The Flaws of Our Financial Memory
- Memory for mental models of spatial descriptions: An episodic-construction-trace hypothesis. Payne, Stephen J. // Memory & Cognition;Sep93, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p591
Discusses the preservation of mental models in episodic memory. Experiments testing memory for spatial descriptions; Lack of evidence for crossover effect proposed by Mani and Johnson-Laird; Performance as a function of overlap between recognition test descriptions; Performance as a function of...
- GOOD NEWS! "SENIOR MOMENTS" MAY NOT INDICATE HIGH RISK FOR DEMENTIA. // Mind, Mood & Memory;Jun2014, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p1
The article discusses a study on people displaying symptoms of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) which suggested that recurrent momentary bouts of forgetfulness and absent-mindedness are not the first signs of dementia for people.
- The Four-Second Window: How the Time Constraint of Working Memory and other Psychological Principles Determine the Success of a Graphic Design. TROGU, Pino // International Journal of Humanities & Social Science;May2013, Vol. 3 Issue 9, p19
This article discusses universal psychological principles derived from cognitive psychology that are useful in creating an effective graphic design. The most important are: the strict constraints of working memory which persists about four seconds, the viewers' co-construction of perception and...
- Prediction and constancy of cognitive-motivational structures in mothers and their adolescents. Malerstein, Abraham J.; Ahern, Mary M. // Child Psychiatry & Human Development;Spring95, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p197
Focuses on cognitive-motivational structures in mothers and their adolescent children. Details of the study; Result of the study; Theory of development of a social cognitive style and related motivational concerns; Theory of Piaget.
- Expanding the mind's workspace: Training and transfer effects with a complex working memory span task. // Psychonomic Bulletin & Review;Apr2010, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p193
The article presents a study regarding the malleability of working memory capacity using a novel working memory training paradigm. The research was intended to expand the known boundaries of generalization by administering a battery of cognitive skill assessments. The results indicated that...
- Testing pigeon memory in a change detection task. // Psychonomic Bulletin & Review;Apr2010, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p243
The article presents a change detection task in which pigeons were shown colored circles on a sample array, followed by an array with one of the colors changed. The author explains that forced choice psychophysical procedures relative to psychophysical procedures. The results of the experiment...
- Editorial. Hanauer, David I. // Scientific Study of Literature;2015, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p1
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including aspect of voice quality, existing theory and research in the study of cognitive psychology and literature, and studying literary quality.
- Effects of cognitive foveal load on a peripheral single-target detection task. Chan, H.S.; Courtney, Alan J. // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Oct93, Vol. 77 Issue 2, p515
Investigates the effects of foveal cognitive load on a primary peripheral single-target detection task. Number of correct responses on the peripheral task; Response time of correct responses; Median response time of correct locations; Number of correct responses on the foveal task; Correlation...
- Variation in working memory capacity and episodic recall: The contributions of strategic encoding and contextual retrieval. // Psychonomic Bulletin & Review;Apr2010, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p200
The article presents a study regarding individual differences in working memory capacity as influenced by differences in strategic encoding and contextual retrieval. The results indicate that intentional encoding resulted in a better overall performance than did incidental encoding, and that...