Psychology. Information processing theory. It is define
Added on - 16 Sep 2019
Information processing theoryIt is defined as the approach to the cognitive development study which is evolved out of theAmerican traditional in psychology. The information processing is used for mental developmentin terms of maturational changes which is used as a basic component of a children’s mind(Sweller et al., 2016). It is based on the idea that the human process the information which theyreceive rather than stimuli. The cognitive psychology helps to compare the computer with thehuman mind, and it suggests that the humans are also information processors.Key assumptions1.The information is transformed from processing system in various systematic ways(Leahy et al., 2016).2.Information processing of humans is similar to the computer.3.The aim of the study is to specify the structure and process which underlie cognitiveperformance.4.The information which is retrieved from the environment is processed by the series of theprocessing system.Research evidenceThere is evidence from dual task experiments that the parallel processing is possible.