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WESTERNPsychology 2135A/BRobert BrownFall

Psychology 2135A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Basal Ganglia, Eleanor Rosch, Implicit Learning

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Grouping of things into larger groups is categorization. Mental representation of a category is a concept. Medin (1989) argues concepts and categories
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Psychology 2135A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Soltyrei, Cerebral Circulation, Mnemonic

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Chapter 8 - visual imagery and spatial cognition. Visual images: mental representation of a stimulus thought to share at least some properties with a p
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WESTERNPsychology 2135A/BRobert BrownFall

Psychology 2135A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Episodic Memory, Autobiographical Memory, Anterograde Amnesia

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Melton (1963) argues only one kind of memory storage. Levels-of-processing theory of memory: craik and lockhart (1972); memory depends not on a particu
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Psychology 2135A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Automaticity, Parsing, Stroop Effect

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Selective attention: usually focus attention on one or a few tasks rather than many. To focus our resources means we at least process less information
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Psychology 2135A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Cerebral Cortex, Mnemonic, Stimulus Modality

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Encoding: acquiring information; translated into a form that other cognitive processes can use. Storage: encoded information held in storage for later
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Psychology 2135A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Visual Cortex, Max Wertheimer, Kurt Koffka

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Cognitive psychology: branch concerned with how people acquire, store, transform, use, and communicate information. Perception: interpreting sensory in
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WESTERNPsychology 2135A/BRobert BrownFall

Psychology 2135A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Connectionism, Word Superiority Effect, Change Blindness

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Chapter 3 - object perception and pattern recognition. Perception: interpretation of sensory information to yield a meaningful description. Areas of br
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WESTERNPsychology 2135A/BRobert BrownFall

Psychology 2135A/B Lecture Notes - Procedural Memory, Endel Tulving, Public Knowledge

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Psychology 2135A/B Lecture Notes - 6 Years, Hermann Ebbinghaus, Diminishing Returns

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Memory is to guide behaviour; do what worked last time. When born, lots of neurons, but a lot die off as relations between some neurons are built; some
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Psychology 2135A/B Lecture Notes - Mental Rotation, Tacit Knowledge, Steven Pinker

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Evidence that we form and use mental images. Problem is that some people argue forming images is like seeing; process that is very different from verba
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WESTERNPsychology 2135A/BRobert BrownFall

Psychology 2135A/B Lecture Notes - Cognitive Psychology, Clive Wearing, Behaviorism

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Psychology 2135A/B Lecture Notes - Iconic Memory, Sensory Memory, Middle Ear

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One way for a species to store the information it needs for survival is in dna. Dna works for information acquired over the life-time of the species; r
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Psychology 2135A/B Lecture Notes - Information Processing, Dependent And Independent Variables, Artificial Neural Network

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Kuhn argue scientists have paradigms and new paradigms work better and replace old ones i. e. einstein"s theory of relativity. After a paradigm shift,
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Psychology 2135A/B Lecture Notes - Prosopagnosia, Agnosia, Neuropsychology

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Science of mental and behavioural impairments resulting from brain damage. Focuses on which processes are compromised and spared. Normal process: sensa
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Psychology 2135A/B Lecture Notes - Gestalt Psychology, Ames Room, Change Blindness

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Image on retina does not constrain the possibilities; not enough information. Human faces probably single most important visual stimulus. Whether or no
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WESTERNPsychology 2135A/BRobert BrownFall

Psychology 2135A/B Lecture Notes - Daniel Kahneman, Visual Search, Circular Reasoning

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Focal attention - controlled internally by intentions and goals. Automatic attention - controlled externally by sensory events that demand attention. B
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Psychology 2135A/B Lecture Notes - Anthropomorphism, Noam Chomsky, Behaviorism

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We all know that human behaviour is very complex; need complex theory to explain behaviour. Classical times: gods caused human to do things; gods are t
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