Read about amnesia patient, H.M. (Chapter 1) and then think about all of the daily activities that involve cognition and make note of the most important ones.
Discuss your reaction to hearing H.M.’s story and answer the following questions: (1) Can you think of a moment during your life, when you are not engaged in an act of cognition? (3) What would it be like to have no memory? (3) How will the study of cognitive psychology help you in your daily lives and in your line of work?
reference: Reisberg, D. (2018). Cognition: Exploring the science of the mind (7th ed.). New York, NY: W. W. Norton & Company. ISBN: 978-0-393-69120-7