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Class Notes for PSYC 3580 at University of Windsor (U OF W)

U WINDSORPSYC 3580Anne BairdWinter

46-358 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Long-Term Memory, Interference Theory, Sensory Memory

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29 Mar 2016
6
Sensory memory is a system that temporarily stores information from senses. Has very large capacity and records information with fairly good accuracy.
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46-358 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Cumulative Frequency Analysis, Dependent And Independent Variables

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29 Mar 2016
4
The lexicon is a theoretical construct which contains information about words. Not simply alphabetical, as spelling isn"t always important. Meaning and
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46-358 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Pollyanna Principle, Fault Tolerance, Metacognition

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2 Mar 2016
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46-358 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Encoding Specificity Principle, Episodic Memory, Explicit Memory

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29 Mar 2016
5
Long-term memory is like a library (lots of stuff in it, can be difficult to access even though books are physically there), whereas working memory is
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46-358 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Sensory Memory, Sensory System, Prosopagnosia

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27 Jan 2016
14
Cognitive processes effect evolution; even things that seem to be failures in cognition are often adaptive in some way. Some of the labs that have been
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Psychology 46-358 Lecture 1: Production effect and levels of processing

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29 Mar 2016
3
Memory tends to be better if a person has to produce a response during encoding, compared to encoding with no production. May use between subject desig
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46-358 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Stroop Effect, Saccade, Visual Search

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27 Jan 2016
20
Social cognitive neuroscience: a new discipline that uses neuroscience techniques to explore the kind of cognitive processes used in interactions with
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U WINDSORPSYC 3580Anne BairdWinter

46-358 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Illusory Contours, Outline Of Object Recognition, Sensory Memory

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29 Mar 2016
1
Perception: the use of knowledge one already has in order to gather and interpret the stimuli registered by the senses. You can accurately perceive wit
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46-358 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Long-Term Memory, Neuropsychological Test, Visual Search

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2 Feb 2016
24
Orientating attention network: a system responsible for the kind of attention required for visual search in which a person must shift his/her attention
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46-358 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Connectionism, Cognitive Psychology, Ecological Validity

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30 Mar 2016
6
Introduction to themes & issues in cognitive psychology. Cognition is mental activity including the acquisition, storage, transformation, and use of kn
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46-358 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Metacognition, Convergent Thinking, Functional Fixedness

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6 Apr 2016
25
The analogy approach: uses a soluion to a similar, earlier problem to help solve a current problem. When we encounter major barriers in the medical iel
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Psychology 46-358 Lecture 7: Schemas and Scripts

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29 Mar 2016
3
Scripts: schemas that refer to narratives or sequences of events. Schema consistent information that was present is usually recalled more than schema i
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