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PSY270 Chapter 1 reading notes

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSY270H1
Professor
Gillian Rowe
Semester
Fall

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PSY 270 Lecture 1 textbook reading notesChapter 1Cognitive psychology the branch that studies the psychology of the mindDonders conducted the reaction time experiment Measuring how long it takes to make a decision 2 models Tested with only one light on screen Press button whenever light appearsWith two lights left or right Have to decide which button to push when light appearsThe time to make a decision is the subtraction of these two measurementsEbbinghaus measured how long it takes to forgetsavings methodSavingsi
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