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Click to edit Master subtitle style 3/1/11 Chapter 1: Cognitive Psychology: An January 26, 2010
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3/1/11 Mental events & knowledge used when: Recognizing an object Remembering a name Having an idea Understanding a sentence Solving a problem
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3/1/11 A More Formal Definition Cognitive Science is the scientific study of thought, language & the brain. The scientific study of the mind Brain- physiology; structures; Mind- thinking; thought processes
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3/1/11 Thinking about Thinking Focus eyes on print Encode and recognize printed material Memory & Retrieval Retrieve word meaning Comprehension
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3/1/11 What is memory? The mental process of acquiring and retaining info for later retrieval. The mental storage system that enables these processes. We remember things from the past, but we experience things in the present.
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3/1/11 What is Cognition? The collection of mental processes
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