Tag: cognition

Understanding Bias: Applying knowledge

Understanding Bias: Applying knowledge

You and a partner will choose 1 of the established biases below. Detailed descriptions of each can be found on the amazing website of the DECISION LAB think tank; an organization with the aim of using behavioural science to make things better Step 1: Chose […]

How Does Emotion Affect Cognition?

How Does Emotion Affect Cognition?

Flash Bulb Memories: One of the effects of emotion on cognition that we’ll study is the phenomena of “Flash Bulb Memories” The idea was first put forth by Brown and Kulik in 1977.   Download the PDF below to better understand Flash Bulb Memories and […]

Understanding Socio Cultural Impacts on Cognition

Understanding Socio Cultural Impacts on Cognition

Download the Learning Helper below and use the articles linked below to facilitate your understanding of the ways in which culture can affect our cognition: Sociocultural_Effects_on_Cognition University of Michigan research on the perceptual differences of Americans and Japanese:  http://www.nytimes.com/library/national/science/health/080800hth-behavior-culture.html Research on how language can affect […]