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1. A series of studies by Perrett et al. has demonstrated that perceived facial attractiveness is related to having a (n)

  • Distinctive face
  • Larger distance between nose and mouth
  • Thinner jaw
  • Average face
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2. The human retina contains two types of photoreceptors; they are

  • Rods and cones
  • Optic cells and diodes
  • Foveal cells and ganglion cells
  • Ganglion cells and bipolar cells

3. The type of memory that has the shortest duration is called______ memory

  • Perceptual
  • Short-term
  • Sensory
  • Episodic

4. According to the "resource sharing model" of Daneman and Carpenter, all except which of the following statements are true?

  • If a person is a good reader, reading sentences for their truthfulness uses up very few cognitive resources
  • The reading span task measures how flexibly we can allocate mental resources to the processing and storage of material
  • Reading ability has no effect on the amount of "cognitive space" available for performing the memory component of the reading span test
  • Poor readers show poorer working memory performance on the reading span task than good readers

5. It is possible to create the illusion of movement by alternately turning on and off two small lights in a darkened room. This apparent movement of the light between two positions is called the

  • Photon propinquity effect
  • Epsilon factor
  • Phi phenomenon
  • Sine wave

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