Lecture+26+Cognitive+Psychology(11,28)

Lecture+26+Cognitive+Psychology(11,28)

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Cognitive Psychology Cognitive Psychology Concepts Heuristics Representativeness Availability Framing Confirmation Bias Belief Perseverance Functional Fixedness Overconfidence Phenomenon Thinking Errors What is the Major Lesson of Cognitive Psychology?? A. People tend to be rational B. People tend to be irrational C. Everyone’s brain is like a camera D. Everyone’s brain is like a tape recorder What is the Major Lesson of Cognitive Psychology?? B. PEOPLE TEND TO BE IRRATIONAL!!** Continuum Perception Mind sees what’s out there Eye = camera Social Reality in individuals Objective Memory Flashbulb memories Personality Man is good Cognition—Rational Perception--Constructivist Illusions Eye ≠ camera Social Situation is maleable Memory Constructive nature of memory Personality--Freud Man is evil Cognition—Irrational
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Concepts Organize it into a hierarchy of categories The building blocks of thinking Prototypes Concepts form around prototypes Best example of a category Heuristics Little tricks We all use them
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