AP Chapter 4 Exam - AP Psych Chapter 4 Exam Multiple Choice...

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AP Psych Chapter 4 Exam Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. ____ 1. If a subject is presented with a series of pairs of light bulbs of different wattages and is asked whether the members of each pair differ in brightness, which of the following is being measured? a. the physical intensity difference between the two lights b. the subject's just noticeable difference for brightness c. the subject's absolute threshold for brightness d. the subject's visual acuity ____ 2. When Celeste was playing her stereo at 40 decibels and she turned it up to 44 decibels, she could notice that it was louder. Based on this information you could predict that if Celeste has her stereo playing at 80 decibels, her just noticeable difference for loudness would be a. 4 decibels, the same as it was at 40 decibels b. 2 decibels, half as much as it was at 40 decibels c. impossible to determine without more information d. 8 decibels, twice as much as it was at 40 decibels ____ 3. The stronger your expectation that a signal is present, the greater the likelihood that you will a. miss a signal b. report a false alarm c. correctly reject a signal when it appears d. be aware of background noise ____ 4. The structure that controls the size of the pupil is the a. lens b. iris c. cornea d. vitreous humor ____ 5. The amount of light entering the eye is regulated by changes in the size of the a. pupil b. lens c. cornea d. retina ____ 6. The blind spot in the eye is a. where photoreceptor cells do not "bleach" b. the point at which ganglion cells synapse with bipolar cells c. where the optic nerve exits the back of the eye d. what leads to color blindness ____ 7. Why is it easier to detect a faint star at night if you look to the side of the star? a. You are focusing on your fovea where there are more cones. b. You are focusing the star on your fovea where there are more rods. c. You are not focusing the star on your fovea, so can rely on your cones and thus can see the star better. d. You are focusing the star in the periphery of your retina where your rods predominate. ____ 8. After visual input has been processed in the primary visual cortex, signals are processed further along a num- ber of pathways. Information about form and color is processed by the a. ventral stream b. dorsal stream c. medial stream
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d. lateral stream ____ 9. Mixing many, varied paints together would tend to produce a ____, while projecting many varied colored spots on the same area of a screen would tend to produce a ____. a. bright, light color; dark, dull color b. dull, dark color; light, whitish color c. reddish color; bluish color d. dull, dark color; dull, dark color ____ 10. Television sets are able to recreate the entire visible spectrum by additively mixing three primary colors. This process is similar to the view of human color vision called a. opponent-process theory b. saturation theory c. complementary color theory d. trichromatic theory ____ 11.
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AP Chapter 4 Exam - AP Psych Chapter 4 Exam Multiple Choice...

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