Sensation & Perception (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 163 - 166 of 183

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Question number: 163

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Vision

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The optic chiasm

Choices

Choice (5) 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.

e.

All of the above

Question number: 164

» 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 (5) Response

a.

their frame of reference.

b.

selective perception.

c.

perceptual defense.

d.

perceptual constancy.

e.

selective attention.

Question number: 165

» 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 (5) Response

a.

psychokinesis.

b.

precognition.

c.

mesmerism.

d.

clairvoyance.

e.

telepathy.

Question number: 166

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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The unconscious perception of stimuli that are too weak to exceed the absolute threshold for detection is known as ________.

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a.

just noticeable difference

b.

difference threshold

c.

subliminal perception

d.

response bias

e.

depth perception

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