Role of sensation and perception in cognition

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This small quiz consists of multiple choice and false/true questions under the syllabus point of the 'role of sensation and perception in cognition'

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Question 1

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What is the term used when referring to cognition?
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  • 'higher' mental processes
  • 'physiological' process
  • process by which we 'analyse'

Question 2

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Two cognitive processes are sensation and perception?
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  • True
  • False

Question 3

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What is sensation?
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  • A physiological process involving sensory receptors detecting and responding to the presence of stimuli. Anything which is experienced through the senses.
  • The mental process of organizing and interpreting sensory stimuli sent form the senses so it achieves a meaningful form.

Question 4

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The stages of visual perception are: - Reception - Transduction - Transmission - Selection - Organisation - Interpretation
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  • True
  • False

Question 5

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What are gestalt principles?
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  • Figure ground, closure, similarity and proximity
  • Figure ground, closure, distance and proximity

Question 6

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Monocular cues include linear perspective, interposition, texture gradient, relative size and height in the visual field.
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  • True
  • False

Question 7

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Visual constancies are our exposure to stimuli
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  • True
  • False

Question 8

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Psychological factors that effect perception
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  • Past experiences, context, motivation/emotional state, culture, suggestion and instruction
  • Whether one attends with divided or selective attention

Question 9

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Selective attention is attending to certain stimuli while ignoring others
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  • True
  • False

Question 10

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Divided attention is a concentration of mental activity that involves focusing on specific stimuli and ignoring other stimuli
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  • True
  • False

Question 11

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Muller-Lyer illusion
Answer
  • A visual illusion in which two lines of equal length – one capped with inward pointing arrowheads, the other capped with outward pointing arrowheads ar perceived as being different lengths.
  • An illusion caused by an intentionally disorted room, viewed through a peephole, disrupting perceptual constancies and misleading the viewer to perceive people changing size (Shrinking or growing) as they cross the floor from one corner of the room to the corner diagonally opposite​.
  • An illusion where two horizontal lines of equal length are drawn inside two converging lines, but the line in the narrower section of the converging lines.
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