Sensation & Perception (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 102 - 105 of 183

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Question number: 102

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Organization

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The stimuli below are organized as three columns rather than six columns because of the organizational principle of

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Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

similarity.

b.

closure.

c.

continuity.

d.

simplicity.

e.

nearness.

Question number: 103

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Mechanics

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Synaesthesia refers to

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Choice (5) Response

a.

one sense inducing an experience in another sense.

b.

seeing red color after starting at color green.

c.

the frequency and pitch of sound waves.

d.

the process by which visual stimuli is transmitted to the visual cortex.

e.

seeing the color green after staring at the color red.

Question number: 104

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Extrasensory Perception

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A major criticism of ESP research is that

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Choice (5) Response

a.

parapsychological skills are too consistent to be real.

b.

ESP researchers have made no attempt to be objective or scientific.

c.

researchers have been unwilling to investigate psychic phenomena in laboratory settings.

d.

if the experimenter really believes in ESP, he or she is much more likely to interpret coincidence as cause-and-effect.

e.

if the experimenter really believes in ESP, he or she is less likely to interpret coincidence as cause-and-effect.

Question number: 105

» 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 ________.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

sensation

b.

threshold

c.

psychophysics

d.

attention

e.

perception

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