Sensation & Perception (AP Psychology): Questions 14 - 20 of 180

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Question number: 14

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Organization

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Which of the following is not considered a monocular cue for depth?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

accommodation

b.

singularity

c.

texture gradient

d.

convergence

Question number: 15

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Mechanics

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Illusions are

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

distortions of existing stimuli.

b.

not based on external reality.

c.

the result of innate mechanisms.

d.

the same as hallucinations.

Question number: 16

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Difference in perception among species depends upon:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Habitat

b.

Complexity of nervous system

c.

Receptor mechanisms

d.

All b. , c. and a. are correct

Question number: 17

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All human senses evolved for the same purpose to:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Create more problems for us

b.

Provide information that could improve our ability to communicate

c.

Help us survive and protect

d.

Increase our ability to enjoy the environment

Question number: 18

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Vision

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The famous quote “don’t shoot until you see the whites of their eyes, ” usually attributed to William Prescott, refers to which structure of the eye?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

sclera

b.

fovea

c.

cornea

d.

iris

Question number: 19

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The tendency to group together objects that are the same size, shape, color, or form is known as

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

simplicity

b.

continuation.

c.

similarity.

d.

nearness.

Question number: 20

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Motion parallax

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

is dependent on monocular vision.

b.

refers to the illusion that distant objects move slightly against a background, while closer objects move a sizable distance.

c.

is not enough, alone, to indicate depth when most other cues fail.

d.

is dependent on stereoscopic vision.

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