AP Psychology Homework
- The study of paranormal phenomenon, including ESP and psychokinesis.
- Depth cues, such as retinal disparity and convergence, that depend on the
use of two eyes. _________________________ ______________________
- The focusing of conscious awareness on a particular stimulus, as in the
cocktail party effect. _______________________ _____________________
- A laboratory device for testing dept perception in infants and young
animals. ______________________ _____________________
- The tendency to fill in gaps in order to create a complete, whole object.
(This is one of the Gestalt principles of grouping). ____________________
- A binocular cue for perceiving depth; the extent to which the eyes turn
inward when looking at an object. ____________________________
- If we assume that two objects are the same size, we perceive the one that
casts the smaller retinal image as farther away. ___________________
- In vision, the ability to adjust to an artificially displaced or even
inverted visual field. __________________________ _________________________
- Parallel lines, such as railroad tracks, appear to converge with distance.
The more the lines converge, the greater their perceived distance.
- If one object partially block our view of another, we perceive it as
- The tendency for vision to dominate other senses. _______________________
- Distance cues, such as linear perspective and overlap, available to either
eye alone. _________________________ _________________
- We perceive objects higher in our visual field as farther away.
- The controversial claim that perception can occur apart from sensory
input. This is purported to include telepathy, clairvoyance, and
- A gradual change from a coarse, distinct texture to a fine, indistinct
texture signals increasing distance. ______________________
- A binocular cue for perceiving depth: The greater the difference between
the two images the retina receives of an object, the closer the object is to
the viewer. ___________________________ ________________________
- The ability to see objects in three dimensions although the images that
strike the retina are two-dimensional. It allows us to perceive depth.
- The organization of the visual field into objects (figures) that stand our
from their surroundings (ground). __________________ - _________________