Potential Short Answer Questions Summer 16
What problems do linearity and invariance present to theorists when trying to explain speech
Problems with linearity:
1. Speech is a continuous unsegmented sequence.
2. Speech sounds are not linear, t
Nov 9th 2014
Discuss the following questions as they relate to you regarding self-disclosure. How
comfortable do you feel sharing personal information with friends? Why or why
not? With whom do you share the most? Wh
THE AMAZING THESIS WORKSHEET
A thesis is the point of your essay, the idea you wish to explain and defend.
There are zillions of ways to write a good thesis sentence, but, in general, a thesis
contains three elements: a qualification, a gene
1. What did you learn?
Most notably, I learned the five stages of dying, introduced by Elisabeth Kubler
Ross. The five stages included: denial and isolation, anger, bargaining, depression,
and acceptance (605).
2. Why is it important?
Kubler Rosss five st
Adult Interview Research Project
You are invited to participate in a research project facilitated by Meredith College's
Psychology Department led through the Life Span Developmental Psychology course. The
purpose of this research project is to analyze how
Psychology Test Study Guide 1. What is social psychology? o Social Psychology is the subfield that attempts to explain how the actual, imagined, or implied presence of others influences the thoughts, feelings and behaviors of individuals o Social Psy
A crucial concept The understanding that life has evolved is a fundamental principle in modern biology All of modern biology is unified by the concept of evolution A short history of the development of evolutionary thought Early ideas held that
CogLab Report: Signal Detection
Introduction The question under investigation is the validity of results, that is, whether or not the results are good data or not. Researchers must find ways to design an experiment to make sure the participants are
CogLab Report: Serial Position
Introduction A general finding of free-recall tasks is that recall of an item is strongly influenced by its position in a list. A common finding is that the last few items in the list are remembered best (called a rece
CogLab Report: Memory Span
Introduction The question under investigation is memory span, that is, the measure of working memory capacity. Many theories of cognition propose that there is a short-term or working memory system that is able to hold a l
CogLab Report: Encoding Specificity
Introduction According to the encoding specificity principle, the recollection of an event depends on the interaction between the properties of the encoded event and the properties of the encoded retrieval informa
CogLab Report: Change Detection
Introduction The question under investigation is change blindness, that is, the difficulty in detecting changes in scenes. Ronald Rensink and coworkers did a similar experiment where they presented one picture to a su
CogLab Report: Stroop Effect
Introduction The question under investigation is the Stroop Effect, which is using a task in which a person is instructed to respond to one aspect of a stimulus and ignore another aspect. The specific task in question is