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    What are the components of the modal model?

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    Also known as the standard theory the components are sensory stores, short-term stores, and long-term stores.

    • PSY 435-Modal Model
    • 43 terms
    • Vocabulary for PSY 435-Modal Model. Find, create, and access Memory processes, free recall, flashcards with Course Hero.
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    Ebbinghaus's resutls

    • Forgetting
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    • Vocabulary for Forgetting. Find, create, and access Memory processes, retrograde amnesia, Decay theory, Interference theory flashcards with Course Hero.
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    What is encoding?

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    • Encoding represents the process by which the attributes of memory are established • The binding together of different attributes into a representation – An episode

    • Encoding and retrival
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    • Vocabulary for Encoding and retrival. Find, create, and access temporal context, recall study example, flashcards with Course Hero.
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    What is explicit memory?

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    tests that directly require memories from the past – Free recall, cued recall, etc. -can be semantic or episodic -conscious awareness of the task (Declarative (i.e., eposodic)

    • PSY 435-Multiple memory systems
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    • Vocabulary for PSY 435-Multiple memory systems. Find, create, and access flashcards with Course Hero.
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    Language

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    A language is a system of symbols, sounds, meanings, and rules of combination that allows for communication among humans

    • Exam-3: Language
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    • Vocabulary for Exam-3: Language. Find, create, and access flashcards with Course Hero.
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    Problem Solving

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    • Name some examples of ‘problems’: – Scheduling events, prioritizing among goals. – Being on time. – Getting a degree. – Earning money, investing money. – Buying a car, choosing a location (to live, to study...), – Deciding what/where to eat. – Algebra, Arithmetic etc. • => Blurry distinctions between ‘problem solving’, ‘reasoning’ and ‘decision making’! • A problem occurs when there is an obstacle between a present state and a goal state and it is not immediately obvious how to get around the obstacle (Lovett, 2002 ) • Problem Solving: active efforts to discover what must be done to achieve a goal that is not readily attainable.

    • Exam-3: Problem solving & Reasoning
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    • Vocabulary for Exam-3: Problem solving & Reasoning. Find, create, and access Logic, Inductive Reasoning, Metcalfe & Wiebe, flashcards with Course Hero.
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    What is the importance of concepts?

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    Concepts are the building blocks of cognition. They allow us to categorize things and to make inferences about those things. 1) Classify objects 2) Allow for efficient communication 3) Learning by analogy 4) Creation of new concepts from existing concepts

    • Exam-3: Knowledge
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    • Vocabulary for Exam-3: Knowledge. Find, create, and access Object-Oriented Programming, Semantics, Categorization, typical exemplars, flashcards with Course Hero.
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    Binet-Simon Test

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    • Used age differentiation for item selection • Expressed intelligence in terms of difference between examinee’s age and age norms for older or younger kids – Advanced or delayed in “X” number of years – Norm-referenced testing – could compare • Could be illiterate and still get a perfect score

    • Exam 3-Intelligence
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    • Vocabulary for Exam 3-Intelligence. Find, create, and access Intelligence quotient, Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale, Terman, flashcards with Course Hero.

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