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  1. New Assessment • https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TJJKPTY

  2. Cognition

  3. Topics • Thinking • Problem Solving • Decision Making • Artificial Intelligence

  4. Methods • Variables of Interest • Kinds of Problems • Kinds of subjects • Evaluate: • Types of errors • Strategies used by subjects to solve problems • Secondary performance indicators (e.g., reaction time) • A word on Introspection

  5. 2 9 3 1 8 4 3 6 5 7 ?

  6. 2 9 3 1 8 4 3 6 5 7 2

  7. 2 9 3 1 8 4 3 6 5 7 2 3 4 5 9 18 36 72

  8. Three boxes, only one label is true, where is the Gold? No Gold No Gold Gold in 2

  9. Three boxes, only one label is true, where is the Gold? False True False No Gold No Gold Gold in 2

  10. Conceptual Context & Problem Solving: The Selection Task • RULE: If a vowel is on one side, there must be an even number on the other side. E C 5 4

  11. Who do you have to check to be sure no one is breaking the law? Beer Coke 25 16

  12. Functional Fixedness 1.) Candle Problem 2.) Tumor problem 3.) The Hanging

  13. Decision Making

  14. Group 1 • 2 x 3 = ? 8/4 = ?

  15. Group 2 • 25 x 3 = ? 800/4 = ?

  16. Both Groups • How many countries are there in Africa?

  17. Anchor Bias • Estimate answer to complex math problem • Either: • 1 x 2 x 3 x 4 x 5 x 6 x 7 x 8 x 9 (512) • 9 x 8 x 7 x 6 x 5 x 4 x 3 x 2 x 1 (2250) • 40,320

  18. Linda

  19. Linda is a teacher in an elementary school • Linda works in a bookstore & takes Yoga • Linda is active in the feminist movement • Linda is a psychiatric social worker • Linda is a member of the League of Women Voters • Linda is a bank teller • Linda is an insurance sales person • Linda is a bank teller and is active in the feminist movement

  20. Inference Bias • Linda is a teacher in an elementary school • Linda works in a bookstore & takes Yoga • Linda is active in the feminist movement • Linda is a psychiatric social worker • Linda is a member of the League of Women Voters • Linda is a bank teller • Linda is an insurance sales person • Linda is a bank teller and is active in the feminist movement

  21. Role of Motivation & Explanatory Style • Dweck on Mindsets: • Fixed Mindset • Growth Mindset

  22. Other Questions • Artificial Intelligence • Can computers Think? • Do animals other than humans think? • Are we by nature rational?

  23. You have two buckets; one holds 5 gallons the other 7 gallons. You need to measure out exactly 4 gallons.

  24. Tower of Hanoi • Three pegs • Three Discs: Large medium: Small • Start with all three discuss on peg 1 • Move all discs to peg 3, one at a time: • Never put larger disc on top of smaller disc • What are the fewest moves possible?