Sensation & Perception (AP Psychology): Questions 65 - 70 of 180

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Question number: 65

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Organization

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Figure and ground can be switched in

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

nonlinear figures.

b.

reversible figures.

c.

depth perception.

d.

shape perception.

Question number: 66

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Vision

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The degree of concentration or dilution of color is known as its:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Saturation

b.

Quantity

c.

Hue

d.

Brightness

Question number: 67

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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A “guess” about what a sensation represents that is held until more information is available is referred to as a

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

perceptual closure.

b.

sensory hypothesis.

c.

cognitive style.

d.

perceptual hypothesis.

Question number: 68

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As we get older, our senses actually “fuse” together, and we lose the ability to focus on isolated pieces of sensory information. For example, an adult would perceive a big, barking dog as a single entity; a six-year-old would treat the big dog and the frightening barks as two independent sensory events.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Broken and discontinuous

b.

Continuous and unbroken

c.

Better localized

d.

Better structured

Question number: 69

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To perceive the size of an object remaining the same even though the retinal image changes is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

retinal disparity.

b.

depth perception.

c.

psychophysics.

d.

size constancy.

Question number: 70

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The binocular cue of convergence occurs

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

because the eyes are about 2.5 inches apart.

b.

when the lens in each eye bends or bulges to focus on nearby objects.

c.

when trying to focus on an object less than 50 feet in distance.

d.

because the eyes are about 3 inches apart.

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