11_COG_Processing_POST - Cognitive Processing Perspective...

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Cognitive Processing Perspective Agenda Test your skills Sensory registration Short term Long term Metacognition Theory comparisons Implications
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Cognitive (Info) Processing Alternative explanation… biological Less attention paid to external, developmental issues Focus on internal process Memory, attention, metacognition, etc. How to mentally acquire and interpret data Cognitive development involves the gradual changes in various processes, IP is just one of them
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Input Observed Environment Encoding Manipulation “Mind” Recode, decode, store Output Observed Actions Retrieve, response Computer analogy
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METACOGNITION Sensory Register SHORT- TERM Memory LONG- TERM Memory O u t s i d e S t i m u l i Decay - Permanently lost Decay - Permanently lost Forgetting (Not lost) Initial Processing Elaboration Organization Retrieval Reconstruction Rehearsal D D F Model of the Human Information Processing System
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Key components in IPT Information Processing Theory – focuses on the specific ways in which people think about (“process”) the information they receive Input from the environment provides the raw material for cognitive processing Sensory register – component of memory that holds incoming information in an unanalyzed from for a very brief time (2-3 seconds or less) Human memory includes two storage mechanisms in addition to sensory register Working memory - component of memory that enables people to actively think about and process a small amount of information Long-term memory - component of memory that holds knowledge and skills for a relatively long period of time
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course EPSY 236 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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