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UCLAPSYCH 120AJesseFall

PSYCH 120A Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: Deep Structure And Surface Structure, Problem Solving, Functional Fixedness

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E. g. tumor problem, read analogy but was not told it was relevant, less people solved problem. People would generally not search through their memorie
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UCLAPSYCH 120AJesseFall

PSYCH 120A Chapter Notes - Chapter 12.2: Astrological Sign, Attribute Substitution, Base Rate

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People may detect covariation even when there is none. E. g. relationship between astrological sign and personality or detecting rain with arthritis pa
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UCLAPSYCH 120AJesseFall

PSYCH 120A Chapter Notes - Chapter 7.4: Orbitofrontal Cortex, Premotor Cortex, Extrastriate Cortex

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Switching costs become greater when tasks become more similar. More similar the relevant rules, greater opportunity for confusion, longer time to accom
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UCLAPSYCH 120AJesseFall

PSYCH 120A Chapter Notes - Chapter 4.3: Object Model, Inferior Temporal Gyrus

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More efficient at identifying characters in context than in isolation. Excitatory connections: allow one detector to activate its neighbors. Inhibitory
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UCLAPSYCH 120AJesseFall

PSYCH 120A Chapter Notes - Chapter 5.1: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Hemispatial Neglect, Gorilla Suit

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Attention deficit disorder: overwhelmed by flood of info available to them and can"t focus on chosen target. Many cases have problems with hyperactivit
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UCLAPSYCH 120AJesseFall

PSYCH 120A Chapter Notes - Chapter ZAPS 11-13: Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex, Stroop Effect, Occipital Lobe

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Reaction time: how long it takes for psychological processes to occur in our brains. Stroop test: designed to measure conflicts between two sensory inp
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UCLAPSYCH 120AJesseFall

PSYCH 120A Chapter Notes - Chapter 12.4: Orbitofrontal Cortex, Problem Solving, Hill Climbing

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Decision also depends on wording of question/evidence. According to utility maximization, framing should not impact expected utilities but evidence sho
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UCLAPSYCH 120AJesseFall

PSYCH 120A Chapter Notes - Chapter 7.5: Frontal Lobe, Neural Coding

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Storing and retrieving order requires additional processes (slower rxn time) Double dissociation: frontal damage patients impaired on order info but no
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UCLAPSYCH 120AJesseFall

PSYCH 120A Chapter Notes - Chapter 7.1: Phineas Gage, Frontal Lobe, Prefrontal Cortex

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Ignoring or inhibiting information that has already been perceived. 3: scheduling a sequence of activities, monitoring performance. Baddeley"s model of
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UCLAPSYCH 120AJesseFall

PSYCH 120A Chapter Notes - Chapter 12.1: Attribute Substitution, Availability Heuristic, Representativeness Heuristic

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Frequency estimate: assessment of how often various events have occurred in the past. Don"t actually have frequency info so we guess based on what we r
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UCLAPSYCH 120AJesseFall

PSYCH 120A Chapter Notes - Chapter 10.1: Speech Segmentation, Speech Perception, Categorical Perception

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Morphemes: smallest language units that carry meaning. Phonemes: smallest unit of sound that can serve to distinguish words in language. Ideas typicall
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UCLAPSYCH 120AJesseFall

PSYCH 120A Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Edward B. Titchener, Cognitive Revolution, Wilhelm Wundt

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Many of your encounters with the world depend on your supplementing your experience with knowledge that you bring to the situation. Amnesia: someone, b
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