Sensation & Perception (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 160 - 164 of 180

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Question number: 160

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Other Important Senses

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The back of the tongue is most sensitive to

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Choice (4) Response

a.

sourness.

b.

saltiness.

c.

bitterness.

d.

sweetness.

Question number: 161

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

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If you look at the color green for an extended period of time and then look away, you will see an afterimage of red. Which theory accounts for this phenomenon?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

binding theory

b.

opponent-process theory

c.

parallel-processing theory

d.

trichromatic theory

Question number: 162

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Vision

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The optic chiasm

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Choice (4) Response

a.

transmits visual information from the left side of the retina to the right lobe of the occipital cortex and vice versa.

b.

allows light to be bent such that the occipital cortex can perceive information both close and far away.

c.

is responsible for afterimages.

d.

refers to the retina’s blind spot.

Question number: 163

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Organization

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A 70-year-old man defines middle age as 50 years of age. A 10-year-old child defines middle age as 35 years of age. Their estimates differ because of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

selective attention.

b.

selective perception.

c.

perceptual constancy.

d.

their frame of reference.

Question number: 164

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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Twenty extremely accurate clocks are locked in two bank vaults (ten in each). A subject who claims to have paranormal powers concentrates on the clocks in one of the vaults, attempting to make them run faster. If she succeeds, she will have demonstrated

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Choice (4) Response

a.

telepathy.

b.

mesmerism.

c.

precognition.

d.

psychokinesis.

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