Sensation & Perception-Perceptual Processes (AP Psychology): Questions 58 - 63 of 101

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Question number: 58

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A person living in the desert calls a 60 degree day “cold” whereas one living in Alaska calls it “warm. ” Their perceptions differ because of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

attention shifts.

b.

perceptual constancy.

c.

temperature parallax.

d.

their frame of reference.

Question number: 59

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As a door opens toward you, you perceive it as a rectangular door rather than going through actual image changes on the retina (from rectangular to trapezoid). This is an example of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

ambiguous stimuli.

b.

perceptual closure.

c.

retinal disparity.

d.

shape constancy.

Question number: 60

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Extrasensory Perception

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Psi phenomena

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

are considered a normal part of the human experience.

b.

are the subject matter of psychophysicists.

c.

include clairvoyance, telepathy, and precognition.

d.

is understanding human mind and behavior.

Question number: 61

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Differences in perception among species depend upon:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Receptor mechanism

AND

Habitat

b.

Nervous system intricacies

c.

Complexity of nervous system

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 62

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The ________ believe that depth perception is inborn.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

nativists

b.

behaviorists

c.

humanists

d.

empiricists

Question number: 63

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A white shirt reflects more light outdoors than in a dimly lit room; however, it is seen as being equally bright in both places. This demonstrates the role of ________ in perception.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

visual system limitations

b.

lightness constancy

c.

brightness parallax

d.

brightness constancy

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