TB9 P&C Lecture 2; Perception and Attention

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1. What is the ideal finding in a typical priming experiment?

  • No concious report of the prime. Significantly better report of the second word if semantically unrelated to the prime > related, indicating unconscious processing
  • Concious report of the prime. Significantly better report of the second word if semantically unrelated to the prime > related, indicating unconscious processing
  • No concious report of the prime. Significantly better report of the second word if semantically related to the prime > unrelated, indicating unconscious processing
  • Concious report of the prime. Significantly better report of the second word if semantically related to the prime > unrelated, indicating unconscious processing
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2. What is a standard finding in target onset detection tasks?

  • A slower reaction time to detect a target onset when it is cued, the cue shifts attention to a DIFFERENT side of space
  • A faster reaction time to detect a target onset when it is cued, the cue shifts attention to the SAME side of space
  • A slower reaction time to detect a target onset when it is cued, the cue shifts attention to the SAME side of space
  • A faster reaction time to detect a target onset when it is cued, the cue shifts attention to a DIFFERENT side of space

3. The emotion of a face can;

  • Facilitate early visual processes e.g contrast sensitivity
  • Only affect other emotional stimuli
  • Only influence high-level semantic processes
  • None of the above

4. Through which stimuli can you test the effects of emotion on contrast sensitivity?

  • Emotional stroop
  • Gabor patches
  • Attentional Blink
  • Rorschach inkblot test

5. Would enhanced contrast sensitivity induced from an emotionally arousing cue be useful for threat detection?

  • True
  • False

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