Chapter 1: Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
1. How can the mind be studied scientifically? In other words, because we cannot directly observe mental
processes, what must be done in order to study them?
Mental processes cannot be measured directly but
Learning Objectives for Cognitive Psychology Final Exam
Chapter 8: Problem-Solving
1. Distinguish between problem-solving and insight.
Insight problem: A problem in which the subject is not aware of being close to a solution.
Sometimes insight problems re
There is a debate going on about what qualifies someone to become an expert in a certain
domain and the different criteria these domains require. Innate talent can be argued for because
some might say if you just dont have the talent for something it does
Gamblers fallacy is said that individuals believe a random event is less likely to happen
in the future after a previous event or series of events. This an incorrect way of thinking because
events in the past cant change the probability of events in the f
Exam 3 Study Guide
1. Define autobiographical memory.
Recollected events that belong to a persons past
Mental time travel
Over time, episodic fades to semantic
Spatial, emotional, and sensory components
2. What is superior autobiogra