Cognitive Psychology Overview

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  • Cognitive Psychology
    • Studies
      • Loftus and Palmer
        • changing verb
          • changing memory?
      • Baron-Cohen et al.
        • autistic, tourrettes, clinically normal
        • faces
          • recognise emotions?
      • Savage-Rumbaugh et al.
        • bonobos, chimps
          • learn language on lexigraphs?
    • Assumption
      • Our external beh. is determined by internal processes
        • e.g. perception, memory, language, thinking
    • Strengths
      • Useful
      • Experimental basis
        • Reliable findings
    • Weaknesses
      • Low E.V.
      • Reductionist
      • Heavily influenced by computer analogies
        • Mind may not be as logical as these models

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