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Cognitive Processes

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PSYC 309 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Connectionism, Cognitive Psychology

chap 1 Cognitive psychology definition of cognition -plato- proposed that we could understand the world by identifying basic principles and use rational processes to create our knowledge (rationalism) -aristotle- understan...

Psychology
PSYC 309
Rebecca Todd
PSYC 309 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Deep Brain Stimulation, Basal Ganglia, Hemispatial Neglect

CH 3 Attention ——————————————————————————————————————— attention describes a set of cognitive processes that allow us to concentrate on one set of events in our environment while ignoring other events attention is limited...

Psychology
PSYC 309
Rebecca Todd
PSYC 309 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, Positron, Music Therapy

CH 2 Brian and Cognition trepanning: a form of ancient brain surgery (making holes on head) neurons: circuits of specialized cells and their interconnections 3 parts a) a cell body-processes and transmits information b) fi...

Psychology
PSYC 309
Rebecca Todd
PSYC 309 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Fusiform Gyrus, Degenerative Disease, Autism Spectrum

Che 4 pattern recognition 3 systems working to recognize patterns: a database of knowledge, a spotlight of attention to focus on the incoming steam of sensory experience, & an analysis of the relevant aspects of the senso...

Psychology
PSYC 309
Rebecca Todd
PSYC 309 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Sketchpad, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, Baddeley'S Model Of Working Memory

CHAP 5 SHORT MEMORY AND WORKING MEMORY learning: the permanent change in behaviour that results from experience memory: the mechanism that allows us to retain and retrieve information over time short-term memory: the con...

Psychology
PSYC 309
Rebecca Todd
PSYC 309 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Dependent And Independent Variables

Learning Objectives: Revlin Chapter 2 Part 2 (pp 33-43) After reading this chapter section you should be able to:  Identify the most common brain imaging methods used in cognitive research: fMRI, EEG, PET...

Psychology
PSYC 309
Rebecca Todd
PSYC 309 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Phoneme, Pragmatics, Anomic Aphasia

Learning  Objectives  Chapter  9   Note  the  review  questions  and  Apply  Your  Knowledge  sections  of  this  chapter  are  excellent   study  guides  as  well.       A...

Psychology
PSYC 309
Rebecca Todd
PSYC 309 Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: Somatic Marker Hypothesis, Availability Heuristic, Representativeness Heuristic

Learning  Objectives  Chapter  9   As  always,  the  review  questions  and  Apply  Your  Knowledge  sections  of  this  chapter  are  also   excellent  study  guides.     ...

Psychology
PSYC 309
Rebecca Todd
PSYC 309 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Visual Search, Attentional Blink, Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Learning Objectives Chapter 3 **Note the review questions at the end of the chapter are pretty good guides as well. After reading Chapter 3 and finishing the classes on attention, students should be able to: Attention ...

Psychology
PSYC 309
Rebecca Todd
PSYC 309 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Grey Matter, Neuroglia, Hypothalamus

Structure and Function of the Neuron Neuron: a type of cell that makes up the nervous system and supports, amongst other things, cognitive functions • Three parts: o Cell body: part of the ...

Psychology
PSYC 309
Rebecca Todd
PSYC 309 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Superior Temporal Sulcus, Visual Search, Retina

Psych 309 - Eysenck Keane - Chapter 3 - Object & Face Recognition Perceptual Organization - perceptual segregation - human ability to work out accurately which parts of presented visual information belong together and th...

Psychology
PSYC 309
Rebecca Todd
PSYC 309 Chapter Notes -Microelectrode, Wrinkle, Gyrus

PSYCH 309A – Cognitive Processes September 5 , 2013 – Lecture 1 – Introduction Definition: What are “Cognitive Processes?” • Parts, systems, and operations of mind • How we “represent” infor...

Psychology
PSYC 309
Todd Handy
PSYC 309 Chapter Notes -Mirror Neuron, Divergent Thinking, Convergent Thinking

Lecture 22 – November 26 The Mirror System • We have in our heads, neurons that will activate when we perform an action, same neuron will activate when we see someone do the same action. ...

Psychology
PSYC 309
Todd Handy
PSYC 309 Chapter Notes -Disinhibition, Office Space, Dacher Keltner

Lecture 23 – November 28, 2013 – Social Hierarchy • Social interactions – differences in power between individuals Social Power [From Office Space] • Why is this guy trying to avoid his b...

Psychology
PSYC 309
Todd Handy
PSYC 309 Chapter Notes -Middle Temporal Gyrus, Electrodermal Activity, Prosopagnosia

Lec 4 NYT article (add prof’s title) Just another face in the crowd, indistinguishable even if it’s your own -face blindness = prosopagnosia: see faces but they all look about the same, can’t recognize people or remember ...

Psychology
PSYC 309
Todd Handy

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