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60 Free Essays on Computer Mind Analogy

  1. Higher-Order Cognition

    Cognitive psychology is the scientific study of the mind. It is concerned with the activities of the brain. Cognitive psychology is the branch of psychology concerned with how people acquire, store, transform, use and communicate information. Cognitive psychology has been concerned about the...

  2. Explanation

    representation of this information to ourselves ways in which this information is manipulated and used by the individual and how we output information back into the world to be received by others.  Many cognitive psychologists have used the computer analogy, where they have conceived the human mind as...

  3. Describe Two of the Major Approaches in Psychology. Choose Two from the Following Five: Psychodynamic, Behaviourist, Humanistic, Cognitive, or Biological.

    scientific (makes use of experimental studies, brain – demanged patient and new technology) but rather artificial, because of lack ecological validity (high-controlled condition in laboratory). The analogy between human being and computer has strengths and weaknesses. This parallel is qiute...

  4. Catherine Malasa

    psychological phenomena with the structure and function of the brain. With the rise of computer science and artificial intelligence, analogies were drawn between the processing of information by humans and information processing by machines. Research in cognition had proven practical since World War II...

  5. Cognitive Psychology

    logical way, which is a straight forward staged process like above. One example of this is the multi-store model (Atkinson and Shriffin, 1968). The second key assumption of the approach is the computer analogy (see 2.2 The Computer Analogy). www.aspsychology101.wordpress.com ...

  6. High Street Shopping vs Internet Shopping

    Street shopping is when people go for shopping in stores, supermarkets and shopping centres. 2. Internet shopping Internet shopping is the process in which consumers go through to purchase products or services over the Internet. An internet shop, or online store evokes the physical analogy of...

  7. Matrix and Descartes

    computer system has taken over the earth and controls all of humanity’s minds in a virtual reality world. “What is the Matrix? Control. The Matrix is a computer-generated dream world built to keep us under control” (“Orpheus”, The Matrix, Wachowski, 1999). Thus, all three of these sources are asking...

  8. lab work physics

    ticking helped bring into being the scientific mind and the scientific man. But it also took something away. As the late MIT computer scientist Joseph Weizenbaum  observed in his 1976 book, Computer Power and Human Reason: From Judgment to Calculation, the conception of the world that emerged from...

  9. Design Argument

    -like God by analogy. It states that if we look at a creation of humans, such as a watch, house, or computer we can tell that it has a purpose and a designer. If we then look at the world or the universe we can see that it has order, various parts all work in cooperation, and it produces effects...

  10. Mohi12

    the technical. As one example, consider the implications to scientific and technological progress of having millions of minds at least as intelligent as Newton, Darwin, Turing and Edison working on scientific and technological problems. Given that computers are so quick and inexpensive to replicate...

  11. Research Methods Including Strengths and Weaknesses

    engage quantitative statistics to organize information in meaningful ways. Descriptive studies can yield rich data that lead to important recommendations. For example, Galloway (1992) bases recommendations for teaching with computer analogies on descriptive data. On the other hand, descriptive...

  12. hmmm

    ”) like their and there; staying Focused on topic. 3a. A cliché is an expression (frequently a metaphor or analogy) that has been used so many 3b. Because she tends to go on interminably when...

  13. Harlen Coben

    Coben’s side of the argument. Coben’s also uses analogies to persuade the readers. For example one analogy was: “little key-locked diary of the past.” The analogy referrers to a computer as a child’s diary, which is something a parent should never read. Coben was making this statement to help...

  14. What Google Can Do to Our Brians

    on a Jet Ski” (2). Through this analogy, Carr demonstrates how he used to effortlessly read in depth, but now he skims his reading like a Jet Ski zipping along the water. Describing Google’s ambitions, Carr uses the metaphor: “The human brain is just an outdated computer that needs a faster...

  15. John Searle

    In “Can Computers Think?” John Searle argues against the prevailing view in philosophy, psychology, and artificial intelligence, which emphasizes the analogies between the functioning of the human brain and the functioning of digital computers. (Searle, 372) He asks whether a digital computer, as...

