Cognitive Level of Analysis. Session 1: An introduction. First things first. What the heck is cognition? Any ideas??. What is Cognition?. Literally means “to know” The brain’s representations of information in the world around us The way the mind processes this information
Session 1: An introduction
What the heck is cognition?
The mental processes that are involved in perception, attention, memory, problem solving, reasoning, and making decisions
Looks at how cognition can
Although separated for the purposes of our discussion, it is the interplay of all of these systems working simultaneously which makes up the process of cognition; allowing us to adapt to our surroundings and take action towards obtaining our goals.
real time. The delayed nature of the online message
board can also affect a person’s inhibitions.
cyberspace as a kind of game in which the normal rules
of everyday interaction don’t apply to them.
true behaviour of people who are not governed by law or social
Have you ever gone to the supermarket with the intention of buying a specific item and ended up leaving with multiple bags of random purchases?
idea that we find it hard to
hold two contradictory beliefs,
so we unconsciously adjust one
to make it fit with the other.
General learning outcomes
Cognition and emotion