Examines cognitive psychology in terms of its definition, evolution, concepts, applications, validity, sensing, processing & encoding stimuli, memory, thought and perceptions.
# 13743 | 4,275 words | 16 sources | 1999 |
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From the Paper:"This paper is an examination of a relatively recent development in the field of psychology, the branch referred to as cognitive psychology. Although early psychologists attempted to understand the workings of the mind by studying and cataloguing their own thoughts through introspection, most pioneers in the field rejected such endeavors as being too unreliable and unscientific. Only with the development of computers did a cognitive approach begin to achieve respectability. As scientists and engineers started to work on the problem of creating artificial intelligence, psychologists began to see ways in which the workings of the human mind could be modeled and studied objectively. Since the 1960s, cognitive psychology, cognitive science, and cognitive neuroscience have been growing rapidly as credible fields of study. Early cognitive.."
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