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Applied Final PaperOver the last three decades, much of the data for various cognitive models has come from individualssuffering from different types of cognitive impairment. These studies have allowed for the development ofmany theories of ‘normal’ cognitive function For example, studies of patients with prosopagnosia haveinformed the development of the Bruce and Young model of face recognition (see Young,1998,).The written report for this course will examine the role of cognitive impairment in informing theories ofmemory and cognition.Instructions:Below are the steps you will need to take to create your research paper.1.Choose a specific cognitive impairment and the ‘normal’ cognitive process for which this impairmenthas provided evidence.2.Research your topic using theUMGC libraryor other sources for peer-reviewed researcharticles/journals.3.Choose at least five (5) peer-reviewed resources to support your research.4.Construct your argument:1.Describe in detail the specific cognitive impairment you have researched.2.Explain the theory underlying the ‘normal’ cognitive process that emerged from this cognitiveimpairment. This explanation should use, if available, data from studies of cognitively‘normal’ and ‘abnormal’ individuals.3.Discuss any relevant limitations of the theory, use of cognitive impairment, etc.4.Conclude your paperAs you write your paper, remember to illustrate/supportrelevant points (concepts, topics, and logic) withsound research, evident through the integration of properly cited theory and facts collected frompeer-reviewed* journal articles (published within the last five years).

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Psychology, Traumatic brain injury

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