Week6_AttentionPerception_chapter6notes - Chapter 6,7,8,9 are all connected Healthy Cognitive change 1-Information Processing Model has 3

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1 Chapter 6,7,8,9 are all connected Healthy Cognitive change
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2 -Information Processing Model has 3 Assumptions: - 1.People are active participants: ‘hunting for information’, we have a goal (any task) that we get to by using information processing. This is important because we have to filter out the things that are important and that aren’t relevant, we have to use our cognitive resources. We have to choose what we want: attention does that for you -2. We use it in different qualities even if we have the same quantitative input (e.g. everyone in lecture hall). -3. There is a relay in information through the cognitive system: different senses and abilities require different qualities and come in through different channels. And depending on your goal you will change how you take up the information (you use different qualities)
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