Current research in Cognitive Psychology I For the past 5 weeks we have covered a variety of topics that are central to understanding cognitive psychology. To gain a better understanding of these topics in cognitive psychology it is important to review c

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Current research in Cognitive Psychology I

For the past 5 weeks we have covered a variety of topics that are central to understanding cognitive psychology. To gain a better understanding of these topics in cognitive psychology it is important to review current research.

For this assignment you will provide a detailed description for each topic.

Topics

  • Major theories of cognition
  • Historical and contemporary context of cognition
  • Biological basis of cognition
  • Attention, consciousness, and perception
  • Differential impact of cognition on the individual based on past experience, current demands, culture, and environmental conditions

Article review:

  • Choose 3 from the list above and find a scholarly journal article for each.
  • Find current (not more than 5 years old) scholarly research articles from the South University Library databases only.
  • Remember the articles have to be related to psychology.
  • Provide an in-depth analysis for each article, integrating information from your course and text readings.
  • Submit your essay in a Word document to the Submissions Area by the due date assigned.
  • Name your document: SU_PSY3010_W5_Project_LastName_FirstInitial.doc.
  • Cite any sources you use using the APA format on a separate page.

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Current Research in Cognitive Psychology I
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CURRENT RESEARCH IN COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY I
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Current Research in Cognitive Psychology I
Topics
A. Major Theories of Cognition


Cognitive theories are those that are focused on the mental science branch, which
encompasses decision making, problem-solving, memory as well as learning



The cognitive-behavioral theory



The social cognitive theory.

B. Historical and Contemporary Context of Cognition


Cognition dates back to several centuries ago.



The study of Aristotle,



The study of Descartes



In today’s world, cognition is applied in several fields, such as computer science,
anesthesia, education, and neuroscience, among others.

C. Biological Basis of Cognition


The topic is focused mainly on the brain.



It involves studying the hippocampus, which carries out the cognitive function of
encoding memories and especially those which last for a long period.

D. Attention, Consciousness, and Perception


Since the early studies about psychology, there has been a great debate that
consciousness, perception as well as attention have a strong link.

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CURRENT RESEARCH IN COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY I


Different investigations have been carried out to establish this particular linkage
using human beings and animals.

E. Differential impact of cognition on the individual based on past experience, current
demands, culture, and environmental conditions


The cognitive function outlines the level of performance on different activities
that need conscious mental efforts.

Article Review
A. Attention, Consciousness, and Perception


Exploring the Relationship of Attention and Consciousness” by Patel and
Agarwal.

B. Biological Basis of ...

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