COG PSYCH EXAM 2 STUDY GUIDE

COG PSYCH EXAM 2 STUDY GUIDE - COG PSYCH EXAM 2 STUDY GUIDE...

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COG PSYCH EXAM 2 STUDY GUIDE CHAP. 3 – ATTENTION What is attention? What is the function of attention? (efficiency) Divided attention? Can practice divided attention? How was this demonstrated with psych students simultaneously reading stories and taking dictation? What is selective attention? How is it tested with the dichotic listening task (including shadowing)? What did the results of the original research (1953) show? Results of later research: cocktail party effect o Unconsciously shadow message from one ear to other o Unshadowed message influences interpretation of shadowed message What is the Stroop Effect? The Emotional Stroop Task? o Stroop effect occurs with obscene words o Older people do worse than younger o Schizophrenics worse than regulars Two explanations of Stroop Effect o PDP o Better at reading names than colors Isolated-feature/combined-feature effect? Feature-present/feature-absent effect? Bottleneck theories of attention? Early Filters?
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