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Question number: 1

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Mechanics

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Psychophysics is the study of the relationship between:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Perception and physiological process

b.

Sensory attributes and physical energy

c.

Psychophysics and biology

d.

Psychology and physics

Question number: 2

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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Theory of cognitive dissonance is offered by:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Festinger

b.

Thorndike

c.

Skinner

d.

Kohler

Question number: 3

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Extrasensory Perception

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You call the Psychic Hotline and talk with a real, live psychic. He tells you about future events in your life that he claims to “see. ” The psychic would possess which psi ability?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

telepathy

b.

precognition

c.

psychokinesis

d.

clairvoyance

Question number: 4

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Organization

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The most basic source of normal depth perception and stereoscopic vision is

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

accommodation.

b.

retinal disparity.

c.

binocular parallax.

d.

convergence.

Question number: 5

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Extrasensory Perception

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The purported ability to predict future events is called

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Choice (4) Response
a.

precognition.

b.

psychokinesis.

c.

telepathy.

d.

cognition.

Question number: 6

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Vision

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Which of the following is a dimension of visual experience?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Timbre

b.

Brightness

c.

Hue

d.

Loudness

Question number: 7

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Mechanics

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When traveling in a car, near objects seem to move past you faster than distant objects. This is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

linear perspective.

b.

aerial perspective.

c.

relative size.

d.

relative motion.

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