5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- visual cliff
- reversible figure
- waterfall illusion
- common fate
- a the interpretation of sensory information
- b the tendency to perceive objects as being part of the same group if they change or move in similar ways at the same time
- c a stimulus that you can perceive in more than one way
- d a phenomenon in which prolonged staring at a waterfall and then looking at nearby cliffs causes those cliffs to appear to flow upward.
- e a laboratory device for testing depth perception in infants and young animals
5 Multiple choice questions
- in Gestalt psychology, the tendency to fill in the gaps in an interrupted line
- an illusion of movement created by a rapid succession of stationary images
- a misinterpretation of a visual stimulus as being larger or smaller, or straighter, or more curved, than it really is
- Information processing guided by higher level mental processes, as when we construct perceptions drawing on our experience and expectations.
- the perception of distance, which enables us to experience the world in three dimension
5 True/False questions
induced movement → a perception that an object is moving and the background is stationary when in fact the object is stationary and the background is moving
Gestalt psychology → a laboratory device for testing depth perception in infants and young animals
motion parallax → the apparently swift motion of objects close to a moving observer and the apparently slow motion of objects farther away
subliminal perception → 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
cocktail party effect → Ability to attend to any one voice among many.