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Textbook Notes for Psychology 2135A/B at Western University (UWO)

WESTERNPSYCH 2135A/BRobert BrownFall

Psychology 2135A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Visual Cortex, Max Wertheimer, Kurt Koffka

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9 Nov 2011
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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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WESTERNPSYCH 2135A/BBrown JasonFall

Psychology 2135A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 1-5: Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Positron Emission Tomography, Ganglion Cell Layer

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18 Dec 2016
17
Cognition = what you know, remember, and think. Historically defined broadly as the scientific study of knowledge. Memory functions affect your coping
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WESTERNPSYCH 2135A/BRobert BrownFall

Psychology 2135A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Cerebral Cortex, Mnemonic, Stimulus Modality

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9 Nov 2011
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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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WESTERNPSYCH 2135A/BBrown JasonFall

Psychology 2135A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 6-8: Memory Rehearsal, Implicit Memory, Memory Span

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18 Dec 2016
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Chapter 6: the acquisition of memories and the working-memory system. Brain was damaged by herpes virus, giving him amnesia. Able to converse normally
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WESTERNPSYCH 2135A/BRobert BrownFall

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

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9 Nov 2011
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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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WESTERNPSYCH 2135A/BRobert BrownFall

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

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9 Nov 2011
67
Chapter 3 - object perception and pattern recognition. Perception: interpretation of sensory information to yield a meaningful description. Areas of br
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WESTERNPSYCH 2135A/BRobert BrownFall

Psychology 2135A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Automaticity, Parsing, Stroop Effect

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9 Nov 2011
47
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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WESTERNPSYCH 2135A/BBrown JasonFall

Psychology 2135A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 9-11: Prototype Theory, Lemon People, Aphasia

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18 Dec 2016
9
Whenever p is written it means participant(s) (like participants in an experiment) Never forgot anything - could recall a long speech right after heari
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WESTERNPSYCH 2135A/BBrown JasonFall

Psychology 2135A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 12-13: Job Performance, Risk Aversion, Theory Of Multiple Intelligences

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18 Dec 2016
2
Many people regard emotion as a process that disrupts thinking (ie. i was so angry i could not think straight, listening more to my heart than my head,
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WESTERNPSYCH 2135A/BRobert BrownFall

Psychology 2135A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Soltyrei, Cerebral Circulation, Mnemonic

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9 Nov 2011
53
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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WESTERNPSYCH 2135A/BSarah BabcockSummer

Psychology 2135A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Memory Span, Edward B. Titchener, Cognitive Revolution

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27 May 2018
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Cognition: what you know, remember and think. Foundation for every aspect of who you are. When the field of cognitive psychology was first launched it
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WESTERNPSYCH 2135A/BPatrick BrownFall

CHAPTER 10: Cognitive Notes.docx

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15 Dec 2012
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Theory: we learn to speak correctly through paired-associates learning each word in a sentence serves as a stimulus for the word that follows it. Infin
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