Mental Imagery and Cognitive Maps
Mental imagery is a cognitive process that can be visual, auditory, or any of the other senses. An
individual uses the mental visual imagery process more than any other imagery processes. Research in
Perception is a person's ability to make connections to the world around them and involves all their
senses. The processing and storage of these stimuli for future use helps determine how the individual
shapes the environ
Personal Cognitive Skills and Abilities
The application of cognitive skills is something that almost everyone uses in their everyday lives without
giving much thought to the process. The skill of problem solving can be as simple as deciding w
Where is the car? Try to remember. Where are the keys? What is the answer to the question? Forget it.
All these are questions or statements that are used to express the use of memory in some format.
Memory is the brain's ability to rec
History and Current Issues in Cognitive Psychology
The cognitive approach to psychology emphasizes people's knowledge and mental processes (Matlin,
2009). This approach to the mental activities is part of everyday life. People constantly perc