Cognitive Approach_Outline(1)

Cognitive Approach_Outline(1) - Cognitive Approach RoadMap...

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Cognitive Approach RoadMap Introduction Schemas Self-schemas Priming Attributions Cognitive Experiential Self Theory (CEST) Cognitive-Affective Personality System (CAPS) Strengths & Weaknesses Introduction What is the cognitive approach? Main Themes o Personality Processes Perception, thought, motivation, emotion Information Processing Goal-directed behavior Self o “What You Know About You” Schemas Definition “mental structure of knowledge” (textbook) Cognitive structure that organizes information Effects of Schemas Understanding & Remembering Attention
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Self-Schemas Definition Measurement Self Ratings Reaction time (e.g., Markus, 1977) Priming Definition Activation of a concept Causes behind priming recently activated chronically activated Chronic Accessibility: Where from?
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