Unformatted text preview: the room? What is it that causes behavior - personality (they sit and are quiet because they are good people) or environmental forces (they sit and are quiet because it is a class room and that is how you behave in a classroom)? 2) Cognition - any mental process. EXAMPLE - As an instructor speaks his/her mind is doing many things very quickly. ..what should be said next, how should it be said, what order to say it in, etc. As you listen to the instructor, the information is carried to your brain which then decides to process that information, store it, label it, OR that it is unimportant and gets rid of it. All of these are cognitive processes. Can you name some other types of cognitive processes? Here are a few - problem solving, learning, forgetting, etc....
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- Fall '09
- Psychology, cognitive processes