The Creative Process: A Computer Model of Storytelling and

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The first time was in the summer of 1991. Dick said we had to buy season tickets for the Braves. Connectionist models that are claimed to have neural plausibility do not really resemble the human brain. There were two priming or context effects. In these studies, we can distinguish between general improvement in speed of reading produced by practice and more specific improvement produced by re-reading the same groups of words or sentences. Five seconds later, a second object is named and subjects are instructed to scan from the first object to the second object by imaging a flying black dot.
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Learn to Listen: How to Tune In Before Someone Tunes You Out

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The graduate program in Cognitive and Perceptual Sciences focuses on how humans perceive, learn, remember and think about the world. If so, how could you learn to cope with it? This speeding up or priming effect was determined more by closeness of the two sentences within the propositional structure of the micro-structure than by closeness in the text, thus providing evidence for the reality of the micro-structure. People use their knowledge and various heuristic methods (like means-end analysis) to search through the problem space and to find a path from the initial state to the goal state. • All of these processes occur within the Iimits of a particular cognitive system; that is, there may be working-memory limitations and limitations on the speed with which information can be stored and retrieved from long-term memory. through similar knowledge states in their heads.
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Inner Adventures: Thought, Intuition and Beyond (A Quest

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First, as stated earlier, they should test to see whether a certain object is an appropriate filler for the slot or provide a default value. Attaining the credentials that demonstrate my qualifications in the cognitive and behavioral psychology specialty area to the community became increasingly important. Topics include sex differences, selfishness and altruism, homicide and violence, and context effects of human reasoning.
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This Idea Must Die: Scientific Theories That Are Blocking

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However, the size of the psychological refractory period is typically not very large, and suggests that most processes do not operate in a serial way. Writing a paper that might be published or submitted as a grant proposal serves this purpose. The result is that many estimates of heritable influences on developing traits become larger as people develop into adolescence and adulthood. Adapted from Kosslyn et al. (1990). from visual disorders.
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Autobiographical Memory and the Construction of A Narrative

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When the patients’ mood was the same on both occasions, an average of 33% of the autobiographical events could be recalled. This is the number of people in the line-up matching the eyewitness’s description of the culprit. In contrast, taking equal account of all the available information (or using weighted addition) is often the best way of ensuring that depth perception is accurate. How can we explain these peculiar results? At a certain point Sultan was observed to sit quietly for a time, after which he put the two sticks together.
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Imagination and Convention: Distinguishing Grammar and

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So, even though the subjects had no specific schemata for these random board positions, they had other knowledge that allowed them to generate and evaluate potential moves from that position. Much theoretical effort has gone into providing a more detailed account of the long-term store than that offered by Atkinson and Shiffrin (1968, 1971; see Chapter 7). What they also did: They were asked to think about where they had got their information from (source monitoring) and the older children could extract the post-event information but the younger children couldn't.
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The Age of Distraction: Reading, Writing, and Politics in a

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The work was carried out as part of research on online social networks and is a result of equal contribution by each of the authors. As Kwiatkowski and Parkinson (1994, p. 232) concluded, “The present study suggests important qualitative differences between the two types of depression.” Perrig and Perrig (1988) instructed their participants to behave as if they were depressed or happy, but no attempt was made to induce any mood state. Recent news reports have highlighted the fact that "Baby Boomers" are having knee and hip replacements at unprecedented rates.
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Attention and Memory (Pergamon international library of

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FACE RECOGNITION There are various reasons for devoting a separate section of this chapter to face recognition. Google Scholar This article is published under license to BioMed Central Ltd. One might assume that readers fixate on a word until they have processed it sufficiently, after which they move their eyes immediately to the next word. The social contract theory proposes that people have schemata pertaining to these sorts of social contracts, such as schemata that encode the following rules: Standard social contract: “If you take a benefit then you must pay the cost” Switched social contract: “If you pay the cost then you take the benefit” Along with these schemata, for evolutionary reasons, people must have a mechanism for detecting those who might break a contract: a “look for cheaters” algorithm.
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Philosophical Psychopathology (MIT Press)

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They seek to understand how prior experience helps people adapt to new developments. However, normal controls responded faster to repeated old scenes than to manipulated old scenes, whereas the amnesic patients did not (see Figure 7.10). After Dick returned from England, the operation was moved to a nearby Baptist church where there was space for adjustable sloping walkways and relief from construction jackhammers.
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Critical Thinking For Psychology: A Student Guide (Bps

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These are known as mediational processes because they mediate (i.e. go-between) between the stimulus and the response. Forensic Psychology research at Kent and all forensic-related teaching operates through our newly constituted Centre of Research and Education in Forensic Psychology (CORE-FP). Requires successful completion of Bachelors degree from a Pakistan University, or A-Levels, IB, or Foundation course for university entry.
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