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Cognitive Psychology

Behaviorism

What factor(s) contributed to the decline of behaviorism. Behaviorism was once a very popular school of thought in cognitive psychology, however, certain things caused it to be not as popular as it once was.

Applications of Classical Conditioning

1. How can behavioral learning and classical conditioning be used in teaching potty training? What is your definition of learning? 2. How can a model help to explain and simplify a theory or concept?

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

Declarative and Procedural Knowledge

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?

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: http://www.apa.org/topics/memories.html 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

Stereotypes

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

Holding Negative Stereotypes

Do you think people who hold negative stereotypes always know it? You suggest the media could help by decreasing the use of stereotypes, but would that point out to people they are holding these stereotypes?

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

Infancy and Early Childhood Development

Explore development during infancy and early childhood. Include the following: â?¢ Explain how families affect the development of infants and young children. â?¢ Evaluate different parenting styles and their influence on development during infancy and early childhood. Include which parenting style you feel is most effe

Bandura's cognitive learning theory synopsis

Young children are frequently exposed to personal crisis of caregivers, violence, or other trauma that can significantly affect subsequent behavior and development. Think back to your own elementary years. Discuss the significant points of Bandura's cognitive learning theory and sue this theory to identify the impact of personal

Multiple Perspectives, Cinderella, a character profile comparison

We always hear the Cinderella story from the perspective of the Cinderella character. So, to highlight and acknowledge multiple perspectives within a family system, retell the Cinderella story twice, from the perspective of two alternative family members. For example, you might tell the story once from the perspective of the ste

Procedural and declarative knowledge

I need 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?

Laterality in the brain and processing information

I am wondering - What does the study by Sim & Martinez tell us about asymmetry in more typical brains? What findings would you predict if split-brain patients performed this task? Sim, T., & Martinez, C. (2005). Emotion words are remembered better in the left ear. Laterality: Asymmetries of Body, Brain and Cognition, 10, 149-

Definitions and explanations of applied psychology, basic psychology, hindsight bias, how does overconfidence impact the way we view theories and experiences, what is critical thinking, theory, hypothesis, operational definitions, replication, how do we know a theory is useful,validity, reliability

1) what is applied psychology ? basic psychology ? 2) what is hindsight bias? how does overconfidence impact the way we view theories and experiences? 3) what is critical thinking? theory? hypothesis? opertional definitions? replication? 4) how do we know a theory is useful? 5) what is validity? reliability? just

Operant conditioning

Compare and contrast reinforcement and punishment during your discussions in dealing with operant conditioning

How do psychologists explain the neurological basis of synesthesia?

1. What happens when the senses don't work quite as they're supposed to? 2. When more information is being delivered than what each sense is supposed to process? 3. When two senses are interconnected? 4. What about people with synesthesia? 5. How do psychologists explain the neurological basis of synesthesia?

Differences of top-down and bottom up cognitive processing

Suppose that you are accustomed to a certain bus stopping on a specific corner near your college campus. A bus stops, and you â??recognizeâ? it to be the customary bus; you fail to notice that the side of the bus has a totally different company name. How is this an example of top-down processing? What would be different if i