Biopsychosocial Model for the Mind The brain injury of Phineas Gage in 1848 prompted renewed interest in localizing mental functions and dysfunctions in the brain. Galton's insight into hereditary traits reintroduced the nature/nurture debate in psychology. This assignment focuses on examining those two historical threads in
How can cognitive motivational concepts be applied to the workplace?
What theoretical concepts are attributed to B. F. Skinner? Which one of these concepts had the greatest effect on the field of psychology? Why?
Briefly explain one major impact neuroscience has had on the field of cognitive psychology. Please give one recent reference.
What are the similarities and differences between Piaget's and Vygotsky's theories of cognitive development? Which one do you believe is more accurate? Explain why.
In terms of impasses being resolved and greater clarity obtained after one walks away from a difficult problem, how do you think this concept applies to studying and test-taking? For example, have you ever noticed or had the experience of studying or reviewing for a test the night before you take it and finding that you feel stu
When trying to solve a problem, you might have been instructed to "stop thinking about it and come back to it later." Based on what you have learned this week about impasses, do you think that this is good advice? Why or why not? 100 words.
The Lost Mariner - Jimmie lost his ability to form new memories due to Korsakov's Syndrome. How important are our memories in making us the people we are?
Central to one's professional training as a therapist is the ability to accurately discern and reflect someone's affective states, both via verbal and non-verbal forms of communication. In addition, very often the therapist is helping one to develop a language to increase one's awareness of certain processes. The therapist assis
1) Discuss the dynamics and concept of power in organizations, for example, are they gender-based, is power at odds with the provision of services, and does politics or cost enter in? 2) What is power and what does it have to do with the goals of the organization? 3) What are the pros and cons to the ways in which powe
At the time of the 9/11 tragedy, the media played a vital role in keeping the world informed, as much as possible, about every aspect of the event. In addition, each year there are many ceremonies the commemorate the tragedy and recognize the many lives devastated by it. Similar events take place throughout the year to recognize
Several theories (e.g. depth-of-processing theory, Paivio's dual-code hypothesis) suggest that vision is an important step in processing information. Hearing is the other sense relied on in perceiving stimuli. In addition, we have also discussed the importance of schemata to organize our world. Schemata are conceptual framework
How do you define creativity? Are we all creative? What types of things do you think display creativity? Provide explanations for your responses.
Please help with analyzing the cognitive processes involved in problem solving. Here is a reference you can use: Hey, J. D., & Lotito, G. (2009, February). Naive, resolute or sophisticated? A study of dynamic decision making. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 38(1), 1.
Several years ago, some vehicle models came with a heads-up display (HUD). Instead of looking down at a panel on the dashboard, speed, distance traveled, fuel level, and time appeared to be displayed over the hood of the car. Discuss this design in terms of divided attention and attentional blink. Do you think the design was a g
Present and discuss at least three occupations in which workers' performance could be adversely affected by attentional blink. Identify and explain the types of problems or mistakes that might occur in such occupations due to the attentional blink.
Can someone help me with a brief description of one cognitive process (perception, memory, learning, attention, intelligence, emotion) as well as explain how social and cultural factors might affect that cognitive process?
How have advances in sexual knowledge and technology facilitated human sexual expression? [If you would like to focus on a specific group of people (e.g., women, gay men, kinksters, etc.), or a specific sexual complication, you may do so].
Explain the purpose of three types of cognitive processes: working memory, long-term memory and memory distortion. Use at least one peer-reviewed study for each selected cognitive process. Summarize your selected studies and evaluate the research methodologies used in them.
Describe a brief description of one failure of deductive reasoning and one failure of inductive reasoning that was observed or experienced in the past week or so. Then, within the examples provided, explain the impediments (e.g., heuristic, bias, etc.) to each process (deductive and inductive), and suggest methods or technique
What are some common fallacies, errors, heuristics, and/or biases that result in faulty decisions? What impacts negative and errors in decision making? In addition what are the strengths of heuristics and other decision-making strategies? Please be as detailed as possible with examples to make things clear.
In dealing with cognitive psychology I need assistance with: - Defining cognition - Explaining the interdisciplinary perspective in relation to cognitive psychology - Describing the emergence of cognitive psychology as a discipline - Assessing the impact of the decline of behaviorism on the discipline of cognitive psychology
How can cognitive processes influence the regulation of emotional responses. Explain the influence of appraisal on emotional responses. Provide an example of a conscious cognitive process and an example of an unconscious cognitive process. Explain how each influence emotion.
The original question: "Can someone help condense the definition of intelligence, including the main components of intelligence as well as a discussed position as to whether or not emotional intelligence is an accurate measure of intelligence."
The primary contribution of Herman Ebbinghaus was the emphasis on well controlled research, whereas William James' major contribution was his work on memory. Briefly compare their approaches, including their ecological validity
The question: "I would like to consider the question of optimal decision making in terms of making decision between two or more alternatives and the nature of two impediments faced in making the decision. Also, what are two common impediments to making optimal decision?"
Evaluate the concept of cognitive psychology.
Plato and Aristotle both believed in the concept of true knowledge. The routes of obtaining true knowledge that were described by these two philosophers were dramatically different. Please help explain their perspectives and theories regarding true knowledge.
Choose two of the current topics in education and address how you can use your knowledge of the cognitive processes to create innovative teaching-learning strategies for the following types of learners: The distressed/stressed learner Poverty, homelessness, and hunger effect education Autism/ADHD.
Consider William K. Estes. Analyze the modern-day relevancy of the models, such as in media advertisements or education.