Sensation & Perception (AP Psychology): Questions 104 - 109 of 180

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Question number: 104

» Sensation & Perception » Thresholds

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The minimum amount of stimulation that an individual can detect through a given sense is known as the absolute ________.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

attention

b.

sensation

c.

threshold

d.

perception

Question number: 105

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Vision

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The visible spectrum of light is

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Choice (4) Response
a.

between 100 and 400 nm.

b.

between 400 and 700 nm.

c.

between 200 to 500 nm.

d.

between 700 and 1000 nm.

Question number: 106

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Mechanics

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The analysis of information starting with pre-existing knowledge in order to organize features into a meaningful whole is known as

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Gregory’s phenomenon.

b.

selective perception.

c.

top-down processing.

d.

bottom-up processing.

Question number: 107

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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Improved research techniques in parapsychology have resulted in

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Choice (4) Response
a.

less skepticism among scientists.

b.

the ability to repeat spectacular results.

c.

fewer positive results.

d.

updated positive results.

Question number: 108

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Mechanics

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If you stand in the middle of a cobblestone street, the street will look coarse near your feet and finer if you look into the distance. This is called

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Choice (4) Response
a.

relative size.

b.

relative motion.

c.

3-D motion.

d.

texture gradient.

Question number: 109

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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The depth perception cue that requires input from only one eye is known as:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

convergence

b.

monocular cues

c.

binocular cues

d.

retinal disparity

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