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GenPsych.Lecture14.Sakai.Chavez.Fall2011.10.24.2011

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Unformatted text preview: Imperfection or Almost Perfection Lecture 14 Instructor: George Chavez In many ways, our imperfections are predictable – ___________ : Thinking and using knowledge • The study of human cognition is slightly depressing.. Humans are Imperfect Some things to note ◦ 1. Attention is __________ ◦ 2. Our thinking takes ________ ◦ 3. Knowledge is __________ • If ever you need to remind yourself that the human mind isn’t perfect, find a Where’s Waldo picture. – Attention is the tendency to ______ _____ _________ some items more than others Attention • Preattentive Process – When item is very __________ from environment in size, shape, color and/or movement. Attention Attentive Process ◦ When the item is __________ to environment and requires searching through items in a series. Very _______ Generally _______ The Attentional Bottleneck You can sense a lot of different information You can even do many different things But you can only ______ _________ to see and do “one thing” at a time Two in One Things you see, hear, feel, etc. “Everyone do this!” Things you consciously decide Things you do • We tend to be terrible multi-taskers – You may be good at combining different tasks into...
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