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Study Guide Exam II - Cognitive Psych F09 Dr Reeves EXAM II Study Questions On Auditory(Mr Walshs lecture Visual Cognition Attention Mental Imagery

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Cognitive Psych, F09 Dr. Reeves EXAM II: Study Questions On Auditory (Mr. Walsh’s lecture) & Visual Cognition, Attention, & Mental Imagery 1. (a) What is the evidence that face, object, and word recognition are separate? (b) What are the various information processing stages within object recognition, based on Marr & Biederman’s theories? Where does Feature Analysis fit into these stages? Explain how Marr’s theory, and the neuropsychology of visual pattern recognition, is modular with respect to form, color, motion, etc. (c) Describe the research on agnosic patients AND normal subjects which supports Marr’s/Biederman’s breakdown of stages (and be sure to EXPLAIN HOW it supports delineation of each stage). 2. What is “top-down” processing in pattern recognition, and what are some examples of it? What are the various levels in a spreading activation/ connectionist model of word recognition, and how do they interact? How can top-down effects such as the word superiority effect be explained by such a
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Study Guide Exam II - Cognitive Psych F09 Dr Reeves EXAM II Study Questions On Auditory(Mr Walshs lecture Visual Cognition Attention Mental Imagery

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