Psych Exam 1 review checklist

Psych Exam 1 review checklist - Checklist for Exam 1...

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Checklist for Exam 1 Cognitive psychology Definition Why so complicated? What are the goals? History of studying cognition Rationalism (e.g., Descartes) Empiricism: (e.g., Aristotle, Locke, “tabula rasa”) Methods and theories Introspection: What was this? Structuralism (e.g., Wundt, Titchner) Functionalism (e.g., James) Pros/Cons Experimentation (Empiricism) E.g., Ebbinghaus: Why so influential to this day? Behaviorism: What was this? Watson, Skinner, anti-mentalism Pros/Cons Cognitive “Revolution” Influences? Why? How do they differ from the Behaviorist perspective?
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Checklist for Exam 1 Assumptions of cognitive psychology Mental processes and representations exist Mental processes can be studied scientifically – experimental concepts IV, DV, Control group, Experimental group, between-subjects and within- subjects designs, RT, Accuracy, general principles Humans are active information processors Information processing approach Definition, basic logic, assumptions Process model (e.g., task switching demonstration) Concept of isolating specific components by experimental manipulations Pros/Cons Theories What do they do, what are they? How do theory and data interact? Observations versus experimentation
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Checklist for Exam 1 Cognitive methods Different methods for making inferences about the mind Behavioral Neural / Physiological Invasive versus non-invasive » Single cell recording, ERPs, fMRI, etc. » What can they inform us? Mathematical/Computer modeling Do not have to know sections dealing with connectionist/neural net modeling but I encourage you to read these sections because they show how cognitive researchers are attempting (and have been
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course PSYC 250 taught by Professor Timothymiura during the Spring '11 term at Loyola Chicago.

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