Learning Objectives

After reading this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Assess the contributions of British psychologists and the New Look movement to the development of cognitive psychology.
  • Appraise the importance of the computer metaphor in sustaining the Cognitive Revolution.
  • Compare and contrast the ecological and social approaches to cognition with the informationprocessing approach.
  • Illustrate how judgment and decision-making theorists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky extended the early work of Herbert Simon.