PSYC304 Final Exam Questions and Answers

PSYC304 Final Exam Questions and Answers

Question 1 of 54 1.0 Points

What depth cue could be classified as a binocular cue and an oculomotor cue?

 

C.stereopsis
D.convergence

 

Question 2 of 54 1.0 Points

Of the oculomotor depth cues, convergence is __________ than accommodation.

 

Question 3 of 54 1.0 Points

The imaginary place in which all objects project to corresponding points in the left and right retina is

 

A.thehoropter

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Question 4 of 54 1.0 Points

The depth cue of ___________ is most important in the Ponzo (railroad track) illusion.

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A.perspective convergence

 

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Question 5 of 54 1.0 Points

According to Gregory’s misapplied size constancy scaling hypothesis, we perceive the “arrows pointing out” version of the Muller-Lyer illusion as

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D.shorter, because it is perceived as being closer

 

Question 6 of 54 1.0 Points

A major assumption of the apparent-distance theory of the moon illusion is that they sky overhead

 

A.appears to be further away than the horizon because of the lack of the depth cue of atmospheric perspective
D.appears to be closer than the horizon because of the depth cue of accommodation

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Question 7 of 54 1.0 Points

Infants tend to look more at objects that

 

A.are uniformly gray
B.are uniformly black
C.are uniformly white
D.have contours

 

Question 8 of 54 1.0 Points

One potential limitation of the preferential looking technique is

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C.an infant may perceive a difference between two stimuli, but would look at each stimulus equally
D.all of these

 

Question 9 of 54 1.0 Points

Contrast senstivity functions are a plot of contrast sensitivity as a function of

 

A.spatial frequency
B.amplitude

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Question 10 of 54 1.0 Points

Fox et al. (1980) found that the ability to use binocular disparity develops between

 

A.1 to 2 months
D.10 to 11 months

 

Question 11 of 54 1.0 Points

The ability to use binocular disparity as a depth cue

 

C.develops after using familiar size as a depth cue
D.can be tested using random dot stereograms

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Question 12 of 54 1.0 Points

The ability to make visual discriminations between cats and dogs

 

B.can only be accomplished after language develops
D.develops after six months, but before language develops

 

Question 13 of 54 1.0 Points

Turati et al. (2002) showed that infants prefer stimuli that

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Question 14 of 54 1.0 Points

The ability to perceive a rod as being continuous behind an occluding block

 

A.is innate
D.occurs only after sharp acuity is developed

 

Question 15 of 54 1.0 Points

Acuity develops to almost 20/20 vision by the time the infant is

 

B.two months old
C.six months old

 

Question 16 of 54 1.0 Points

Which of the following is phenomological support for the “opponent-process theory” of color vision?

 

A.color afterimages
C.simultaneous color contrast

 

Question 17 of 54 1.0 Points

Honeybees have a cone pigment that maximally absorbs wavelengths of ___ mm.

 

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Question 18 of 54 1.0 Points

Which of the following does not need an outer or middle ear to hear effectively?

 

A.dogs
B.cats
C.fish
D.All of these need outer and middle ears

 

Question 19 of 54 1.0 Points

The range of human hearing is between ____ HZ.

 

A.10 and 200
B.10 and 2000
C.20 and 20,000
D.20 and 50,000

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Question 20 of 54 1.0 Points

The motion of the organ of Corti causes the hair cells to bend because the hair cells are embedded in the

 

A.tectorial membrane
B.scalavestibuli

 

Question 21 of 54 1.0 Points

Hearing loss that occurs as a function of age is called

 

A.presbyopia
D.anosmia

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Question 22 of 54 1.0 Points

Sound that reaches the ears after bouncing off a wall or a floor is called

 

A.direct sound
B.indirect sound
C.virtual sound
D.harmonics

 

Question 23 of 54 1.0 Points

Which of the following factors needs to be considered in architectural acoustics?

 

A.intimacy time
B.spaciousness factor
C.bass ration
D.all of the above

 

Question 24 of 54 1.0 Points

The _______ is the shortest segment of speech that, if changed, changes the meaning of the word.

 

A.formants
B.phonemes
C.tadomas
D.morphemes

 

Question 25 of 54 1.0 Points

If a listener is asked to pay attention to speech provided by familiar voices, the ______ is activated, as shown by fMRI studies.

 

A.FFA
D.none of the above

 

Question 27 of 54 1.0 Points

Which of the following is not a mechanoreceptor?

