Produce a critical literature review. Think of this as an essay with two aspects to emphasise:
(i) empirical research (data-based, peer-reviewed articles);
(ii) recent research (i.e. within the last 15 years)
Produce a critical literature review (focusing on peer-reviewed sources published within the last 15 years)...
on initial sentence processing, or how we assign structure to sentences when reading.
on the two main theoretical approaches that attempt to explain language production. What are the main features of the theories? How well do they explain language production?
on the success of connectionist models in helping us understand human cognition.
Problem Solving and Expertise
on the effectiveness of training people to be more creative.
Judgement and decision making; reasoning
on the extent to which people are rational.
Attention and Performance
on what the findings of research using modified attention tasks (e.g. stroop; visual search; Posner’s cueing paradigm) can tell us about the role of attentional bias in either phobias, anxiety or addiction.
on whether faces are no different to any other type of object from a processing point of view.
Long Term Memory
on the factors affecting the accuracy of flashbulb memories.