Sensation and Perception (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 10 - 14 of 25

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Question number: 10

» Sensation and Perception » Audition

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The vestibular sacs in the inner ear are essential for

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

detecting high frequencies

b.

sensory transduction in audition

c.

physical balance

d.

detecting low frequencies

e.

proprioception

Question number: 11

» Sensation and Perception » Vision

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Which of the following sensory system components is said to “accommodate? ”

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Cornea

b.

Lens

c.

Basilar membrane

d.

Tympanic membrane

e.

Retina

Question number: 12

» Sensation and Perception » Olfaction

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To confirm a suspected case of anosmia, which test would probably be most useful?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

University of California Smell Identification Test

b.

The Beery-Bukenica Test of Visual-Motor Integration.

c.

The Wepman Auditory Discrimination Test.

d.

The Wechsler Memory Scale.

e.

University of Pennsylvania Smell Identification Test.

Question number: 13

» Sensation and Perception » Psychophysics, Signal Detection

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Weber’s law applies to a specific range of intensities in

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

  1. hearing only

b.

  1. all of the sense organs

c.

  1. vision only

d.

  1. hearing and vision only

e.

All of the above

Question number: 14

» Sensation and Perception » Attention

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Which of the following methods is most commonly used to study selective attention?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Questionnaires that test the contents of short-term memory

b.

Presentation of subliminal messages on a screen

c.

Presentation of subliminal messages on an audiotape

d.

Shadowing in a dichotic listening task

e.

Presentation of two stimuli separated by one just noticeable difference

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