Sensation & Perception (AP Psychology): Questions 175 - 180 of 180

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Question number: 175

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Mechanics

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The concept of adaptation was introduced by:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Helson

b.

Brown

c.

Wertheimer

d.

Simon

Question number: 176

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Deductive reasoning goes from the general to the specific. Which of the following is analogous to deductive reasoning?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

left-right processing

b.

perceptual expectancies

c.

top-down processing

d.

bottom-up processing

Question number: 177

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Organization

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When you estimate a distance under 50 feet (as when you approach a stop sign or play catch), you are using

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Choice (4) Response

a.

convergence.

b.

relative size.

c.

retinal disparity.

d.

parallax.

Question number: 178

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Organization

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The tendency to complete a figure is called

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Choice (4) Response

a.

similarity.

b.

proximity

c.

continuation.

d.

closure.

Question number: 179

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Sensory experiences that occur in the absence of a stimulus are called

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Choice (4) Response

a.

illusions.

b.

fantasies.

c.

delusions.

d.

hallucinations.

Question number: 180

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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The moon illusion is best explained by

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

convergence.

b.

magnification caused by the denser atmosphere along the horizon.

c.

the perceptual closure effect.

d.

the effects of depth cues on apparent distance.

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