  16. Theory

    . The most significant concept of cognitivism is the computer or information processor metaphor. It underlies the bulk of theoretical and empirical research in the field (Balota & Watson, 2000) this analogy allied the mind to a computer with series of computational processes. A...

  17. Approaches

    is thinking based on how they act. Cognitive psychology has been influenced by developments in computer science and analogies are often made between how a computer works and how we process information. Based on this computer analogy cognitive psychology is interested in how the brain inputs, stores...

  18. Can a Computer Have a Mind

    become more complex, comparable to the biological analogy. The problem he faces is the more complex a computer may become, the more of an emerging mind it may show. But back to biology for just a moment, humans too are made up of parts, cells, which do not know what they are doing, in the sense they are...

  19. Gendergap in Cyberspace 1

    things in life. The analogy here is the comparison to the computer and the way it is accepted by both men and women. We will look at the similarities of men, women and the use of the computer, how men and women communicate with each other, how both view the same exact thing differently, Men, Women...

  20. Information Process

    teaching-learning process. Body: Information Processing Theory: Relating how the mind and computer work is a powerful analogy. The term used in the information processing theory (IPT) extends this analogy. In fact, those who program and design computers aim to make computers solve problems through...

  21. How far, if at all, can analogies with machines help us to assess theories of the relationship between mind and body?

    How far, if at all, can analogies with machines help us to assess theories of the relationship between mind and body? Physicalism is the view that everything that exists is physical, or depends on something that is physical. For a physicalist, the mind is not a substance or a thing. It is more...

  22. In What Way Has the Computer Been a Useful Tool for How We Think About Minds? What Are Its Limitations?

    , although a function is not identical with any particular physical embodiment, it requires some embodiment, otherwise it will never get carried out. Software needs hardware. This is personified in the computer analogy. Mind is to brain as software is to hardware. We distinguish programmes and...

  23. Basic Summary of Cognitive Approach to Psychology

    The cognitive approach to the study of psychology focuses on understanding the thinking processes that underlie our actions. It deals with information storage and processing. Some psychologists use computer analogy to describe this process (LTM is hard drive, STM is temporary files that may or may...

  24. Fierce

    of the argument. Coben’s also uses analogies to persuade the readers. For example one analogy was: “little key-locked diary of the past.” The analogy referrers to a computer as a child’s diary, which is something a parent should never read. Coben was making this statement to help strength his...

  25. Psych 3420 Journals

    also found the information processing model to be very interesting. When compared to a computer the human mind is working just as hard, processing large amounts of information at any given moment. The information processing model suggests that we can compare the human’s mental processes to those of...

  26. Network Security

    with the basic computer user and information systems manager in mind, explaining the concepts needed to read through the hype in the marketplace and understand risks and how to deal with them. Some history of networking is included the introduction of TCP/IP. Importance of Security The...

  27. study guide for junior students

    computer. Cause and effect analogies are also common, such as smoking is to cancer as itching is to scratching. While you can create your own analogies, one of the keys to smarter studying is recognizing analogies that are already in the content you are studying. With practice, you’ll become more...

  28. Ngou

    an academic field in its own right with unique ethical issues that would not have existed if computer technology had not been invented. Several example issues are presented to illustrate this point. The failure to find satisfactory non-computer analogies testifies to the uniqueness of computer ethics...

  29. Gelertner

    that there are only a few steps to take to get there. Gelernter adds pathos in connection to his idea by bringing in a “real” life character that can be used to relate to the audiences loved ones. In regards to computers, Gelernter recites a famous analogymind is to brain as software is to computer...

  30. Biblio Yan Yun

    benefits of online mind games. Retrieved August 24, 2010, from http://searchwarp.com/swa339808.html Osborne, K. (2004). Uses, benefits, or advantage of computer network. Retrived Ausgust 24, 2010, from keith.Osborne@service.fujitsu.com Pascual, L. (2009). Playing mind games pays...