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5 Matching questions

  1. optical illusion
  2. binocular cues
  3. Gestalt psychology
  4. visual constancy
  5. brightness contrast
  1. a an approach to psychology that seeks to explain how we perceive overall patterns
  2. b a misinterpretation of a visual stimulus as being larger or smaller, or straighter, or more curved, than it really is
  3. c visual cues that depend on the actions of both eyes
  4. d an increase or decrease in an object apparent brightness because of the effects of objects around it.
  5. e the tendency to perceive objects as unchanging in shape, size, and color, despite variations in what actually reaches the retina

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. in Gestalt psychology, the tendency to imagine the rest of an incomplete, familiar figure
  2. the perception of distance, which enables us to experience the world in three dimension
  3. an illusion of movement created by a rapid succession of stationary images
  4. 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
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

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

          

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

          

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

          

  4. figure and groundan object and its background

          

  5. continuationin Gestalt psychology, the tendency to fill in the gaps in an interrupted line

          

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