Gazzaniga 08 - Gazzaniga 8: Thinking and Intelligence -...

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Gazzaniga 8: Thinking and Intelligence - Dread Risks: Fear of certain behavior because of high publicity of consequences Distortion - Our thinking is adaptive (snap decisions) - Cognition : Activity of thinking - Representation of Info o Analogical: Physical characteristics of object (visual) o Symbolic: Abstract representation, does not correspond to physical Categorization: Grouping based on shaved properties Concept: Category Defining Attribute Model: Concept is categorized by list of features necessary to determine if it belongs Prototype Model: Some are more representative than others Ex: When you think of fruit, more likely to think apple than durian Exemplar Model: Concept has no single representation, all examples form concept - Schemas Organize Useful Info o Scripts: Sequence of events; quick judgement o Gender Roles: Prescribed behavior for male and female Decision and Problem Solving - Reasoning: Using information to determine valid conclusion o Deductive: General Specific Premise: Assumptions Syllogism: logical argument with premises and conclusions Conditional: If A is true then B is true Categorical: If A B and B C then A
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Gazzaniga 08 - Gazzaniga 8: Thinking and Intelligence -...

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