Cognitive Psychology

The book for this course assignment is –

Robinson-Riegler, B., Robinson-Riegler, G. L. (2012). Cognitive psychology: Applying the science of the mind (3rd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education.


PS400 Cognitive Psychology

Directions: Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling, and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) double‐spaced pages; 12 font, Times New Roman, with at least one reference.

1.Two basic approaches to object recognition are the parts-based approach and the image-based approach. Describe each of these approaches, providing one (1) example of each. How do these approaches explain object recognition? Provide two (2) supporting facts.

2.Contrast episodic and semantic memory, providing three (3) specific differences between them.

3.Describe four (4) characteristics of child-directed speech (CDS). How is CDS beneficial? Provide two (2) examples.

4.Distinguish between a non-insight problem and an insight problem, providing one (1) significant difference. Discuss two (2) key assumptions about the insight problem.