Cognitive Approach

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What is the cognitive approach's assumptions?
It regards mental processes to be important and these are internal not external events.
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What arer the three studies in the cognitive approach?
Loftus and Palmer, Baron-Cohen, Savage-Rumbaugh.
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What is the aim of Loftus and Palmer?
To study the effect of leading questions
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What is in the method of Loftus and Palmer?
P's are shown a video of a car crash, verb was changed in each condition, 45 students, self-selected.
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What are the results of Loftus and Palmer?
The more violent verb recieved higher scores of mph, 32% of people in the smashed condition said yes to broken class, 14% of people from hit.
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What are the conclusions from Loftus and Palmer?
Leading question do affect answers, implications for criminal justice.
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What is the aim of Baron-Cohen?
To develop an advanced ToM test and see if adults with autism have difficulties reading emotions.
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What is the method of Baron-Cohen?
Matched pairs, eyes task and strange stories, 16 Autistic, 10 Torettes, 50 'Normal' (control group).
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What is the results of Baron-Cohen?
Autistic adults sorced less on eyes task than other adults, females were better at the eyes task than males.
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What are the conclusions from Baron-Cohen?
Eyes task is a prue theory of mind test becuase there is no context, evidnce for subtle 'mind reading' deficts in intelligent adults on the Autistic spectrum.
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What is the aim of Savage-Rumbaugh?
To discover if Kanzi could learn language without training as children do.
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What is th method of Savage-Rumbaugh?
longuitudinal study, Kanzi-Bonobo chimp, using lexigrams.
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What is the results of Savage-Rumbaugh?
Kanzi copied his mother Matata-SLT (Social Learning Theory).
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What are the conclusions from Savage-Rumbaugh?
Kanzi learned to use the symbols spontaneously, Pgymy chimps appear to be able to learn and use language more than a human child, further research could investigate teaching language to wild chimps in a national environment.
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