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CHAPTER 05: Sensation and Perception MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. Taj wants to create a robot that has sensation but not perception. The robot should: A. react to light but not to the stimuli for taste, smell, or touch. B. detect external energy sources but not interpret them. C. understand what things are but be unable to respond to them. D. construct useful information but be unable to remember it. ANS: B DIF: Moderate REF: 5.1 How Does Perception Emerge from Sensation? OBJ: 5.1A NAT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology | APA Goal 2, Scientific In- quiry and Critical Thinking MSC: Understanding 2. Anna is reading her psychology text. The activation of receptors in her retina is called ________; her interpretation of the stimuli as particular words is termed ________. A. sensation; sensa- tion as well C. perception; sen- sation B. sensation; per- ception D. perception; per- ception as well ANS: B DIF: Easy REF: 5.1 How Does Perception Emerge from Sensation? OBJ: 5.1A NAT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology MSC: Remembering 3. ________ is the body’s detection of external or internal sensory stimuli, whereas ________ is its further processing, organizing, and interpreting of those stimuli.
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4. Amadi is listening to John play the guitar. When John plays a note, the vibra- tions of the air are picked up by auditory receptors in his ear and sent to his brain. In Amadi’s brain, the information from the receptors is analyzed to pro- duce the experience of a musical note. The pickup of information by recep- tors in the ear is ________; the processing to produce the experience of a mu- sical note is ________. 5. Our perception of the world is most like a:
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