TB9 P&C Lecture 2; Perception and Attention

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1. What is a boundary condition?

  • Emotion affects neither stimulus onset nor complex processes of perception and search
  • Emotion does not affect stimulus onset, but does affect more complex processes of perception and search
  • Emotion affects both stimulus onset and complex processes of perception and search
  • None of the above
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2. What is/are the main area(s) in the attention-orienting system?

  • Amygdala
  • Temporo-parietal junction
  • Temporo-parietal junctionn and ventral frontal cortex
  • Ventral frontal cortex

3. What is the rationale behind a priming experiment??

  • A briefly presented stimulus which is unable to be reported facilitates the report of an identical/semantically related stimulus
  • When stimulus are presented in sequence to the same location, a second target is not always detected;
  • Negative words should ALWAYS be unconciously processed first
  • Positive words should ALWAYS be unconciously processed first

4. In Anderson & Phelps (2001), what was the main finding for the control participants?

  • Reduced attentional blink effects when target 2 is emotional
  • No difference between emotional and neutral stimuli

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

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

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