Definition of Contextualism

Definition of Contextualism Contextualism The definition of contextualism refers to the belief that intelligence must be understood in its real-world context.   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 Context Effects

Definition of Context Effects Context Effects The definition of context effects refers to the influences of the surrounding environment on perception.   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 Content Morphemes

Definition of Content Morphemes Content Morphemes The definition of content morphemes refers to the words that convey the bulk of the meaning of a language.   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 Constructive Perception

Definition of Constructive Perception Constructive Perception The definition of constructive perception refers to the perceiver builds (constructs) a cognitive understanding (perception) of a stimulus; he or she uses sensory information as the foundation for the structure but also uses other sources of information to build the perception.   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 Constructive Memory in Psychology

Definition of Constructive Memory in Psychology Constructive Memory in Psychology The definition of constructive memory in psychology refers to prior experience affects how we recall things and what we actually recall from memory.   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 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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