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Unformatted text preview: EXP 3604: Study Guide for Exam #1 The list below is derived from topics covered in class and/or in the book. As you review the topics, prepare to do the following: definitions, compare and contrast, advantages versus disadvantages, application of concepts to new situations, and description of relevant experiments. For each of the experiments, know the method, the results, and the significance or conclusions of the study. Note: You should also review the relevant "key terms" listed at the end of each chapter. History of Cognitive Psychology What is cognitive psychology? What is the mind? Early cognitive psychologists and their approach to research Franciscus Donders Hermann Ebbinghaus Wilhelm Wundt William James Decline of cognitive psychology Contributing factors Problems of introspection Rise of behaviorism (Watson, Skinner) Cognitive revolution: the re-emergence of cognitive psychology Contributing factors Some topics being studied today Cognitive Neuroscience Characteristics of an experiment Control Randomization Independent variables Dependent variables Dependent variables in cognitive psychology Response time Accuracy Frequency...
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2012 for the course EXP 3604 taught by Professor Fasig during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.
- Fall '08