How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

Study sets matching "cognitive psych chapter 1"

Study sets
Classes
Users

Study sets matching "cognitive psych chapter 1"

36 terms
Cognitive Psychology Chapter 1
Cognition
Cognitive Psychology
Cognition
Donders (1868)
__________ involves perception, paying attention, remembering…
The branch of psychology concerned w/ the scientific study of…
________ refers to the mental processes , such as perception,…
_________ was interested in measuring how long it takes a per…
Cognition
__________ involves perception, paying attention, remembering…
Cognitive Psychology
The branch of psychology concerned w/ the scientific study of…
31 terms
Cognitive Psychology Chapter 1
Cognition
Cognitive Psychology
Cognitive Approach
Aristotle
Mental activity; acquisition, storage, transformation, & use…
1) Synonym for cognition... 2) Theoretical approach to psychology.
Emphasizes people's thought processes and their knowledge.
*Emphasized the importance of EMPIRICAL evidence.... *"First" co…
Cognition
Mental activity; acquisition, storage, transformation, & use…
Cognitive Psychology
1) Synonym for cognition... 2) Theoretical approach to psychology.
Cognitive Psychology (Chapter 1)
Behaviorist
B.F. Skinner
Noam Chomsky
Behaviorists & Cognitive Psych
one who adheres to the perspective in psychology that focuses…
Behaviorist. that proposed that language learning occurs thro…
Cognitive Psychologist. pointed out that children produce lan…
Cognitive psychologists examine the behaviors resulting from…
Behaviorist
one who adheres to the perspective in psychology that focuses…
B.F. Skinner
Behaviorist. that proposed that language learning occurs thro…
18 terms
Chapter 1: Cognitive Psychology
artificial intelligence
bottom-up processing
cognitive neuroscience
cognitive psychology
The study of how to produce computer programs that can perfor…
The flow of information from the sensory store toward LTM
The study of the relation between cognitive processes and bra…
The study of the mental operations that support people's acqu…
artificial intelligence
The study of how to produce computer programs that can perfor…
bottom-up processing
The flow of information from the sensory store toward LTM
41 terms
Cognitive Psychology Ch.1
cognitive psychology
cognitive science
mental representation
stages of processing
study of human mental processes and their role in thinking, f…
study of the relationships among and integration of cognitive…
an observable internal code for information
the steps required to form, modify, and use mental representa…
cognitive psychology
study of human mental processes and their role in thinking, f…
cognitive science
study of the relationships among and integration of cognitive…
48 terms
Chapter 1: Cognitive Psychology
artificial intelligence
association
attention
behaviorism
A branch of computer science concerned with creating computer…
A connection or link between two units or elements.
Cognitive resources, mental effort, or concentration devoted…
A school of psychology that seeks to define psychological res…
artificial intelligence
A branch of computer science concerned with creating computer…
association
A connection or link between two units or elements.
57 terms
Cognitive Psychology: Chapter 1
Cognitive Psychology
1. The Mind
2. The Mind
Reaction time
The branch of psychology concerned with the scientific study…
The mind creates and controls mental functions such as percep…
The mind is a system that creates representations of the worl…
How long it takes to respond to presentation of a stimulus.
Cognitive Psychology
The branch of psychology concerned with the scientific study…
1. The Mind
The mind creates and controls mental functions such as percep…
31 terms
Cognitive Psychology Chapter 1
Analytic introspection
Behavioral approach to the study of th…
Behaviorism
Choice reaction time
A procedure used by early psychologists in which trained part…
When the mind is studied by measuring a person's behavior and…
The approach to psychology, founded by John B. Watson, which…
Reacting to one of two or more stimuli. For example, in Donde…
Analytic introspection
A procedure used by early psychologists in which trained part…
Behavioral approach to the study of th…
When the mind is studied by measuring a person's behavior and…
12 terms
COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY chapter 1
analytic approach
behaviourism
cognition
cognitive science
...
...
...
...
analytic approach
...
behaviourism
...
38 terms
Chapter 1: Cognitive Psychology
cognitive psychology
_____________ gave us _________
Where did cognitive psychology come fr…
dualism
study of mental processes
philosophy; questions
philosophy... psychophysis... structualism... functionalism... behaviorism
(Descartes) mind is separate from the brain
cognitive psychology
study of mental processes
_____________ gave us _________
philosophy; questions
20 terms
Chapter 1: Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
Cognitive Psychology
What does the mind create and control?
The mind is a system that creates____
Reaction time
The branch of psychology concerned with the scientific study…
1. Thinking... 2. Reasoning... 3. Attention... 4. Memory... 5. Perception…
representations of the world so that we can act within it to…
How long it takes to respond to presentation of a stimulus
Cognitive Psychology
The branch of psychology concerned with the scientific study…
What does the mind create and control?
