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  1. claim to recieve and give messages about the world without relying on the usual sensory channels
    ESP
  2. direct communication from 1 mind to another
    telepathy
  3. perception of an event that hast happened
    precognition
  4. you tend to _____________ ESP
    forget experiences that reject
  5. study of purported psychic phenomena
    parapsychoology
  6. dominant sense in human beings
    vision
  7. color names/wavelength of light
    hue
  8. intensity of light emitted or reflected
    brightness
  9. complexity of light (how wide or narrow the range of wavelengths)
    saturation
  10. white light
    unsaturated
  11. protective layer
    cornea
  12. gives the eye its color
    iris
  13. contains receptor cells
    retina
  14. contains rods & cones connected by synapses to neurons
    receptor cells
  15. 120-125 million
    sensitive to low light
    rods
  16. 1-8 million
    sensitive to bright light and color
    cones
  17. contains the highest concentration of cones
    fovia
  18. 3 mechanisms in the visual system- each sensitive to a different wavelength (on retina-level of processing)
    trichomatric theory(young helmoltz)
  19. theory of color perception that treats pairs of colors as opposing
    opponent process theory
  20. percieve images as groups not isolated elements
    gestalt theory
  21. objects close together are percieved as belonging to the same group
    proximity
  22. items similar in appearance are percieved as belonging to the same group
    similarity
  23. items that form a continuous form are percieved as belonging to the same gorup
    continuity
  24. items that make up a recognizable image are perceived as belonging to the same group
    closure
  25. totally colorblind
    monochromad
  26. can discriminate all colors
    trichromats
  27. partially colorblind
    dichromat
  28. 1 in _____ are colorblind
    it is passed through _____ genes
    • 5000
    • mom

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