Month: February 2015

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….

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…

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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