Sensation & Perception (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 35 - 40 of 183

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Question number: 35

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Mechanics

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The concept of adaptation level was introduced by:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Wundt

b.

Helson

c.

Brown

d.

Kohler

e.

Wertheimer

Question number: 36

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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The theory which suggests that people learn attitude by observing their own behavior is:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Conditioned stimuli

b.

Conditioned response

c.

Self-perception

d.

Operant conditioning

e.

Unconditioned response

Question number: 37

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Vision

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The degree of concentration or dilution of a color is known as its:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Volume

b.

Brightness

c.

Saturation

d.

Hue

e.

Tone

Question number: 38

» Sensation & Perception » Thresholds

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Weber’s law refers to

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

the relationship between color perception and specific cone cells.

b.

two stimuli having same percent.

c.

strong smells becoming almost unnoticeable.

d.

two stimuli differing by the same percentage in order to be perceived as different.

e.

All of the above

Question number: 39

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Other Important Senses

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When the molecules of any spray enter your nose, they are transformed into electrical signals which is interpreted by the brain as a nasty odor. This is ________.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Stimulation

b.

Transduction

c.

Perception

d.

Sensation

e.

Adaptation

Question number: 40

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Mechanics

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Illusions differ from hallucinations in that

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

hallucinations are the result of past experience.

b.

illusions are based on perceptual learning.

c.

illusions are based on absence of stimuli.

d.

illusions are based on perceptions that have no external reality.

e.

hallucinations are simply misjudgments of sensory information.

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