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5 Matching questions

  1. motion parallax
  2. cocktail party effect
  3. optical illusion
  4. proximity
  5. subliminal perception
  1. a the apparently swift motion of objects close to a moving observer and the apparently slow motion of objects farther away
  2. b Ability to attend to any one voice among many.
  3. c the ability of a stimulus to influence our behavior even when it is presented so faintly or briefly or along with such strong distracters that we do not perceive it consciously
  4. d a misinterpretation of a visual stimulus as being larger or smaller, or straighter, or more curved, than it really is
  5. e in Gestalt psychology the tendency to perceive objects that are close together as belonging to one group

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a perception that an object is moving and the background is stationary when in fact the object is stationary and the background is moving
  2. a laboratory device for testing depth perception in infants and young animals
  3. the focusing of conscious awareness on a particular stimulus, as in the cocktail party effect
  4. Information processing guided by higher level mental processes, as when we construct perceptions drawing on our experience and expectations.
  5. the tendency to perceive objects as being part of the same group if they change or move in similar ways at the same time

5 True/False questions

  1. stroboscopic movementa perception that an object is moving and the background is stationary when in fact the object is stationary and the background is moving

          

  2. similarityin Gestalt psychology the tendency to perceive objects that are close together as belonging to one group

          

  3. signal -detection theorythe study of people's tendency to make hits, correct rejections, misses and false alarms

          

  4. WeberGerman physiologist who studied sensory responses to stimuli and is considered the father of psychophysics (1795-1878)

          

  5. transductionconversion of one form of energy into another. in sensation, the transforming of stimulus energies, such as sights, sounds, and smells, into neural impulses our brains can interpret.

          

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