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Theories of Concept Representation

Identify and describe one of the three major theories of concept representation: defining-features, probabilistic, or theory-based. What is the mechanism of conceptual development in your chosen theory? Provide an example that illustrates the mechanisms of your chosen theory. How would a child likely respond to a given scenario

specific culture that might interesting to further research.

Can someone help me with a brief description of two topics related to a specific culture that might be interesting to further research. Also, as a future scholar-practitioner, I need to explain two ways that might impact social change in relation to culture and psychology as well as be specific in using examples to illustrate yo

Letter of representation

Leslie Morgan, CPA, has prepared a letter of representation for the president and controller to sign. It contains references to the following items: 1. Inventory is fairly stated at the lower of cost or market and includes no obsolete items. 2. All actual and contingent liabilities are properly included in the financial stat

What is the definition of creativity?

What is the definition of creativity? Describe a problem (personal or historical) in which creativity or insight could have been applied to bringing about a solution or a better solution. Briefly describe one or two creative solutions to the problem.

Effective Problem Solving Cycles

Give a description of some general barriers to solving problems effectively. Then, using your knowledge of problem solving, explain how you would solve a specific, real-world problem. Make sure to identify the structure of the problem, the impediments to solving the problem, the important steps in the problem-solving cycle that

Chromesthesia: Scientific Measurement and Benefit to Musicians

One of the rarest and most interesting variants of Synesthesia is known as Chromesthesia (aka "colored hearing"). In this unusual sensory anomaly, a person will see colors when hearing musical notes. Is the sensory defect of Chromesthesia a scientifically measurable condition and might it be a beneficial condition for musical ar

The Dark Adaptation Phenomena

How can the dark adaptation phenomena explain an everyday event and how can this phenomenon have serious consequences to the health and safety of oneself and others?



Example of procedural knowledge and of declarative knowledge.

Offer an example of procedural knowledge and of declarative knowledge. Then, explain why knowing this distinction is relevant to cognition. Finally, explain the implications of this distinction for learning and teaching. That is, how can this distinction be used to enhance learning?

Discuss mental prototypes.

Provide a brief description of an incident in which you believe that you or another person may have misidentified someone or stereotyped based on physical attributes. Then, describe situations in which you think it is easy or difficult to create mental prototypes, why they are necessary, how they might present challenges to dail

False memories in the court process

Offer a brief explanation about how encoding and retrieval processes apply to distorted memories. Then, explain the ramifications of memory distortion and false memories on the reliability of court witnesses and on information retrieved during therapy or counseling sessions. Finally, state why you think research on memory distor

Memory Strategy: Short-Term and Long-Term Forgetting

Offer a brief description of two occasions when you forgot something: one in the short-term and one in the long-term. For both of these examples, explain why you may have forgotten, using the traditional and then an alternative memory model. What insights do these explanations give you as to how memory for the event in questions

Decision Making Heuristic

Victor Smith is a psychiatric nurse practitioner. He just heard about someone who had a bad reaction to a medication that is used for depression. With regard to at least three decision-making heuristics, discuss his possible subsequent decision-making.

Metacognitive skills are addressed.

1. Which metacognitive skills would be helpful to answer question #2 most effectively (see below)? Explain your choices. 2.Suppose that a 4-year old boy has just visited the zoo. He is describing what he saw, first to his mother, and then to his 2-year old sister. Discuss how his descriptions to his mother and sister would be

Problem solving and creativity

Please help with the following problem, in 300-350 words. Include references. Explain the role of insight and creativity in the problem solving process.

Analyze Cognitive Processes

- Select three types of cognitive processes - Explain the purpose of each one of the selected cognitive processes - Locate at least one peer-reviewed study for each selected cognitive process - Summarize the selected studies and evaluate the research methodologies used in them

Definition of knowledge is assessed.

Module 2 - Background What is Knowledge? Required Readings Carr, D. (2000). Moral formation, cultural attachment or social control: What's the point of values education? Educational Theory, 50(1), 49-63. ** Available in the Presentations section. Florida Atlantic University (n.d.) The History Guide: Lectures on An

Radical Behaviorism and Cognitive Psychology

What is radical behaviorism? What is Cognitive psychology? How are radical behaviorism and cognitive psychology similar? How are they different? What role do ethics play in experimentation? What are some ethical issues associated with John B. Watson's conditioning of phobic responses?

Functionalistic and Associationistic

I have chosen: o Edward Lee Thorndike (functionalistic) o Ivan Pavlov (associationistic) Please analyze briefly, the functionalistic and associationistic theories associated with my selected theorists. In your layout or bullets, address the following items: Discuss the contributions of selected theorists

Classical Conditioning and Application

- Describe the theory of classical conditioning. - Select a scenario in which you would apply classical conditioning theory, such as training your dog to sit or training your partner to clean the house. - Describe your selected scenario in which you illustrate how you would apply classical conditioning theory to the scena

Operant conditioning is emphasized.

Can you give provide me with some analytical theory of operant conditioning. In your reviews, please highlight the following items: â?¢ Describe the theory of operant conditioning. â?¢ Compare and contrast positive and negative reinforcement. â?¢ Determine which form of reinforcement is the most effective. Explain you

Developments and Diversity in psychology

1. Describe specific developments in twentieth century psychology that contributed to the advance of cognitive psychology. 2. How is the diversity of psychology reflected in current psychological organizations? Would you be more likely to support a unified psychology or a pluralistic one? Refer to the 54 divisions i

Is forgetting an intentional act? Why or why not?

QUESTION 1. Is forgetting an intentional act? Why or why not? Please use examples preferably from your own life experiences. Is it possible to recover repressed memories? Explain your answer and use examples.

summary of the article about recovering memories

Step 1: Read the assigned article on recovering memories. Read the article on recovering memories of childhood abuse at: Step 2: Write a 1summary of the article about recovering memories. Include in your summary a list of the points made about short- and long-term memory. Ident


Kim wrote: "Stereotypes have existed since the dawn of day. They exist for a myriad of reasons, some of which may include, self-enhancing, thinking of oneâ??s self as better than another, social belonging, differentiating oneself from other groups to associate oneself with people similar to oneself, or control, to establish a s

Late Adulthood and End of Life

â?¢ Evaluate how individuals can promote health and wellness into late adulthood and mitigate the negative effects of aging. â?¢ Analyze ageism and stereotypes associated with late adulthood. â?¢ Explore different views of death and dying at different points in human development. â?¢ Examine various culture attitudes