Sensation & Perception (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 117 - 123 of 183

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Question number: 117

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Organization

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Differences in perception among species depend upon:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Habitat

b.

Receptor mechanism

c.

Complexity of nervous system

d.

Nervous system intricacies

e.

All a. , b. , c. and d. are correct

Question number: 118

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Mechanics

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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Sensation, perception

b.

Perception, sensation

c.

Audiology, ophthalmology

d.

Ophthalmology, audiology

e.

Perception; attention

Question number: 119

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Hearing

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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Saturation

b.

Pitch

c.

Loudness

d.

Timbre

e.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 120

» Sensation & Perception » Thresholds

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Psychophysics is the study of:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Selective perception

b.

Perceptual illness

c.

The psychological perception of physical stimuli

d.

Movement perception

e.

Depth perception

Question number: 121

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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The ________ believe that depth perception is inborn.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

empiricists

b.

structuralists

c.

humanists

d.

nativists

e.

behaviorists

Question number: 122

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Other Important Senses

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Development of any skill depends intimately on:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Abstractions

b.

Muscle facility

c.

Feedback

d.

Visual movements

e.

Kinesthetic stimulation

Question number: 123

» Sensation & Perception » Thresholds

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What is Weber’s law?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

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

b.

The theory that all stimuli respond to the same sensations through the process of creating meaningful patterns

c.

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

d.

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

e.

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

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