Sensation & Perception-Perceptual Processes (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 42 - 45 of 103

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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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

retinal disparity.

b.

inverted vision.

c.

accommodation.

d.

aerial perspective.

e.

convergence.

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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

the “Zeigarnik Effect. ”

b.

the “von Restorff Phenomenon. ”

c.

the “Hawthorne Effect. ”

d.

the “Boiled Frog Syndrome. ”

e.

None of the above

Question number: 44

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Which of the following is TRUE of eyewitness testimony?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Eyewitness testimony is not useful.

b.

Perception rarely provides an instant replay of events.

c.

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

d.

Eyewitness testimony is generally very accurate.

e.

Victims certain of their testimony are usually more accurate.

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?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

top-down processing

b.

illusions

c.

bottom-up processing

d.

perceptual expectancies

e.

hallucinations

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