lec01-2.win10 - Finish: Overview of the Course Organization...

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UW: Psych 355, Miyamoto, Win '10 1 Finish: Overview of the Course Organization then, History of Cognitive Psychology Psychology 355 01/05/2010 Note: This Powerpoint presentation contains macros that I wrote to help me create the slides. They aren’t needed to view the slides. You can disable or delete the macros without any change to the presentation.
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UW: Psych 355, Miyamoto, Win '10 2 Outline • What is cognitive psychology? • Organization of topics in Psychology 355 • Learning goals in Psychology 355 BRIEF HISTORY OF COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY • Overview of the history of cognitive psychology • Early cognitive psychology: Donder’s method of subtraction (applied to a reaction time experiment) Helmholtz’s concept of unconscious inference • Behaviorist psychology – an opponent to cognitive psychology • Rise of modern cognitive psychology End? What is Cognitive Psychology?
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UW: Psych 355, Miyamoto, Win '10 3 What is Cognitive Psychology? • Cognitive psychology attempts to explain how humans are able to engage in cognitive activities. What are cognitive activities?
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