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psu physio psych
PHYSIO PSYCH test 2- Chapters 6 + 7 crosswords
Insects can see ______ wavelengths than we can see
cooperative movements of the eyes, which esures that the image of an object falls on identical portions of both retinas
a genetic defect in ones cones can lead to---
chemicals called ____ in the rods and cones react to light
in the occipitaotemporal cortex; it is activated by human bodies, even stick figures and silhouettes
EBA extrastriate body area
information from our sense is ________ which means it causes neuronal firings that ultimately reach the brain so the info can be perceived
Helen Keller wrote "three days to ____________________________________"
The eyes contain the only exposed parts of the
_______ movements are rapid and jerky movements of the eyes eg when we read
radio waves are too ______ for us to see
Our eyes detect a relatively narrow band of....
The visual ____________ cortex is involved in the analysis of visual information (perception)
reptiles can see ___ wavelengths than we can
The __ cortex contains specialized regions for orientation, movement, spatial frequency, etc.
The most common colorblindness is
The primary visual cortex V1 is also called
The inability to distinguish faces; can result from damage to the visual association cortex (FFA)
Cells bring visual information through the optic nerve to the lateral ________ nucleus
Interconnected firing neurons will inhibit neighboring neurons; this is called ________
They are prevalent in the fovea, have good acuity and provide information about color.
activated when viewing scenes and backgrounds
PPA parahippocampal place area
____- are sensitive to low light and are prevalent in the periphery of the eye
about 20% of the ______ is directly involved in the analysis of visual information
Cerebral _______ is vision without color
retinal ________ is a binocular cue to vision
in _____ movement, the eye will move to maintain moving objects image of the fovea
a cluster of deficits likely caused by damge to the visual association cortex
when stimulated, _______ cells show a rebound effect; this might explain negative afterimages
good taste in japanese; argued to be the 5th taste in humans
it is theorized we perceive pitch because different parts of the _____ respond best to differing frequencies of sound
It is at the top of the nasal cavity and contains millions of receptor cells
provide information about what is happening on the surface of the body and inside it
Is that Ke$ha or lady gaga? the ______ stream of my auditory cortex can tell me.
mixture of sound vibrations
these mimic place coding and allow a person to percieve pitches
the stimulus for audition is......
skin sensitivity to _______ and vibrations is triggered by movement
participants report painful and burning sensations where the _____ is stimulated
helps us determine what we can put in our mouths
responds to head orientation
information from receptors in the joints, tendons, muscles
we would not be able to hear in the absence of
______ is good because it warns you that damage is happening to your body
_________ deafness could be due to loud noise, metabolic issues, disease, toxicity from drugs and hereditary conditions.
smell is important so that we may identify what is unfit to ...
when the police tell you to turn down your car stereo they are effectively telling you to decrease the sound's
The _________ pathway extends to the nucleus of the solitary tract in the medulla, then to the thalamus, then to the gustatory cortex.
________ differences in sound help us percieve location
the ____________ cortex is extensively developed in people who use their skin a lot.
responsible for the perception of harmony
inferior frontal cortex
sound information travels from the cochlear nerve to the _________, part of the hindbrain
olfactory axons extend directly to the _______; perhaps this is why smells are powerful triggers of emotion
The _________ stream of the auditory cortex tells us where a sound is
dorsal (think fishy; using dorsal fin to move location "where")
more complex aspects of music are analyzed by the _________ cortex.
auditory association cortex
different regions of the _______ respond to bad odors and good odors.
vertigo is a false sense of ...
perception of musical beat happens in the ____ auditory cortex
skin is the largest __ in the body
studies show the ______ cortex (part of the limbic system) to be activated when subjects hear words that described intense pain
ACC Anterior cingulate cortex
conduction deafness usually does not involve the
loss of ability to perceive or produce music
_____ is a combination of olfaction and gustation
____ deafness is hearing loss caused by brain lesions
cannot smell anything
the ___________ reflex maintains a steady retinal image
Inner _________ are responsible for normal hearing