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

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

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

4. In Anderson & Phelps (2001), what was the main finding for the bilateral amygdala damage group?

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

5. What was the main finding of MacLeod & Matthew's (1986) dot probe task expt?

  • People with GAD are faster in condition with the valid trial threatening words. Low anxiety people faster on invalid trial threatening words
  • People with GAD are faster in condition with the invalid trial threatening words. Low anxiety people faster on valid trial threatening words

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