This 'Breakdown of The Cognitive Approach' will define this approach in the following categories:
- Basic Assumptions
- Key Terms
- Mental processes lie between stimulus and response.
- Humans are information processors.
- Humans actively organise and manipulate information from the environment
- The mind operates the same way as a computer - both encode, store and output data.
- Cognition: Comes from the Latin 'cognoscere' meaning 'to know'.