psych exam sg 3 - Duggins – PSYC 1101, Spring ‘11 Study...

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Unformatted text preview: Duggins – PSYC 1101, Spring ‘11 Study Guide for Chapters 9 - 13 CHAPTER 9: Cognition • Defining cognition • Categories (how we organize the world – superordinate, basic, & subordinate) • Formal vs natural concepts • Prototypes vs exemplars – know how to identify • Define divergent thinking, functional fixedness, and mental sets • Reasoning o Deductive vs inductive o Decision making vs judgments • Structured vs. ill-structured problem solving o Algorithms o Heuristics (definition and common types) • Confirmation bias, fixation, overconfidence, and belief perseverance • Difference between language and communication • Grammar and pragmatics • Language Acquisition Device – how is it related to nature/nurture • Milestones of language development, identify errors children make • How does culture/language affect thought – Linguistic relativism/determinism • Language in other species o examples o some of the arguments as to whether this is actually language?some of the arguments as to whether this is actually language?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2011 for the course PSYCH 1101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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