Sensation & Perception-Perceptual Processes (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 32 - 36 of 103

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Question number: 32

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The underlying mechanism for perceptual expectancies is

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Choice (5) Response

a.

selective processing.

b.

the organization of perception by beginning with low-level features.

c.

bottom-up processing.

d.

a misleading perception that distorts or misjudges a stimulus.

e.

top-down processing.

Question number: 33

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Figure and ground can be switched in

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a.

irreversible figures.

b.

shape perception.

c.

depth perception.

d.

nonlinear figures.

e.

reversible figures.

Question number: 34

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A “guess” about what a sensation represents that is held until more information is available is referred to as a

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Choice (5) Response

a.

perceptual hypothesis.

b.

perceptual closure.

c.

selective perception.

d.

cognitive style.

e.

sensory hypothesis.

Question number: 35

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As we get older, our senses actually “fuse” together, and we lose the ability to focus on isolated pieces of sensory information. For example, an adult would perceive a big, barking dog as a single entity; a six-year-old would treat the big dog and the frightening barks as two independent sensory events.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Continuous and unbroken

b.

Better structured

c.

Better localized

d.

Broken and discontinuous

e.

More salient in attention

Question number: 36

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To perceive the size of an object remaining the same even though the retinal image changes is called

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Choice (5) Response

a.

psychophysics.

b.

depth perception.

c.

size constancy.

d.

perceptual closure.

e.

retinal disparity.

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