Sensation And Perception

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1.  The perception of the letter "T" as two intersecting lines rather than as four nonintersection lines illustrates the principal of:
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2.  As the airplane descended for a landing, the pilot saw serveral beautiful islands that appeared to float in a vast expanse of blue ocean water. In this instance, the ocean is a :
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3.  In the absense of perceptual constancy:
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4.  Because serveral rods share a single bipolar cell, rods are less sensitive to ______ than are cones
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5.  Mrs. acheube is just beginning to experience sensorineural hearing loss. She is likely to have the greated difficulty hearing sounds of ______ frequency and  ________ amplitude.
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6.  Which of the following statements best describes the effects of sensory restriction?
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7.  Rebecca was born with cataracts that were not surgically removed until she was 3 years old. As a result, rebecca is most likly to
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8.  Ms. Shields, a recent stroke victim, cannot consciouslt perceive the large book on the coffee table in front of her. Yet, when urged to identify the book, she correctly reads aloud the printed title on the book cover. Her response best illustrates:
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9.  Patients negetive expectations about the outcome of a surgical procedure can increase their postoperative experience of pain. This best illustrates the importance of:
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10.  What are the steps of how light hits the eye
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11.  Hearing a sequence of sounds of different pitches is to ______ as recognizing the sound of sequence as familiar melody is to ______________
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12.  Visual information is processed by _________ before it is processed by _________
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13.  Research with distorting goggles best supports the veiw of human perception advanced by:
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14.  When observing buffalo, the afican american pygmy kenge failed to experience size constancy. this best serves to support the veir of perception advanced by the philosopher
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15.  A person claiming to be able to read anothers mind is claiming to have the ESP ability of
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16.  The illusion that the St. Louis Gateway arch appears taller than it is wide is based on our sensativity to which monocular depth cure?
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17.  Current research on sensory restriction indicates that:
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18.  Sensations is to ________ as perception is to __________
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19.  What are the four receptors in your skin?
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20.  The term GESTALT means:
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21.  Joe Wilson, age 55, has been told by experts that a hearing aid would restore his lost sense of hearing. It is likely that Joe's hearing loss involves problems within the:
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22.  Humans experience the longest visible electromagnetic waves as the color ________ and the shortest visible waves as ____
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23.  The lights alone the runway were shrouded in such a thick fog that the pilot of an incoming place erarly overshot the runway. The pilot was most likly misled by the distance cue known as:
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24.  Which of the following correctly lists the order of structures through which sound travels after entering the ear
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25.  Who emphasized that perceptual understanding comes from inborn ways of organizing sensory experience
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26.  The study of perception is primarily concerned with how we:
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27.  Brightness is to light as _____ is to sound
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28.  The transduction of light energy into nerve impulses takes place in the
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29.  The ability to adjust to an artificaially displaces, or even inerted, visual field is called:
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30.  Young Children tend to draw human figures in a rather unrealtistic way. This reflects their:
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31.  Although a few keys on the piano were broken, Shana couldn't prevent herself from mentally filling in the missing notes on the familiar melodies. this best illustrates the principal of:
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32.  Figure is to ground as _____ is to _________
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33.  Cones are to vision as ____ is to audition
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34.  When the moon is near the horizon, it appears larger than when it is high in the sky. This effect is primarily a result of:
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35.  Studies of the visual cliff have provided the evidence that much of depth perception is
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36.  News about the supposed effects of breifly presented messages on moviegoers consumption of popcorn and coca-cola involved false claims regarding:
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37.  Rod is to transduction as _________is to accomodation
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38.  The fact that people who are colorblind to red and green may still see yellow is most easily explained by:
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39.  The receptor of the eye that functions best in dim light is the
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40.  Which of the following strategies best illustrates the use of subliminal stimulation?
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41.  Assuming that the visual systems of humas and other mammals function similarly you would expect that the retina of a nocturnal mammal (one active only at night) would contain:
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42.  If two objects cast retinal images of the same size, the object that appears to be closer is perceived as _________ the object that appears to be more distant
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43.  Low Pitch sounds are to high pitch sounds as ______ are to __________
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44.  According to the gate-control theory, a back massage would most likly reduce your physical aches and pains by causing the:
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