Sensation & Perception-Perceptual Processes (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 37 - 41 of 103

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Question number: 37

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Organization

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The binocular cue of convergence occurs

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Choice (5) Response

a.

just as easily in a person with only one eye.

b.

when trying to focus on an object less than 50 feet in distance.

c.

when the lens in each eye bends or bulges to focus on nearby objects.

d.

because the eyes are about 2.5 inches apart.

e.

because the eyes are about 3 inches apart.

Question number: 38

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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

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Choice (5) Response

a.

clairvoyance.

b.

parapsychology

c.

telepathy.

d.

psychokinesis.

e.

precognition.

Question number: 39

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Gestalt's Psychology's Contribution to Understanding Perception

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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 (5) Response

a.

ground; figure

b.

common region; camouflage

c.

figure; common region

d.

figure; ground

e.

None of the above

Question number: 40

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Gestalt's Psychology's Contribution to Understanding Perception

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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 (5) Response

a.

Continuity

b.

Proximity

c.

Similarity

d.

Holistic perception

e.

Symmetry

Question number: 41

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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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 (5) Response

a.

integration with motor skills.

b.

late emergence as attention skill.

c.

early emergence as a perceptual skill.

d.

reliance on monocular and binocular cues.

e.

importance in adaptive activity.

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