Sensation & Perception-Perceptual Processes (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 1 - 6 of 101

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Question number: 1

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Theory of cognitive dissonance is offered by:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Festinger

b.

Thorndike

c.

Skinner

d.

Kohler

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 (4) Response

a.

telepathy

b.

precognition

c.

psychokinesis

d.

clairvoyance

Question number: 3

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Organization

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

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

accommodation.

b.

retinal disparity.

c.

binocular parallax.

d.

convergence.

Question number: 4

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The purported ability to predict future events is called

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Choice (4) Response

a.

precognition.

b.

psychokinesis.

c.

telepathy.

d.

cognition.

Question number: 5

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Organization

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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 (4) Response

a.

Size continuity

b.

Size perception

c.

Shape continuity

d.

Size constancy

Question number: 6

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Organization

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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

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

form constancy.

b.

shape constancy.

c.

size constancy.

d.

concept constancy.

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