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templates

highly detailed models of patterns we might recognize

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temporal lobe

auditory processing

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terminal buttons

knobs at the end of each branch of an axon.

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thalamus

relays incoming sensory information through groups of neurons that project to the appropriate region in the cortex

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thematic roles

ways in which items can be used in the context of communication

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theory

an organized body of general explanatory principles regarding a phenomenon

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theory-based view of meaning

holds that people understand and categorize concepts in terms of implicit theories, or general ideas they have regarding those concepts

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theory of multiple intelligences

belief that intelligence comprises multiple independent constructs, not just one unitary construct

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TMS

transcranial magnetic stimulation
electrical current -> magnetic field -> disrupts normal activity of brain

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transfer

carryover of knowledge about one problem to another

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transformational grammar

involves the study of transformational rules that guide the ways in which underlying propositions can be rearranged to form various phrase structures

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transparency

occurs when people see analogies where they do not exist because of similarity of content

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triarchic theory of human intelligence

belief that intelli-gence comprises three aspects, dealing with the relation of intelligence (1) to the internal world of the person, (2) to experience, and (3) to the external world