Chapter 7 Guided notes

Chapter 7 Guided notes - Psychology 340 WI09 Chapter 7...

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Psychology 340 WI09 Chapter 7 Guided Notes Information Processing I. Information Processing Approach a. How do we deal with incoming information, manipulate it, store it, and create strategies for handling it b. i. Mechanisms of change 1. Encoding 2. Automaticity 3. Strategy construction 4. Self-modification (metacognition) ii. Speed of processing 1. Reaction-time tasks 2. 3. Declines in late adulthood II. Development of Attention a. Attention focusing of mental resources 1
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Psychology 340 WI09 Chapter 7 Guided Notes i. Selective attention focusing on specific stimuli while ignoring everything else ii. Divided attention iii. Sustained attention b. Infant attention i. ii. Habituation tasks iii. Joint attention two people attending to the same stimulus 1. Ability to track another’s behavior (eye gaze) 2. Social interaction c. i. Attention improvements with brain development ii. Improved sustained attention iii. Improved selective attention iv. Improved divided attention d. Adulthood 2
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Psychology 340 WI09 Chapter 7 Guided Notes i. Slight declines in speed, selective and divided attention ii. III. Development of Memory a. Memory Mental processes that enable us to retain and use information over time
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2009 for the course PSYCH 340 taught by Professor Vonspeigal during the Spring '08 term at Ohio State.

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