PS400 Cognitive Psychology
Directions: Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ash worth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling, and grammar. Sources must be cited in SPA format. Your response should be four (4) double‐spaced pages; refer to the “Format Requirementsʺ page for specific format requirements.
- 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.
- Contrast episodic and semantic memory, providing three (3) specific differences between them.
- Describe four (4) characteristics of child-directed speech (CS). How is CS beneficial? Provide two (2) examples.
- Distinguish between a non-insight problem and an insight problem, providing one (1) significant difference. Discuss two (2) key assumptions about the insight problem.