AP Psych memory

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AP Psych memory
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2012-02-22 13:24:47
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memory
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  1. Concept
    A mental crouping of similar objects,events,ideas, or people
  2. prototype
    mental image that incorperates all the features we assosiate with the category
  3. alagorithm
    rules that gurantees solving a particular problem
  4. Heuristics
    a cimple thinking strategy that often allows us to make judgements and solve problems
  5. insight
    a sudden realization of a solution
  6. confirmation bias
    a tendency of people to favor information that confirms their beliefs or hypotheses.[
  7. Fixation
    the inability to see a problem from a new perspective
  8. mental set
    a tendency to approach a problem in one particular way, often a way that has been successful in the past
  9. functional fixedness
    the tendency to think of things only in terms of their usual functions
  10. representitive heuristic
    the likihood of things in terms of how well they represent particular prototypes
  11. Avialibility heuristic
    base judgements on how mentaly aviailable info is
  12. beleif perseverance
    bling to beleifs when all evidence is agaisnt us

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