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Sensation and Perception

Sensation and Perception Quiz

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1. If Alice lives near a cattle plant, she probably doesn’t notice the neighborhood smell that visitors to her house complain about. What idea explains this phenomenon?

2. What is a monocular cue that helps to determine the distance of a distant object?

3. What is a cue requiring the use of both eyes that helps to estimate the distance of a nearby object?

4. What does perceptual constancy enable people to recognize?

5. What does perceptual set do?

6. What does the pitch of a sound depend on?

7. What theory explains how people discriminate high-pitched sounds with a frequency greater than 5000 Hz?

8. Touch receptors are stimulated by which of the following?

9. The semicircular canals are involved in which of the following?

10. What are feature detectors?

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