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5 Matching questions

  1. proximity
  2. reversible figure
  3. top down processing
  4. waterfall illusion
  5. induced movement
  1. a a stimulus that you can perceive in more than one way
  2. b in Gestalt psychology the tendency to perceive objects that are close together as belonging to one group
  3. c Information processing guided by higher level mental processes, as when we construct perceptions drawing on our experience and expectations.
  4. d a phenomenon in which prolonged staring at a waterfall and then looking at nearby cliffs causes those cliffs to appear to flow upward.
  5. e a perception that an object is moving and the background is stationary when in fact the object is stationary and the background is moving

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Ability to attend to any one voice among many.
  2. visual cues that depend on the actions of both eyes
  3. an approach to psychology that seeks to explain how we perceive overall patterns
  4. the perception of distance, which enables us to experience the world in three dimension
  5. the illusion of movement created when two or more stationary lights separated by a short distance flash on and off at regular intervals

5 True/False questions

  1. moon illusionthe apparent difference between the size of the moon at the horizon and its size when viewed higher

          

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

          

  3. subliminal perceptionthe 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. visual constancythe tendency to perceive objects as unchanging in shape, size, and color, despite variations in what actually reaches the retina

          

  5. 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