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EXERCISE BRAIN VOCABULARY
Accumulation
Cognitive
Counteract
Deteriorates
a mass or quantity of something that has been gradually acqui…
referring to the mental action or process of acquiring knowle…
to act against something in order to reduce its forces
becomes progressively worse
Accumulation
a mass or quantity of something that has been gradually acqui…
Cognitive
referring to the mental action or process of acquiring knowle…
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Social Cognition
Cognition
Social Cognition
The processes used in social cognition:
Personal perception
Refers to the mental processes involved in acquiring knowledg…
Refers to the mental processes of which people make sense of…
- Interpreting.... - Analysing.... - Remembering.... - Using.
Forming impressions of others.
Cognition
Refers to the mental processes involved in acquiring knowledg…
Social Cognition
Refers to the mental processes of which people make sense of…
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Lesson 11 Vocab
Cognition
Corpulent
Elaborate
Innovate
the mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and under…
fat
involving many carefully arranged parts or details; detailed…
make changes in something established, especially by introduc…
Cognition
the mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and under…
Corpulent
fat
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Learning and Cognition Intro
Cognitive Psychology
Nativism: (nature)
Philosophical empiricism: (nurture)
Empiricism
Study of the processes involved in ... - acquiring... - storing ... -t…
the philosophical view that certain kinds of knowledge are in…
the philosophical view that all knowledge is acquired through…
need to see it to believe it
Cognitive Psychology
Study of the processes involved in ... - acquiring... - storing ... -t…
Nativism: (nature)
the philosophical view that certain kinds of knowledge are in…
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Cognitive Psychology - Chapter 1 Approaches to Human Cognition
Cognition
Cognitive Psychology
Cognitive Neuropsychology
Experimental CP, Cognitive Neuroscienc…
The mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and under…
Understanding Human Cognition by observing behaviour is known…
Combining Behaviour and the Brain to understand Human Cogniti…
What are the four main approaches to human cognoition?
Cognition
The mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and under…
Cognitive Psychology
Understanding Human Cognition by observing behaviour is known…
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CP Psych Unit 7: Cognition
Encoding
Storing
Retrieving
Sensory Memory
Converting information into a form which will be retained in…
Holding information in memory for later use
Recovering information from storage in memory
The first, normally unconscious stage of memory which holds a…
Encoding
Converting information into a form which will be retained in…
Storing
Holding information in memory for later use
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AP Psych - 7B Cognition
Cognition
Concept
Prototype
Problem Solving
-Cognition is the mental process of knowing, including aspect…
-A mental grouping of similar things, events, and people that…
-are used to enhance memory and recall, since you can keep a…
-a mental process that involves discovering, analyzing and so…
Cognition
-Cognition is the mental process of knowing, including aspect…
Concept
-A mental grouping of similar things, events, and people that…
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Mental Processes
Cognitive Psychology
Cognitive Neuroscience
Cognition
Bottom Up Processing
Concerns itself with the structure and functions of the mind
Combines knowledge about the brain with knowledge about cogni…
Based on ones mental representation of the world, such as ima…
Information input to the mind from the sensory system
Cognitive Psychology
Concerns itself with the structure and functions of the mind
Cognitive Neuroscience
Combines knowledge about the brain with knowledge about cogni…
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Methods of acquiring knowledge (ch 1)
Intuition
Rationalism
Authority
Impiricism
When one feels they have knowledge or insight but cannot stat…
Acquisition of knowledge base reasoning.
Basis for accepting information because it is acquired from a…
Acquisition of knowledge through experience.
Intuition
When one feels they have knowledge or insight but cannot stat…
Rationalism
Acquisition of knowledge base reasoning.
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Introduction to Education Midterm D. Van Wyk Valley High School
pedagogy
static content
dynamic content
professional development
the art or profession of training, teaching, or instructing... s…
curriculum that teachers are responsible for teaching.
the knowledge and skills a teacher uses to teach.
Activities that enhance teachers' professional knowledge, com…
pedagogy
the art or profession of training, teaching, or instructing... s…
static content
curriculum that teachers are responsible for teaching.
