Sensation & Perception (AP Psychology): Questions 140 - 145 of 180

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Question number: 140

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Organization

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The stimuli below are seen as one group of circles and one group of squares due to the organizational principle of

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

similarity.

b.

closure.

c.

nearness.

d.

simplicity.

Question number: 141

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Extrasensory Perception

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The alleged ability to perceive objects or events without any sensory contact with them is known as:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

clairvoyance

b.

mental telepathy

c.

cognition

d.

parapsychology

Question number: 142

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Extrasensory Perception

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An ability to “read” another person’s mind is termed

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Choice (4) Response
a.

cognition.

b.

precognition.

c.

clairvoyance.

d.

telepathy.

Question number: 143

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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Experiments with the visual cliff show that

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Choice (4) Response
a.

perceptual grouping does not begin until a baby is from six to fourteen months old.

b.

human infants are aware of shape constancy.

c.

human and animal depth perception is entirely learned.

d.

human infants perceive depth by the age of six months.

Question number: 144

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Various Theories of Color Vision

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What is meant by an afterimage?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Decreased sensitivity of rods and cones in bright light

b.

Non-distinguishable details of a stimulation

c.

Sense experience that occurs after a visual stimulus has been removed

d.

Distinguishable fine details of a stimulation

Question number: 145

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Organization

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In making a charcoal pencil drawing, which pictorial depth cue could you most effectively use?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

accommodation

b.

convergence

c.

light and shadow

d.

retinal fusion

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