Introduction To Cognitive Psychology

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INTRODUTION: Cognitive Psychology is the study of mental illness which includes, attention, language use, memory, perception, problem solving, creating, and thinking. If we want to understand what makes people to do things, we need to understand their mind’s internal process and also cognitive psychology treats the information comes into the person. Cognitive psychology draws on many other fields, most notably neuroscience, computer science, linguistics, philosophy, and anthropology. It interacts with other fields in psychology such as, biopsychology, developmental psychology, social psychology and clinical psychology. Cognitive psychology can help for better understanding to study for tests, efficient reading, remember…show more content…
It ignores internal process such as emotion and cognition which are too subjective. To perform these studies, laboratory experiments allow some researches. Experimental methods allows us to know the clear use of the particular study. Ivan P.Plavo is Russia’s most famous scientist who concluded that there seems to be on basis for distinguishing between reflexes and what as commonly being thought of as non reflexive behavior. Plavo thought that all learning, whether responses in animals r of highly conceptual behaviors in humans was due to mechanism of conditional learning. After him came John.B,Watson who was one of the most colorful personalities ion the history of psychology. He is wide known about the behaviorism though he was not invent about it. He said that study of the mind is province of…show more content…
But still we have some design instructions for solving different kinds of problem. Dr.Marchel (Netherlands) have conducted an experiment with different age groups like above 40, above 20 and less than 20. He as concluded that, ABOVE 40:Their mind don’t work as quickly as they used. They are distractible and unfocused. So they won’t think of the problem more than once. And also they can’t enjoy the problem. But as they have more experience they understand well the problem and figure out with the basic concept which they have experienced before. They can also estimate the answer before the problem with their experience. ABOVE 20:This is the age where we actually practice for the rest of the life. That mean people start experiencing. They will be much faster than anything in present generation, which means they won’t waste their time in reading the problem more than once. And the usually enjoy doing it due to their age. As they experience these problems for the first time they sometimes understand the problem. Without the experience they can’t also figure out the problem and also they can’t estimate the problem. LESS THAN 20:This is the age where people start communicate with one another. Where they also go worse if they don’t understand the problem. This may happen between 13-17. They think they may solve their problem by themselves but the conclusion may fail and make them

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