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Unformatted text preview: Change blindness- failure to detect changes in part of a scene because we are not paying attention to it Attentional Blink- brief difficulty focusing your attention on a stimulus after having focused on another o Solving problems Is studied by psychologists to: • Understand thought processes behind it • Make problem-solving more efficient • 4 phases of problem-solving o Understanding the problem o Generation hypothesis o Testing hypothesis o Checking the results • Algorithm- repetitive procedure for solving a problem by testing every hypothesis • Heuristic- strategies for simplifying problem or for guiding investigation • Representative Heuristic- tendency to assume that if something that resembles members of a category, it is probably a member of that category o Making decisions...
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2011 for the course PSYCH 110 taught by Professor Little during the Fall '08 term at University of Tennessee.
- Fall '08