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Cognition - Information Processing and Memory
What is Memory?
Memory Involves 3 Processes
Encoding
Storing
ability to retain info, over time
encoding, store, retrieve
making a mental representation of the info
placing encoded info into memory for later recall
What is Memory?
ability to retain info, over time
Memory Involves 3 Processes
encoding, store, retrieve
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Psych ch.1
Applied psychology
Clinical psychology:
Cognition:
Critical thinking:
the branch of psychology concerned with every day, practical…
is the branch of psychology concerned with diagnosis and trea…
refers to the mental processes involved in acquiring knowledge
is the use of cognitive skills and strategies that increase t…
Applied psychology
the branch of psychology concerned with every day, practical…
Clinical psychology:
is the branch of psychology concerned with diagnosis and trea…
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Psychology Chapter 7 (Cognition and Mental Abilities)
Cognition
Language
Phonemes
Morphemes
thinking
A flexible system of communication that uses sounds, rules, g…
The basic sounds that make up any language
The smallest meaningful units of speech, such as simple words…
Cognition
thinking
Language
A flexible system of communication that uses sounds, rules, g…
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Chapter 1: The Evolution of Psychology
Psyche
Structuralism
Functionalism
Behaviorism
The study of the soul
Based on the notion that psychology was to analyze consciousn…
Belief that psychology should investigate the function of con…
A theoretical orientation based on the premise that scientifi…
Psyche
The study of the soul
Structuralism
Based on the notion that psychology was to analyze consciousn…
Chapter 1: The Evolution of Psychology
Psyche
Structuralism
Functionalism
Behaviorism
The study of the soul
Based on the notion that psychology was to analyze consciousn…
Belief that psychology should investigate the function of con…
A theoretical orientation based on the premise that scientifi…
Psyche
The study of the soul
Structuralism
Based on the notion that psychology was to analyze consciousn…
CLOA Terms
CLOA Principle: "Mental representation…
CLOA Principle: "Mental processes can…
Schema
Informed Consent
The basis of this principle is that the way we process and or…
Research in the CLOA studies mental processes through the len…
Schemas are cognitive structures that provide a framework for…
Informed consent refers to the process where the participant…
CLOA Principle: "Mental representation…
The basis of this principle is that the way we process and or…
CLOA Principle: "Mental processes can…
Research in the CLOA studies mental processes through the len…
Random Terms Chapter 1
Structuralism
Functionalsim
Psychoanalytic theory
Behaviorism
was based on the notion that the task of psychology is to ana…
Was based on the belief that psychology should investigate th…
attempts to explain personality, motivation, and mental disor…
is the theoretical orientation based on the premise that scie…
Structuralism
was based on the notion that the task of psychology is to ana…
Functionalsim
Was based on the belief that psychology should investigate th…
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Psychology. theories
psychoanalytic
cognitive
humanistical
sociocultural
Sigmund Freud. focuses on treating mental disorders by recogn…
refers to the mental processes involved in acquiring knowledge
Carl Rogers. emphasises free-will, destinies to achieve full…
examines how cultural and political experience effect our eve…
psychoanalytic
Sigmund Freud. focuses on treating mental disorders by recogn…
cognitive
refers to the mental processes involved in acquiring knowledge
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COGNITION, LEARNING, AND LANGUAGE
Cognition:
Learning:
Language:
Historical perspectives for AAs in reg…
The mental activities involved in acquiring and processing in…
Any lasting change in behavior resulting from experience; acq…
A system of communicative sounds and sometimes [though not ne…
1. Generally found to be less competitive in terms of general…
Cognition:
The mental activities involved in acquiring and processing in…
Learning:
Any lasting change in behavior resulting from experience; acq…
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Unit 4 Mental Health
mental
crucial
resource
anticipate
involving the mind or an intellectual process
(adj.) of supreme importance, decisive, critical
any necessity of life, such as water, nutrients, light, food,…
(v.) regard something as probable or likely
mental
involving the mind or an intellectual process
crucial
(adj.) of supreme importance, decisive, critical
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Piaget
