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Unformatted text preview: 20:34 Chapter 5 Representation of Knowledge Knowledge & Regions of the Brian Prefrontal regions are associated with extracting meaningful information- pictures and sentences The left prefrontal region is involved in the processing of verbal material/ concepts The right prefrontal region = visual material Categorical information is represented in the posterior regions of the Temporal Parietal Occipital cortices Memory for verbal information: Experiment – Wanner People to not remember information about exact wording Asked people to listen to a recording – 1 group was warned and group 2 was not Implication 1: Memory is better for changes in wording that result in changes of meaning Indicated that people normally extract the meaning from a linguist message and do not remember exact wording Implication 2: We do not normally retain much information about exact wording but we do when we are...
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- Spring '10
- Psychology, exact wording, right prefrontal region, left prefrontal region