Sensation & Perception (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 83 - 87 of 183

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Question number: 83

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Mechanics

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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

transduction

b.

receptors

c.

psychophysics

d.

perception

e.

sensation

Question number: 84

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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The idea that many people seem unable to detect gradual but deadly trends in modern civilization is an example of

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

the “Zeigarnik Effect. ”

b.

the “von Restorff Phenomenon. ”

c.

the “Hawthorne Effect. ”

d.

the “Boiled Frog Syndrome. ”

e.

None of the above

Question number: 85

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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Which of the following is TRUE of eyewitness testimony?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Eyewitness testimony is not useful.

b.

Perception rarely provides an instant replay of events.

c.

Most victims do not have an adequate “weapon focus. ”

d.

Eyewitness testimony is generally very accurate.

e.

Victims certain of their testimony are usually more accurate.

Question number: 86

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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Inductive reasoning goes from the specific to the general. Which of the following is analogous to inductive reasoning?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

top-down processing

b.

illusions

c.

bottom-up processing

d.

perceptual expectancies

e.

hallucinations

Question number: 87

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Vision

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Motion pictures are based on:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Stroboscopic vision

b.

The auto kinetic illusion

c.

The principle of illusionary circle

d.

The alpha phenomenon

e.

The gamma phenomenon

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