1Intro - Psychology 224 Introduction to Cognitive...

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1 Psychology 224 Introduction to Cognitive Psychology Instructor: Prof. Brian Ross TAs: Michael Braverman Wei Wang TTh 2:00-3:15 p.m. Final Exam: Thursday, May 13, 1:30 p.m. Today General idea about course Course mechanics For Thursday: Read Chapter 1 Cognitive Psychology How people acquire, remember, comprehend, and use information Mental activity Information processing
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2 Illustrations Think of where you are living How many windows? How did you do it? Can remember well first dates from years ago, but have trouble remembering where we parked the car today Optical illusions- what do they tell us about how we see?
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3 Examine relations to life Cell phone use when driving Eyewitness testimony Decision making - gambling, insurance, medical decisions Purposes of course How do people accomplish all these activities? How can we learn how people accomplish all these activities? Topics for course
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