Nobody Listens To Us
Nobody Listens To Us, is the book my grandmothers want to write. They tell
myself and their other grandchildren that they know more than us all the time and that
nobody takes their advice. It is a question as old as time, Does wisdom
Practice DOES NOT Make Perfect
Throughout life, our elders have told usPractice makes perfect!
We have followed this advice and thought if we practice we can be great.
Why are some people more successful than us? Did they practice more than
us? A recent s
Looks Can Be Deceiving
Have you ever wondered why food at a restaurant tastes better than food at home?
It could be because of the amazing chefs, the presentation, or simply the color of the dish
the food is served on.
In a recent study at the Central Uni
Food for Thought
Have you ever had a craving for a type of food and could not stop thinking about
it until you ate it? I think everyone has. Do you think you eat more or less when you have
a craving like this? A recent study put this question to the test!
Think Outside of the Box
Functional fixedness is when a person limits how they think about an object only
to its function. We all suffer from it in one way or another. Instead of giving up when we
dont have what we need, we need to learn how to improvise.
In Class Review April 14, 2014
- Give a description of a persons physical characteristics are they
more likely to be A or B?
what influences decision making
o prior experience
o availability and representative heu
Intro and History
a. Cognitive psychology studies the components of thinking, from perception to
b. David Hume
i. Memories are those repeated impressions that retain their first vivacity.
When that first vivacity is lost, it is no longer a memor
Study guide Cognitive Psych Midterm
1. Intro + History
1. Cognitive psychology studies the components (pieces) of thinking from
perception to action.
- see shapes/outlines, form letters, letters form words, etc.
2. The study of thinking started with philo
Cognitive Psych Vocab
Visual agnosia: the inability to recognize objects that results neither
from general intellectual loss nor from a loss of basic sensory abilities
o apperceptive agnosia: unable to recognize simple sh