PSY 360 Week #1 DQ 2
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PSY 360 WEEK 1 DQ 2 Why is it important to study cognitive psychology How might principles of cognitive psychology be used in other disciplines eg education business Cognitive psychology entails a great deal of human psychology Everything a human does requires a certain level of perception remembering the use of language or thinking Matlin 2009 Our daily lives revolve around the very essence of cognitive psychology Cognitive psychology also has widespread in uence on other fields in the psychology community Matlin 2009 For example in clinical psychology one cognitive task requires a person to recall a specific memory from their past A person who is depressed typically provides a generalized summary On the other hand a person who is not depressed provides a more elaborate description Matlin 2009 Cognitive psychology allows people interested in psychology to appreciate other areas of the field The personal side for studying cognitive psychology involves the mind Our minds are used every minute of the day Unlike the manual you receive with a new television your mind does not have a how to brochure In education educators can use cognitive psychology to design effective curriculums Our work environments provide us with a variety of different people In business cognitive psychology can offer several benefits Many corporations are using tests incorporated with their interviews to screen applicants This allows them to understand a person39s thinking process memory and several other desirable attributes Advertisements use cognitive psychology as well The jingles we hear on the radio are designed to stick in our memory The billboards we see are designed to stick in our memory Commercials use catchy songs images and behaviors to try to induce a certain behavior Cognitive psychology can be readily available for any other disciplines because it involves every aspect of our daily lives Matlin Margaret 2009 Cognition Hoboken NJ John Wiley amp Sons Inc
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