Key Assumptions

Key assumptions for cognitive approach

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  • Created on: 09-01-13 19:45


Information Processing

  • Processed in a linear way
  • Information taken in by senses and processed
  • When information is remembered it is encoded in the brain
  • When recalling an remembering information is retrieved from storage

Computer Analogy

  • Human brain is like a computer
  • Computer receives input via a keyboard and brain through senses
  • Both process information - however, humans can make mistakes
  • Computer produces output as print out or screen display and humans through writing and language
  • Humans more complex - body language and emotions
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