Sensation & Perception-Perceptual Processes (AP Psychology): Questions 87 - 91 of 101

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Question number: 87

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The tendency to fill in gaps in the perception of a figure is called

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Choice (4) Response

a.

proximity.

b.

continuation.

c.

closure.

d.

figure-ground.

Question number: 88

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The fact that many people are unconcerned about the gradual depletion of the ozone can be attributed to the ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

size-distance invariance

b.

boiled frog syndrome

c.

habituation effect

d.

pygmalion effect

Question number: 89

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A 70-year-old man defines middle age as 50 years of age. A 10-year-old child defines middle age as 35 years of age. Their estimates differ because of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

selective attention.

b.

selective perception.

c.

perceptual constancy.

d.

their frame of reference.

Question number: 90

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Twenty extremely accurate clocks are locked in two bank vaults (ten in each). A subject who claims to have paranormal powers concentrates on the clocks in one of the vaults, attempting to make them run faster. If she succeeds, she will have demonstrated

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Choice (4) Response

a.

telepathy.

b.

mesmerism.

c.

precognition.

d.

psychokinesis.

Question number: 91

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The unconscious perception of stimuli that are too weak to exceed the absolute threshold for detection is known as ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

depth perception

b.

subliminal perception

c.

response bias

d.

difference threshold

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