The discussion assignment provides a forum to discuss the relevant topics for this week based on the course competencies covered. Make sure to answer the discussion question by the due date assigned. Provide a detailed response to the topic question in the Discussion Area. For this assignment, post your responses directly in the Discussion Area. Do not use attached documents.
To support your work, make sure to utilize your course and text readings. When asked, utilize outside sources as well. As in all assignments, make sure to provide in-text citations and references for the sources used in your work utilizing APA format.
Start reviewing and responding to the postings of your classmates as early in the week as possible. Respond to at least two of your classmates. Participate in the discussion by asking a question, providing a statement of clarification, providing a point of view with a rationale, challenging an aspect of the discussion, or indicating a relationship between one or more lines of reasoning in the discussion. Complete your participation for this assignment by the end of the week.
Compare and contrast prototype theory and theory-based view of category representation, Explain which one better explains how knowledge is represented.
People may organize concepts through the use of schemas. Explain some of the drawbacks of using schemas.
Should models of cognitive processing try to explain general concepts, or should they focus on the processing of one type of information? For example, should a theory attempt to account for the processing of both language and music or should it focus on just one? Why or why not?
Compare and contrast procedural and declarative knowledge. Explain in what types of situations procedural knowledge might be more important than declarative knowledge.