Study Questions Chapt. 11

  1. What is the Zeigarnik effect? Who is given credit for first noticing it?

  2. What part of Neisser's definition of Cognitive Psychology would qualify the inclusion of Gestalt Psychology?

  3. What about a retelling of "The War of the Ghosts" was of interest to Bartlett?

  4. What are the components of "The computer metaphor" in cognitive psychology?

  5. Why does Benjamin argue against the descriptive phrase, "Cognitive Revolution?"

  6. According to George Miller (1956), how could one increase the ability to remember input events?

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