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Unformatted text preview: PSY 2012 Quiz 4 1. You live near the highway, and at first the constant steady noise bothered you, but now you hardly notice. This is an example of: A) sensory adaptation B) difference threshold C) stimulus response D) sensory coding Feedback: # 1 -- see p. 151 Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): A 2. You are driving down a street at night with a lot of traffic, flashing neon signs, etc., and yet you still manage to spot the traffic signals. How or why? A) transduction B) selective attention C) control biasing D) psycho-physics E) perceptual expectancy F) difference thresholds Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): B 3. The most important rule of perceptual organization, according to gestalt psychology, is: A) shape constancy B) figure-ground C) proximity D) continuity E) contiguity Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): B 4. Perceptual expectancy is: A) a readiness to perceive in a particular manner B) organizing perception top/down, starting with generalities C) information that puts a stimulus in context PSY 2012 Quiz 4 D) A form of anxiety. If we expect something bad to happen, we create stress the same as if it did happen.D) A form of anxiety....
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