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RYERSONPSY 654Julia SpaniolFall

PSY 654 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2-7: Positron Emission Tomography, Golgi'S Method, Parahippocampal Gyrus

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RYERSONPSY 654Julia SpaniolFall

PSY 654 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Memory Consolidation, Free Recall, Retrograde Amnesia

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The process that transforms new memories into a state in which they are more resistant to disruption. A procedure for testing memory in which a partici
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RYERSONPSY 654Julia SpaniolFall

PSY654 Chapter 1: Chapter 1 Question & Answers : Fill in the blanks Cognitive Psychology PSY 654 Ryerson University

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A procedure used by early psychologists in which trained participants described their experiences and thought processes in response to stimuli. The abi
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RYERSONPSY 654Julia SpaniolFall

PSY654 Chapter 3: Chapter 3 Question & Answers : Fill in the blanks Cognitive Psychology PSY 654 Ryerson University

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Neural pathway, extending from the occipital lobe to the parietal lobe, that is associated with neural processing that occurs when people take action.
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RYERSONPSY 654Julia SpaniolFall

PSY 654 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Dual-Coding Theory, Mental Chronometry, Epiphenomenon

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A hypothesis, associated with paivio"s dual coding theory, that states that concrete nouns create images that other words can hang onto, which enhances
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RYERSONPSY 654Julia SpaniolFall

PSY 654 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Gender Role, Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster, Hot Air Balloon

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A subcortical structure that is involved in processing emotional aspects of experience, including memory for emotional events. Memory for dated events
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RYERSONPSY 654Julia SpaniolFall

PSY 654 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Semantic Dementia, Semantic Network, Temporal Lobe

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Damage to the atl has been connected with semantic de cits in dementia patients and with the savant syndrome. A process by which learning can occur in
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RYERSONPSY 654Julia SpaniolFall

PSY 654 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Creative Problem-Solving, Divergent Thinking, The Technique

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A technique in which people compare two problems that illustrate a principle. This technique is designed to help people discover similar structural fea
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RYERSONPSY 654Julia SpaniolFall

PSY654 Chapter 2: Chapter 2 Question & Answers : Fill in the blanks Cognitive Psychology PSY 654 Ryerson University

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Propagated electrical potential responsible for transmitting neural information and for communication between neurones. Action potentials typically tra
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RYERSONPSY 654Julia SpaniolFall

PSY 654 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Interference Theory, Echoic Memory, Frontal Lobe

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RYERSONPSY 654Kosha BramesfeldWinter

PSY 654 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: John Stuart Mill, Associationism, Cerebral Cortex

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Imitation: repetitions provide a way for infants to learn new behaviours and also to strengthen their bond with those they imitate. Statistical learnin
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RYERSONPSY 654Julia SpaniolFall

PSY 654 Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: Ultimatum Game, Organ Donation, Utility

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Events that are more easily remembered are judged to be more prob- able than events that are less easily remembered. The relative proportions of differ
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