CogPsy Ch 7 Vocabulary

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CogPsy Ch 7 Vocabulary
2011-10-13 21:16:12
Memory representation

Representation and Manipulation of Knowledge in Memory: Images and propositions
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  1. analogue codes
    a form of knowledge representation that preserves the main perceptual features of whatever is being represented for the physical stimuli we observe in our environment
  2. cognitive maps
    internal representations of our physical environment, particularly centering on spatial relationships
  3. declarative knowledge
    knowledge of facts that can be stated
  4. dual-code theory
    belief suggesting that knowledge is represented both in images and in symbols
  5. functional-equivalence hypothesis
    belief that although visual imagery is not identical to visual perception, it is functionally equivalent to it
  6. imagery
    the mental representation of things that are not currently being sensed by the sense organs
  7. knowledge representation
    the form for what you know in your mind about things, ideas, events, and so on that exist outside your mind
  8. mental models
    knowledge structures that individuals construct to understand and explain their experiences; an internal representation of information that corresponds analogously with whatever is being represented
  9. mental rotation
    involves rotationally transforming an object''s visual mental image
  10. procedural knowledge
    knowledge of procedures that can be implemented
  11. propositional theory
    belief suggesting that knowledge is represented only in underlying propositions, not in the form of images or of words and other symbols
  12. symbolic representation
    meaning that the relationship between the word and what it represents is simply arbitrary