1. Thinking... 2. Reasoning... 3. Attention... 4. Memory... 5. Perception…
14 terms
Cognitive psychology chapter 1
Introspect
Behaviorist
Transcendental method
Working memory
the process through which you "look within," to observe and r…
broad principles concerned with how behaviour changes in resp…
a type of theorizing first proposed by the philosopher Immanu…
the storage system in which information is held while that in…
Introspect
the process through which you "look within," to observe and r…
Behaviorist
broad principles concerned with how behaviour changes in resp…
19 terms
1.e. Cognitive Psychology: Chapter 1 Summary
Cognition
Cognitive psychology
Three reasons that cognitive psycholog…
The man responsible for creating psych…
The acquisition, transformation, and use of knowledge.
A theoretical approach to psychology; also, "cognition"
Cognitive activities are a major part of human psychology; th…
Wilhelm Wundt
Cognition
The acquisition, transformation, and use of knowledge.
Cognitive psychology
A theoretical approach to psychology; also, "cognition"
20 terms
Cognitive Psychology Chapter 1
Analytic Introspection
Artificial Intelligence
Behaviorism
Choice Reaction Time
A procedure used by early psychologists in which trained part…
The ability of a computer to perform tasks usually associated…
The approach to psychology, founded by John B. Watson, which…
Time to respond to one of two or more stimuli.
Analytic Introspection
A procedure used by early psychologists in which trained part…
Artificial Intelligence
The ability of a computer to perform tasks usually associated…
26 terms
Cognitive Psychology (Chapter 1)
cognitive psychology
Metacognition
Mind
Absolute threshold
the branch of psychology that has to do with the scientific s…
the way that we think about the way that we think- people hav…
-involved in memory -problem-solver -used to make decisions o…
the idea is, at what point do you actually begin to experienc…
cognitive psychology
the branch of psychology that has to do with the scientific s…
Metacognition
the way that we think about the way that we think- people hav…
61 terms
Cognitive Psychology--Chapter 1
Cognitive Psychology Is...
First Cognitive Psychologists: Donders…
First Cognitive Psychologists: Helmhol…
First Cognitive Psychologists: Ebbingh…
The study of how people perceive, learn, remember, and think…
1) Mental chronometry... - Measuring how long a cognitive proces…
• Unconscious inference ... - Some of our perceptions are the r…
• Read list of nonsense syllables aloud many times ... • Determi…
Cognitive Psychology Is...
The study of how people perceive, learn, remember, and think…
First Cognitive Psychologists: Donders…
1) Mental chronometry... - Measuring how long a cognitive proces…
35 terms
Cognitive Psychology Chapter 1
cognition
cognitive psychology
cognitive approach
empirical evidence
mental activity, describes the acquisition, storage, transfor…
1) variety or mental activities 2) refers to a particular the…
theoretical orientation that emphasizes people's thought proc…
scientific evidence obtained by careful observation and exper…
cognition
mental activity, describes the acquisition, storage, transfor…
cognitive psychology
1) variety or mental activities 2) refers to a particular the…
10 terms
Cognitive Psychology Chapter 1
cognition
rationalism
empiricism
introspection
process by which sensory input is transformed, reduced, elabo…
understand the world by identifying basic principles & using…
understand the world by basing our own knowledge on observati…
study sensation and perception ... -looking inward
cognition
process by which sensory input is transformed, reduced, elabo…
rationalism
understand the world by identifying basic principles & using…
22 terms
Cognitive Psychology Chapter 1
Wilhelm Wundt
William James
Introspection
Associationisim
INTROSPECTION... 1879 first "psychology lab" - Leipzig... Prolific…
ASSOCIATION... Interested in psychology in the real world... Felt W…
Analysis of one's on self; Wundt mid to late 1800s... cons: basi…
associations are the key to memory; Ebbinghaus- trigram exper…
Wilhelm Wundt
INTROSPECTION... 1879 first "psychology lab" - Leipzig... Prolific…
William James
ASSOCIATION... Interested in psychology in the real world... Felt W…
Cognitive psychology chapter 1
Nature of Cognitive Processes
Interdisciplinary perspective
Psychophysics
Structuralist
Thinking, memory, language, problem solving, preception, imme…
Cognitive psychology arising from philosophy and physiology
(Fechner)... Study of the relationship between the physical pro…
(Wundt, Titchener)... All conscious experiences can be broken d…
Nature of Cognitive Processes
Thinking, memory, language, problem solving, preception, imme…
Interdisciplinary perspective
Cognitive psychology arising from philosophy and physiology
Cognitive Psychology - Chapter 1
What is cognitive psychology?
