Individual awareness thoughts, memories, feelings, sensations, and environment?
study mental processes- attention, language use, memory, perception, problem solving, creativity, thinking
study processing, conceptual resources, perceptual skill, language learning, other aspects of brain
cognitive development
LTM different skills, operations,actions
procedural memory
storage of information for extended period of time
long term memory
temporary storage of information
short term memory
investigation in which a hypothesis is scientifically tested
experimental research
group stands and equal chance of being chosen as a participant in the study
random selection
person's unique memory of a specific event
episodic memory
self-report data from study participant
sample survey
drawn from a population of interest and has demographics and characteristics match population in as many way possible
representative sample
participants who do not receive the experimental treatment
controlled groups
descriptive research of a person, group, or phenomenon
case studies
brain's ability to change, adapt as a result of experience
structural plasticity
move functions damaged area of brain to other undamaged areas
functional plasticity
making observations, gathering data, forming theories
scientific method
behavior controlled consequences
learned process 2 stimuli repeatedly paired
figure out which variables connected
correlation study
objective analysis and evaluation of an issue in order to form a judgment
critical thinking
whose value depends on that of another
dependent variable
relationship between 2 variables which both variables move in tandem
positive correlation
2 variables in which 1 variable increases as the other decreases
negative correlation