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    Attention and Memory

    Triggers and memory

    Not all triggers have to be negative. The smell of warm bread, or a particular perfume, or a song, or the mention of a particular place can all bring up an emotional memory. Do you think that pleasant memories can be accessed as easily as more traumatic memories? How so?

    Our learning style

    If our learning style dictates how information gets logged into long term memory, could this knowledge help us to increase our memory in an area of our choosing,( i.e. studying)? How so?

    A memory strategy

    Using the website, http://cat.xula.edu/thinker/memory/working/ a. Identify a memory strategy that you use. b. Explain why this strategy works for you. Referenceone other reference. c. Provide three specific explanatory factors or points regarding the memory strategy.

    Memory, thinking & Intelligence

    1. Trace the memory system from stimuli into long-term memory. 2. Discuss the features of each step and factors that enhance or impede information flow in each step of the process. 3. Explain proactive and retroactive interference and how you might counteract their effects while studying in order to facilitate maximum ab

    Sensory Memory

    Sensory memory is a general term that is used to refer to sensory buffers that can retain a large amount of memory, but only for a short period of time. One type of sensory memory is iconic memory. 1. Can you think of a time when someone would use iconic memory? If so, how would they do so? A description of sensory memory is

    Memory, Perception and Retrieval

    Using the text, Cognition: The Thinking Animal, the University Library, the Internet, and/or other resources, answer the following questions. 1. What is primary memory? What are the characteristics of primary memory? 2. What is the process of memory from perception to retrieval? What happens when the process is compromise

    Women and Memory Loss

    Everytime your mother and grandmother forget something they express concerns about "losing it" and "getting senile." Knowing that you have taken a course in life span human developmet, they seek you out for reassurance.

    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

    Experiment with Caffeine and 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?

    Selective Attention

    1. What is selective attention? 2. 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. 3. How relevant is selective attention to forms of mental illness and it's treatment?