1. Describe the difference between recognition and recall. How does this distinction apply to
how you study for exams?
A recall test means that participants are presented with stimuli and then, after a delay, are
asked to remember as many of the
1. Describe Cherrys dichotic listening task. Make sure to include the task and the
results in your description.
Cherrys Dichotic Listening Task
A. Participants listened to two messages
B. Headphones are used
C. Separate messages are sent to each
1. Describe propositional representations and spatial representations for visual imagery, and
explain the difference.
Spatial representation is spacial representation that images are stored as pictures.
Propositional representation is that relat
The economics assumes that the context shouldnt matter and you always have a set
of preferences in your brai
1. Describe the traditional information processing model of memory(modal model) proposed
by Atkinson and Shiffrin. Make sure to describe how the separate memory stores process and
The stages of the modal model are called the s
1. Describe how schemas and scripts can influence our memories, and explain at least one
study that examined these influences.
A persons memory reports can be influenced by their knowledge. Schema is our
knowledge about what is involved in a particular ex
Cognitive Psychology, PSY 280
Instructor: Michael Roberts
Office: Harrison 108B
Office Phone: 658-6468
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1. Classical View of Categories
A. Whats that? In classical view, concepts are represented by rules.
a. According to classical view, categories members must have at least one common
feature. However, we cannot specify the defining
Chapter 3 Perception
1. Bottom-up & Top-down Processing
a. Processing that begins with stimulation of the receptors
b. Describe this process of activation in a neural network? How we recognize a single
letter according to Interactive Activati