Reaction/Discussion Paper on Cognittive Psychology
Discuss cognitive psychology as one possible perspective on human behavior. The context here is obviously Fernald’s (2008) Chapter 7 as well as the two video segments. Please revisit the course syllabus as needed to review the specifications for this assignment. Due Date: 11:00pm, Friday, July 8
Characterize the foundations of cognitive psychology with a particular emphasis on Gestalt psychology and Piaget’s cognitive studies.
Discuss the respective roles played by each of the following areas where cognitive psychology is concerned: sensation and perception; processes in memory; and thought and language.
Discuss the major tenets of cognitive therapies with a particular focus on rational-emotive therapy and therapy for depression.
Each reaction/discussion paper must address
—though not exclusively
a critical analysis
of the designated reading
or media resource in accordance with the following
addressing a brief summary of the principal theoretical constructs
pirical research base; (b)
inclusive of your pro and con
assessment of the aforementioned constructs and research bases; and (c)
addressing viable ways in which the designated focus
consideration may relate
to one or more pragmatic concerns such as therapy,
instruction, parenting, and/or workplace behavior. The stylistic
specifications for each reaction/discussion paper are as follows: two
maximum of one
—top, bottom, right, and left; 12-
point Times New
; American Psychological Association (APA) stylistic format