Lecture 7 Cognitive Revolution.docx

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Cognitive Science
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COG SCI 190
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Terry Regier

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Lecture – Cognitive Revolution •  Tolman  (UC Berkeley professor) o Challenged behaviorism o Did the 3 group rat experiment  Group 1: rewarded  Group 2: never rewarded  Group 3: unrewarded for first 10 days, then rewarded upon success • Learned more quickly than the other groups o  Cognitive maps    Cross­Maze  • Group 1: reward is always at the EAST whether you start at N or S o Learned faster • Group 2: Reward is always found after a right turn   Mental Representation  – central to cognitive science • Key feature that distinguishes it form behaviorism, which sought to  dispense with “the mental” altogether • Mid­lecture summary o Behaviorism “recognizes no dividing line between man and brute” simple conditioning  governs both o Little Albert experiment sought to test whether conditioning principles from non­humans  also apply to humans o But even non­human learning appears to involve mental representations: latent learning,  cognitive maps in rats o Mental representations are central to cognit
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