Exploring what beliefs are, their formation, the evolutionary purpose of beliefs, and how they are influenced by emotions and motivated reasoning.
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.
An explanation of the Dunning-Kruger Effect and it's impact on modern society.
Everything you need to know about Atkinson and Shiffrin's Multi-Store Model of Memory for your AS Level Psychology exam!
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...
An exploration of concepts and theories on the popular phenomenon of déjà vu.
This hub explains and critically analyses bottom-up theories of sensation and perception within the realm of cognitive psychology. These include template, prototype and feature-detection theories.
Cognitive Psychology Final Exam Study Guide
Often family members have vastly different memories of the same events. This article explores the nature of family memories.
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...