Where can the roots of cognitive psych…
What occurred in the Renaissance period?
What were the two major camps in the R…
Scientific study of mental processes, including activities su…
Philosophy (understanding nature of world through reasoning)…
There was huge rise of humanism: emphasis on the secular conc…
Empiricists: knowledge through observation... Rationalists: know…
What is cognitive psychology?
Scientific study of mental processes, including activities su…
Where can the roots of cognitive psych…
Philosophy (understanding nature of world through reasoning)…
22 terms
Cognitive Psychology chapter 1
Introspection
Behaviorist Theory
Transcendental Method
Working Memory
The process through which you "look within," to observe and r…
Broad principles concerned with how behavior changes in respo…
A type of theorizing first proposed by the philosopher Immanu…
The storage system in which information is held while that in…
Introspection
The process through which you "look within," to observe and r…
Behaviorist Theory
Broad principles concerned with how behavior changes in respo…
10 terms
Cognitive Psychology Chapter 1
Information Processing
PDP approach
Computer simulation
Functionalism
A model that compares the uptake and manipulation of ideas in…
Approach to mental activity that was modeled on the vast inte…
Computer programs that are designed to mimic the mental activ…
Early school of psychology that emphasized the adaptive purpo…
Information Processing
A model that compares the uptake and manipulation of ideas in…
PDP approach
Approach to mental activity that was modeled on the vast inte…
45 terms
Cognitive Psychology: Chapter 1
Cognition
Cognitive Psychology
Cognitive Approach
Empirical Evidence
mental activity; refers to the acquisition, storage, transfor…
(1) Refers to a variety of mental activities; synonym for cog…
A theoretical orientation that emphasizes people's thought pr…
Scientific evidence obtained by careful observation and exper…
Cognition
mental activity; refers to the acquisition, storage, transfor…
Cognitive Psychology
(1) Refers to a variety of mental activities; synonym for cog…
14 terms
Cognitive Psychology: Chapter 1
introspect
behaviorist theory
transcendental method
span test
inward looking
Personality is constructed by a series of learning experience…
A type of theorizing first proposed by the philosopher Immanu…
Measures working memory by repeating letters back to someone…
introspect
inward looking
behaviorist theory
Personality is constructed by a series of learning experience…
50 terms
Cognitive Psychology Chapter 1
Cognitive Psychology
What are the 2 main theories of Cognit…
Nativism
Which theory did Plato support?
attempts to relate major theories to cognitive tasks that peo…
Nativism & Empiricism
Order is in the mind at birth (innate), perception=recognitio…
Nativism
Cognitive Psychology
attempts to relate major theories to cognitive tasks that peo…
What are the 2 main theories of Cognit…
Nativism & Empiricism
34 terms
Cognitive Psychology Chapter 1
Cognitive Psychology
Empiricism (Aristotle)
Nativism (Descarte/Plato)
Structuralism (Wilhelm Wundt)
the scientific study of mind and mental function
Knowledge comes from EXPERIENCE... -Nurture (nature vs. nurture)…
Cognitive functions are "hard wired"... -Nature (nature vs. nurt…
-Science of mind... -Wanted to find "mental elements... -To underst…
Cognitive Psychology
the scientific study of mind and mental function
Empiricism (Aristotle)
Knowledge comes from EXPERIENCE... -Nurture (nature vs. nurture)…
21 terms
cognitive psychology chapter 1
Analytic introspection
Artificial intelligence
Behavioral approach
Behaviorism
A procedure used by early psychologists in which trained part…
The ability of a computer to perform tasks usually associated…
Studying the mind by measuring a person's behavior and explai…
The approach to psychology, founded by John B. Watson, which…
Analytic introspection
A procedure used by early psychologists in which trained part…
Artificial intelligence
The ability of a computer to perform tasks usually associated…
28 terms
Cognitive Psychology: Chapter 1
Analytic introspection
Behavioral approach
Behaviorism
Choice reaction time
A procedure in which participants described their experiences…
Studying the mind by measuring a person's behavior and explai…
The approach to psychology, founded by John B. Watson, which…
Reacting to one of two or more stimuli.
Analytic introspection
A procedure in which participants described their experiences…
Behavioral approach
Studying the mind by measuring a person's behavior and explai…
31 terms
Cognitive Psychology Chapter 1
Cognition
Cognitive Resolution
In 1967 in Ulric Neissser's book by th…
Human factors during and after WWII &…
Mental processes involved in perception, attention, memory, l…
A shift in psychology from the behaviorists to an approach wh…
When was the term "cognitive psychology" coined?
