PGS Exam 2

PGS Exam 2 - 1. The detection and encoding of stimulus...

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1. The detection and encoding of stimulus energies by the nervous system is called: A) signal detection. B) sensory interaction. C) subliminal perception. D) accommodation. E) sensation. E 2. Our sense of the position and movement of individual body parts is called: A) feature detection. B) accommodation. C) kinesthesis. D) sensory interaction. E) the vestibular sense. C 3. After learning to fear a white rat, little albert respnded with fear to the sight of a rabbit. This best illustrate the process of A) generalization. B) secondary reinforcement. C) shaping. D) latent learning. E) spontaneous recovery. A 4. A gestalt is best described as a(n): A) binocular cue. B) texture gradient. C) perceptual adaptation. D) organized whole. E) perceptual set. D 5. Research indicates that the percentage of total sleep spent in REM sleep is higher in ________ than in ________. A) artists; scientists B) infants; adults C) females; males D) the elderly; adolescents B 6. Your sensitivity to taste will decline if you: A)smoke heavily. B)consume large amounts of alcohol.
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C)grow older. D)do any of the above.\ D 7. Toddlers taught to fear speeding cars may also begin to fear speeding trucks and motorcycles. This best illustrates: A)generalization. B)secondary reinforcement. C)shaping. D)latent learning. E)spontaneous recovery. A 8. Researchers condition a flatworm to contract its body to a light by repeatedly pairing the light with electric shock. The stage in which the flatworm's contraction response to light is established and gradually strengthened is called: A)shaping. B)acquisition. C)generalization. D)spontaneous recovery. E)latent learning.
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