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What is cognitive psychology?
refers to all processes by which sensory input is transformed, elaborated, stored, recovered, and used.
the study of the physical operations that support people's movement and use of boyd-parts.
the study of interaction among people and communities, organization-non-organizational
the study of the mental operations that support people's acquisition and use of knowledge.
How can we study the mind?
Stimulus and response
Observe ourselves and others
Predicting people`s future
What are the three main approaches in cognitive psychology?
Who revolutionized Cognitive Psychology with his Cognitive Development Theory which holds the belief in an innate set of structural rules, that are independent of sensory experience?
What is true about " Bottleneck theory"?
can also be understood as "early selection model of attention"
is named because of its physical characteristics
filter helps to transmit information faster from every source
Choose information and pictures related to "Constructivism"?
supports "active engagement" and outlook through "student perspective"
learners construct their own knowledge and do this by organizing and categorizing information using a coding system
Syntactic rules: learned through linguistic stimuli during development
Why were the results of Köhler’s chimpanzee studies considered groundbreaking?
They proved that chimpanzees were as intelligent as humans.
They suggested that there was little difference between the brains of humans and chimpanzees.
They shattered long-held beliefs about animal cognition.
They showed that animals could learn through trial-and-error methods.
attention, perception, memory, and decision making are all different types of mental processes in which the mind engages. these are known as different types of what?
If Ozi sees his groupmate's smile and believes it means the he is happy to see him, what stage of social information processing would Ozi be in?
Noam Chomsky argues that the mind processes information as to what?
_____________ breaks down everyday things into distinct, basic elements such as sensations, feelings, and images.
Which of these descriptions most accurately relates to the traditional role cognitive psychologists typically play in psychology?
Studying in the ways cognitive processes change throughout the lifespan.
Studying mental processes and how they relate to perception, attention, and decision making.
Studying the mental processes involved in thinking about others and their social interactions
Studying the association between mental processing and brain activity.
What of the following is/are true about immediate memory? Select all that apply.
Short-term memory is another name for immediate memory
We confuse letters when they sound alike because we convert visual to an auditory coding in our minds
The amount of time it takes to say the word influences the amount of words you can store
The amount of delay time between a given task doesn't matter if that delay time is unfilled
Which statement is TRUE about "Cognitive Motivation"?
is driven by an interest which exists within individuals
external factors can create motivation
need training and basic education
we cannot reduce our inner motivation
Which of the following is regarded as a well know Gestalt psychologist?
Which core principle of the scientific method involves the identification of the underlying causes of behavior?
The measure used by researchers that indicates the speed with which someone completes a task is known as
an independent variable
How is Cognitive Psychology different from other theories?
It explicitly acknowledges the existence of internal mental states (such as belief, desire, idea, knowledge and motivation).
It accepts the use of the scientific method, and generally rejects introspection as a valid method of investigation - in contrast with such approaches as Freudian psychology
Variables highly similar to previously existing constructs were often introduced
It cannot be done without using A.I or other software
early school of psychology that used introspection to explore elemental structure of human mind led by - Wundt
the view that (a) knowledge comes from experience via the senses, and (b) science flourishes through observation and experiment.
belief in reason and logic as the primary source of knowledge (logic & theory)
a school of psychology that focused on how mental and behavioral processes function - how they enable the organism to adapt, survive, and flourish; assumes all mental and behavioral processes have a purpose
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