1. The tilt illusion, the luminance contrast effect and the colour illusion are examples of what type of contrast effect?
2. Which TWO of the following statements are true of simultaneous contrast illusions?
3. Which of the following is NOT the case in terms of serial and parallel processing models?
4. When visual information about an object is perceived, which model of perceptual processing emphasizes on-going feedback between the higher centres of the brain (e.g., cognition) and the early stages of processing (e.g., sensory receptors)?
5. Which of the following is NOT an example of a genuine after-effect?
6. One of the following statements is FALSE – but which one?
7. Identify the FALSE statement about the neurons in area V1:
8. In conjunction search:
9. Feature integration theory attempts to explain which aspect of object perception?
10. You parked your car in a large car park Monday morning. When you return to the car park Monday night, you have forgotten the location of your car. To find your green Fiesta in a large car park filled with green Volkswagons and red Fiestas, which type of visual search would you need to use?
11. Which of the following statements is NOT true?
12. How are cortical cells arranged to best transmit neural information?
13. Which of the following statements about the cortex is FALSE?
14. Which, if any, of the following is FALSE?
15. Sometimes the visual information available to us about a stimulus is ambiguous because of differences in depth, lighting or shading cues. For example, patterns of shading can create the illusion of objects as protruding from a visual field or receding from a visual field. How do we make sense of this visual information to recognize ambiguous stimuli?
16. The ability to see very small differences in the alignment of two objects is referred to as ___________.
17. Researchers have tested whether people can learn to use different search strategies by training them. What was the general conclusion based on these research studies?
18. Which types of visual processing mechanisms involve memory, task-relevant knowledge, and personal goals?
19. According to groundbreaking research, how do attentional processes affect perceptual processing of information?
20. Which of the following statements are true?