Sensation & Perception (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 60 - 66 of 183

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Question number: 60

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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The ________ believe that depth perception is learned.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

nativists

b.

functionalists

c.

structuralists

d.

empiricists

e.

humanists

Question number: 61

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Mechanics

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The fundamental experience of the stimulation of the body’s senses is called:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Cognition

b.

Perception

c.

Adaptation

d.

Sensation

e.

Conduction

Question number: 62

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Vision

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Black-and-white vision with greatest sensitivity under low levels of illumination describes the role of:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

The pupil

b.

The fovea

c.

The cornea

d.

The rods

e.

The cones

Question number: 63

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Organization

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Which of the following affect our perception?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

the stimuli

b.

individual physiological differences

c.

social factors

d.

culture

e.

All a. , b. and d. are correct

Question number: 64

» Sensation & Perception » Thresholds

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The absolute threshold is the level at which someone can detect a stimulus ________ percent of the time.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

25

b.

50

c.

75

d.

100

e.

15

Question number: 65

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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The underlying mechanism for perceptual expectancies is

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

selective processing.

b.

the organization of perception by beginning with low-level features.

c.

bottom-up processing.

d.

a misleading perception that distorts or misjudges a stimulus.

e.

top-down processing.

Question number: 66

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Organization

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Figure and ground can be switched in

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

irreversible figures.

b.

shape perception.

c.

depth perception.

d.

nonlinear figures.

e.

reversible figures.

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