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Question number: 267

» Sensation and Perception » Theories, Applications and Issues

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According to feature detection theory, a subject would most quickly find the letter “C” if it were placed

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

near the top of a page amongst rows of “Q’s”

b.

near the bottom of a page amongst rows of “Q’s”

c.

somewhere on a page amongst rows of “T’s” and “M’s”

d.

near the center of a page amongst rows of “O’s”

Question number: 268

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Sensory Structures and Processes

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A significant number of partially deaf people have been fitted with electronic ear implants connected with the

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

middle ear

b.

ossicles

c.

inner ear

d.

cochlea

Question number: 269

» Thinking » Representation (Categorization, Imagery, Schemas, Scripts)

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In general, people attach concepts and attributes to items and events. This knowledge is used to categorize and understand new stimuli and is best known as a person’s

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

schema

b.

algorithm

c.

metacognition

d.

heuristic

Question number: 270

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Central Structures and Processes

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Which of the following brain areas is important for speech?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Thalamus

b.

Hippocampus

c.

Wernicke’s area

d.

Right cerebral hemisphere

Question number: 271

» Sensation and Perception » Perceptual Organization

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A binocular cue used in depth perception is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

disparity

b.

interposition

c.

motion parallax

d.

good continuation

Question number: 272

» Learning » Theories, Applications and Issues

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The learning theory of E. C. Tolman

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

can be described as a precursor of ego psychology

b.

put a greater emphasis on the role of expectancy than did the theories of Hull

c.

stressed that learning is the same as need reduction

d.

stressed that learning is the same as tension reduction

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