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Psychology: Perception

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1.  Depth cues that depends on the use of two eyes 
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2.  By comparing images from the two eyeballs, the brain computes distance. the greater the distance between the two images, the closer the object. 
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3.  Click the two types of bonocular cues 
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4.  Name the three most testable forms of ESP (separate with commas) 
5.  Relative height is an example of a monocular cue. 
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6.  Name the two types of parapsychology (separate with commas) 
7.  The organization of the visual field in to objects (the field) that stand out from their surroundings (the ground)
8.  An illusion of movement created when two or more adjacent lights blink on and off in quick succession. 
9.  After catarcact surgery adults who had been blind from birth are able to experience and recognize shapes forms and complete faces
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10.  Distant objects appear smaller, which also means that sometimes smaller-looking objects may be perceives as more distant than they really are. 
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11.  The extent to which the eyes converge inward when looking at an object. A binocular cue for perceiving depth. 
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12.  Context creates expectations that guide our ______
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13.  An organized whole. These psychologists emphasized our tendency to integrate pieces of information into meaningful wholes. They also explai principles by which we organize our sensations into perceptions
14.  Is "mind over matter" ESP? 
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15.  Check the ones that are monocular cues. 
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16.  If one object partially blocks our view of another, we perceive it as closer. 
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17.  In vision, the ability to adjust to an artificially duplicated or even inverted visual field= Perceptual adaptation? 
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18.  Perceiving objects as unchanging even as illumination and retinal images change. Example: when a door changes shape as it opens, we still perceive it as a door. 
19.  Failing to see visible objects when our attention is directed somewhere else. 
20.  The ability to see objects in three dimensions although the images that strike the retina are two dimensional. Allows us to judge distance. 
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21.  Objects far away appear smaller and more densely packed. A gradual change from a coarse distinct texture, to a fine indistinct texture signals increasing distance. 
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22.  A branch of psychology that explores how people and machines interact and how machines and physical environment can be made safe and easy to use. 
23.  Touch normally dominates hearing. 
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24.  Convergence is how the brain computes that the relative distance of an object by comparing the slightly different images the object casts on our two retinas. the greater the difference, the closer the object must be. 
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25.  We perceive hazy objects as farther away than clear objects 
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26.  The perceptual tendency to organize stimuli into coherent groups
27.  A mental predisposition to perceive one thing and not another. It greatly influences what we perceive. 
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28.  Without depth perception, we would be unable to judge distance, height, or depth. 
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29.  The focusing of conscious awareness on a particular stimulus, as in the cocktail party effect
30.  Perceptual constancy is necessary in vision to recognize an object, regardless of its changing angle, distance, or illumination 
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