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5 Matching Questions

  1. optical illusion
  2. closure
  3. feature detector
  4. signal -detection theory
  5. depth perception
  1. a the study of people's tendency to make hits, correct rejections, misses and false alarms
  2. b a neuron in the visual system of the brain that responds to the presence of a simple feature, such as a horizontal line; discovered by Hubel and Wiesel
  3. c a misinterpretation of a visual stimulus as being larger or smaller, or straighter, or more curved, than it really is
  4. d in Gestalt psychology, the tendency to imagine the rest of an incomplete, familiar figure
  5. e the perception of distance, which enables us to experience the world in three dimension

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the intensity at which a given individual can detect a sensory stimulus 50% of the time; a low threshold indicates the ability to detect faint stimuli
  2. an illusion of movement created by a rapid succession of stationary images
  3. the illusion of movement created when two or more stationary lights separated by a short distance flash on and off at regular intervals
  4. Ability to attend to any one voice among many.
  5. in Gestalt psychology, the tendency to fill in the gaps in an interrupted line

5 True/False Questions

  1. induced movementan illusion of movement created by a rapid succession of stationary images

          

  2. reversible figurein Gestalt psychology the tendency to perceive simple, symmetrical figures

          

  3. Elenor GibsonDiscovered that depth perception is innate using the visual cliff and experiment with 6-14 months old babies

          

  4. subliminal perceptionthe perception of distance, which enables us to experience the world in three dimension

          

  5. Gestalt psychologyan approach to psychology that seeks to explain how we perceive overall patterns

          

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