
stage 1 sleep
theta waves
stage 2 sleep
sleep spindles, k complexes
stage 3/4 sleep
deep
relaxing
alpha waves
dream reason
wish fulfillment, activation synthesis, problem solving, practice response
depressants
slows NS (alcohol, barbituates, tranqs)- increase GABA
stimulants
increases NS (cafeene, nicotine, anphetamines, cocaine, MDMA)- increases norephinephrine and dopamine
opiates
decreses NS, increases body (opium, heroine, morphene)
hallucinogens
alter perception (LSD, mescaline, psycobilin, weed)- alter serotonin
thorndike
instrumental learning