Definition of Axon

Definition of Axon Axon The definition of axon is the part of the neuron through which intraneuronal conduction occurs (via the action potential) and at the terminus of which is located the terminal buttons that release neurotransmitters.   References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio: Cengage.  

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Definition of Availability Heuristic

Definition of Availability Heuristic Availability Heuristic the definition of availability heuristic is the cognitive shortcut that occurs when we make judgments on the basis of how easily we can call to mind what we perceive as relevant instances of a phenomenon.   References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio: Cengage.  

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Definition of Availability

Definition of Availability Availability The definition of availability is the presence of information stored in long-term memory.   References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio: Cengage.  

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Definition of Automatic Processes

The Definition of Automatic Processes Automatic Processes The definition of automatics processes involves no conscious control.   References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio: Cengage.

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Definition of Autobiographical Memory

Definition of Autobiographical Memory Autobiographical Memory The definition of autobiographical memory refers to the memory of an individuals history.   References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio: Cengage.

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The Definition of Attention

The Definition of Attention Attention The definition of attention is the active cognitive processing of a limited amount of information from the vast amount of information available through the senses, in memory, and through cognitive processes; focus on a small subset of available stimuli. References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio: Cengage.

February 19, 2015
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The Definition of Associationism

The Definition of Associationism Associationism The Definition of Associationism examines how events or ideas can become associated with one another in the mind to result in a form of learning.   References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio: Cengage.  

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The Definition of Artificial Intelligence

  The Definition of Artificial Intelligence Artificial Intelligence The definition of artificial intelligence is the attempt by humans to construct systems that show intelligence and, particularly, the intelligent processing of information; intelligence in symbol-processing systems such as computers. References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio: Cengage.           

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The Definition of Artifact Categories

The Definition of Artifact Categories Artifact Categories The definition of artifact categories are groupings that are designed or invented by humans to serve particular purposes or functions.   References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio: Cengage.        

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Definition of Arousal

Definition of Arousal Arousal The definition of arousal a degree of physiological excitation, responsivity, and readiness for action, relative to a baseline.   References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio: Cengage.          

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