Category: Psychology Definitions

Definition of Deductive Validity

Definition of Deductive Validity Deductive Validity The definition of deductive validity refers to logical soundness the process of reasoning from one or more statements, or premises to reach a logically certain conclusion.   References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio: Cengage.          

Definition of Deductive Reasoning

Definition of Deductive Reasoning Deductive Reasoning The definition of deductive reasoning refers the process of reasoning from one or more general statements regarding what is known to reach a logically certain conclusion.   References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio: Cengage.            

Definition of Decay Theory in Psychology

Definition of Decay Theory in Psychology Decay Theory in Psychology The definition of decay theory in psychology asserts that information is forgotten because of the gradual disappearance, rather than displacement, of the memory trace.   References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio: Cengage.          

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