Purdue PSY 20000 - Lecture notes (4 pages)

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Psy 20000 - Introduction to Cognitive Psychology

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Professor Greg Francis 8 14 12 Mental representation Mental imagery PSY 200 Greg Francis How do you mentally represent knowledge concepts prototypes exemplars propositions Lecture 24 mental images maps Is a picture in your head like a picture in the world Purdue University Purdue University Images Perception image how do we of perceived stimuli represent the sights information in the smells image touches analog copy of image in head and we can retrieve it sounds When we see this We have knowledge about and memories Are these converted into propositions or concepts symbology convert to propositions concepts or is there something else Purdue University Purdue University Images I can remember the image on the previous slide and it Images Runs to wears shorts girl ball If you ask me questions about the previous slide my answers would not necessarily identify the representation feels like I picture Runs to wears the image in my head shorts girl but is it really ball Mental could it be a proposition Observable Purdue University PSY 200 Intro to Cognitive Psychology There was a girl running to a soccer ball She wore red shorts Purdue University 1 Professor Greg Francis 8 14 12 Working with images Pure propositions Let s look at the arguments for a purely propositional representation If this image was printed on a piece of paper you would have no problem answering the questions about it Look at this picture I ll ask you questions about it If you had an exact copy of the image in your head you would expect you could look at the copy and make all kinds of judgments but you cannot how you interpret the image to a large extent determines what you know about it Mental images are not exactly like real images this tends to be particularly true for memory of images verbal descriptions dominate memory for images Purdue University Purdue University Another example Another example Answer these questions How did you do Which is further North Seattle Washington or Montreal Canada Which



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