Essays about: "Cognitive information processing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 essays containing the words Cognitive information processing.

  1. 1. Study of neural correlates of attention in mice with spectro-spatio-temporal approaches

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för datavetenskap och kommunikation (CSC)

    Author : Cantin Ortiz; [2018]
    Keywords : gamma; bursts; neuroscience; attention; mice; LFP; gamma bursts; local field potential; phase randomization; cognition; cognitive process; modulation; spike; neuron; prefrontal cortex; PFC; pre-frontal; tetrode; filtering; Hilbert transform; recordings; oscillation; gamma band;

    Abstract : While signatures of attention can be observed in widespread areas within and outside of cortex, the control of attention is thought to be regulated by higher cognitive brain areas, such as the prefrontal cortex. In their recent study on mice Kim et al. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Ability to Think Strategically: Can it be Developed via Academic Education?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Marion Pripfel; Elsa Klarin; [2018]
    Keywords : strategic thinking; development of the ability to think strategically; academic education; cognitive process profiling; teaching techniques; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Purpose - Due to a need of the ability to think strategically in today’s business world, the purpose of this study is to examine on the question whether strategic thinking can be developed via academic education. Methodology - Two samples of the program Industriell Ekonomi, fifth-year students and first-year students, were tested regarding their ability to think strategically. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Influence of Big Five Personality Traits on Dual-Process Cognitive Information Processing Styles in Medical Decision-Making

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Goran Madjaroski; [2018]
    Keywords : dual-process; Big Five; CEST; REI; Rationality; Experientiality; cognitive information processing; medical decision-making; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : We all make decisions, but when medical professionals do it, it can literally mean life or death. Decisions are influenced by many factors. READ MORE

  4. 4. Challenging the dual coding theory : Does Affective Information Play a Greater Role in Abstract Compared to Concrete Word Processing?

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Ingrid Almgren; [2018]
    Keywords : abstract word-processing; DCT; ERP; semantic representation; concreteness effect; imageability; recognition task; categorization; emotional valence;

    Abstract : It has long been held that concrete material has a processing advantage over abstract material, as predicted by Dual Coding Theory (Paivio,1991), although this has been challenged. For example, based on evidence for behavioural and neuroscientific studies, Kousta,, Vigliocco, Vinson, & Del Campo, (2011) proposed that emotional valance had a greater influence in the processing of abstract words, and that under some circumstances there may be no concreteness effect and might even be an abstractness effect. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ambiguity in Peace Agreements : Cognitive and Computational Models for Processing Syntactic Ambiguity in Israeli-Palestinian Peace Agreements in English

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Parastoo Asghari; [2018]
    Keywords : complex noun phrases; syntactic ambiguity; language processing; cognition; corpus linguistics; computational model;

    Abstract : Systems that attempt to process texts and acquire information from texts in English need to be particularly alert to noun phrases since they carry so much information. Systems, whether comprehensional or computational, may face particular difficulties when dealing with complex noun phrases. READ MORE