Definition of Aphasia

Definition of Aphasia Aphasia The definition of aphasia is an impairment of language functioning caused by damage to the brain. References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio: Cengage.        

February 19, 2015
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Definition of Anterograde Amnesia

Definition of Anterograde Amnesia Anterograde Amnesia The definition of anterograde amnesia is the inability to remember events that occur after a traumatic even.   References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio: Cengage.        

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Definition of Analysis

Definition of Analysis Analysis Analysis is breaking down the whole of a complex problem into manageable elements.   References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio: Cengage.          

February 19, 2015
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Definition of Analog Codes

Definition of Analog Codes Analog Codes Analog Codes are a form of knowledge representation that preserves the main perceptual features of whatever is being represented for the physical stimuli we observe in our environment.   References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio: Cengage.        

February 19, 2015
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Definition of Amygdala

Definition of Amygdala Amygdala The Amygdala is part of the brain that plays an important role in emotion, especially in anger and aggression.   References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio: Cengage.          

February 17, 2015
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Definition of Amnesia

Definition of Amnesia Amnesia Amnesia is severe loss of explicit memory.   References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio: Cengage.        

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Definition of Amacrine Cells

Definition of Amacrine Cells Amacrine Cells Amacrine Cells along with horizontal cells, they make single lateral connections among adjacent areas of the retina in the middle layer of cells.   References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio: Cengage.            

February 17, 2015
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Definition of Alzheimer’s Disease

Definition of Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s Disease is a disease of older adults that causes dementia as well as progressive memory loss.   References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio: Cengage.        

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Definition of Algorithms

Definition of Algorithms Algorithms Algorithms are sequences of operations that may be repeated over and over again and that, in theory, guarantee the solution to a problem.   References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio: Cengage.        

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Definition of Agnosia

Definition of Agnosia Agnosia Agnosia is a severe deficit in the ability to perceive sensory information.   References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio: Cengage.          

February 17, 2015
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