Sensation and Perception-Attention (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 1 - 2 of 2

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Question number: 1

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Question

In class, Ben is completely focused on the professor’s words, though there are noises and distractions all around him. This is best explained by

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Sensory motivation

b.

sensory overload

c.

selective attention

d.

sensory deprivation

e.

sensory adaptation

Question number: 2

» Sensation and Perception » Attention

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Question

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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