If a visual image is first presented subliminally, the chance of a person later recognizing the same briefly presented image is improved. This best illustrates
that information can be processed outside of conscious awareness.
If you move your watchband up your wrist an inch or so, you will feel it for only a few moments. This best illustrates
Multiple ________ send combined messages to a bipolar cell, whereas a single ________ may link directly to a single bipolar cell.
Some stroke victims lose the capacity to perceive motion but retain the capacity to perceive shapes and colors. Others lose the capacity to perceive colors but retain the capacity to perceive movement and form. These peculiar visual disabilities best illustrate our normal capacity for
The opponent-process theory is most useful for explaining a characteristic of
Damage to the basilar membrane is most likely to affect one's
The rubber-hand illusion best illustrates
Receptor cells for the vestibular sense send messages to the
The way in which you quickly group the individual letters in this test item into separate words best illustrates the principle of
The fact that we recognize objects as having a consistent form regardless of changing viewing angles illustrates
The Moon illusion refers to our tendency to perceive the Moon as unusually
large when it is near the horizon.
Immanuel Kant and John Locke would have been most likely to disagree about the extent to which perception is influenced by
People perceive an adult-child pair as looking more alike when told they are parent and child. This best illustrates the impact of
ATM machines are more complex than VCRs ever were but are easier to operate thanks to the efforts of
human factors psychologists.
Psychics are unable to make millions of dollars betting on horse races. This undermines their claims to possess the power of
Interpreting new sensory information within the framework of a past memory illustrates
The size of the difference threshold is greater for heavier objects than for lighter ones. This best illustrates
The central focal point in the retina where cones are heavily concentrated is known as the
The phenomenon of blindsight best illustrates that visual information can be processed without
Current understanding of pitch perception indicates that
some combination of place and frequency theories seems to handle the pitches in the intermediate range.
The sensory experience of bending one's knees or raising one's arms exemplifies
Nociceptors initiate the sensation of
Rules for organizing stimuli into coherent groups were first identified by
The distance between our right and left eyes functions to provide us with a cue for depth perception known as
Railroad tracks appear to converge in the distance. This provides a cue for depth perception known as
A door casts an increasingly trapezoidal image on our retinas as it opens, yet we still perceive it as rectangular. This illustrates
Grass seen through sunglasses appears equally as green as it does without glasses. This best illustrates
After some practice, Carol was able to read books while holding them upside down. This best illustrates
After hearing that Bryce had served a prison sentence, Janet began to perceive his friendly behavior as insincere and manipulative. This best illustrates the impact of
Racial and ethnic stereotypes can sometimes bias our perceptions of others' behaviors. This best illustrates the impact of