Sensational Sensation

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Which of the following is the definition of sensation?

The stimulation of sensory receptors

What are sensory receptors?

Specialized neurons that respond to specific types of stimuli

What is the absolute threshold?

The smallest amount of a stimulus needed to detect that a stimulus is present

What is sensory adaptation?

The automatic adjustment of our senses to the level of stimulation we receive

What is light in the context of visual sensation?

The physical energy that stimulates the eye

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Which of the following is the definition of sensation? What are sensory receptors? What is the absolute threshold? What is sensory adaptation? What is light in the context of visual sensation?

Test your knowledge on the basics of sensation in psychology! This quiz covers the stimulation of sensory receptors, transmission of sensory information to the brain, and the different types of stimuli that can elicit a response in sense organs. Get ready to dive into the world of sensation and challenge your understanding of this fascinating topic!

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