5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- signal -detection theory
- motion parallax
- absolute sensory threshold
- figure and ground
- a the apparently swift motion of objects close to a moving observer and the apparently slow motion of objects farther away
- b 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
- c an object and its background
- d the study of people's tendency to make hits, correct rejections, misses and false alarms
- e in Gestalt psychology, the tendency to fill in the gaps in an interrupted line
5 Multiple choice questions
- in Gestalt psychology the tendency to perceive simple, symmetrical figures
- in Gestalt psychology the tendency to perceive objects that are close together as belonging to one group
- an increase or decrease in an object apparent brightness because of the effects of objects around it.
- Ability to attend to any one voice among many.
- a misinterpretation of a visual stimulus as being larger or smaller, or straighter, or more curved, than it really is
5 True/False questions
bottom up processing → Information processing guided by higher level mental processes, as when we construct perceptions drawing on our experience and expectations.
binocular cues → visual cues that depend on the actions of both eyes
phi phenomenon → the interpretation of sensory information
closure → in Gestalt psychology the tendency to perceive simple, symmetrical figures
Elenor Gibson → the interpretation of sensory information