Sensation & Perception-Thresholds (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 1 - 5 of 7

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Question number: 1

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Weber’s law refers to

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Choice (4) Response

a.

the relationship between color perception and specific cone cells.

b.

two stimuli having same percent.

c.

strong smells becoming almost unnoticeable.

d.

two stimuli differing by the same percentage in order to be perceived as different.

Question number: 2

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In order to determine your ________, you might slowly turn up the volume on the stereo one decibel at a time until you could just hear it.

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a.

level of selective attention

b.

difference threshold

c.

relative threshold

d.

absolute threshold

Question number: 3

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The minimum amount of stimulation that an individual can detect through a given sense is known as the absolute ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

attention

b.

sensation

c.

threshold

d.

perception

Question number: 4

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Psychophysics is the study of:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Perceptual illness

b.

Depth perception

c.

Movement perception

d.

The psychological perception of physical stimuli

Question number: 5

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What is Weber’s law?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

The principle that the just-noticeable difference for any given sense is a constant proportion of the stimulation being judged

b.

The principle that there is an adjustment of sensation levels depending on the stimulation received

c.

The smallest change in stimulation that can be detected 50 percent of the time

d.

The idea that the least amount of energy detected in a stimulation only occurs 50 percent of the time

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