Cognition

  • Another term for thinking, knowing and remembering
  • Does the way we think really matter?

                                                                 Examples of Cognition

  • If I say the phrase “gold digger,” what
    attributes come to mind? (creating concepts)
  • How would you deal with a friend who borrowed $100 and refuses to pay you back? (solving problems)
  • Would you work a potentially hazardous job if it paid $100k per year? (making decisions)
  • What was the first thing you thought when you saw Mrs. Thomas on the first day of class? (forming judgments)
  • Concepts are
  • A mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas or people.
  • Concepts are similar to Piaget’s idea of…. Schemas
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