Two influences on the cognitive revolution
Cognition
Mental processes involved in perception, attention, memory, l…
Cognitive Resolution
A shift in psychology from the behaviorists to an approach wh…
45 terms
Cognitive Psychology Chapter 1
Cognitive Psychology
Science
Empirical Questions
Hypothesis
Scientific study of thinking and information processing. How…
Method of answering questions. Involves direct observation an…
Questions answered scientifically
Idea or explanation of something that is based on known facts…
Cognitive Psychology
Scientific study of thinking and information processing. How…
Science
Method of answering questions. Involves direct observation an…
21 terms
Cognitive Psychology Chapter 1
Analytic introspection
Artificial intelligence
Behavioral approach
Behaviorism
A procedure used by early psychologists in which trained part…
The ability of a computer to perform tasks usually associated…
Studying the mind by measuring a person's behavior and explai…
The approach to psychology, founded by John B. Watson, which…
Analytic introspection
A procedure used by early psychologists in which trained part…
Artificial intelligence
The ability of a computer to perform tasks usually associated…
Cognitive Psychology Chapter 1
1. Which of the following statements b…
2. Which of the following statements i…
3. Suppose that a psychologist writes…
4. Suppose that you are writing a pape…
b. We use cognition when we acquire, store, transform, and us…
c. "Cognitive psychology" is sometimes used as a synonym for…
d. "Children's memory for gender-consistent information"
c. The ability to remember people's names of people with depr…
1. Which of the following statements b…
b. We use cognition when we acquire, store, transform, and us…
2. Which of the following statements i…
c. "Cognitive psychology" is sometimes used as a synonym for…
51 terms
Chapter 1 Cognitive Psychology
What is Pasteur's Quadrant? What does…
What is cognitive psychology and what…
Who is HM? Explain his situation.
When did Wundt begin a lab? Why is tha…
It is a class of scientific research that seeks fundamental u…
Cognitive psychology is the study of knowledge... - How do we st…
His name was Henry Molaison; he was unable to form new memori…
He began it in 1879; Wundt wrote down everything he did at th…
What is Pasteur's Quadrant? What does…
It is a class of scientific research that seeks fundamental u…
What is cognitive psychology and what…
Cognitive psychology is the study of knowledge... - How do we st…
33 terms
Chapter 1 - Cognitive Psychology
cognitive psychology
mind
mind (operation)
cognition
the branch of psychology concerned with the scientific study…
creates and controls mental functions (perception, attention,…
a system that creates representations of the world so that we…
the mental process
cognitive psychology
the branch of psychology concerned with the scientific study…
mind
creates and controls mental functions (perception, attention,…
12 terms
Cognitive Psychology, chapter 1
What is introspection?
problems with behaviorism
ways cognitive psychologists study men…
one thing that cognitive psychologists…
observing your own thoughts
learning occurs without responding, responses are not always…
measure stimuli and responses, develop hypotheses about menta…
attention
What is introspection?
observing your own thoughts
problems with behaviorism
learning occurs without responding, responses are not always…
25 terms
Cognitive Psychology - Chapter 1
As you make a presentation in front of…
Cognitive ________ emphasizes informat…
What sensory information is primarily…
If you examined the relationship betwe…
Sympathetic
Psychology, neuroscience
Visual
Behaviorist
As you make a presentation in front of…
Sympathetic
Cognitive ________ emphasizes informat…
Psychology, neuroscience
27 terms
Chapter 1- Cognitive Psychology
the branch of psychology concerned wit…
The mental processes, such as percepti…
Who measured how long it takes a perso…
Measures internal between stimulus pre…
Cognitive Psychology
Cognition
Donders
Reaction-Time (RT) Experiment
the branch of psychology concerned wit…
Cognitive Psychology
The mental processes, such as percepti…
Cognition
16 terms
Chapter 1: History of Cognitive Psychology
Cognitive Psychology
Plato
Rene Descartes
John Locke
Is the belief that much of human behavior can be understood i…
Believed that memories are like etchings on a wax tablet. He…
Made the famous distinction between mind and body, then calle…
Considered the mind to be a blank slate and argued that the t…
Cognitive Psychology
Is the belief that much of human behavior can be understood i…
Plato
Believed that memories are like etchings on a wax tablet. He…
32 terms
Chapter 1: Cognitive Psychology
What is psychology?
Who is the father of cognitive psychol…
Plato believed the mind was in the...
Aristotle believed the mind was in the…
The scientific study of the mind
Neisser
Brain
Heart
What is psychology?
