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Understanding Knowledge and Imagery in Cognitive Processing

In this free online course, learn about the concepts involved in Knowledge and Imagery in Cognitive Processing.

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In this free online course, learn about Cognitive Processing and the concepts and procedures involved in Knowledge and Imagery. Learn the definition of spatial cognition and the different approaches to categorization. Mental imagery, which refers to the ability to recreate the sensory world in the absence of physical stimuli, will be discussed. Boost your Knowledge and Imagery in Cognitive Processing skills by studying this comprehensive course.
  • Duration

    4-5 Hours
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Mobile Friendly

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL
  • Accreditation

    CPD

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

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.

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Learning Outcomes

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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