Sensation, Attention & Perception (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 171 - 176 of 318

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Question number: 171

» Sensation, Attention & Perception » Perception

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Which of the following statements explains gate control theory of pain?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Non-painful nerve impulses compete with pain impulses to reach the brain, creating a neural blockage.

b.

Pain impulses are sent to receptor sites in vital organs.

c.

Pain is simply a psychological state, not a physiological one.

d.

Stimuli of various kinds activate free nerve endings.

Question number: 172

» Sensation, Attention & Perception » Selective Perception

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According to signal-detection theory, the failure to report the presence of a target stimulus that is in fact present is known as a ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

hit

b.

correct rejection

c.

false alarm

d.

miss

Question number: 173

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The concept of adaptation was introduced by:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Helson

b.

Brown

c.

Wertheimer

d.

Simon

Question number: 174

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Deductive reasoning goes from the general to the specific. Which of the following is analogous to deductive reasoning?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

left-right processing

b.

perceptual expectancies

c.

top-down processing

d.

bottom-up processing

Question number: 175

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When you estimate a distance under 50 feet (as when you approach a stop sign or play catch), you are using

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

convergence.

b.

relative size.

c.

retinal disparity.

d.

parallax.

Question number: 176

» Sensation, Attention & Perception » Intersensory Perception

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The theory that happiness is the result of estimating that one’s life circumstances are more favorable than those of others is known as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

incongruity theory

b.

adaptation-level theory

c.

social-equality theory

d.

social-comparison theory

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