Sensation and Perception-Psychophysics, Signal Detection [GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology]: Questions 5 - 5 of 5

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Question 5

Psychophysics, Signal Detection

Question

MCQ▾

A subject is presented with two tones of differing intensities. The subject, however, states that the tones seen to be of the same intensity. According to Weber, this is probably because

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

the subject was not motivated to pay attention

b.

the tones were presented too closely together

c.

response bias affected the subject

d.

the tones were of varying pitches

e.

the tones were not separated by at least one just noticeable difference