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Question number: 77

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Vision

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Perception of the brightness of a color in affected mainly by:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

The wavelength of light waves

b.

The saturation of light waves

c.

The frequency of light waves

d.

The purity of light waves

Question number: 78

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

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Gestaltists refer to the fact that we perceive smooth flowing forms more readily than discrete forms as:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Holistic perception

b.

Similarity

c.

Continuity

d.

Symmetry

Question number: 79

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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The most convincing evidence that depth perception is native to humans (and possibly other species) is its

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Choice (4) Response

a.

late emergence as attention skill.

b.

early emergence as a perceptual skill.

c.

integration with motor skills.

d.

reliance on monocular and binocular cues.

Question number: 80

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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The ability to identify the direction from which a sound originates is strongly dependent on having two ears separated in space by several inches. The ability to perceive visual depth is related to a similar property known as

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Choice (4) Response

a.

convergence.

b.

accommodation.

c.

retinal disparity.

d.

aerial perspective.

Question number: 81

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

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Which part of the eye has greatest density of cones?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Lens

b.

Pupil

c.

Fovea

d.

Retina

Question number: 82

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Mechanics

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Sensory ________ is the process by which sensory receptors convert stimuli into neural impulses.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

sensation

b.

psychophysics

c.

receptors

d.

transduction

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