Cognition Defined Whereas psychology is defined as ‘the scientific study of mental processes and behavior’, cognitive psychology focusses only on mental processes and leaves out the behavior aspect. ...
When we receive information which conflicts with, and is incompatible with, our preconceived beliefs we often go into a state of cognitive dissonance and we become more swayed towards our own beliefs.
Are all of your thoughts, fears, and desires really your own? How easily can you be conditioned and controlled without your conscious mind's awareness?
Exploring what beliefs are, their formation, the evolutionary purpose of beliefs, and how they are influenced by emotions and motivated reasoning.
While learning can be defined as a fairly permanent change in behavior brought about by experience, stimulus learning includes those things we learn through our senses, known as Perceptual Learning, and by exposure to...
Have you ever been frustrated that you can't remember something? This is a common occurance for most humans, yet it's easy to forget how much we take memory for granted. Clive Wearing, the man with no short term...
Three Types of Emotional Belief - Including the attribution theory of emotion and mood, sentiments, motivated reasoning, and the affect infusion model.
Everything you need to know about Atkinson and Shiffrin's Multi-Store Model of Memory for your AS Level Psychology exam!
Digit Span Experiment
In the AS Unit 1 psychology exam 'Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology and Research Methods' you will have to be able to talk about the Multi-Store Model of Memory and the Working Memory Model and compare the...
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