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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

Kuhn's criteria for a scientific revolution

Clearly explain Kuhn's criteria for a scientific revolution. Take a position on whether you think the cognitive movement qualifies as a revolution according to Kuhn's criteria.

Wegner's two-factor theory

Define ironic processes of control and describe Wegner's two-factor theory that accounts for the resultant errors. Wegner used the example of putting a golf ball to illustrate his ironic process theory. Describe another scenario during which ironic effects may interfere with the task at hand.

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


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

Models of representation

Which model of representation is more equitable--the single-member district or proportional representation? Why?

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

Cognitive functioning

Why is cognitive functioning crucial to everyday existence? How does cognitive functioning enhance diversity?