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CLELAND, DONALD L. – 1966
THE NATURE OF COMPREHENSION IS DEFINED AND CLARIFIED. THE LITERATURE IS SURVEYED TO SHOW THAT THE DEVELOPMENT OF CONCEPTS IS IMPORTANT IN INTELLECTUAL ACTIVITIES. IT IS POINTED OUT THAT CONCEPTS ARE BUILT FROM PERCEPTS, IMAGES, SENSATION, AND MEMORIES, AND THAT THE STEPS WHICH ARE EMPLOYED AS CONCEPTS ARE BUILT AND REFINED AND INCLUDE PERCEIVING,…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Concept Formation, Conceptual Schemes, Intellectual Development
Shapiro, Raquel; Shapiro, Ronald G. – 2001
This workshop presents a collection of demonstrations of various psychological concepts. It provides a technique to increase people's interest in the field of psychology and to teach some basic principles about psychology for use on a daily basis. The workshop covers sensation; perception; learning; memory; responding; thinking; interference;…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Games, Learning Activities, Professional Training
Lighthall, Frederick F. – 1964
The purpose of this pamphlet is to increase teachers' comprehension of anxiety and its relation to children's thinking and forgetting, to their problem solving ability and their sense of competence. The pamphlet describes four parts of the anxiety experience: 1) the anxiety cue, the particular thought, memory, or sensation which precipitates the…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Arousal Patterns, Cognitive Processes, Educational Experience
Cardena, Etzel; Spiegel, David – 1991
This study systematically evaluated the psychological reactions of a non-clinical population to the October 1989 Bay Area earthquake. Within a week of the earthquake, a checklist of anxiety and dissociative symptoms was administered to a representative sample of approximately 100 graduate students and faculty members from two different…
Descriptors: Anxiety, College Faculty, Earthquakes, Emotional Problems
Meier, Scott T.; Schmeck, R. R. – Journal of College Student Personnel, 1985
Developed a measure of burnout for college students and created a profile of burned-out students based on "level of functioning" variables. Students (N=120) completed a series of tests. Results showed burnout to be related to measures of memory, learning style, self-esteem, vocational self-concept, and sensation seeking. (BH)
Descriptors: Burnout, College Students, Higher Education, Predictor Variables
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Taylor, Jack A. – Arts Education Policy Review, 1993
Discusses the evolution and current status of cognitive research in music. Identifies the field's five research branches: (1) sensation; (2) perception; (3) concept formation and memory; (4) affect or emotions; and (5) psychomotor activity. Recommends five changes for the future of cognitive musicology. (CFR)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Cultural Differences, Educational Research
Kenawy, Hoda Mohammed – 1982
The role played by music in Egyptian education in developing the character of the child is discussed. The first part of the paper discusses the characteristics of the elementary school child and examines how each can be developed through musical education. For example, young children have a fertile imagination that can be stimulated by music.…
Descriptors: Child Development, Childhood Attitudes, Childhood Interests, Childhood Needs
Randhawa, Bikkar S.; Hunt, Dennis – 1973
An attempt is made to discuss current models of information processing, learning, and development, thereby suggesting adequate methodological strategies for research in visual literacy. It is maintained that development is a cumulative process of learning, and that learning and memory are the result of new knowledge, sensations, etc. over a short…
Descriptors: Development, Enrichment, Learning, Memory
Stark, Rebecca – 1986
This book published in 1986 introduces students to psychology and its related subject areas. Students learn that psychology has matured through the centuries from its taboo beginnings in supernatural beliefs and magic to its current status as a scientific discipline. Sections of the book include: (1) "What is Psychology?"; (2) "Human Development";…
Descriptors: Behavior, Cognitive Psychology, Conditioning, Developmental Psychology
Kalat, James W. – 1996
Chapters in this textbook for college students in introductory psychology courses are: (1) What is Psychology?; (2) Scientific Methods in Psychology; (3) Biological Psychology; (4) Sensation and Perception; (5) Altered States; (6) Learning; (7) Memory; (8) Cognition and Language; (9) Intelligence and Its Measurement; (10) Development; (11)…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Behavior Theories, Cognitive Processes, Critical Thinking
Meyer, Philip A. – 1972
Reported were four experiments which investigated the developmental and mental retardation aspects of an initial stage of visual information processing termed iconic memory. The stage was explained to involve processing visual stimuli prior to sensation and through to recognition. In three of the four experiments, the paradigm of visual masking…
Descriptors: Adults, Age Differences, Exceptional Child Research, Memory
Thomas, Jeanne L. – 1992
This textbook is designed to introduce undergraduates to the scientific study of aging in adults. Among the topics covered in the book's 15 chapters are: approaches to the study of adult development and aging (research methodology and related issues, a life-span perspective, ethical issues); theories in the study of adult development (models of…
Descriptors: Adult Development, Adult Learning, Adults, Age Differences
2002
The Theory and Methodology Division of the proceedings contains the following 16 papers: "The Deep Audit as an Epistemology for the Watchdog: Computer-assisted Reporting and Investigative Journalism" (John E. Newhagen); "Race and Class in 1980s Hollywood" (Chris Jordan); "The Impact of Website Campaigning on Traditional…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Advertising, Agenda Setting, Animation
Sibthorp, Jim; Knapp, Doug – 1998
A study focused on students' retention of experiences associated with an interpretive school field trip. Third- and fourth-grade students from a rural Midwestern elementary school took an interpretive field trip to a local park to learn about their local environment. A survey was administered to the 71 students 1 month and 18 months after the…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Environmental Education, Field Trips
Webb, Ruth C.; And Others – 1972
Discussed are the theoretical background and evaluation procedures of the Glenwood Awareness, Manipulation, and Posture Index Number One, an instrument for measuring the sensory-motor bases of behavior in the profoundly retarded. The authors maintain that, by using the processes of recognition, interaction, and mobility as criteria for the…
Descriptors: Exceptional Child Education, Mental Retardation, Motor Development, Perceptual Motor Coordination
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