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Psychology Quiz 08C

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

Which of the following is NOT an organizing principle in constructing perceptions?
a.
proximity
c.
complexity
b.
continuity
d.
closure
 

 2. 

Figure-ground perception is important in both ____ and vision.
a.
kinesthetics
c.
depth perception
b.
hearing
d.
balance
 

 3. 

The process by which your eyes turn inward to look at nearby objects is called
a.
retinal disparity.
c.
convergence.
b.
interposition.
d.
constancy.
 

 4. 

Which of the following is NOT a monocular depth cue?
a.
relative height
c.
convergence
b.
interposition
d.
texture-density gradient
 

 5. 

Looking down a railroad track and seeing the tracks appear to meet at a point on the horizon is an example of
a.
relative motion.
c.
motion parallax.
b.
linear perspective.
d.
interposition.
 

Matching
 
 
Match each term with the correct statement below.
a.
illusions
d.
constancy
b.
Gestalt
e.
motion parallax
c.
subliminal messages
 

 6. 

brief auditory or visual messages that are presented below the absolute threshold
 

 7. 

apparent movement of stationary objects relative to one another that occurs when the observer changes position
 

 8. 

perceptions that misrepresent physical stimuli
 

 9. 

experience that comes from organizing bits and pieces of information into meaningful wholes
 

 10. 

tendency to perceive certain objects in the same way regardless of changing angle, distance, or lighting
 



 
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