Sensation & Perception-Perceptual Processes (AP Psychology): Questions 43 - 47 of 101

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Question number: 43

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The idea that many people seem unable to detect gradual but deadly trends in modern civilization is an example of

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Choice (4) Response
a.

the “Zeigarnik Effect. ”

b.

the “von Restorff Phenomenon. ”

c.

the “Hawthorne Effect. ”

d.

the “Boiled Frog Syndrome. ”

Question number: 44

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Which of the following is TRUE of eyewitness testimony?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Eyewitness testimony is generally very accurate.

b.

Perception rarely provides an instant replay of events.

c.

Eyewitness testimony is not useful.

d.

Most victims do not have an adequate “weapon focus. ”

Question number: 45

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Inductive reasoning goes from the specific to the general. Which of the following is analogous to inductive reasoning?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

top-down processing

b.

perceptual expectancies

c.

illusions

d.

bottom-up processing

Question number: 46

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Even though the retinal image of an object may change drastically, the object appears unchanged. This is the principle underlying

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Choice (4) Response
a.

retinal disparity.

b.

shape constancy.

c.

ambiguous stimuli.

d.

texture gradient.

Question number: 47

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Closure, nearness, similarity, and continuation are categories of

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Choice (4) Response
a.

cognitive organization.

b.

cognitive style.

c.

perceptual (Gestalt) organization.

d.

perceptual interpretation.

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