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7-28.Which of the following students provides the best summary of the research on imagery and distance?a.Jian: “Unfortunately, researchers have not yet found an effective method for studying how people represent distances in their mental images.”b.Kristen: “We take longer to scan a large mental distance than a small mental distance.”c.Anna: “In general, the research on imagery and size supports the propositional explanation of mental imagery.”d.Janki: “Kosslyn’s original research supported the analog explanation of mental imagery, but the more recent research does not show a consistent relationship between mental distances and decision speed.”Answer: b
Cognition 10e Test BankChapter 7: Mental Imagery and Cognitive MapsPage 11 of 27Section Ref: Factors That Influence Visual ImageryDifficulty: Medium7-29.Suppose that you are reading an article about visual imagery. The researchers point out that demand characteristics might have influenced the results of this study. One example of this possibility would be: Section Ref: Factors That Influence Visual ImageryDifficulty: Medium7-30.Why do researchers in the area of mental imagery need to be concerned about demand characteristics?Section Ref: Factors That Influence Visual ImageryDifficulty: Easy7-31.Paivio conducted a study on mental imagery for the faces of clocks. His study demonstrated that
Cognition 10e Test BankChapter 7: Mental Imagery and Cognitive MapsPage 12 of 27Section Ref: Factors That Influence Visual ImageryDifficulty: Easy