Definition of Consolidation in Psychology

Definition of Consolidation in Psychology Consolidation The definition of consolidation in psychology refers to the process of integrating new information into stored information.   References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio: Cengage.          

February 22, 2015
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Definition of Consciousness

Definition of Consciousness Consciousness The definition of consciousness includes both the feeling of awareness and the content of awareness.   References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio: Cengage.            

February 22, 2015
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Definition of Connotation

Definition of Connotation Connotation The definition of connotation refers to a word’s emotional overtones, presuppositions, and other non-explicit meanings.   References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio: Cengage.          

February 22, 2015
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Definition of Connectionist Models

Definition of Connectionist Models Connectionist Models The definition of connectionist models: According to connectionist models, we handle very large numbers of cognitive operations at once through a network distributed across incalculable numbers of locations in the brain.   References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio: Cengage.          

February 22, 2015
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Definition of Conjunction Search

Definition of Conjunction Search Conjunction Search The definition of conjunction search refers to looking for a particular combination (conjunction: joining together) of features.   References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio: Cengage.          

February 22, 2015
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Definition of Confounding Variable

Definition of Confounding Variable Confounding Variable The definition of confounding variable refers to a type of irrelevant variable that has been left uncontrolled in a study.   References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio: Cengage.          

February 22, 2015
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Definition of Confirmation Bias

Definition of Confirmation Bias Confirmation Bias The definition of confirmation bias refers to the tendency to seek confirmation rather than disconfirmation of what we already believe.   References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio: Cengage.          

February 22, 2015
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Definition of Cones in Psychology

Definition of Cones in Psychology Cones in Psychology The definition of cones in psychology refers to one of the two kinds of photoreceptors in the eye; less numerous, shorter, thicker, and more highly concentrated in the foveal region of the retina than in the periphery of the retina than are rods (the other type of photoreceptor); virtually nonfunctional in dim light, but highly effective in bright light and essential to…

February 22, 2015
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Definition of Conditional Reasoning

Definition of Conditional Reasoning Conditional Reasoning The definition of conditional reasoning occurs when the reasoner must draw a conclusion based on an if-then proposition.   References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio: Cengage.          

February 22, 2015
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Definition of Concept in Psychology

Definition of Concept in Psychology Concept the definition of concept in psychology refers to an idea about something that provides a means of understanding the world.   References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio: Cengage.          

February 22, 2015
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