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Plausible Distracters

Use only plausible and attractive alternatives as distractors.

A : Weak question
Dichotic presentation of stimuli and shadowing are often used in the study of
  1. brightness constancy
  2. sensory scaling
  3. shadow dancing
  4. cartoons
  5. selection attention


B : Improved question
Dichotic presentation of stimuli and shadowing are often used in the study of
  1. brightness constancy
  2. sensory scaling
  3. illusions
  4. depth perception
  5. selection attention

In Example A, options 'c' and 'd' are not serious distracters.

Question from GRE Psychology, 1997-1999



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