The Psychology of Religious Knowing

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Using this approach, navigation bars can grow comfortably to much larger sizes. Association for Psychological Science, 20 (5), 22–25. In other words, data from amnesic patients can strengthen or weaken the experimental support for memory theories. Topics include memory, attention, perception, mental imagery, reading comprehension, problem solving, cognitive skills, decision making, social cognition, the the role of cognition in contexts such as athletic performance, law, mass media, medicine, art, theater, education, and politics.

Cognition and Extended Rational Choice

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For example, Marr (1982) found that previous theoretical assumptions about feature detectors in visual perception were oversimplified when he began to construct programs to specify precisely how feature extraction might occur (see Chapter 2). The fact that a person knows a lot about lets say math, biology, psychology and other academic subjects is irrelevant if one cannot conve... Visual perception; perceptual organisation; visual illusions; ambiguous images (can be seen in different ways); visual attention and the neural processes that give rise to them; effect of social aspects of behaviour, such as sexuality, on attention and perception.

Pathological Play in Borderline and Narcissistic

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D., University of Western Ontario):Multisensory Integration, Embodied Cognition, Neuroimaging, Computational Modeling Eduardo Mercado III (Ph. What is the relationship between attention and consciousness? Children are now capable of conservation, which was difficult in the previous stage; children understand that objects or quantities remain the same even if there is a change in their physical appearance. And these symptoms also result when we are excited by moral perceptions, as of pathos, magnanimity, or courage.[...] In all cases of intellectual or moral rapture we find that, unless there be coupled a bodily reverberation of some kind with the mere thought of the object and cognition of its quality; unless we actually laugh at the neatness of the demonstration or witticism; unless we thrill at the case of justice, or tingle at the act of magnanimity; our state of mind can hardly be called emotional at all.

The Little Mindfulness Workbook

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Behavioral psychology uses this basic principle of conditioning to re-train people who suffer from psychological disorders, by re-training the conditioned responses people have toward specific conditioned stimuli. The evidence, then, leads us to the following conclusions about the role of student and teacher in learning: Learning requires a change in the learner, which can only be brought about by what the learner does.

Creativity 101 (The Psych 101 Series)

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The algorithm would do the following: Identify the original source of information (tweets) in the network. His mother, Rebecca Jackson, was intelligent and energetic, but Jean found her a bit neurotic -- an impression that he said led to his interest in psychology, but away from pathology! In real life, cues to depth are often provided by movement, either of the observer or of objects in the visual environment. Libby, "Remembering life experiences" (In E.

Imagery in Psychology: A Reference Guide

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Short-term memory, also known as working memory, has a limited capacity. How do we generate insights in the absence of new information from the external world? These cases are challenging, interesting, and rewarding when the outcomes include therapeutic and functional improvements. LeDoux could explain this conflict by assuming that the fear is produced by the fast-acting system, whereas the conflicting knowledge is produced by the slow-acting system.

Readings in Human Intelligence (University Paperbacks)

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Beginning with Darwin's cousin, Francis Galton (1869), racist or classist eugenicists believed that intelligence is not only heritable, but also unchangeable, so they argued that poor and minority children cannot or should not be raised up (see Gould, 1996). There is a great deal of research showing that, under some circumstances, people are better at remembering information that they create for themselves than information they receive passively (Bobrow & Bower, 1969; Slamecka & Graf, 1972).

Pioneering Studies in Cognitive Neuroscience

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All rights reserved. 13% more blood flow within area V4 with the coloured stimuli, but other areas were not more affected by colour (Figure 2.16). If the program runs successfully and produces outputs that resemble human responses, then we might conclude that the theory is coherent and plausible. Howard Rachlin of the State University of New York at Stony Brook and Dr. Dollard and Miller (1941) include: love, prestige, money, power. They studied what is known as the phonemic restoration effect.

Human and Machine Vision: Analogies and Divergencies (NATO

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Children in this stage can work out story problems that do not ask for the abstract but deal with facts alone. When you have a memory of something that has happened a long time ago but it is as clear as yesterday this is known as urgent memory. 3000 - and 4000 - Level Courses: Prerequisite: Instructor's permission and PSYC UN1001 or UN1010, or the equivalent. First, the amnesia usually has a gradual onset. The intensity of light reflecting from any given pixel fluctuates continuously, and so there is a danger that the grey-level representation will be distorted by these momentary fluctuations.

The Complementary Nature Of Reality

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Queensland (UQ) - Cognitive Science Research Group: Research and publications in cognitive science, optimization, learning dynamics, cognitive neuropsychology, pattern representations, learning and systematicity, game playing, and connectionist methodology. A weakness of the cognitive approach relates to the validity of measuring cognitive processes. Later, in 1964, he published the book God and Golem, Inc., which he subtitled “a comment on certain points where cybernetics impinges on religion.” He was concerned that someday machines may overtake us, their creators.