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A mnemonic device is a memory device that you use to try to remember information, usually strings of words. To create a mnemonic device, you should take the words and try to use the first letters...

Latest answer posted May 31, 2013 5:38 am UTC

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From a research-based perspective, there is evidence that proves the interdependence of all three memory systems: the sensory, the short-term and the long term memories. This entails that all three...

Latest answer posted November 25, 2012 2:41 pm UTC

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The cognitive skill that is mostly used for tasks that involve simplicity and complexity is cognitive processing speed. As a measure of cognitive proficiency, processing speed entails the use of...

Latest answer posted November 27, 2012 6:18 pm UTC

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Relevant and irrelevant information are determined through discerning the qualities of such information and judging them under a specific scope. This type of cognitive activity is possible through...

Latest answer posted November 27, 2012 7:17 pm UTC

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This is a good question for which there are several theories and causes. The first is retrieval failure. The concept of retrieval suggests that memories are latent in our minds and can be...

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The Modal Model of the Mind was proposed by a number of psychologists (Atkinson & Shiffrin, 1968; Waugh & Norman, 1965) in order to explain how our brain stores information. The model...

Latest answer posted November 12, 2012 4:58 pm UTC

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Out of the four most salient reasons behind the failure to retrieve information, the particular act of "misremembering" is a result of reason number three of memory failure theory, which is...

Latest answer posted November 22, 2012 4:28 pm UTC

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The concept of "intelligence" does not have one official definition under the parameters of cognitive psychology. Extensive research in the area continues to bring up new discoveries about neural...

Latest answer posted November 1, 2012 4:21 pm UTC

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The Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis states that the language of a person determines the way he or she perceives their environment and society. It is a way of explaining cultural heterogeneity through an...

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This is often referred to as the mind-brain question or the question of materialism. In other words, is mind something can can be explained completely as a physical mechanism or is it not possible...

Latest answer posted November 15, 2012 1:31 am UTC

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Long Term Memory (LTM) is divided into two categories, one being the explicit LTM and the other being the implicit LTM. The explicit LTM deals with with preconscious memory, which contends the...

Latest answer posted November 25, 2012 3:21 am UTC

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In order for a memory to be saved information must be inputted both into a computer and into the human brain. For a person information is saved through experiences from our environment and are...

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The first biological factor that seems to be involved in long term memory is sleep. Much of long term memory is encoded and stored during sleep, especially during dreaming or Rapid Eye Movement...

Latest answer posted November 25, 2012 10:45 pm UTC

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Most professionals need a significant amount of information in long term memory in order to complete their jobs successfully. Professional careers are part of a knowledge economy in which one is...

Latest answer posted November 25, 2012 10:18 pm UTC

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The first problem with this issue is that there is some question as to whether human beings can understand intentions completely. Most people when they speak may have a mixture of intentions which...

Latest answer posted December 2, 2012 4:25 am UTC

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Computer architecture contains elements that can be compared to short term and working memory. The Central Processing Unit or CPU or most computers consists of a small amount of working memory...

Latest answer posted November 15, 2012 1:38 am UTC

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Alcohol impedes short-term memory function and can, over a period of time, impede long-term memory function as well. It slows the neuro-cognitive processes associated high order reasoning and...

Latest answer posted January 7, 2013 12:49 am UTC

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As long as language is treated as a grammar—a set of rules governing the relationship between the signifier and the signified, electronic programming is up to the task. But there are several...

Latest answer posted November 29, 2012 3:54 pm UTC

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This has been an ongoing issue in the development of software for such purposes and speech recognition, translation, and artificial intelligence. The aspects of speech which are purely denotative,...

Latest answer posted November 29, 2012 4:42 am UTC

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Whether our interpretation of the meaning of an utterance is determined mainly by precise wording or by other factors such as tone or facial expression or context depends on the phrase and...

Latest answer posted November 29, 2012 4:50 am UTC

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As humans age, our memory strategies become more sophisticated and purposeful. Interventions that teach people how to maximize their ability to create and recall memories further improves this...

Latest answer posted May 24, 2013 4:17 am UTC

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Spiro, Feltovich, and Coulson (1995) define their Cognitive Flexibility theory as an ability to restructure schema and perform actions in a way different than what we are used to, given a change in...

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Applied art experts are professionals who work in areas such as fashion design, industrial, graphic, and interior design, photography, and some forms of architecture. Experts in applied art are...

Latest answer posted December 5, 2012 6:42 pm UTC

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Intelligence is not the single best predictor of success. Intelligence is a form of natural talent. It relates to one's ability to function cognitively in the domains of pattern recognition,...

Latest answer posted August 3, 2013 4:20 pm UTC

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The field of cognitive psychology is based on quantitative and qualitative data analysis of human intelligence. However, most of the inquiry that has been performed in this area has been prompted...

Latest answer posted November 1, 2012 5:56 pm UTC

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Most professionals have developed an intuitive sense of how their own memory works. For example, they know that being alert, getting adequate sleeping, not consuming alcohol or other mind-altering...

Latest answer posted November 25, 2012 10:24 pm UTC

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The practical application of different aspects of memory in a professional setting entails the activation of sensory, short, or long term memory for the production or completion of tasks. One...

Latest answer posted November 25, 2012 10:35 pm UTC

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Many businesses rely on employee's memory to a large degree. This is especially the cases with service businesses and retail businesses. Sales people can increase sales by remembering customers and...

Latest answer posted November 25, 2012 10:11 pm UTC

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