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  1. The process by which the brain stops attending to constant, unchanging information is called:
    a. adaptation
    b. sensation
    c. habituation
    d. accomodation
    habituation
  2. Which of the following terms refers to the psychological efect of the length of light waves?
    a. color
    b. brightness
    c. pitch
    d. amplitude
    color
  3. Which of the following is responsible for controlling how much light enters the eye?
    a. cornea
    b. lens
    c. retina
    d. iris
    lens
  4. which type of retinal cell plays a role in color vision?
    a. rods
    b. cones
    c. ganglion cells
    d. bipolar cells
    rods
  5. The thin membrane stretched over the opening to the inner ear is the _____
    a. pinna
    b. oval window
    c. typanic membrane
    d. cochlea
    pinna
  6. the _____ theory appears to account for how we hear sounds between 400 and 4000 Hz
    a. wave
    b. frequency
    c. volley
    d. adaptive
    volley
  7. If a severe ear infection damages the bones of the middle ear, you may develop ____ hearing impairment
    a. nerve
    b. stimulation
    c. brain pathway
    d. conduction
    conduction
  8. The "bumps"  on the tongue that are visible to the eye are the 
    a. taste buds
    b. papillae
    c. taste receptors
    d. olfactory receptors
    papillae
  9. We know when we are moving up and down in an elevator because of the movement of tiny crystals in the ____
    a. outer ear
    b. inner ear
    c. otolith organs
    d. middle ear
    otolith organs

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