Sensation & Perception-Sensory Mechanics (AP Psychology): Questions 19 - 24 of 24

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Question number: 19

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If you stand in the middle of a cobblestone street, the street will look coarse near your feet and finer if you look into the distance. This is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

relative size.

b.

relative motion.

c.

3-D motion.

d.

texture gradient.

Question number: 20

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________ is to bottom-up processing as ________ is to top-down processing.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Audiology, ophthalmology

b.

Perception; attention

c.

Sensation, perception

d.

Ophthalmology, audiology

Question number: 21

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According to signal-detection theory, the failure to report the presence of a target stimulus that is in fact present is known as a ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

hit

b.

correct rejection

c.

false alarm

d.

miss

Question number: 22

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The concept of adaptation was introduced by:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Helson

b.

Brown

c.

Wertheimer

d.

Simon

Question number: 23

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Deductive reasoning goes from the general to the specific. Which of the following is analogous to deductive reasoning?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

left-right processing

b.

perceptual expectancies

c.

top-down processing

d.

bottom-up processing

Question number: 24

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Sensory experiences that occur in the absence of a stimulus are called

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Choice (4) Response

a.

illusions.

b.

fantasies.

c.

delusions.

d.

hallucinations.

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