Cognitive Psychology- 10.13.16
Remembering complex events
Why do we forget
Some hypotheses about why we forget:
o Failure in acquisition
o Decay- memories may naturally fade or erode
o Interference- new learning may disrupt older memories, older
Review Chapter 10 Steps to producing language: 1. Plan the gist 2. Devise the general structure 3. Choose words and specific forms 4. Translate into phonemes and produce *Some overlap will exist in reality (they are top down and somewhat parallel) Wh
Ch 9 Noam Chomsky One or the most influential theorist in modern linguistics. Wrote textbook (1957) led to a decreased in behaviorism (debate with Skinner) Proposed humans have innate language skills. o LAD-Language acquisition device o Inborn unders
Chapter 6- Memory Strategies
Names: Ed Geiselman- Cognitive Interview Key Concepts: Misinformation Effect Tendency of a witness to recall things that had been inaccurately given to them in the process of questioning Feed people misinformation and the
Eleanor Rosch- Developed the prototype approach, which states that we organize each category on the basis of a prototype, which is the idealized item that is most typical of the category. She also emphasized that members of a category diffe
MENTAL IMAGERY MATERIAL (Lecture 12) and Ch 7 of Matlin text NAMES: 1. Zenon Pylshyn: Propositional Code 2. Roger Shepard: Analog Code. Also did mental imagery for shapes 3. Stephen Kosslyn: Supports Analog Code. Conducted FMRI studies which showed f
ATTENTION / CONSCIOUSNESS MATERIAL (LECTURES 5 & 6) and Ch 3 Matlin: Names: I highlighted the people in green along with their contributions I also highlighted/bolded something that might be important. Sorry if I missed somethings!
Chapter 8 Notes
Ed Smith- Feature Comparison Model Stage 1 cpmpares all features of subject and predicate terms to determine featural similarity; automatic Stage 2 compares defining features of predicate t those of subject; controlled processing Ex.
Chapter 2 Review Notes
Leslie Ungerleider- What/Where Pathway Mel Goodale- Where/How Pathway Irv Biederman- GEONS, Recognition by Components Nancy Kanwisher- Face Perception/Processing
What do illusions tell us about the mind? O
PSY (CGS) 3361-001-Cognitive Psychology-Spring 2008 Study Guide Exam 2
Exam will cover material from the Lectures (6 Memory Strategies) - (9 Language) and will also cover material from chapters 6 10 of the Matlin Cognition Text Advice for the text:
Speech and Language
purpose ? a form of communication share with animals, vocalizations
speech production language comprehension language acquisition brain and language - neurolinguistics
The 2 Hemispheres of the Brain
right emotional holistic intuitive left logical calculating linguistic
pessimistic overly emotional overly noticing of even nonserious problems
optimistic unemotional un-not
What is Cognitive Science?
Definition - 2 parts what is studied?
problems solved with "brains" / "minds"
how is it studied?
What is studied?
problems solved by the mind/brain So, what does the mind/brain do?
"It ought t