Category Archives: Physiological Aspects

Lexical Access in Speech Production (Cognition)

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Thus, the first rule clearly represents a social contract—having a tattoo is the requirement one has to meet if one is being permitted the benefit of eating cassava root—while the second is a non-social rule which simply expresses the hypothesis that duikers and ostrich eggs are frequently found in close proximity. So, from an evolutionary and a functional point of view, the brain is intrinsically and by its nature an organ of computation - a set of information-processing devices realized in neural tissue (Cosmides & Tooby, 1987; Tooby & Cosmides, 1992; Pinker, 1997).

Quantifying Human Information Processing (Potomac Institute

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Theory and practical application of light and fluorescence microscopy in the biological sciences. (S/U grading only.)�W. (W.) Zito Project�1 hour. The actualizations of these affective tendencies are sensibly regarded as responses toward the status of one’s goals (see Lazarus 2001). Performance of these tests required a mini- mum of verbal ability. (Courtesy of the Psychological Corporation, New York.) The Otis Self-Administering Tests of Mental Ability.

Touch and Blindness: Psychology and Neuroscience

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There are some very subjective pieces to color psychology as well as some more accepted and proven elements. It is a way of thinking about psychology that can be applied to any topic within it. A different, but well known approach to personality is that of Sigmund Freud, whose structural theory of personality divided personality into the ego, superego, and id. Does the positive psychology movement have legs [Special issue]?

Introduction to Biological Psychology/Study Guide

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Look inward not outward for anger control. Entrepreneurs from any field can exhibit their products and can give a presentation on their products which should be helpful in business development and marketing. Understanding the factors that impact on brain development and brain function in musicians can empower music teachers to unlock each learner’s full potential, a new study suggests. Injuries to the right cerebral cortex seldom affect language ability, while those to the left, if of any consequence, almost always do.

Psychophysics: The Fundamentals

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Those few represented a gene pool too small to provide much in the way of variation, and there is a fear that something, perhaps another disease to which the current population has no genetic immunity, will kill off the remaining cheetahs. 2 Of course, we can also argue that this same ingenuity has enhanced human life to the point that human life, and all other life on earth, is threatened. Here is an excerpt from the Foundation's mission statement: Established in 1995 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation is a resource for people committed to spreading kindness.

Body Language Secrets: Studying Body Language. The ABC of

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These tests measure general creative thinking abilities like ability to think of a variety of ideas on a given topic/ situation. Various studies show that a perceived lack of control over events exacerbates the harmful effects of stress, control over events tends to lessen stress. 1. This distinction between empirical and rational psychology was picked up in Diderot's Encyclopedie and was popularized in France by Maine de Biran.

Principles of Brain Stimulation

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In addition, the model fails to explain how the effects of cognitive anxiety and physiological arousal on performance occur. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance 21: 109-127. Personality differences in monozygotic twins discordant for cannabis use. The "suffocation alarm" theory of panic attacks: A critical commentary. A specific rationale and methodologies are discussed. We may struggle against this impulse and manage to hold it back, but it will be there nevertheless.

The Biology of Thought: A Neuronal Mechanism in the

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The thinking process is so vast and complex that there are too many conceivable solutions to the problem of how cognitive operation could be accomplished. Evans et al. (2000) demonstrated a potential link between goal setting and increased self-efficacy and motivation. Psychoanalysis attempts to help patients resolve their inner conflicts. The effects of early social-emotional and relationship experience on the development of young orphanage children.

Meditation Made Stupid Simple

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Psychometric research typically involves two major research tasks, namely: (i) the construction of instruments and procedures for measurement; and (ii) the development and refinement of theoretical approaches to measurement. Kirylo outline an overarching theoretical framework for a positive psychology, supported by psychoanalytic, existential, humanistic, and transpersonal theories. For example, shape is an abstraction from a physical object, which has many aspects in addition to shape.

Purpose, Meaning, and Action: Control Systems Theories in

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The task was to group the problems based on their similarities. Marketing and advertising are well-known for utilizing color psychology. Would you design a high-intensity or moderate-intensity workout? When grayed, warmed, or cooled, green makes an excellent background. Now having tried to call your attention to the striking contrasts between the characteristics of consciousness as a unity and a unifying activity, and the characteristics of material objects aggregated in spatial relations let us attempt to trace apparent analogies or resemblances that may be made out when we limit attention to one aspect in consciousness viz., the occurrence of changes, and seek for similarities between the objective changes in the nervous organism and the subjective changes within consciousness.