Sensation & Perception (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 1 - 7 of 183

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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 (5) Response

a.

Perception and physiological process

b.

Sensory attributes and physical energy

c.

Psychophysics and biology

d.

Psychology and physics

e.

None of the above

Question number: 2

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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Theory of cognitive dissonance is offered by:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Bandura

b.

Thorndike

c.

Festinger

d.

Skinner

e.

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 (5) Response

a.

precognition

b.

psychokinesis

c.

clairvoyance

d.

telepathy

e.

cognition

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 (5) Response

a.

binocular parallax.

b.

accommodation.

c.

linear perspective.

d.

retinal disparity.

e.

convergence.

Question number: 5

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Extrasensory Perception

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The purported ability to predict future events is called

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

precognition.

b.

psychokinesis.

c.

cognition.

d.

clairvoyance.

e.

telepathy.

Question number: 6

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Vision

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Which of the following is a dimension of visual experience?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Loudness

b.

Brightness

c.

Pitch

d.

Hue

e.

Timbre

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 (5) Response

a.

relative motion.

b.

aerial perspective.

c.

apparent motion.

d.

linear perspective.

e.

relative size.

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