Chapter 1 Vocab Categories of Cause and Effect (Kant) ? individuals impose categories, such as cause and effect, on their experience Faculty Psychology ? theory that the mind can be divided into different types of mental activities, usually called cognition (knowing), emotion (feeling), and volition (choosing) Localization of Function ? attempt to discover what parts of the brain are tied with specific actions or cognitive functions Mass action and equipotentiality ? learning and memory depend of the total mass of the brain tissue remaining, and despite the fact that some areas of the cortex may become specialized, any part of an area can do the job of any other part of that area, more or less. Metacognition ? knowledge that people have about the way that cognitive processes work Modules ? belief that the mind is composed of specific parts, or modules, each of which is responsible for particular cognitive operations Phrenology (Gall) ? the more highly developed the psychological function is, the larger area it must occupy in the brain. The more important, the larger it would protrude from the brain.
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