Cognition and Language Ch8bbd

Cognition and Language Ch8bbd - Chapter Eight Cognition and...

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8 - 1 Chapter Eight Cognition and Language
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8 - 2 An Information-Processing Model
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8 - 3 How Can Information Be Mentally Represented? Concepts - a category of objects, events, or ideas that have common properties Prototype - a concept that possesses all or most of the characteristics of that concept Propositions - a mental representation of the relationship between concepts Schemas - sets of propositions that are closely associated
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8 - 4 How Can Information Be Mentally Represented? Scripts - A mental representation of familiar sequences of activity
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8 - 5 What path will the marble follow when it leaves the curved tube? Mental Models - mental picture of relationships of concepts or propositions
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8 - 6 Are these pairs of objects the same or different? Only (A) is the same. Images - a mental represenation of visual
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8 - 7 Cognitive Maps - a mental representation of familiar parts of the environment
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Formal Reasoning Algorithms - a systematic procedure that always produces a correct solution. Rules of logic
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