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WESTERNPSYCH 2135A/BSandra HesselsWinter

Psychology 2135A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Wilhelm Wundt, Prosopagnosia, Cognitive Revolution

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Cognition - all processes by which sensory input is transformed, reduced, elaborated, stored, recovered, and used. How people acquire, transform, store
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Psychology 2135A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Nucleus Accumbens, Sensory Cortex, Frontal Lobe

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Cognitive neuroscience: the brain is not modular; no abilities are localized in an area, any behaviour has multiple contributors, everything contralate
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Psychology 2135A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Gestalt Psychology, Iconic Memory, Prosopagnosia

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Psychology 2135A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Endel Tulving, Self-Reference, Prefrontal Cortex

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WESTERNPSYCH 2135A/BSandra HesselsWinter

Psychology 2135A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Connectionism, Stroop Effect, Razor Strop

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Psychology 2135A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Noam Chomsky, Language Acquisition Device, Universal Grammar

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Psycholinguistics: the study of how people communicate using language. Language universal - symbolism: symbols refer to objects, events, ideas, feeling
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Psychology 2135A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Eyewitness Memory, Change Blindness, Social Desirability Bias

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Psychology 2135A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Procedural Memory, Retrograde Amnesia, Interference Theory

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15 Mar 2016
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A store of information that we are currently conscious of. Working memory- what we process of operate on information. Memory represented by the visual
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Psychology 2135A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Mental Representation, Essentialism, Connectionism

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15 Mar 2016
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Concepts and general knowledge: concepts are schemata-frameworks that have roles, slots, variables, and so on, does not specify clear enough boundries.
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Psychology 2135A/B Chapter 11: Chapter 11 Cognition

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15 Mar 2016
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Phases of decision making: many phases, but no particular set order. Gathering information: know what the various options are, gather information about
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Psychology 2135A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Frontal Lobe, Endocrine System, Episodic Memory

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15 Mar 2016
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Individual differences: stable patterns of performance that differ qualitatively and or quantitatively across individuals, intelligence, expertise, bil
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Psychology 2135A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Reading Education In The United States, Mental Models, Visual Cortex

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15 Mar 2016
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Can be visual, taste, or sound imagery. Visual perception involves both bottom up and top down processing. Imagery is completely top down processing, b
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