Understanding Knowledge and Imagery in Cognitive Processing
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In this free online course, you are introduced to the world of Understanding Knowledge and Imagery in Cognitive Processing. You will explore the Semantic Network Approach, as well as the Freedman Experiment Procedure and Cognitive Maps. Demonstrations, problems, examples and assessment questions in this instructor-led video-based course, are designed to provide you with a comprehensive foundation, which will enable you to take serious steps into this career.
The course begins by introducing you to the definition of Connectionism and the different approaches to categorization. Then, the Abstraction Concept will be discussed, which describes a process of the memory that stores the meaning of a message but not the exact message. You will explore the concept of Cognitive Maps, which is a mental representation of the environment that surrounds us. You will discover that research suggests that people use analogue codes and propositional codes when they create a mental image of an ambiguous figure.
Next, you will learn the Collins and Loftus Model and Schemas. You will gain insight into the terms categories, concepts, and scripts and you will discover the chronological steps in the Freedman Experiment Procedure. Finally, you will study Visual Imagery, Perception, and Mental Imagery. This course will be of interest to Social Sciences students, or those professionals in Humanities. Why wait? Start this course today and become an expert in the Cognitive Processes of Knowledge and Language.Start Course Now
Knowledge - Learning Outcomes
Preface, Outline and Course Structure
Categories and Concepts
Semantic Networks Approach
Schemas and Scripts
Knowledge - Lesson Summary
Imagery - Learning Outcomes
Representation of Knowledge
Visual Imagery and Perception
Imagery - Lesson Summary
Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
- Discuss the three ways through which knowledge is acquired
- Explain the three approaches to categorization
- Describe the Semantic Network Model
- Discuss the Connectionist Approach and the Adjustment of Weights
- Explain the Concepts of Schemas and Scripts
- Discuss the Concept of Visual Imagery
- Describe Cognitive Maps and Perception
- Explain the Analogue Approach to Visual Imagery
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