Accommodation
Adaptation
Assimilation
Cognitive development
Accommodation is a process of change in which an existing sch…
Adaptation is the process of adjusting to the demands of the…
Assimilation is a process of incorporation of some outside ev…
Focuses on a child's development in terms of information proc…
Accommodation
Accommodation is a process of change in which an existing sch…
Adaptation
Adaptation is the process of adjusting to the demands of the…
cognitive first
cognition
introspection-wundt... ->part of structur…
behaviorism
criticism of behaviorist approach
the processes or faculties by which knowledge is acquired and…
19th century- the goal is to investigate mental states-to inv…
you cannot conduct an observation on a mental event! ... a menta…
*chomsky->language is too complex to say we leanred it from r…
cognition
the processes or faculties by which knowledge is acquired and…
introspection-wundt... ->part of structur…
19th century- the goal is to investigate mental states-to inv…
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IELTS Vocabulary Topic 2 - Mental and physical development (the body and the mind)
able to run
abstract concept (n)
acquire (v)
bear in mind
toddler stage
comp (n)
learning - learn (a skill)
phrase - remember
able to run
toddler stage
abstract concept (n)
comp (n)
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Constructivism and the Construction of Knowledge
Constructivism
Constructivist believe that....
Characteristics of Constructivism
Cognitive Constructivism (individual)
Theoretical perspective proposing that learners construct, ra…
we are able to construct knowledge (sometimes mistakenly) bas…
--Emphasizes learning and not teaching.... --Encourages and acce…
Focus on internal, individual constructions of knowledge. Kno…
Constructivism
Theoretical perspective proposing that learners construct, ra…
Constructivist believe that....
we are able to construct knowledge (sometimes mistakenly) bas…
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Psychology Chapter 1 - The Evolution of Psychology
Structuralism
Introspection
Functionalism
Unconscious
based on the notion that the task of psychology is to analyze…
the careful, systematic self-obvservation of one's own consci…
based on the belief that psychology should investigate the fu…
contains thoughts, memories, and desires that are well below…
Structuralism
based on the notion that the task of psychology is to analyze…
Introspection
the careful, systematic self-obvservation of one's own consci…
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Psychology's modern history
Applied psychology
Clinical psychology
Rise of clinical psychology
Cognition
The branch of psychology concerned with everyday ,practical p…
Branch of psychology concerned with diagnosis and treatment o…
Early days, focus on psychological testing and and adjustment…
Mental processes involved in acquiring knowledge
Applied psychology
The branch of psychology concerned with everyday ,practical p…
Clinical psychology
Branch of psychology concerned with diagnosis and treatment o…
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Cognition
Cognition
Executive function
Declarative episodic memory
Declarative semantic memory
The mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and under…
Voluntary use of cognition
Memory of facts and events, and refers to those memories that…
General world knowledge that we have accumulated throughout o…
Cognition
The mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and under…
Executive function
Voluntary use of cognition
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Cognition
cognition
association areas
parietal lobe association area
damage to parietal lobe association ar…
the range of mental processes by which we acquire and use kno…
constitutes about 75% of all brain tissue... where cognition fun…
involved in PERCEIVING stimuli
people will become unaware of objects on opposite sides of th…
cognition
the range of mental processes by which we acquire and use kno…
association areas
constitutes about 75% of all brain tissue... where cognition fun…
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Piaget
Accommodation
Adaptation
Assimilation
Cognitive development
Accommodation is a process of change in which an existing sch…
Adaptation is the process of adjusting to the demands of the…
Assimilation is a process of incorporation of some outside ev…
Focuses on a child's development in terms of information proc…
Accommodation
Accommodation is a process of change in which an existing sch…
Adaptation
Adaptation is the process of adjusting to the demands of the…
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Chapter 7 phycology thinking language and intelligence
mental activities involved in acquirin…
manipulation of mental representations…
