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Thursday, October 14, 2004
Cognitive Psychology - Basics
- is study of attention, memory, language, perception and thinking in humans
- is the systematic study of human mind and how it processes information
- also deals with pattern recognition, imagery, nueroscience, intelligence etc.,
The human mind has 3 kinds of processors
- Sensorial/ Perceptual : Ears & Eyes : These store visual and auditory data.
- Motor : Fingers & Hands
- Cognitive :
There are basically 3 kinds of memories:
Sensory memory, Working memory (short term) and Long term memoryand there is an additional one called " Haptic" ( touch)
The human mind moves data from sensory memory to working memory and then to long term memory.