Sensation & Perception-Perceptual Processes (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 13 - 18 of 103

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Question number: 13

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The binocular cue for depth perception based on signals from muscles that turn the eyes to focus on near or approaching objects is called:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Shape constancy

b.

Convergence

c.

Interposition

d.

Retinal disparity

e.

Perceptual vision

Question number: 14

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Which type of psychologist would most likely be interested in things such as displays, controls, and sensory and motor capabilities?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

social psychologist

b.

clinical psychologist

c.

human factors engineer

d.

industrial/organizational psychologist

e.

cognitive psychologist

Question number: 15

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The best studied perceptual constancies include:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Color, texture, content

b.

Size, age, weight

c.

Brightness, focus, angle

d.

Brightness, color, weight

e.

Shape, location, size

Question number: 16

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Features of the environment, or messages from the body, that supply information about distance and space are called

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

depth cues.

b.

perception.

c.

size-distance phenomena.

d.

muscular cues.

e.

sensations.

Question number: 17

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The fact that objects that are near each other tend to be grouped together is known as

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

continuation.

b.

nearness.

c.

similarity.

d.

simplicity

e.

closure.

Question number: 18

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Recent experiments on eyewitness testimony have shown that the relationship between a person’s confidence in his or her testimony and its accuracy

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

depends upon whether the witness is male or female.

b.

depends upon whether the witness has at least a high school education.

c.

has good relationship.

d.

is more suspect for children than for adults.

e.

has almost no relationship.

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