Cognitive Psychology: Applying the Science of the Mind

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Cognitive-behavioral coping skills treatment (CBT) is a short-term, focused approach to helping cocaine-dependent individuals (In this manual, the term cocaine abuser or cocaine-dependent individual is used to refer to individuals who meet DSM-IV criteria for cocaine abuse or dependence.) become abstinent from cocaine and other substances. Boyd, Robert, and Peter Richerson (2000). "Memes: Universal Acid or a Better Mouse Trap."
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The Unity of Consciousness: Binding, Integration, and

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If one were to major in cognitive psychology that person would study attention span, memory, and reasoning, along with other actions of the brain that are considered a complex mental process. 1. Syntactic level: the grammatical structure of the words in the planned utterance. For example, few of us need to learn the order of a list of unrelated words, which is what the one-in-a-bun mnemonic permits us to do.
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Vygotsky and the Social Formation of Mind

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Verbal and written feedback is provided regarding cognitive/learning strengths and weaknesses, emotional/behavioral concerns, and recommendations and referrals for appropriate interventions and services. From the 1920s through the 1960s, behaviorism dominated psychology in the United States. Familiarity with question terms, not with the answer. McNamara and Sternberg also showed that these same distinctions were implicated in the real-time processing of the concepts, when read as words.
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Beyond Feelings: A Guide to Critical Thinking

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There were four key weaknesses with early versions of feature integration theory. These theories have the great advantage over earlier theories of being more realistic about the complexities of recognising three-dimensional objects. FIGURE 10.2 A schematic diagram of the sort of hierarchical, semantic networks proposed by Collins and Quillian (1969). For example, Marshall and Halligan (1988) presented a neglect patient with two drawings of a house that were identical, except that the house presented to the left visual field had flames coming out of one of its windows.
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Chapter 027, Creativity in Organizations: Conclusions

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Researcher: Minna Lyons, The University of Liverpool Paternal influence on female mate preferences (05/07/15). However, the necessary factor analytic research has not been conducted with child and adolescent samples. His father was a professor of Slavic languages who wanted more than anything for his son to be a genius. The tendency for post-event information to distort memory presumably depends in part on individual differences in susceptibility to misinformation.
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Top Brain, Bottom Brain: Surprising Insights Into How You

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Spreading activation also helps to explain how users struggle to decide between two or more navigation links that “both sound good” or who give up and say “none of these look right.” In the former case, the spreading activation patterns for the labels could have both seemed equally promising (they both activate the desired node at about the same strength), while in the latter case the desired node was never activated. Organization involves recognizing and categorizing information based on a hierarchy of the most important characteristics.
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On the Nature of the Psyche (Ark Paperbacks)

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At that point the user wonders: How did I get here? These entry-level positions, like research assistants, do not involve independent research. They pointed out that space can be coded in either a relative system (e.g., left; right; up; down) or an absolute system (e.g., north; south). Researchers: Shari Reiter, & Elizabeth Austin, University of Edinburgh The Role of Religious Affiliation in Punitive Behavior (04/21/16). Every month she selected two of these descriptions at random, and tried to recall as much as possible about the events in question.
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Choices, Values, and Frames

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In fact, the perceptual abilities of their chimpanzees were hardly affected. Ex.: 10 cups have Cool Aid, 5 have vinegar; liquid colored with food dye. Most studies of cued recall only use a condition resembling the inclusion test, and inspection of those findings suggests there was reasonable explicit memory performance in both attention conditions. That is, research tends to look for transfer from little practice in one domain to initial performance in another domain.
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Behind The Mask: An Introduction Into Covert Narcissism

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The surface dyslexic JC, could read 67 out of 130 regular words correctly, but he was successful with only 41 out of 130 irregular words. The participants were equipped with badges containing buttons. Could a vast number of people communicating by cell phone simulate a brain? Humanistic psychology is an approach to psychology in which the whole person and the solitary of each individual studies done. Third, the requirements in puzzle problems are relatively unambiguous; the start state and goal state are clearly specified and what can and cannot be done in the problems is known (i.e., the legal moves).
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Young People's Understanding of Society

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We say for example I want you to close your eyes, get a clear, clear picture of the scene in your head. He could spell irregular words (e.g., yacht) as accurately as regular ones (e.g., capsule), but could not read printed words aloud. It would thus be valuable to manipulate the rate of expansion as directly as possible. An athlete with high anxiety trait (A-trait) is likely to be more anxious in stressful situations. The module will survey psychological approaches to language, featuring discussions of experimental methods in psycholinguistic research and theoretical approaches to both language comprehension and production.
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