1. An unconditioned a reflex
- May move a body part towards an informative stimulus.
2. _ in the number of pre-synaptic terminals is associated with sensitization and _ in the
number of pre-synaptic terminals is associated with habituation.
- An increase,
Cognition Exam 1 Review
1. Attenuation: Any reduction in the strength of a signal. It is a natural consequence of
signal transmission over long distances.
a. Attenuation Model of Attention: Anne Treismans model of selective attention that
Chapter 6 Long Term Memory: Structure
1. Comparing Short-Term and Long-Term Memory Processes
a. Long-Term Memory: The system that is responsible for storing information for
long periods of time.
i. Archive of information about past events and knowledge.
Chapter 3: The Nature of Perception
1. Perception: Experiences resulting from stimulation of the senses.
a. Can be based on a perceptual rule, when objects overlap, the one underneath
usually continues behind the one on top.
b. Arriving at a perception in
Chapter 5: Short-Term and Working Memory Outline
1. Memory: The process involved in retaining, retrieving, and using information about
stimuli, images, events, ideas, and skills after the original information is no longer
a. Memory is active any
Chapter 4: Attention
1. Attention: The ability to focus on specific stimuli or locations.
a. Selective Attention: Attending to one thing while ignoring others.
b. Distraction: One stimulus interfering with the processing of another stimulus.
c. Divided At
Chapter 2: Cognitive Neuroscience
1. Cognitive Neuroscience: The study of the physiological basis of cognition.
2. Levels of Analysis: The idea that a topic can be studied in a number of different ways,
with each approach contributing its own dimension to
Chapter 1: Introduction to Psychology
1. What is the mind?
a. The mind is involved in memory.
b. It is a problem solver.
c. It is used to make decisions or consider possibilities.
d. A healthy mind is associated with normal functioning, a nonfunctioning m
Light & Dark, Color & Shape, Movement,
Feature analysis at different levels of the
Three visual tracts
Shape Construction & Object Recognition
Memory for faces, agno
How does information get stored in our
Historically important views of memory
Recap: Signal detection theory and
Topic 11 Language Structure
What individual differences in children
influence language acquis
Recent research suggests learning a
second language changes NATIVE
Dimentia: Forgotten Memories
While the average life expectancy of the worlds population has increased, the number of
detected dementia cases has commensurately risen to astonishing levels. Along with improved
discovery of this disorder, new causes and tre