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Unformatted text preview: o Structural ambiguity The mother of the girl and the boy will arrive soon o Ambiguous sentences produced different patterns of brain activity than control sentences • Cross-species comparisons o Cant work Visual Cognition • Mental Rotation o You see your friend doing a handstand, you can still identify that person Task-switching • task-switch cost o difference in performance for switching tasks versus repeating the same task Working Memory Capacity • High WMC less likely to mind wander during class or difficult tasks Recap • Studying Cognition o Discovering the processes of the mind o Mental process and mental resources • Language Use o Production o Understanding o Language evolution o Language thought and culture • Visual Cognition o Using visual representation o Combining verbal and visual representation • Task-Switching o Task-switching cost • Working Memory capacity o Relationship with controlled attention...
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2011 for the course PSYCH 001 taught by Professor Benbassi during the Fall '08 term at GWU.
- Fall '08