Sensation & Perception-Perceptual Processes (AP Psychology): Questions 38 - 42 of 101

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Question number: 38

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The purported ability to perceive events at a distance or through physical barriers is termed

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Choice (4) Response

a.

clairvoyance.

b.

telepathy.

c.

psychokinesis.

d.

parapsychology

Question number: 39

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You are sitting in the pit area at the Indianapolis 500. You closely watch one of the cars whiz around on the track in front of the seething mass of humanity crammed into the stands. You have organized this visual scene such that the race car is ________ and the people and the stands are ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

ground; figure

b.

common region; camouflage

c.

figure; common region

d.

figure; ground

Question number: 40

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Gestaltists refer to the fact that we perceive smooth flowing forms more readily than discrete forms as:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Holistic perception

b.

Similarity

c.

Continuity

d.

Symmetry

Question number: 41

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The most convincing evidence that depth perception is native to humans (and possibly other species) is its

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Choice (4) Response

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late emergence as attention skill.

b.

early emergence as a perceptual skill.

c.

integration with motor skills.

d.

reliance on monocular and binocular cues.

Question number: 42

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The ability to identify the direction from which a sound originates is strongly dependent on having two ears separated in space by several inches. The ability to perceive visual depth is related to a similar property known as

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Choice (4) Response

a.

convergence.

b.

accommodation.

c.

retinal disparity.

d.

aerial perspective.

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