mental representation of objects or ev…
the building blocks of thought
cognition
thinking
mental image
-concepts... -formal concepts... -natural concepts... -protolype ... -exe…
mental activities involved in acquirin…
cognition
manipulation of mental representations…
thinking
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Chapter 1: Knowledge and Beliefs About Reading
belief system
best practice
literacy event
new literacies
a theoretical orientation and philosophical approach to the t…
thoughtful, informed, state-of-the-art teaching in which lite…
any powerful, authentic instance of the use of language to co…
the knowledge, skills, strategies, and dispositions needed to…
belief system
a theoretical orientation and philosophical approach to the t…
best practice
thoughtful, informed, state-of-the-art teaching in which lite…
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BRAIN, COGNITION AND BEHAVIOUR LECTURE 1
Cognition
Methods of studying cognition
Pre 1861
1861-1879
Mental processes involved in obtaining knowledge e.g. memory…
-Cognitive Psychology - look at functions and how things work…
-400 BC Hippocrates thought that thoughts, ideas feelings com…
-Anatomy Act 1832 - most countries allowed dissection... -1861 B…
Cognition
Mental processes involved in obtaining knowledge e.g. memory…
Methods of studying cognition
-Cognitive Psychology - look at functions and how things work…
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psych ch.1
wilhelm wundt
structuralism
edward titchner
introspection
person. father of psychology. first psych lab. study of consc…
understanding components of mental experience and their relat…
person. structuralism
careful, systematic self-observation of one's own conscious e…
wilhelm wundt
person. father of psychology. first psych lab. study of consc…
structuralism
understanding components of mental experience and their relat…
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PL100: Lesson 15Intelligence
Intelligence
Intelligence quotient (IQ)
Psychometrics
Crystallized intelligence
The ability to acquire knowledge, to think and reason effecti…
The ratio of mental age to chronological age, multiplied by 1…
The statistical study of psychological tests
The ability to apply previously acquired knowledge to current…
Intelligence
The ability to acquire knowledge, to think and reason effecti…
Intelligence quotient (IQ)
The ratio of mental age to chronological age, multiplied by 1…
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Chapter 12
classification
cognition
discrimination
dynamic
the action or process of classifying something according to s…
the mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and under…
recognition and understanding of the difference between one t…
positive, energetic, active, and full of new ideas
classification
the action or process of classifying something according to s…
cognition
the mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and under…
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Cognitive Learning
Learning
Cognitive Conceptions of Learning
Cognitive Psychology
Metacognition
the way in which people acquire new knowledge and skills and…
focus on the acquisition of knowledge and knowledge structure…
concerned with various mental activities related to human inf…
higher-level processes of learners
Learning
the way in which people acquire new knowledge and skills and…
Cognitive Conceptions of Learning
focus on the acquisition of knowledge and knowledge structure…
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Educational psychology flash cards
educational psychology
William James
John Dewey
EL Thurndike
a branch of psychology that specializes in the application of…
focused on observing, teaching, and learning in the classroom…
viewed the child as an active learner... -focused on the "whole…
focused on scientific underpinning of learning... -assessment a…
educational psychology
a branch of psychology that specializes in the application of…
William James
focused on observing, teaching, and learning in the classroom…
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PSY Chpt.1,2,3,5
John B Watson
Sigmund Freud
Cognition
Clinical psychology
Founder of behaviorism
Developed psychoanalytic theory
Mental processes involved in acquiring knowledge
branch of psychology concerned with diagnosis and treatment
John B Watson
Founder of behaviorism
Sigmund Freud
Developed psychoanalytic theory
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Chapter 13: Social Cognition
Cognition
Social Cognition
The processes used in social cognition:
Personal perception
Refers to the mental processes involved in acquiring knowledg…
Refers to the mental processes of which people make sense of…
- Interpreting.... - Analysing.... - Remembering.... - Using.
Forming impressions of others.
