Sensation, Attention & Perception (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 120 - 124 of 327

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Question number: 120

» Sensation, Attention & Perception » Intersensory Perception

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The theory that humor is amusing when it brings together incompatible ideas in a surprising outcome that violates one’s expectations is known as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

incongruity theory

b.

congruity theory

c.

disparagement theory

d.

release theory

Question number: 121

» Sensation, Attention & Perception » Selective Perception

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________ is to bottom-up processing as ________ is to top-down processing.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Audiology, ophthalmology

b.

Perception; attention

c.

Sensation, perception

d.

Ophthalmology, audiology

Question number: 122

» Sensation, Attention & Perception » Sensation

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Psychophysics is the study of:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Perceptual illness

b.

Depth perception

c.

Movement perception

d.

The psychological perception of physical stimuli

Question number: 123

» Sensation, Attention & Perception » Depth Perception

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The ________ believe that depth perception is inborn.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

nativists

b.

behaviorists

c.

humanists

d.

empiricists

Question number: 124

» Sensation, Attention & Perception » Sensation

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What is Weber’s law?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

The principle that the just-noticeable difference for any given sense is a constant proportion of the stimulation being judged

b.

The principle that there is an adjustment of sensation levels depending on the stimulation received

c.

The smallest change in stimulation that can be detected 50 percent of the time

d.

The idea that the least amount of energy detected in a stimulation only occurs 50 percent of the time

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