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a concept studied in cognitive psychology that refers to how we actively process specific information present in our environment.

Attention

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Affect the movement of info from one component to another

Control process

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~~> SR --> STM/WM LTM
~~>sensory motor --> Short term memory Long Term Memory

Dual store model of memory

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Different forms of conditioning that work

Effective stimulus

4

Factors influencing attention

Size
Intensity
Incongruity
Novelty
Emotion

5

Long term memory

Retains info for a long time

Capacity is unlimited

Stored by:
Language
Visual imagery

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Stimulus that others are aware of & stimulus that exists in real life

Nominal stimulus

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The process of repeatedly verbalizing or thinking about a piece of information

Rehersal

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Holds info for short period of time to BEGIN processing

Unlimited capacity

Stored in the form in which it has been sensed

Sensory register

9

Short term/working memory

Short memory duration

Very limited capacity

Not based on form

10

Mental retardation

IQ below 70

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Specific learning disability

Performance in one domain is significantly lower then your overall ability

12

Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder

Inability to focus & sit still

13

Ability to receive or understand language

Receptive language

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Express & speak language

Expressive language

15

Mental retardation IQ cutoff

Under 70

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Average IQ cutoff

85-115

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Mean & SD of IQ

Mean = 100
SD= 15

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Reliability

Test that has consistency (same results every time)

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Standardization

Every test is given the same way

20

Validity

Means a test is a true measure of whatever it is testing for

21

WRAT

Tests you on a grade (school) based lvl

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What is the role of HF?

To design safe & effective systems by mixing engineering & physiological principles

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What if the focus of HF?

Focus of HF is to bridge the gap between humans & technology

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Definition of HF

Scientific discipline that studies hoe to improve the relationship between HF & technology

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Tendency to act the same across similar situations

Consistency

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We tend to each individual behavior in a unique way when compared to others

Distinctiveness

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An unhealthy method fit releaving negative emotion

Defense mechanisms

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Decision making component of personality

Ego

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a psychoanalytic term used to describe a girl's sense of competition with her mother for the affections of her father

Electra complex

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A lack of proper gratification during one of the psychosexual stages of development

Fixation

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Freud's psycho stages

Oral
Anal
Phallic
Latency
Genital

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ID

Unconscious desires/impulses

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Maslow's heirachy of needs

1- physiological needs
2- safety needs
3- kind & belongingness needs
4- esteem needs
5- need for self- actualization

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Super ego

Evaluates things in terms of helping/hurting other people

35

The ability of the mind to assess the reality of the external world

Reality principle

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The instinctual seeking of pleasure and avoiding the pain in order to satisfy biological and psychological needs

Pleasure principle

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The desire for sexual involvement for parent of the opposite sex

Oedipus complex

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Rorschach

Ink blot test

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TAT

The pictures evaluation story test

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Measures an individual's characteristics independent of rarer bias of examiners beliefs

Objective tests

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Validity scales

Cannot say
Lie scale
Infrequency scale
Subtle defensiveness

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Clinical scales

Hypochondrias
Depression
Hysteria
Psychopathic deviation
Masculinity/feminity
Paranoia