Cognitive Sicology

2. The mind is such an essential part of the brain that contributes on how things function and how they are represented. Both behavior and physiological approaches define how these two components operate different types of cognition in the mind. Many researches have used memory consolidation “to investigate the correlation between both behavior and physiological measurement to completely understand the mental processes and the brain (Goldstein, 2011).”
Memory consolidation from a behavioral approach was tested in an experiment where there were 2 groups of participants, the “immediate” and the “delay” group. In this experiment both the groups were asked to remember two lists of nonsense syllabus. The immediate group was to be given the second list right after remembering the first list, whereas the delay group was given a few minutes to process and begin learning the second list. As a result the delay group showed more of a memorization then the immediate group. By definition consolidation is a neurological process that involves gradually converting information from short-term memory into long-term memory. So by given the delay group a couple of minutes to process and repeatedly repeat the list through their brain increased their chances for the brain to apply the nonsense syllabus into long term memory.
Memory consolidation from a physiological approach is used by a technique called brain scanning, which shows how different types of areas of the brain respond. “Researcher Flexner did an experiment in which they injected a chemical that inhibits the synthesis of proteins in rats and eliminates creation in memory. This provided input on how consolidation correlates to chemical reactions in the environment (Goldstein, 2011).”
With the help of these two approaches, it has given us an explanation on how both behavioral and psychological tactics operate throughout our mind.
4. Without even much effort, we humans are able to identify all objects in the environment....