Explore BrainMass

Attention and Memory

Memory, Learning, Critical thinking skills - short essay answers

1. Learning styles and techniques for improving memory 2. Research and demonstrate your understanding of the learning process using two credible sources. 3. How are concepts learned? 4. Compare different learning types. 5. What is the nature of critical thinking? 6. Experiment with techniques for improving memory. Pro

How would everyday activities be impacted by reduction in attention?

1. How would everyday activities be impacted by reduction in attention e.g. the activities which are particularly easy to attend to versus those which are more difficult? 2. What is the most significant difference between the two types of activities? 3. There is some debate regarding how early computer game use and TV viewin

Behavioral science interview questions are posted.

Help with an interview in these areas is given: 1. Formulate interview questions relating to memory, learning, and intelligence 2. Formulate interview questions relating to cognition and problem solving. 3.Formulate interview questions relating to motivation and the effects of gender and culture on Emotions 4. Formulate inte

Help is given to conduct an experiment about how caffeine affects memory.

The idea that caffeine effects memory is not a testable experimental hypothesis. As a result, this job converts the idea into a testable hypothesis, which is a precise prediction. It then devises and sets up an appropriate hypothesis and offers an experiment structure and results system calculations.

Psychology of Emotions and Memory

William James theory of emotions states that within human beings, as a response to experiences in the world, the autonomic nervous system creates physiological events such as muscular tension, a rise in heart rate, perspiration, and dryness of the mouth. Emotions, then, are feelings which come about as a result of these physiolo

Selective Attention and its Relevance to Mental Illness

What is selective attention? Your description should include the two key aspects of selective attention, a consideration of top-down versus bottom-up levels of control and an example of the effects of selective attention on behavior. How relevant is selective attention to forms of mental illness and its treatment?

Processing Strategies for Improving Memory

The members of your workgroup at Fun Learning and Toy Company want to incorporate memory improving techniques into an educational game they are creating. Choose one of the processing strategies for improving memory. Write about a time when you have used these techniques in a work - related situation. If you have not appl

Memory, Learning & Eyewitness Testimony

Please help me with the following scenario and questions: Scenario and Questions: Human memory is fallible. Think back to the sniper attacks in Washington DC a few years ago; witnesses repeatedly stated to law enforcement officers that they recalled seeing a "white van" "white box truck" or "cream colored van," howe

Metaphor for short-term or working memory??

Can you please help me find a metaphor for short-term or working memory and provide examples? I just need a little jumpstart on my paper. thank you. I really appreciate your help. i really hope that your help is MORE than just a sentence/suggestion or two. I am a poor college student. Many metaphors have been used to desc

Double dissociation in neuropsychology

Can someone please explain in detail please the term double dissociation in layman's terms and also help on how this is related to brain damage. Please also explain what is repetition priming, declarative memory, implicit vs explicit memory, when is memory episodic or semantic, retrograde and antrograde amnesia. How does all thi


What is wrong with defining forgetting as the loss of behavior?

Mutiple choice questions on Memory

Attached file also has questions 1. Memory researchers have suggested that may have evolutionary significance because they were adaptive in human survival. a. episodes of source amnesia b. formation of flashbulb memories c. serial position effects d. experiences of childhood amnesia 2. Chad remembers the feeling

Memory as functions of encoding and retrieval

The processes of encoding and retrieval are intimately related, however memory itself is not only composed of the two. Memory is actually reconstructive in nature, since it integrates many different sources of information in remembering something. At the stage of retrieval, the mind uses cues, active in short term memory, to pro