Introduction PSY 325 48607
Popular in Cognitive Psychology
Popular in cognitive linguistics and psychology
This 4 page Class Notes was uploaded by Alexis Fajardo on Monday September 21, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to PSY 325 48607 at University of Arizona taught by Kenneth Forster in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 20 views. For similar materials see Cognitive Psychology in cognitive linguistics and psychology at University of Arizona.
Reviews for Introduction
Report this Material
What is Karma?
Karma is the currency of StudySoup.
You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!
Date Created: 09/21/15
Cognitive Psychology PSY 325 Topic 1 Introduction to Cognitive Psychology Reading Galotti Chapter 1 History Methods and Paradigms Kenneth Forster 82415 Psychology Room 415 b Office Hours MoWe 1112 kfortsteremailarizonaedu httpwwwuarizonaedukforster TA Kyle Curham Psychology 123 Office Hours MoWeFr 12 curhamkemailarizonaedu Text Galoth KM 2013 Cognitive Psychology in and out of the laboratory 5th edition Sage Productions ISBN 9781452230320 79 eBook 180 days 5550 httpwwwcoursesmartcomIR34455179781452230320 hdr68 o How people perceive visual objects 0 How attention affects perception and acquisition of new info 0 How memories are formed organized and retrieved o How language spoken and written is recognized and understood 0 Conscious and unconscious cognitive processes 0 Current research studying the brain regions associated with different types of cognitive activity Grading Quizzes 6 every 2nd week Assignments 3 Tests 3 Extra credit report Final Exam A provisional grade will be made available at the final class If you are satisfied with that grade you do not have to take the final lowest score will be dropped Taking the final exam can only improve your grade not lower it Final exam will be multiple choice questions Short Practice quiz 0 Show you know how to take quiz starts ASAP Quizzes will be made available on DZL on Fridays from 1 pm 1159 pm on the following Monday approximately 30 minutes to complete Each quiz 3 points Tests are multiple choice and short answer Final exam is multiple choice Extra credit report 1 of 3 experiments Use data from class APA format professional report you get the grade you earn Sensory Processes How external stimuli are detected Perceptual Processes How sensory information is processed and organized Cognitive Processes How perceptual information is interpreted and used a past experience plays a role How to classify these phenomena 0 The poggendorf Illusion o Sensory Perceptual Cognitive I Sensory Property of eye that makes you see this a certain way distorted I Perceptual How we organize the information of whether or not the lines connect 0 httpwwwmichaelbachdeotZang poggendorfflindexhtml o Subjective contours o Sensory Perceptual Cognitive m 0 A I S Iquot hl r X 0 organizing the information and becoming aware of what you see perceptual 0 Object Recognition 0 Is there something special about recognizing faces I Tennis racket I Bicycle I Upside down man Brad Pitt I Cognitive memory recognizing the purpose of the image person 0 The scope of Cognitive Psychology 0 Perception How do we recognize objects Attention The ability to select from among multiple inputs and ignore others entirely The ability to select from among multiple inputs and ignore others entirely Encoding How is new information stored in memory How is it retrieved from memory How is it forgotten new information in codes eg hearing Executive processes Controlling decisions and actions Language What do we need to know to speak a language How does a child learn a language involves unconscious knowledge Reasoning and ProblemSolving What is the nature of thought Can animals think 0 A related field 0 Cognitive Neuropsychology The study of patients with brain damage reveals something about the normal condition can learn something about normal people by observation I Dense amnesia the case of HM inability to retain new information prevents adaption to changes patient had epilepsy underwent surgery couldn t retain new information I Prosopagnosia inability to recognize faces can recognize that it is a face but not whose face it is Man took children to the park had to tie a red ribbon to them to recognize that they were his I Visual agnosia inability to recognize common objects Someone asked the name of a tennis racket couldn t recognize that it was a tennis racket Not sure if it s every object they can t recognize or just some Cognitive neuropsychology also involves brain imaging with normal I Eventrelated potentials ERP at the scalp I Magntetoelectroencephalography MEG 0 Functional magnetic resonance imaging fMRI see where blood is owing in the brain Neisser s Definition 0 Cognition refers to all those processes by which the sensory input is O 0000 Transformed changes from one code to another Reduced some information is lost Elaborated some information is added Stored a memory trace is formed Recovered a memory trace needs to be reactivated And used Mental Representations We deal with the mental structures that enable us to o Perceive and recognize objects 0 To store and retrieve memory traces of those objects 0 To interpret the way they behave 0 To reason about them 0 To use language to communicate about these objects to others These all involve mental representations We deal with mental structures to enable us to We have to build internally something that represents the outside world Cognitive map UofA v Tucson how to get around Video tape yourself walking around when you watch it later it s all wobbly our eyes don t see it that way We adjust the movement to see stable
Are you sure you want to buy this material for
You're already Subscribed!
Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'