2 Dear Student In this tutorial letter we provide the correct answers to the questions in Assignment 01, with short explanations of why a particular alternative is correct. If you answered a question incorrectly please read the explanation in conjunction with the discussion in the prescribed book. Use the page references given, or the index in the prescribed book, to locate the appropriate page in the book where the topic is discussed. In the comments below CP stands for the currently available edition of the prescribed book: Sternberg, R.J. and Sternberg, K. (2012). Cognitive psychology (6thed.), whereasCOG refers to older International edition that some of you may still be using, i.e. Sternberg, R.J. and Sternberg, K. (2012). Cognition (6thed.).QUESTION 1 The concept - - - - refers to Locke’s belief that all knowledge is gained empirically, beginning at birth, when our minds are a blank slate.
QUESTION 2 A psychologist lecturing on the psychology of perception makes the following statement: In perception pattern and organisation are primary. These aspects often emerge directly from the relationship between discrete elements, and they cannot be deduced from a knowledge of the individual elements alone. Indeed, at times elements can be missing or altered yet the overall shape will be perceived directly, showing that overall form is primary. From the statement above we can infer that the psychologist is probably a supporter of: