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The Science of Psychology
The Biological Perspective
Sensation & Perception
Motivation and Emotion
Testing and Intelligence
Treatment of Psychological Disorders
2013-14 Example Starters
When I was a kid...
In the future...
At a concert...
In a world...
If you were raised by wolves...
At a restaurant...
Basically I got in trouble because...
One does not simply...
If you were alone in the world...
When the zombies come...
When you're driving...
When I have kids...
We could test this out...
If we didn't have this...
In a rap battle...
I could use my knowledge of this to predict that...
While studying for my test...
_______ is related to _______ because...
When you are playing call of duty...
Biology, natural selection, and adaptation
Heightened human abilities
The Ninja and His Nemesis
Nature v Nurture
Gina and Tina: Separated Twins
Sensory objects located in the back of your eye that are sensitive to colors.
In Your Own Words
Cells that enable detection of light waves that we sense
Cone-shaped things that enable you to see color
located in the
If you were being attacked by a very bright killer rainbow monster, then your cones would be much more active than your rods.
(That's Mr. Wray's depiction of a KILLER RAINBOW!)
click here for a diagram of the eye/ rods and cones
(once there click on the tab that says rods and cones)
Above is a diagram of a cone; here you can see how the the cone density is compared to the rod density.
used for night vision
used for day vision
very light sensitive; sensitive to scattered light
not very light sensitive; sensitive only to direct light
loss causes night blindness
loss causes legal blindness
low visual acuity
high visual acuity; better spacial resolution
not present in fovea
concentrated in fovea
slow response, to light, stimuli added over time
fast response to light, can perceive more rapid changes in stimuli
have more pigment than cones, so can detect less light
have less pigment than rods, require more light to detect images
stacks of membrane-enclosed disks are unattached to cell membrane
disks are attached to outer membrane
20 times more rods than cones in the retina
one type of photosensitive pigment
three types of photosensitive pigment in humans
confer achromatic vision
confer color vision
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