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5 Matching questions

  1. signal -detection theory
  2. brightness contrast
  3. continuation
  4. proximity
  5. good figure
  1. a in Gestalt psychology the tendency to perceive simple, symmetrical figures
  2. b in Gestalt psychology, the tendency to fill in the gaps in an interrupted line
  3. c in Gestalt psychology the tendency to perceive objects that are close together as belonging to one group
  4. d the study of people's tendency to make hits, correct rejections, misses and false alarms
  5. e an increase or decrease in an object apparent brightness because of the effects of objects around it.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. the tendency to perceive objects as unchanging in shape, size, and color, despite variations in what actually reaches the retina
  3. in Gestalt psychology, the tendency to imagine the rest of an incomplete, familiar figure
  4. an illusion of movement created by a rapid succession of stationary images
  5. Information processing guided by higher level mental processes, as when we construct perceptions drawing on our experience and expectations.

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. phi phenomenonthe illusion of movement created when two or more stationary lights separated by a short distance flash on and off at regular intervals

          

  3. bottom up processingProcessing in which a whole is constructed from parts

          

  4. depth perceptionthe interpretation of sensory information

          

  5. absolute sensory thresholdDiscovered that depth perception is innate using the visual cliff and experiment with 6-14 months old babies

          

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