Sensation & Perception (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 157 - 162 of 183

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Question number: 157

» 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

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Choice (5) Response

a.

motion parallax.

b.

texture gradient.

c.

stroboscopic movement.

d.

linear perspective.

e.

the Muller-Lyer illusion.

Question number: 158

» 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 (5) Response

a.

sensation

b.

perception

c.

psychophysics

d.

attention

e.

threshold

Question number: 159

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Organization

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

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Choice (5) Response

a.

closure.

b.

figure-ground.

c.

continuation.

d.

sensory completion.

e.

proximity.

Question number: 160

» 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 ________.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

size-distance invariance

b.

habituation effect

c.

accomodation

d.

boiled frog syndrome

e.

pygmalion effect

Question number: 161

» 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 (5) Response

a.

sourness.

b.

saltiness.

c.

bitterness.

d.

sweetness.

e.

All of the above

Question number: 162

» 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 (5) Response

a.

binding theory

b.

opponent-process theory

c.

parallel-processing theory

d.

trichromatic theory

e.

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