The scientific study of the mind
Who is the father of cognitive psychol…
Neisser
20 terms
Cognitive Psychology Chapter 1
Donders' main reason for doing his cho…
Who developed the concept of the cogni…
The first experiments in cognitive psy…
A mental conception of the layout of a…
Decision Making
Tolman
inferred with the participant's behavior
cognitive map
Donders' main reason for doing his cho…
Decision Making
Who developed the concept of the cogni…
Tolman
43 terms
Chapter 1: Cognitive Psychology
cognition
cognitive psychology
cognitive approach
empirical evidence
mental activity that describes the acquisition, storage, tran…
particular theoretical approach that studies the mind
theoretical orientation that emphasizes people's thought proc…
scientific evidence obtained by careful observation and exper…
cognition
mental activity that describes the acquisition, storage, tran…
cognitive psychology
particular theoretical approach that studies the mind
24 terms
Cognitive Psychology Chapter 1
What is memory?
What is the problem with defining memo…
What is behaviorism?
What is cognition?
The mental processes of acquiring and retaining information f…
It has a circular definition.
The scientific study of observable behavior
The mental processes and activities used in perceiving, learn…
What is memory?
The mental processes of acquiring and retaining information f…
What is the problem with defining memo…
It has a circular definition.
57 terms
Cognitive Psychology: Chapter 1
Cognitive Psychology
1. The Mind
2. The Mind
Reaction time
The branch of psychology concerned with the scientific study…
The mind creates and controls mental functions such as percep…
The mind is a system that creates representations of the worl…
How long it takes to respond to presentation of a stimulus.
Cognitive Psychology
The branch of psychology concerned with the scientific study…
1. The Mind
The mind creates and controls mental functions such as percep…
24 terms
Cognitive Psychology Chapter 1
What are some of the questions we will…
What is cognitive psychology?
What is a dialectic?
What is a thesis?
-- what is cognitive psychology?... -- how did psychology develo…
--Cognitive psychology is the study of how people perceive, l…
--a dialectic is a developmental process where ideas evolve o…
---a thesis is a statement of belief
What are some of the questions we will…
-- what is cognitive psychology?... -- how did psychology develo…
What is cognitive psychology?
--Cognitive psychology is the study of how people perceive, l…
21 terms
Cognitive Psychology Chapter 1
What is Cognitive Psychology?
What is the mind's main role?
How does the mind operate?
What are the two definitions of the mi…
Cognitive Psychology is the branch of psychology that focuses…
the mind creates and controls mental functions such as;... perce…
the mind is a system that created representations of the worl…
Cognition and Function
What is Cognitive Psychology?
Cognitive Psychology is the branch of psychology that focuses…
What is the mind's main role?
the mind creates and controls mental functions such as;... perce…
27 terms
Chapter 1: Cognitive Psychology
Experimental cognitive psychology
Memory
Retrieval
Reductionism
Tightly controlled experiments carried out under laboratory c…
Mental processes of acquiring and retaining information for l…
Includes both the conscious, intentional recalling to mind an…
Attempting to understand complex events by breaking them down…
Experimental cognitive psychology
Tightly controlled experiments carried out under laboratory c…
Memory
Mental processes of acquiring and retaining information for l…
27 terms
Cognitive Psychology: Chapter 1
What is the scope of cognition?
What is the introspective technique?
Hermann Ebbinghaus
The approach of William James
Describes the acquisition, storage, retrieval, and use of inf…
Trained observers would systematically analyst their own sens…
He was the first person to scientifically study human emotion…
He studied the mind of everyday psychological experiences.
What is the scope of cognition?
Describes the acquisition, storage, retrieval, and use of inf…
What is the introspective technique?
Trained observers would systematically analyst their own sens…
Cognitive Psychology Chapter 1
Cognition
Cognitive Science
Psychology
Computer Science
Mental processes involved in... Perception... Attention... Memory... Prob…
Interdisciplinary study of the mind
How behavior reflects the mind
Artificial intelligence
Cognition
Mental processes involved in... Perception... Attention... Memory... Prob…
Cognitive Science
Interdisciplinary study of the mind
39 terms
Cognitive Psychology Chapter 1
Cognition
Cognitive Psychology
Cognitive Processes
Cognitive Approach
Mental activity; the acquisition, storage, transformation, an…
1) synonym for the word cognition; variety of mental activiti…
Perception, memory, imagery, language, problem solving, reaso…
A theoretical orientation that emphasizes people's thought pr…
Cognition
Mental activity; the acquisition, storage, transformation, an…
Cognitive Psychology
1) synonym for the word cognition; variety of mental activiti…
1 of 10