Reflect on the influence of nature and nurture on cognitive development and discuss the following:

PSY 360 Week 1 Discussion Question ( All questions answered )


1. Reflect on the influence of nature and nurture on cognitive development and discuss the following:

In cognition, one major area of discussion is the influence of nature and nurture. What is the concept of nature-nurture, and why is it important in the study of cognition?

 

Using the book for this class: Galotti, K. M. (2014). Cognitive Psychology In and Out of the Laboratory (5th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE. Answer the following questions.

 

2. From Chapter 1 explain Gestalt psychology.

 

3. From Chapter 2 describe the brain imaging technique of MRI.

 

4. From Chapter 12 describe Perceptual development in Infancy.

 

Reflect on the ability of the human mind and discuss the following:

 

5. Do you believe it is possible to create a computer that can surpass human cognitive abilities?

Why or why not?
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