Sensation & Perception-Perceptual Processes (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 1 - 6 of 103

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Question number: 1

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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Theory of cognitive dissonance is offered by:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Festinger

b.

Thorndike

c.

Bandura

d.

Kohler

e.

Skinner

Question number: 2

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Extrasensory Perception

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You call the Psychic Hotline and talk with a real, live psychic. He tells you about future events in your life that he claims to “see. ” The psychic would possess which psi ability?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

psychokinesis

b.

clairvoyance

c.

precognition

d.

telepathy

e.

cognition

Question number: 3

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The most basic source of normal depth perception and stereoscopic vision is

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Choice (5) Response

a.

retinal disparity.

b.

convergence.

c.

binocular parallax.

d.

accommodation.

e.

linear perspective.

Question number: 4

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The purported ability to predict future events is called

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Choice (5) Response

a.

cognition.

b.

telepathy.

c.

psychokinesis.

d.

precognition.

e.

clairvoyance.

Question number: 5

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As a car drives away, it projects a smaller and smaller image on your retina. Although the retinal image grows smaller, you do not perceive the car as shrinking because of:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Shape continuity

b.

Size continuity

c.

Size constancy

d.

Size perception

e.

Shape constancy

Question number: 6

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You observe two cars of identical make and model. Although one roars away and its image on your retina is changed, you still perceive the cars as identical. This phenomenon is

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Choice (5) Response

a.

shape constancy.

b.

size constancy.

c.

concept constancy.

d.

form constancy.

e.

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