By E. Bruce Goldstein
Bruce Goldstein's COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY connects the research of cognition in your lifestyle. This available publication introduces you to landmark stories in addition to the state of the art learn that defines this attention-grabbing box. that will help you additional test with and comprehend the techniques within the textual content, you should use COGLAB 2.0: the web COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY LABORATORY. on hand at www.academic.cengage.com, COGLAB includes dozens of vintage experiments designed that can assist you know about cognitive innovations and the way the brain works.
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Shepard & J. Metzler. From Science, 171, pp. 701–703, Fig. 1A & B. 11 Results of Shepard and Metzler’s (1971) mental-rotation experiment. (Excerpted with permission from “Mental Rotation of Three-Dimensional Objects,” by R. N. Shepard & J. Metzler. From Science, 171, pp. 701–703, Fig. 2A. ) 3 2 1 0 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180 Angular difference (degrees) 18 Chapter 1 were rotating the images at a rate of 50 degrees per second. This experiment is considered a classic because it was one of the first to apply quantitative methods to the study of mental imagery.
One fi nding of cognitive psychology is that the very act of trying to answer a question increases the chances you will be able to answer it when you try again later. The reason answering questions works is that generating material is a more effective way of getting information into memory than simply reviewing it. Thus you may find it effective to test yourself before rereading the chapter or going over your highlighted text. Whichever study tactic you find works best for you, keep in mind that an effective strategy is to rest (take a break or study something else) before studying more and then retesting yourself.
Based on this data, he calculated a savings score, using the following formula: Savings ϭ [(Initial repetitions) Ϫ (Relearning repetitions)] / Initial repetitions. Multiplying the result by 100 converts the savings to a percentage, so for the example above, Savings ϭ [(9 Ϫ 3) / 9] ϫ 100 ϭ 67 percent. 6, which shows savings as a function of retention interval. Ebbinghaus’s experiments were important because they provided a way to quantify memory and therefore plot functions like the forgetting curve that describe the operation of the mind.