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Unformatted text preview: use of knowledge o Ulric Neisser, 1967: Cognitive psychology refers to all processes by which the sensory input is transformed, reduced, elaborated, stored, recovered, and used. Transformed: Active beings in the environment. Make information into utilizable information Reduced: Dont take in all information. We are limited capacity individuals who selectively take in relevant information. Elaborated: Able to add additional information, maybe from previous memories Stored and recovered: Refers to the memorial process. Our ability to hold onto information and access it later Used: Most important. We can apply the information in various beneficial ways...
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2012 for the course PSYC 4140 taught by Professor Clementz during the Spring '09 term at University of Georgia Athens.
- Spring '09
- Cognitive Psychology