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Attention and Memory

Situations/Attention

As situations can be made inward or displayed outwardly, describe a real situation in which information can take on either form. Describe with great detail how those theories of attention can be made applicable to the given situation. Expand on those social and/or cultural factors which might influence attention in both this sit

Theories of Attention and the Guided Search Theory

Can someone help with a brief comparison of one early theory of attention to the guided search theory of attention? Also, please help with describing how these theories can apply to visual search. What is an example of one cultural and one social variable that might influence attention?

Memory and Instructional Strategies

How does understanding how memory works impact instructional strategies? Give an example of how sensory memory can be used in the classroom. Provide examples of instruction that require the use of short-term and long-term memory. How can you aid memorization during instruction? What works best for you when required to commit fac

Aspects of Psychology - Memory

You have probably noticed in your educational career that some people are very good at remembering facts and therefore do well at tests that require memorization. Other students, on the other hand, struggle with tests that require memorization. To understand how memory works, this exercise will ask you to trace the memory system

Thinking and Memory

Please help me with these questions. When Sharon was learning to drive, she could not imagine how she could ever remember to steer the wheel, flip on the turn signal, put on the gas, and still manage to turn the car! After driving for three years, Sharon's reactions have become automatic. Now, when she drives a car: - non-

Learning and Memory

Analyze human learning and memory. Address the roles of condition, reinforcement and punishment in the learning process (historically).

Relationships between learning and memory.

This solution answers the questions of what the relationship between learning and memory are, the neuroanatomy of learning and memory, and the moral processes of learning and memory. There are four main types of learning and their related forms of memory, and these are defined as well.

Semantic Memory and Language Production

- Explain the nature and function of semantic memory. - Analyze the basic functions of language. - Examine the stages of language production. - Explain the relationship between semantic memory and language production.

Human Behavior and the Brain: Learning and Memory

In discussing human behavior and the brain, what would be the relationship between learning and memory from a functional perspective? Why would they be considered interdependent? There are many studies on animals in regard to this information; have there been any case studies or research to map this relationship? What are

This is Cognitive Psychology -Attention and Consciousness

A description of a practical situation in which information can be hidden or make to stand out. Explain how theories of attention apply to the situation, and indicate the social and /or cultural factors that might influence attention in both this stiuation and others. Then, apply what you have learned in the readings and exper

Memory Process

Explain the concepts of working memory, short-term memory, and long-term memory. Describe your selected test and your results. Explain the role of encoding and retrieval in the memory process and how they relate to your selected test and your results. Evaluate variables associated with encoding information and ease of r

Learning, Memory, and Emotion

From an evolutionary perspective, short-term exposure to stress is adaptive and necessary for survival. Unfortunately, long-term exposure to stress is considered maladaptive, yet common, in Western society. Describe some adaptive effects short-term stress has on the brain versus some maladaptive effects long-term stress has on t

Human Learning, Memory, and Emotions

1) Explain the difference between positive emotions on memory and stressful or fearful emotions on memory. Why do positive life experiences last in long-term memory, while stressful or fearful life experiences are often lost or buried in people's memories? (300 words) 2) Describe the memory formation process. (350-400 w

Concepts of perception and attention

Examine the concepts of perception and attention. Address the following items in your examination. 1) Break down the perceptual organizational process. (200 Word Count) 2) Analyze the nature of the attention process. (300 Word Count)

muscles and sensorimotor system

Our muscles and sensorimotor system also learn to do or respond to things over time which is characterized as sensorimotor memory. Across the lifespan do you think sensorimotor memory or reflexes are more important for our survival? Does the answer change when comparing different stages of life? Include reference.

Long-term memory is clarified.

Why do positive life experiences last in long-term memory, while stressful or fearful life experiences are often lost or buried in people's memories?" Can you please add additional information discussing positive memories and why they might be more memorable?

Memory

There are events that are clearly negative that produce memories more vivid than almost any positive memory. I can recall with very great detail where I was when I first heard about the World Trade Center attack in 2001. I can recall many events from that day very specifically. I can recall quite vividly where I was when the shu

Perception and Attention

-Define the concept of perception -Define the concept of attention References AllPsych Online. (2011). Definition of Perception. Retrieved from: http://allpsych.com/dictionary/p.html Cherry, K. (2011). Perception and the perceptual process. Retrieved from: http://psychology.about.com/od/sensationandperception/ss/perce

Semantic memory

Semantic memory is a database of general knowledge that enables individuals to successfully interact with the world around them. Semantic networks help individuals to establish relationships among words, which aids in word recognition. Based on your understanding of semantic memory and semantic networks, I would like for you to