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Class14_Thinking - Psyc 1101 Thinking July 6, 2010 Class...

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Psyc 1101 Thinking July 6, 2010
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Class Outline Quiz review Intelligence review How do we represent information? How do we access and use information?
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Quiz Review Question 1 Transience -forgetting movie plot over time Absentmindedness – Forgetting someone’s name Misattribution - Unintentional plagiarism Suggestibility – False memories
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Quiz Review Question 2: Encoding Specificity Percent of words recalled 0 10 20 30 40 50 Recalled on Land Recalled Underwater Words learned on land. Words learned underwater
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State Dependency Is the emotional/mental state of individuals important?. Test Ordinary Study Cigarette Marijuana Ordinary Cigarette 25% 20% Marijuana 12% 23% Eich (1975) Yes
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3 Main Types of Memory Sensory Memory -memory for sensory information that is stored briefly close to its original form (< 1 second). e.g. Partial Report Short term/Working Memory -Limited capacity system that hold information in awareness for a brief period (< 30 seconds) e.g. Magic number 7 +/- 2 Long term memory -Relatively permanent storage of information. For our purposes, it’s all about capacity and duration.
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Lessons from Amnesics Distinction between memory retrieval and memory formation. Anterograde vs. retrograde amnesia Distinction between memory systems. Short-term vs. long-term memory Explicit vs. implicit memory (knowledge vs. performance) Importance of the Hippocampus (medial temporal lobe).
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Mirror Reading?
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Class Outline Quiz review Intelligence review How do we represent information? How do we access and use information?
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Why Do We Measure Intelligence? 1. Achievement Evaluate current level of knowledge. 2. Aptitude Predict future success
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Sir Francis Galton Alfred Binet 1890 Lewis Terman David Wechsler 1939 Robert Yerkes PSYCHOMETRIC
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Reliability: Extent to which results are stable over time
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