Sensation & Perception (AP Psychology): Questions 39 - 44 of 180

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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 (4) Response
a.

Perception

b.

Adaptation

c.

Transduction

d.

Sensation

Question number: 40

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Mechanics

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Illusions differ from hallucinations in that

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Choice (4) Response
a.

illusions are based on perceptions that have no external reality.

b.

hallucinations are simply misjudgments of sensory information.

c.

illusions are based on perceptual learning.

d.

illusions are based on absence of stimuli.

Question number: 41

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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Three dimensional perception of the world is referred to as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Stroboscopy

b.

Multiple perspectives

c.

Selective

d.

Stereoposis

Question number: 42

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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An imaginary perception, such as seeing, hearing, or smelling something that does not exist in the external world is called a (n)

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

stroboscopic movement.

b.

hallucination.

c.

delusion.

d.

illusion.

Question number: 43

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Vision

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The ________ is the small area at the center of the retina that contains only cones and provides the most acute vision.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

fovea

b.

cones

c.

rods

d.

optic nerve

Question number: 44

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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Highway engineers sometimes paint stripes on freeway off-ramps to enhance the perception of depth, using the cue of

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

accomodation.

b.

parallax.

c.

texture gradients.

d.

overlap.

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