Sensation & Perception (AP Psychology): Questions 153 - 159 of 180

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Question number: 153

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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The ability to view the world in 3 dimensions and perceive distance is:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Hallucinations

b.

Depth perception

c.

Illusion

d.

Delusion

Question number: 154

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Other Important Senses

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Olfactory cells are the receptors for what sense?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Touch

b.

Smell

c.

Taste

d.

Hearing

Question number: 155

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Organization

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The illusion that railroad tracks come together in the distance involves the depth cue of

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

binocular parallax.

b.

light and shadow.

c.

atmospheric perspective.

d.

linear perspective.

Question number: 156

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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Disney’s cartoons are made up of thousands of still pictures, but we see motion in these cartoons because of

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

motion parallax.

b.

linear perspective.

c.

stroboscopic movement.

d.

the Muller-Lyer illusion.

Question number: 157

» Sensation & Perception » Thresholds

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The study of the relationship between the physical characteristics of stimuli and the conscious psychological experiences they produce is known as:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

threshold

b.

psychophysics

c.

attention

d.

perception

Question number: 158

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Organization

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The tendency to fill in gaps in the perception of a figure is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

proximity.

b.

continuation.

c.

closure.

d.

figure-ground.

Question number: 159

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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The fact that many people are unconcerned about the gradual depletion of the ozone can be attributed to the ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

size-distance invariance

b.

boiled frog syndrome

c.

habituation effect

d.

pygmalion effect

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