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Cognition/Cognitive Psychology Dr. Reeves EXAM I : Study Questions 1. List and briefly describe the DIRECT antecedents to the Cognitive Revolution in the 1950s and 60s. What does it mean to say that the mind is like a computer? Explain the claims of the Information Processing Theory. 2. What are the differences between episodic, semantic/declarative, and procedural memory. Implicit & explicit memories? How does study of both amnesia patients and normal subjects support the fractionation of memory systems? What are the main brain structures implicated in encoding and storage of memories? 3. Explain the basic tenets of the Multistore model of memory by Atkinson & Shiffrin. What is the capacity, duration, and code of: l-Sensory Memory; 2-STM; 3-LTM? Describe evidence to support your claims. How does the multistore model explain the serial position curve, and how information gets from STM into LTM store? 4. What are the differences and similarities between short-term memory and Baddeley’s working memory model? What types of tasks have been found to interrupt the
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