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Cognitive Psyc

Cognitive Psyc - asked a question o Understand language o...

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1/13/11 What is Cognitive Psychology? Scientific study of how humans think o Information processing o From perception to decision making o Empirical studies- sets it apart from philosophy What is the Capital of Vermont? What cognitive processes are necessary to answer this question? o Perception- hear me ask or see patterns that make up words o Attention- need to be paying attention to me to know I
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Unformatted text preview: asked a question o Understand language o Long-term memory o Possibly source memory o Choose from possible answers o Produce language Why should I care about cognitive psychology? • Relevant to everyday experience o Especially college students • How to study more effectively o Chapter 7- pgs 187-190...
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