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Question number: 135

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Vision

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Some of the fibers from each eye cross over to the opposite brain hemisphere at the:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Optic Nerve

b.

Optic Chiasm

c.

Blind Spot

d.

Fovea

Question number: 136

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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Research evidence has shown that the presence of a weapon

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Choice (4) Response

a.

increases the accuracy of the account.

b.

impairs an eyewitness’s accuracy of a description of a suspect.

c.

increases an eyewitness’s accuracy of a description of a suspect.

d.

allows an eyewitness to remember the event longer.

Question number: 137

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Organization

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The organizational principle demonstrated by the stimuli below is known as

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Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

similarity.

b.

nearness.

c.

figure-ground.

d.

closure.

Question number: 138

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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A cheetah scrambling up a rocky slope in Montana is likely to be perceived as a mountain lion because

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Choice (4) Response

a.

figure and ground are obvious.

b.

contiguity is a powerful influence on perception.

c.

perception is guided by expectations.

d.

figure and ground have been confused.

Question number: 139

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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Which of the following illustrates the principle of contiguity?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

a person “lip-syncing” to a record

b.

a darker balloon seen as farther away than a lighter one

c.

the “false dawn” before a sunrise

d.

the shadows cast on a cloudy day

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