Sensation & Perception

Sensation & Perception

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1.

The ability to recognize or make sense of input is called:

Sensation
Perception
Illusion
Perplexion
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2.

How something tastes depends partly on:

Texture
Smell
Temperature
All of the above
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3.

Gestaltists believe that the nervous system is predisposed to principles of grouping. Which of the following is NOT one of these principles?

Similarity
Common Movement
Closure
Diagonality
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4.

What is the cocktail party phenomenon?

The ability to concentrate on one person's voice while ignoring other voices and noises.
The tendency to increase the volume of one's own voice when others a speaking loudly.
The ability to smile and appear to be enjoying oneself during a particularly boring conversation.
The tendency to laugh at inopportune social moments
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5.

The frequency of a sound wave is perceived as:

Loudness
Pitch
Amplitude
Timbre
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6.

Research indicates that people are able to carry out two simultaneous tasks more easily if the tasks are:

Similar
Different
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7.

Do individuals with vision in only one eye have depth perception?

Yes
No
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8.

The brightness of light depends on it's:

Amplitude
Pitch
Speed
Color
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9.

Can sound travel through empty space?

Yes
No
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10.

What is the difference threshold?

It is the minimal difference that must exist between two stimuli for a person to detect them as different
It is the just noticeable difference (JND)
Both of the above
Neither of the above
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