Sensation & Perception-Perceptual Processes (AP Psychology): Questions 53 - 57 of 101

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Question number: 53

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Organization

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The stimuli below are organized as three columns rather than six columns because of the organizational principle of

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Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

nearness.

b.

simplicity.

c.

continuity.

d.

similarity.

Question number: 54

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Extrasensory Perception

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A major criticism of ESP research is that

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

if the experimenter really believes in ESP, he or she is much more likely to interpret coincidence as cause-and-effect.

b.

researchers have been unwilling to investigate psychic phenomena in laboratory settings.

c.

parapsychological skills are too consistent to be real.

d.

if the experimenter really believes in ESP, he or she is less likely to interpret coincidence as cause-and-effect.

Question number: 55

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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Improved research techniques in parapsychology have resulted in

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

less skepticism among scientists.

b.

the ability to repeat spectacular results.

c.

fewer positive results.

d.

updated positive results.

Question number: 56

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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The depth perception cue that requires input from only one eye is known as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

convergence

b.

monocular cues

c.

binocular cues

d.

retinal disparity

Question number: 57

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Organization

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By the perceptual organization of stimuli the person’s span of attention is:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Unaffected

b.

Decreased

c.

Increased

d.

Divided

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