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Perception & Cognition


Question: Using material from your presentation, and appropriate psychology literature, take a contemporary controversy in cognitive research and use that controversy to address the following question: How is our technological society changing our understanding of the mind?

Answer: The aim of this paper is to address the following issues; how valuable is technology in education, and how does its use...


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  • Subject: Psychology
  • Course: Perception and Cognition
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 72%
  • Words: 3406
  • Date submitted: February 05, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 2969

Question: Debate the reliability of eyewitness testimony in court from the perspective of what cognitive psychology tells us about the human memory system.

Answer: Eyewitness testimony is an area of cognitive psychology into which considerable research has been conducted, much of which suggests it is unreliable....


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  • Subject: Psychology
  • Course: Perception and Cognition
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 71%
  • Words: 2244
  • Date submitted: February 05, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 2936

Question: ‘Stereotypes are always inaccurate’ Critically discuss.

Answer: Does a person’s view of the qualities that members of particular groups have, reflect the reality of life, or are errors being...


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  • Subject: Psychology
  • Course: Perception and Cognition
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 70%
  • Words: 3302
  • Date submitted: February 05, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 3008

Question: Is perception based on unconscious inferences?

Answer: Perception and awareness of our surroundings are things we continually take for granted and without these abilities it would be impossible to...


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  • Subject: Psychology
  • Course: Perception and Cognition
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 70%
  • Words: 3195
  • Date submitted: February 05, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 2960

Question: Drawing on empirical and clinical research, evaluate the importance of rehearsal, imagery, formation of associations, and application of meaning in the encoding of new memories.

Answer: The modal model of working memory consists of the central executive and two slave systems, the phonological loop and the visuo-spatial sketchpad....


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  • Subject: Psychology
  • Course: Perception and Cognition
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 70%
  • Words: 1820
  • Date submitted: February 05, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 2879

Question: 'Memory is not like a tape recording'. Discuss. (12 Marks)

Answer: Memory is an essential feature to humans and all other living organisms. Practically all of our daily activities – talking, understanding, reading,...


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  • Subject: Psychology
  • Course: Perception and Cognition
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 70%
  • Words: 790
  • Date submitted: April 05, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 2868

Question: How and to what extent is dyslexia a cognitive deficit? Draw on different explanations of dyslexia to build your argument.

Answer: Dyslexia is subdivided into two types, developmental dyslexia and acquired dyslexia, the former is a congenital condition, the latter a condition acquired...


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  • Subject: Psychology
  • Course: Perception and Cognition
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 70%
  • Words: 1940
  • Date submitted: January 21, 2009
  • Date written: November, 2005
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 241

Question: Reflecting on Gibson and Gregory’s theories of visual perception.

Answer: This writing will attempt to illuminate Gregory’s and Gibson’s theories of visual perception reflect and gain clarity on them. Humans derive meaning...


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  • Subject: Psychology
  • Course: Perception and Cognition
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 68%
  • Words: 1980
  • Date submitted: December 17, 2015
  • Date written: October, 2014
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 6980

Question: To what extent do you think that recent research into advertising reflects an understanding of cognitive-behavioural theory?

Answer: Advertising agencies have for years been trying to influence behaviour, regardless of whether that behaviour is sales of a product, votes in...


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  • Subject: Psychology
  • Course: Perception and Cognition
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 68%
  • Words: 3033
  • Date submitted: February 05, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 2917

Question: How reliable is Eyewitness testimony, and what can be done to improve it?

Answer: To answer this question in depth is beyond the scope of this work, which will explain briefly how human memory works; factors...


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  • Subject: Psychology
  • Course: Perception and Cognition
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 68%
  • Words: 1997
  • Date submitted: May 26, 2009
  • Date written: April, 2000
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 1716

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