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Some questions to help you out with the Chapter
What is Cognitive Psychology?
What lead to the adoption of Cognitive Psychology?
Explain why the rise of Cognitivism and the decline of behaviourism
How did the emergence of Cognitive Psychology come to be?
Explain the three central ideas that conceptualised cognition
- feedback (positive and negative feedback, feedback loops)
- Program (hardware and software)
- Give your own example of information, feedback and program
- (Example of Thermostat)
Define the S-R connection in behaviourism and the TOTE (Test-Operate-Test-Exit) unit in Cognitive Psychology. Why was the TOTE unit superior to the S-R connection? Give your own example where the TOTE unit can handle a certain behaviour that the S-R connection cannot?