Sensation & Perception (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 135 - 139 of 183

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Question number: 135

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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The ability to see three-dimensional space and to accurately judge distances is called

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

perceptual hypothesis.

b.

perceptual organization.

c.

depth perception.

d.

size constancy.

e.

shape constancy.

Question number: 136

» 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:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Optic Nerve

b.

Optic Chiasm

c.

Retina

d.

Fovea

e.

Blind Spot

Question number: 137

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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Research evidence has shown that the presence of a weapon

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

reduces the ambiguity of the interpretation of the situation.

b.

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

c.

allows an eyewitness to remember the event longer.

d.

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

e.

increases the accuracy of the account.

Question number: 138

» 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 (5) Response

a.

figure-ground.

b.

continuity.

c.

closure.

d.

nearness.

e.

similarity.

Question number: 139

» 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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

figure and ground are obvious.

b.

perception is guided by expectations.

c.

contiguity is a powerful influence on perception.

d.

the setting provides an ideal camouflage.

e.

figure and ground have been confused.

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