Sensation & Perception-Thresholds (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 7 - 8 of 8

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Question number: 7

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The study of the relationship between the physical characteristics of stimuli and the conscious psychological experiences they produce is known as:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

sensation

b.

perception

c.

psychophysics

d.

attention

e.

threshold

Question number: 8

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Taste 1 gram of table salt in 400 liters of water; then smell 1 drop of perfume diffused throughout a three-room apartment; finally touch the wing of a bee falling on your cheek from a height of 2 centimeter away. What do these examples depict?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

The difference threshold for our senses

b.

The just-noticeable difference of our senses

c.

The perception of our senses

d.

The adaptation of our senses

e.

The absolute threshold of our senses

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