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PSY270H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Visual Search, Inattentional Blindness, Distracted Driving
Everyone knows what attention is, but nobody can define it. There are several theories of the mechanisms of attention; each one explains how attention
PSY270H1 Lecture 4: Short-Term Storage
One role of attention may be to bind features. Visual search tasks involves using attention to focus on object features in particular location. Don"t n
PSY270H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Change Detection, Dependent And Independent Variables, Implicit Learning
Psy270 lecture 5: long-term memory: systems and processes. Central executive is responsible for retrieving information from the storage systems and ltm
PSY270H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Word Stem, September 11 Attacks, Secondary Source
Engage in deep processing (add meaning to meaningless lists) Organize (e. g. categories or hierarchies; e. g. bower, 1969) Wanted to look at people"s a
PSY270H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Symbol Grounding Problem, Mental Chronometry, Descriptive Knowledge
One of the earliest debates in psychology concerns how information is represented in our minds. Imagery is a mental representation of something that is
PSY270H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: German Shepherd, Counterargument, Temporal Lobe
Knowledge is interconnected, we are storing knowledge in an interconnected network. One piece of information is connected to another piece of informati
PSY270H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Universal Grammar, Noam Chomsky, Language Development
Language, very broadly, is a set of rules used to communicate. Can be spoken or written (or signed) Language is a very complex skill that we master eff