Sensation & Perception-Perceptual Processes (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 51 - 54 of 103

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Question number: 51

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Gestalt's Psychology's Contribution to Understanding Perception

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Sensations are organized into meaningful perceptions by

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Choice (5) Response

a.

sensory adaptation.

b.

perceptual constancies.

c.

perceptual grouping (Gestalt) principles.

d.

perceptual hypothesis.

e.

localization of meaning.

Question number: 52

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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Perception is a process by which

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Choice (5) Response

a.

sensations and experiences are stored permanently in the brain.

b.

many different forms of stimulus energy are converted into electrical signals for use by the nervous system.

c.

environmental stimuli are sensed.

d.

sensations are assembled into meaningful patterns that represent external events.

e.

sensations are assembled into useless patterns to represent external events.

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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Choice (5) Response

a.

similarity.

b.

closure.

c.

continuity.

d.

simplicity.

e.

nearness.

Question number: 54

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Extrasensory Perception

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A major criticism of ESP research is that

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Choice (5) Response

a.

parapsychological skills are too consistent to be real.

b.

ESP researchers have made no attempt to be objective or scientific.

c.

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

d.

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

e.

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

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