Cognition
Refers to the mental processes involved in acquiring knowledg…
Social Cognition
Refers to the mental processes of which people make sense of…
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Card 2
metacognition
cognate
cognizant
incognito
awareness and understanding of one's own thought processes
something or someone with the same origin or properties as an…
Having knowledge or being aware of
in disguise
metacognition
awareness and understanding of one's own thought processes
cognate
something or someone with the same origin or properties as an…
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Flowers for Algernon PR#10-11
cognition
incinerator
marooned
outstrip
The mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and under…
An apparatus for burning waste material, especially industria…
Leave (someone) trapped and alone in an inaccessible place, e…
Move faster than and overtake (someone else)
cognition
The mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and under…
incinerator
An apparatus for burning waste material, especially industria…
AP psychology chapter 1
psychology
empirical approach
pseudo-psychology
confirmation bias
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
a study conducted via careful observations and scientifically…
Erroneous assertions or practices set forth as being scientif…
the tendency to attend to evidence that complements and confi…
psychology
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
empirical approach
a study conducted via careful observations and scientifically…
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Intro to psychology
psychology
behavior
cognition
psychiatry
The scientific study of the human mind and its functions.
The way in which one acts or conducts oneself, especially tow…
The mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and under…
The study and treatment of mental illness, emotional disturba…
psychology
The scientific study of the human mind and its functions.
behavior
The way in which one acts or conducts oneself, especially tow…
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social cognition and social influences on behaviour
Social Cognition
Person Perception
prejudice
Tricomponent model
is a sub-topic of social psychology that focuses on how peopl…
The mental processes used to form impressions and draw conclu…
Holding a negative attitude towards the members of a group, b…
An explanation of attitudes in terms of three related compone…
Social Cognition
is a sub-topic of social psychology that focuses on how peopl…
Person Perception
The mental processes used to form impressions and draw conclu…
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Chapter 2 Learning in diverse classrooms
analytical intelligence
assistive technologies
challenges
creative intelligence
defined by Robert Sternberg as the kind of intelligence that…
special tools, mainly computer related, to assist individuals…
a term used to refer to individuals who have special needs or…
defined by Robert Sternburg as the type of intelligence that…
analytical intelligence
defined by Robert Sternberg as the kind of intelligence that…
assistive technologies
special tools, mainly computer related, to assist individuals…
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PSYX 100 Ch.1
Structuralism
Introspection
Functionalism
Unconscious
Was based on the notion that the task of psychology is to ana…
The careful, systematic self-observation of one's own conscio…
Based on the belief that psychology should investigate the fu…
Contains thoughts, memories, and desires that are well below…
Structuralism
Was based on the notion that the task of psychology is to ana…
Introspection
The careful, systematic self-observation of one's own conscio…
24 terms
Chap 7 Cognition-mental abilities
Cognition
Three building blocks of cognition
Language
Language in terms of images
The processes whereby we acquire and use knowledge
Thinking, language, intelligence.
Flexible flexible system of communication that uses sounds, r…
Mental representations of sensory experiences allow us to thi…
Cognition
The processes whereby we acquire and use knowledge
Three building blocks of cognition
Thinking, language, intelligence.
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Cognitive approach
Cognition
Main principles
Schemas
Bartlett
The mental act or process by which knowledge is acquired
~Focusses on thought processes rather than the behavioural ou…
A mental framework of beliefs and expectations that influence…
~Told English people to read a Native American legend and rem…
Cognition
The mental act or process by which knowledge is acquired
Main principles
~Focusses on thought processes rather than the behavioural ou…
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ELED 200 Chapter 7 Terms - Complex Cognitive Processes
complex cognitive processes
metacognition
learning strategy
overt strategy
cognitive process that involves going well beyond information…
knowledge and beliefs about the nature of human cognitive pro…
one or more cognitive processes used intentionally for a part…
learning strategy that is at least partially evident in a lea…
complex cognitive processes
cognitive process that involves going well beyond information…
metacognition
knowledge and beliefs about the nature of human cognitive pro…
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Ch 1-4 terms
structuralism
introspection
functionalism
unconscious
was based on the notion that the task of psychology is to ana…
or the careful, systematic self-observation of one's own cons…
based on the belief that psychology should investigate the fu…
contains thoughts, memories, and desires that are well below…
structuralism
was based on the notion that the task of psychology is to ana…
introspection
or the careful, systematic self-observation of one's own cons…
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