Advanced Psychology - Qp11

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Advanced Psychology - Qp11

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Cognitive psychology is concerned with the ways in which we take in, store, process and communicate information.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Perceptions are messages carried by the nerves to the brain about events going on in the world.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Vision is perhaps the most important of the senses.
    • A. 

      Touch

    • B. 

      Hearing

    • C. 

      Taste

    • D. 

      Vision

  • 4. 
    _______ pointed out that when we perceive, we make an inference - we go beyond the information given.
    • A. 

      Gregory

    • B. 

      Gibson

    • C. 

      Neisser

  • 5. 
    Perceptual consistencies includes:  (Select five)
    • A. 

      Size

    • B. 

      Colour

    • C. 

      Lightness

    • D. 

      Location

    • E. 

      Shape

    • F. 

      Visual

  • 6. 
    Gregory suggests that we are susceptible to illusions, whereby the sensory stimulus tells us one thing and we perceive it as another.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A small number of ways in which variables in the subject can affect perception.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The importance of expectation gives rise to the idea of a perceptual set, and idea accepted by virtually all the ‘top down’ theorists.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The theory of perceptual _______ suggests that objects which are relevant or important for us are perceived as larger, brighter, worth more, and more beautiful.
    • A. 

      Defence

    • B. 

      Deprivation

    • C. 

      Reward

    • D. 

      Sensitisation

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