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The cognitive Approach to psychology

The basic assumptions of the approach

Cognitive psychologists believe only by studying mental processes can
we understand why we behave the way we do!
Mental processes can only be studied in an objective and scientific way,
and therefore the approach follows experimental methods!

The study…

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After gathering their results. Psychologists use their findings to make
models of how we process information. Such as the central executive,
the LTM (Long term Memory model) and the working memory model!

Schemas

What do you see?

How did you figure this picture out?
For you to process the information…

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It looks at the role of the conscious mind unlike the psychodynamic
approach

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