Sensation & Perception (AP Psychology): Questions 52 - 57 of 180

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Question number: 52

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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A widespread increase in the reported sightings of UFOs following newspaper reports of similar sightings may be attributed to

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

mass hallucination.

b.

perceptual defense.

c.

perceptual hypothesis

d.

perceptual expectancy.

Question number: 53

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Extrasensory Perception

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The alleged ability to control objects with the mind alone is known as:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

cognition

b.

precognition

c.

psychokinesis

d.

mental telepathy

Question number: 54

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Mechanics

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As compared with adult’s perception, the child’s perception tends to be:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

More fully characterized as separate entities

b.

Longer in time-perspective

c.

More fully affected by physiognomic properties

d.

Less susceptible to illusion

Question number: 55

» Sensation & Perception » Attention

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Placing priorities on sensory messages occurs in the process of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

repetitious stimulation.

b.

subliminal attention.

c.

selective attention.

d.

divided perception.

Question number: 56

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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Internal standards used to judge stimuli are referred to as

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Choice (4) Response

a.

adaptation level.

b.

intuition.

c.

real motion.

d.

frames of reference.

Question number: 57

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Hearing

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A sound wave’s frequency translates into our perception of ________, while a sound wave’s amplitude translates into our perception of ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

timbre, pitch

b.

pitch, loudness

c.

timber, loudness

d.

loudness, pitch

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