Pooja Bembey & Vikrant Rai
internal mental processes Studies how people perceive, remember, think, speak, and solve problems Areas in cognitive psychology:
Perception Categorization Memory Language Thinking
Early Cognitive Psychology
Current Cognitive Psychology
Advances in CP and Learning Theory
Information Processing System
What do you see?
How we understand?
Preattentive and Attentive Processes
Serial and Parallel Processes
Spot the dot!
Odd one out!
How we process information?
Learning strategies Language Color Multimedia Graphics
Learning by Example
To elaborate or not to elaborate
• Ensure documentation is as complete as possible • Assume little or no prior knowledge
• Believe in doing things instead of reading • Encourage exploration by providing as little as possible
Text Properties Visible Patterns Facilitate Recall Fonts Whitespace Structure
Delimit Shapes and Areas
Clarify Complex Ideas
Cognitive Theory of Multimedia Learning
Multiple Representation Principle Contiguity Principle Split Attention Principle Individual Differences Principle Coherence Principle
Represent Realistic Images
Consider Audience Characteristics
Illustrate Conceptual Information
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