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Introduction to Cognitive Psychology Dr. Reeves EXAM I (Feb. 21): Study Questions 1. List and briefly describe the DIRECT antecedents to the Cognitive Revolution in the 1950s and 60s. What does it mean to say that the mind is like a computer? Explain the claims of the Information Processing Theory. 2. Explain the basic tenets of the multistore model of memory by Atkinson & Shiffrin. What is the capacity, duration, and code of: l-Sensory Memory; 2-STM; 3-LTM? Describe evidence to support your claims. How does the multistore model explain the serial position curve, and how information gets from STM into LTM store? 3. What are the differences and similarities between short-term memory and Baddeley’s working memory model? What types of tasks have been found to interrupt the phonological loop? Visual-spatial sketchpad? Central executive processing? 4. What are the basic claims of the Levels of Processing theory? Describe the findings of the Hyde & Jenkins experiment and explain how they support the LOP view. What are the experimental findings that led to modifications of the LOP theory, or pointed out the theory's
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course PSY 305 taught by Professor Reeves during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.

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