Serial Position Curve
tendency to recall best the last and first items on a list
a tendency to search for information that supports out preconceptions and to ignore or distort contradictory evidence.
the process of getting memory out of storage
from 4-7 months, the infant spontaneously utters various sounds
the tendency to think of things only in terms of their usual functions; an impediment to problem solving.
a simple thinking strategy that often allows us to make judgments and solve problems efficiently; usually speedier but also more error prone than algorithms.
set of rules we use to derive meaning
in language, the smallest distinctive sound unit
a methodical, logical rule or procedure that guarantees solving a particular problem.
rules we use to order words into sentences
a tendency to approach a problem in one particular way, often a way that ahs been successful in the past.
the best example of a certain category
biological clock, body temperature rises and falls