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Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception Textbook Quiz for Psych 1020

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  • Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception

    Question 1 of 10

    1

    Suppose you are looking at a globe of the world. Although the ____________ is a sphere, you'd expect the ____________ to be a circle.

    Select one of the following:

    • Distal; absolute

    • Distal; proximal

    • Threshold; distal

    • Proximal; distal

    Explanation

    Question 2 of 10

    1

    When you first walked into a room, you were overwhelmed by the smell of someone's perfume. Over time, you become less aware of the smell. This is an example of

    Select one of the following:

    • A psychometric function.

    • Sensory adaptation.

    • An illusion.

    • Transduction.

    Explanation

    Question 3 of 10

    1

    The conversion of one form of physical energy into another is called

    Select one of the following:

    • Sensory adaptation.

    • Transduction.

    • Sensory reception.

    • Photoreception.

    Explanation

    Question 4 of 10

    1

    If you walk into a room that has very low illumination, your ____________ are likely to contribute more than your ____________ to your visual experience.

    Select one of the following:

    • Rods; amacrine cells

    • Horizontal cells; rods

    • Cones; rods

    • Rods; cones

    Explanation

    Question 5 of 10

    1

    Which of these pairs does not play a role in opponent-process theory?

    Select one of the following:

    • Red vs. green

    • White vs. black

    • Yellow vs. blue

    • Blue vs. green

    Explanation

    Question 6 of 10

    1

    In a study of physical and social pain, researchers demonstrated that people's brains responded

    Select one of the following:

    • More strongly for physical pain.

    • More strongly for social pain.

    • In the same areas for both types of pain.

    • In different areas for the two types of pain.

    Explanation

    Question 7 of 10

    1

    When Shirley walks into a party, she looks around the room to find her husband Paul. This is an example of

    Select one of the following:

    • Goal-driven attention.

    • Stimulus-driven attention.

    • Temporal integration.

    • Sensory adaptation.

    Explanation

    Question 8 of 10

    1

    Tomas owns a ring with a very small gap in it. The law of ____________ explains why most people perceive his ring to be intact.

    Select one of the following:

    • Similarity

    • Common fate

    • Good continuation

    • Closure

    Explanation

    Question 9 of 10

    1

    While engaging in stimulated driving, Michael had a conversation on a hands-free cell phone. Based on experimental evidence, you predict that Michael

    Select one of the following:

    • Would behave differently if he were driving a real car out on the road.

    • Would pay more attention to the visual environment than to his conversation.

    • Failed to attend to objects in the visual environment.

    • Failed to look at objects in the visual environment.

    Explanation

    Question 10 of 10

    1

    Just as Chris says, "I love you," a truck sounds its horn. Although the horn covered the l sound in love, Pat still perceives love as intact. This is an example of

    Select one of the following:

    • Bottom-up processing.

    • Perceptual constancy.

    • Top-down processing.

    • Good continuation.

    Explanation