Sensation & Perception (AP Psychology): Questions 71 - 76 of 180

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Question number: 71

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Other Important Senses

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Sensory ________ is the tendency of the sensory receptors to respond less and less to a constant stimulus.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

adaptation

b.

spectrum

c.

threshold

d.

stimulation

Question number: 72

» Sensation & Perception » Attention

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By the perceptual organization of stimuli the person’s span of attention is:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Increased

b.

Neutralized

c.

Divided

d.

Decreased

Question number: 73

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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The purported ability to perceive events at a distance or through physical barriers is termed

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Choice (4) Response

a.

clairvoyance.

b.

telepathy.

c.

psychokinesis.

d.

parapsychology

Question number: 74

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Various Theories of Color Vision

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The ________ theory suggests color vision depends on red-green, blue-yellow, and black-white processes in the brain.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Young-Helmholtz theory

b.

trichromatic

c.

photopigment

d.

opponent-process

Question number: 75

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Mechanics

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________ processing is like putting together a picture puzzle you’ve never seen before.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Top-down

b.

Bottom-up

c.

Left-right

d.

Continuous

Question number: 76

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Gestalt's Psychology's Contribution to Understanding Perception

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You are sitting in the pit area at the Indianapolis 500. You closely watch one of the cars whiz around on the track in front of the seething mass of humanity crammed into the stands. You have organized this visual scene such that the race car is ________ and the people and the stands are ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

ground; figure

b.

common region; camouflage

c.

figure; common region

d.

figure; ground

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