Cognitive Assumptions

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What is the first assumption of the Cognitive approach?
Behaviour is shaped by internal processes of the mind
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What does the CA assume?
Inside the mind we manipulate behaviour based on our schemas
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What are schemas?
Packets of information that help us make sense of and respond to the world around us
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What is the example?
War of the ghosts pps normalised and rationalised their stories to fit in with their exsisting schema
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Which is?
Reconstructive memory
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What is the second assumption of CA?
Brain is like a computer
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What is the process of a computer?
Input ... processing... output
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What can the brain do that is like a computer?
Multitask
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Such as?
attention, perception, memory, language and thinking all at the same time
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For example?
The stroop test
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What is the input?
Colours and words
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What does the brain then do?
Using perception(of the list), memory(what colours look like, and language to process the information and to output the perfect answer
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