 

A.Pacinian corpuscle
B.Ruffini cylinders
C.Merkel receptors
D.Chancellor cells

 

Question 28 of 54 1.0 Points

The area on S1 associated with the thumb is as large as the area for the forearm. This is an example of

 

A.sensory substitution
D.the analgesic inversion principle

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Question 29 of 54 1.0 Points

Which of the following is an “exploratory procedure” identified by Lederman and Klatzky?

 

A.enclosure
B.pressure
C.contour following
D.all of the above

 

Question 30 of 54 1.0 Points

In most of our daily experience, we are using

 

A.passive touch
B.active touch
C.two-point touch
D.two-hand touch

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Question 31 of 54 1.0 Points

Which of the following body parts has the lowest two point threshold?

 

A.fingertips
D.upper arm

 

Question 32 of 54 1.0 Points

Endorphins are

 

A.morphine-like substances found in the body
D.have no analgesic effects

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Question 33 of 54 1.0 Points

There are _____ different types of olfactory receptors in humans.

 

A.4
B.20
C.appx. 350
D.appx. 10,000

 

Question 34 of 54 1.0 Points

The human sensitivity for the odorant found in natural gas is ______ the odorant for the main substance in nail polish remover.

 

A.greater than
B.less than
C.the same as
D.not consistently different

 

Question 35 of 54 1.0 Points

Macrosmatic species will use olfaction for

 

A.marking territory
B.sexual reproduction
C.a guide for food sources
D.all of these

 

Question 36 of 54 1.0 Points

The senses of __________ are referred to as the gatekeepers.

 

A.olfaction and gustation
B.kinethesis and proprioception
C.vision and olfaction
D.vision and proprioception

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Question 37 of 54 1.0 Points

_____ is the inability to smell due to injury or infection.

 

A.Aphasia
B.Anosmia
C.Alliesthesia
D.Prosopagnosia

 

Question 38 of 54 1.0 Points

The ________ papillae are mushroom-shaped and found on the tip and sides of the tongue.

 

A.filiform
B.fungiform
C.foliate
D.circumvillate

 

Question 39 of 54 1.0 Points

“Across-fiber patterns” is another name for

 

A.distributed coding
B.specificity coding
C.olfactory decoding
D.common coding

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Question 40 of 54 1.0 Points

The tiny bumps on the tongue that contain the taste buds are the

 

A.insulae
B.lattices
C.papillae
D.tadomae

 

Question 41 of 54 1.0 Points

Flavor is the impression a person gets from

 

A.taste only
B.the combination of olfaction and kinesthesis
C.the combination of olfaction and taste
D.the combination of olfaction, taste, and vision

 

Question 42 of 54 1.0 Points

Which of the following tastes do newborns NOT react to?

 

A.bitter
B.sweet
C.sour
D.salty

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Question 43 of 54 1.0 Points

Contrast sensitivity functions are a plot of contrast sensitivity as a function of

 

A.spatial frequency
B.amplitude
C.pitch
D.wavelength

 

Question 44 of 54 1.0 Points

Fox et al. (1980) found that the ability to use binocular disparity develops between

 

A.1 to 2 months
B.2 to 3 months
C.3 1/2 to 6 months
D.10 to 11 months

 

Question 45 of 54 1.0 Points

Infants tend to look more at objects that are

 

A.uniformly gray
B.uniformly black
C.uniformly white
D.have contours

 

Question 46 of 54 1.0 Points

Which of the following compounds had the same flavor whether or not the person’s nose was clamped to prevent olfaction?

 

A.sodiumoleate
B.ferrous sodium
C.MSG
D.all of these are all affected by clamping the nostrils

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Question 47 of 54 1.0 Points

The orbital frontal cortex receives input from the

 

 

Question 48 of 54 1.0 Points

When presented with an odor like banana or motor oil, participants can identify the odor approximately ____ % of the time.

 

A.10
B.50
C.87
D.98

 

Question 49 of 54 2.0 Points

Which factor is important for a five-month-old to perceive occlusion?

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Question 50 of 54 10.0 Points

Explain with examples the differnces between additive color mixture and subtractive color mixture.

 

Question 51 of 54 10.0 Points

a) Briefly describe the major principle of Bekesy’s place theory of hearing. b) Describe two types of evidence that support Bekesy’s theory.

Question 52 of 54 10.0 Points

Define visual capture and give examples of this concept.

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Question 53 of 54 10.0 Points

What is the McGurk effect? What evidence exists for the physiological basis for this effect?

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