Sensation & Perception (AP Psychology): Questions 116 - 122 of 180

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Question number: 116

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Organization

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Differences in perception among species depend upon:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Receptor mechanism

AND

Habitat

b.

Nervous system intricacies

c.

Complexity of nervous system

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 117

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Mechanics

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________ is to bottom-up processing as ________ is to top-down processing.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Audiology, ophthalmology

b.

Perception; attention

c.

Sensation, perception

d.

Ophthalmology, audiology

Question number: 118

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Hearing

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Which one of the following is not a dimension of the auditory experience?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Saturation

b.

Pitch

c.

Loudness

d.

Timbre

Question number: 119

» Sensation & Perception » Thresholds

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Psychophysics is the study of:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Perceptual illness

b.

Depth perception

c.

Movement perception

d.

The psychological perception of physical stimuli

Question number: 120

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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The ________ believe that depth perception is inborn.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

nativists

b.

behaviorists

c.

humanists

d.

empiricists

Question number: 121

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Other Important Senses

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Development of any skill depends intimately on:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Muscle facility

b.

Feedback

c.

Visual movements

d.

Kinesthetic stimulation

Question number: 122

» Sensation & Perception » Thresholds

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What is Weber’s law?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The principle that the just-noticeable difference for any given sense is a constant proportion of the stimulation being judged

b.

The principle that there is an adjustment of sensation levels depending on the stimulation received

c.

The smallest change in stimulation that can be detected 50 percent of the time

d.

The idea that the least amount of energy detected in a stimulation only occurs 50 percent of the time

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