Chapter 7 Memory
Acquisition, Storage, Retrieval
Any act of memory requires success at three aspects:
Input, or the acquisition of knowledge Creation of a memory trace, or the storage of knowledge Ability to use the knowledge, or retrieval
Chapter 3: The Brain and the Nervous System
1. How are biological influences actualized? What bodily mechanisms produce our behavior? 2. The simple answer is that our brain and our nervous system makes that happen.
The Organism as a Ma
Chapter 4: Sensation
To survive we must know the world around us because most objects in the world are charged with meaning. So Where does knowledge come from? The simple answer is through our senses.
The Origins of Knowledge
Chapter 6: Learning
1. In perception we studied that we are responsive to stimuli in the external world. Although some of these stimulus-response associations are innate many are learnt. 2. Learning tells us that the chocolate in hand is sweet,
Chapter 2: Evolution and the Biological Roots of Behavior
1. To help us understand behavior, physiology and anatomy of the organism needs to be studied. 2. A great deal of similarity is found between humans and animals when we com
Chapter 1: Introduction
Psychology: An Introduction
Psychology is the scientific study of mind and behavior. As a start we can say psychology studies Why we do what we do? Why we feel the way we feel? Why we think as we think?