Sensation and Perception (GRE Psychology): Questions 16 - 21 of 25

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Question number: 16

» Sensation and Perception » Sensation & 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

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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: 17

» Sensation and Perception » Perceptual Organization

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A binocular cue used in depth perception is

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Choice (4) Response

a.

disparity

b.

interposition

c.

motion parallax

d.

good continuation

Question number: 18

» Sensation and Perception » Vestibular and Kinesthetic Senses

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Which tool of assessment would be most useful in assessing strength of grip?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Single photon emission computed tomography.

b.

The Papcsy-DePaepe test.

c.

A dynamometer.

d.

The Montreal Neurological Institute Battery.

Question number: 19

» Sensation and Perception » Audition

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The receptors for hearing are located on which of the following in humans?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Basilar membrane

b.

Olivary nucleus

c.

Inferior colliculus

d.

Ovel window

Question number: 20

» Sensation and Perception » Perceptual Organization

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Perception differs from sensation in that

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Choice (4) Response

a.

sensation is an organizing and interpretive process; perception is not

b.

perception is the raw data coming in from the senses

c.

neither perception or sensation can be measured

d.

perception allows us to organize and interpret sensations

Question number: 21

» Sensation and Perception » Vision

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Hermann von Helmholtz is, in part, famous for his theory of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

color vision

b.

lateral inhibition

c.

sensory transduction

d.

color blindness

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