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MCAT Question of the Day | MCAT Course

  • Q:

    Which of the following would be the best example of top-down processing?



    A diver comes upon a series of boards strewn the seafloor. As she examines the pieces she realizes she has stumbled upon a shipwreck.


    A mother recognizes her child among a crowd by first hearing the child yell out to her, then by visual recognition.


    In estimating the solution to a math problem, a student first makes a rough estimate about the answer, then completes each step of the calculation and confirms the original estimate was correct.


    A man walks into his home and finds his wife hugging another man. He is initially threatened but then realizes the other man is his wife's brother.

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