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    Attention and Memory

    Wechsler Memory Scale IV

    Please help in writing about the Wechsler Memory Scale IV. I need to know current research using the instrument, the uses with culturally diverse individuals,the validity and reliability, what is measured and what the results mean.

    Learning Math through a Hands-off Approach

    Should the role of the mathematics instructor be the hands-off facilitator who guides students to discover knowledge without interjecting factual input or that of the subject matter expert who directly presents factual information to students? Why? Under what circumstances might the role that you did not select prevail? Why?

    Relationship Between Working and Long-term Memory

    In the relationship between working and long-term memory, does one depend on the other? Why or why not? Can each provide input to the other? Why or why not? What asymmetries, if any, exist in this relationship? Why? How might instruction be different if one or the other is the primary goal of an instructional process? Why?

    Memory and its Role in the Learning Process

    What are the primary differences in the learning process between learning to read English, learning to write grammatically in English, and describing newly learned skills using English writing? Why are these differences significant? How might these differences affect instruction? 350 words needed. At least 3 scholarly reference

    Attention and Automaticity

    How does divided attention and automaticity affect performance? Please explain this concept. Provide examples that you have witnessed or experienced.

    Validity vs. reliability

    Imagine that your centre or school is looking for an assessment instrument to measure reading ability. The selection has been narrowed to two possibilities: Test A shows measures of strong validity, but there is no information about its reliability; Test B includes measures of strong reliability, but there is no information abo

    Children's Math and Problem-solving Skills

    1. Describe the method and results of Carraher and colleagues' classic study, and discuss how the results support the claim that children's mathematical problem-solving performance depends on context. 2. Can these findings also be applied to other academic areas? 3. Provide a specific example of how a classroom teacher migh

    Learning and Memory Functionalism

    Discuss the relationship between learning and memory from a functional perspective. Address why learning and memory are interdependent.

    Reward and Punishment for Undesired Behavior

    I need an "objective" conversational response on how well this person has done on their discussion topic, titled undesired behavior and punishment? Your expert objective response should contribute small amount new information related to the discussion topic that is unique and interesting. If using sources please use scholarly so

    Positive and Negative reinforcers

    1) The question that I have is how a positive reinforcement going to teach the child or person not to repeat the wrong behavior. Or I am I wrong in my thinking that a positive reinforcement is going to teach the child or person not to repeat the wrong behavior? 2) Is it true that the negative reinforcement is going to teach t

    False Memories

    You are considered to be an expert in false memories, and a local district attorney has therefore requested your expertise on the following case: See Attachment. The district attorney has asked that you create a presentation about false memory and explain how it might influence this case. He asks that you specifically address th

    Memory Discussion

    Could you please do an "objective" conversational response on how this person has done on their discussion on their discussion on memory? Your expert objective response should contribute thoughtful, unique and interesting information to add to their discussion. This is their discussion: I chose to write about "Why We Forg

    Suggestion and Memory

    On 1 August 1984, Ronald Cotton was arrested for sexual assault and was convicted in January 1985 on two counts of rape and one count of burglary based upon the eyewitness testimony of the victim, Jennifer Thompson. He was sentenced to life plus 54 years; however, in 1994, Cotton was exonerated based upon subsequent DNA testing

    Memory Bias

    Our minds are not video cameras that objectively record and play back all events we see and hear. One reason eyewitness information is often unreliable is that one or more memory processes can be affected. What are those three processes, and what factors can bias them?

    Human memory

    A great detail of controversy has surrounded the phenomenon of "false memory syndrome" and the implications that this has had in our society, particularly in legal realm. One of the most influential psychologists in the area of memory and eye witness testimony is Dr. Elizabeth Loftus, who has spent three decades as a research ps

    Connecting Mind

    How cognitive mapping might be applied to the improvement of long-term memory Reference(s) needed.

    Arnold Sameroff's Risk Factors Related to IQ Scores

    Arnold Sameroff and his colleagues developed an environmental risk scale - the scale was based on a number of features of the environment that put children at risk for low IQs such as: 1) head of household unemployed or working in low-status occupation 2) mother did not complete high school 3) at least four children in famil

    Factors that distort memory

    Please help me to understand factors that might influence and create distortions of memory. Then explain how one of those factors might create a memory distortion. Provide an example to support your response. Finally, explain three consequences of memory distortion in the context of eyewitness testimony. References: 1. Meeg

    The History of the IQ Test and its Objectives

    When Binet originally designed the "IQ test," his objective was to find a way of determining which children could benefit from specialized, additional help in their educational experience. In other words, he was not trying to find a way to sort out the "smart" kids from the "not so smart" students, but rather just to find the k

    Research on Flashbulb Memories

    Research that was done on flashblub memories by Olivier Luminet argues that, "these memories are not any more accurate than other memories after a certain amount of time has passed." I think I must respectfully disagree. Our text states that flashbulb memories are "vivid, highly detailed memories that endure, apparently unchange

    Retrieve Memories

    What I know about eyewitness testimonies is that they are not always accurate. Sometimes, they can be, but other times they aren't. I did like your example of trials in relation to eyewitness testimony. I know this also occurs with UFO's eyewitness accounts. Many times, there aren't any UFO's even though a person would swear th

    Flashblub Memories: Pros and Cons

    Reflecting back on the events that occurred on September 11, 2001, and knowing that everyone remembrance of the details of that day differs, which proves that the flashbulb memories of individuals differ just as well as their other types of memories of events that they have experienced. There is research called "Flashblub Me

    Flashblub Memory

    1). What are your thoughts on the content of this discussion below as it relates to Flashblub Memory. Do you agree or disagree? Why This person reflected back on the events that occurred on September 11, 2001 and this person will report as many details as they can remember about that day. This person may discuss which details

    Flashblub Memory Discussion on the 9-1-1 Terrorist Attack

    1). What are your thoughts on the content of this discussion below as it relates to flashblub memory. Do you agree or disagree? Why? This person reflected back on the events that occurred on September 11, 2001 and this person will report as many details as they can remember about that day. This person may discuss which detail

    Flashbulb Memories

    1).Reflect back on the events that occurred on September 11, 2001 and list six or more details that you can remember about that day. (If you choose, your details do not have to be too personal. They can be general in nature if you like) 2). Which details appear to be clearer than others? 3). Define," Flashbulb Memorie

    Memory: Forgetting

    Research indicates that sometimes efforts to retrieve memory fail. Context or content cues or multiple cues for the same memory increase the likelihood that the information can be accessed. In some cases, it is important to forget what has been learned, to replace one memory with another. That is why memory is considered constru

    Retrieval and Memory Distortion

    Most of us simply think that memories just happen as a result of experiences we encounter. But how are those memories really made? And how do we recall them? Memories can be created by effortful or passive behavior; in other words, we can work to create a memory, or it can "just happen". There are many factors that influence how

    Reflection on human memory capabilities

    Through one of my classes in psychology, I have found it fascinating that what we originally thought was just our memory, has now been broken down into short-term, long-term memory, implicit and explicit memory! This includes information processing and working memory too. I also have learned from our readings in one of my psycho