Ch6 Meyers Practice

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Interpreting new sensory information within the framework of a past memory illustrates

top-down processing

The size of the difference threshold is greater for heavier objects than for lighter ones. This best illustrates

Weber's law

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

perceptual set

The central focal point in the retina where cones are heavily concentrated is known as the

fovea

Which of the following types of cells are located in the brain's visual cortex?

feature detectors

Rules for organizing stimuli into coherent groups were first identified by

Gestalt psychologists

The distance between our right and left eyes functions to provide us with a cue for depth perception known as

retinal disparity

Railroad tracks appear to converge int he distance. This provides a cue for depth perception known as

linear perspective

A door casts an increasingly trapezoidal image on our retinas as it opens, yet we still perceive it as rectangular. This illustrates

shape constancy

Green seen through sunglasses appears equally as green as it does without glasses. This best illustrates

color constancy

After some practice, Carol was able to read books while holding them upside down. This best illustrates

perceptual adaptation

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