Sensation and Perception (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 11 - 15 of 25

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Question number: 11

» Sensation and Perception » Vision

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

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Lens

b.

Basilar membrane

c.

Retina

d.

Tympanic membrane

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 (4) Response

a.

University of Pennsylvania Smell Identification Test.

b.

The Wechsler Memory Scale.

c.

The Beery-Bukenica Test of Visual-Motor Integration.

d.

University of California 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 (4) Response

a.

  1. hearing only

b.

  1. all of the sense organs

c.

  1. vision only

d.

  1. hearing and vision only

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 (4) Response

a.

Presentation of subliminal messages on an audiotape

b.

Shadowing in a dichotic listening task

c.

Presentation of two stimuli separated by one just noticeable difference

d.

Questionnaires that test the contents of short-term memory

Question number: 15

» Sensation and Perception » Somatosenses

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Mary frequently has people come up and say hi to her on the street but she does not know who they are even though she has met them many times in the past. She has difficulty recognizing faced and would be diagnosed with

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Social phobia

b.

Asomatognosia

c.

Korsakoff’s Syndrome

d.

Prosopagnosia

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