Sensation & Perception (AP Psychology): Questions 94 - 99 of 180

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Question number: 94

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Vision

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The band of muscles behind the cornea that gives the eye its color and controls the size of the pupil is known as the ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

iris

b.

retina

c.

pupil

d.

cornea

Question number: 95

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Hearing

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Frequency is to ________ as amplitude is to ________

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Choice (4) Response
a.

sensation; perception

b.

warmth; cold

c.

perception; sensation

d.

loudness; pitch

Question number: 96

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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The fact that infants will often crawl off tables or beds shows that

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Choice (4) Response
a.

depth perception is completely innate.

b.

integration of depth perception with motor skills has not yet been accomplished.

c.

human depth perception emerges at about 4 months of age.

d.

depth perception is completely learned.

Question number: 97

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Vision

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People tend to have difficulty naming the color in which a word is printed when the word itself refers to a different color. This finding is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

fundamental attribution

b.

the signal detection theory.

c.

sensory adaptation.

d.

the Stroop effect.

Question number: 98

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

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Sensations are organized into meaningful perceptions by

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Choice (4) Response
a.

localization of meaning.

b.

perceptual hypothesis.

c.

perceptual grouping (Gestalt) principles.

d.

sensory adaptation.

Question number: 99

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Mechanics

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The detection of physical energy emitted or reflected by physical objects: it occurs when energy in the external environment or the body stimulates receptors in the sense organs:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Cognition

b.

Threshold

c.

Adaptation

d.

Sensation

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