PSYCH 1102 STUDY GUIDE PRELIM 1
COURSE OVERVIEW (LEC 1)
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C OGST 1101: Study Guide for Prelim #2
Below is an outline of the topics that we covered in the second set of lectures. We are also
including major points from the textbook and readings. Some of these werent covered in class
but are nonetheles
PSYCH 1102 | Karen Shek
LEC 15: AI: CONNECTIONISM | BERMUDEZ CH 8: NEURAL NETWORKS & DISTRIBUTED
NEURALLY INSPIRED INFORMATION PROCESSING
PET & fMRI scans allow neuroscientists to identify the neural areas that activated during
LEC 17: LANGUAGE ACQUISITION | BERMUDEZ CH 9: NEURAL NETWORK MODELS OF COGNITIVE
Language & Rules: THE CHALLENGE FOR INFORMATION-PROCESSING MODELS
Language = a paradigmatically rule-governed activity every language=governed by
How to study the mind?
- Describe the rolls and methods that people apply in order to communicate with one another this is one
- Another approach is to reverse engineer the mind. Ex: Watson (engineering machine made by IBM)
Come up with rules th
Human intelligence is possibly required for tool use.
- Not always the case because birds and primates are able to make use of tools.
- Birds seem to have the ability to recognize another bird and steal their food. They are very intelligent.
Where do we d
Human language involved getting the intent behind words and phrases.
Robots can be programmed to recognize emotion and react to difference scenarios.
- Robots that store all of their knowledge in a database. This knowledge can be accessed by o
PSYCH 1102 LECTURE #2
Whats better for learning: Testing or studying?
- Huge advantage when all paired were tested during learning
- Studying is good, but if you really want to remember it well, test yourself on it.
Should you take notes on your laptop?
PSYCH 1102 LECTURE #1
What is Cognition?
Cognitive science is the study of the mind and its mental pathways. What does the mind do?
Interested in what minds do and how they are different.
Humans are very social creatures. Much of our mental capacity ev
Computation Theory of the Mind
Information processing approach
General memory store
General Problem Solver
Breadth first search
Depth first search
Mind body problem
Lecture Notes 2
The Mind Body Problem
1. Cartesian Dualism
2. 2 types of Substances
a. Material - extended
b. Mental - thought
3. The seat of the soul: place in the body where the mental substance interacts with the
a. Might be the pine