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5 Matching questions

  1. waterfall illusion
  2. visual constancy
  3. subliminal perception
  4. motion parallax
  5. optical illusion
  1. a the apparently swift motion of objects close to a moving observer and the apparently slow motion of objects farther away
  2. b the tendency to perceive objects as unchanging in shape, size, and color, despite variations in what actually reaches the retina
  3. c a phenomenon in which prolonged staring at a waterfall and then looking at nearby cliffs causes those cliffs to appear to flow upward.
  4. d 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. e a misinterpretation of a visual stimulus as being larger or smaller, or straighter, or more curved, than it really is

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the perception of distance, which enables us to experience the world in three dimension
  2. in Gestalt psychology, the tendency to fill in the gaps in an interrupted line
  3. Discovered that depth perception is innate using the visual cliff and experiment with 6-14 months old babies
  4. visual cues that are just as effective with one eye as with both
  5. 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 True/False questions

  1. good figurein Gestalt psychology, the tendency to imagine the rest of an incomplete, familiar figure

          

  2. reversible figurea stimulus that you can perceive in more than one way

          

  3. binocular cuesvisual cues that are just as effective with one eye as with both

          

  4. similarityin Gestalt psychology the tendency to perceive objects that resemble each other as belonging to a group

          

  5. figure and grounda 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