COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY-Key Assumptions

Summary of Key Assumptions

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Computer Analogy

The comparison of the way the human mind processes information with that of a working computer
INPUT:Human-Senses (sight,touch,smell,sound and taste)
Computer-Disk or Keyboard

PROCESS:Human-Central Nervous System and Brain
Computer-Programmes

OUTPUT:Human-Behaviours
Computer-Printed Information/Images

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Information Processing Model

Explains how we recieve, interpret and respond to information.. It describes this flow of information using the terms INPUT-PROCESS-OUTPUT. Closely linked to the Computer Analogy

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