When Sam listens to his girlfriend Susan in the restaurant and ignores other people's conversations, he is engaged in the process of ____ attention.
a. low load b. divided c. cocktail party d. selective
Dichotic listening occurs when
a. the same message is presented to the left and right ears.
b. different messages are presented to the left and right ears.
c. a message is presented to one ear, and a masking noise is presented to the other ear.
d. participants are asked to listen to a message and look at a visual stimulus, both at the same time.
3.When a person is shadowing a message, he or she is
a. silently following it mentally. b. ignoring it while paying attention to another message. c. saying the message out loud. d. thinking about something closely related to the message.
4.The cocktail party effect is
a. the ability to pay attention to one message and ignore others, yet hear distinctive features of the unattended messages.
b. the inability to pay attention to one message in the presence of competing messages.
c. the diminished awareness of information in a crowd.
d. the equal division of attention between competing messages.
Which of the following would likely be an input message into the detector in Broadbent’s model?
a. All messages selected by the filter
b. All messages within earshot
c. A message with a German accent
d. All sensory messages
In Broadbent’s filter model, the stages of information processing occur in which order?
a. Detector, filter, sensory store, memory
b. Sensory store, filter, detector, memory
c. Filter, detector, sensory store, memory
d. Detector, sensory store, filter, memory
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