5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- brightness contrast
- optical illusion
- figure and ground
- depth perception
- a a misinterpretation of a visual stimulus as being larger or smaller, or straighter, or more curved, than it really is
- b an increase or decrease in an object apparent brightness because of the effects of objects around it.
- c an object and its background
- d in Gestalt psychology, the tendency to imagine the rest of an incomplete, familiar figure
- e the perception of distance, which enables us to experience the world in three dimension
5 Multiple choice questions
- the tendency to perceive objects as being part of the same group if they change or move in similar ways at the same time
- Ability to attend to any one voice among many.
- Information processing guided by higher level mental processes, as when we construct perceptions drawing on our experience and expectations.
- visual cues that are just as effective with one eye as with both
- the interpretation of sensory information
5 True/False questions
phi phenomenon → the illusion of movement created when two or more stationary lights separated by a short distance flash on and off at regular intervals
motion parallax → visual cues that are just as effective with one eye as with both
absolute sensory threshold → 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
waterfall illusion → a misinterpretation of a visual stimulus as being larger or smaller, or straighter, or more curved, than it really is
reversible figure → in Gestalt psychology the tendency to perceive simple, symmetrical figures