Southern New Hampshire University - BA - Psychology
Southern New Hampshire University's online psychology program features six concentrations including addiction, child development, and mental health. The 120-credit bachelor of arts degree includes foundational classes in research and physiology as well as a choice of electives. The four-year program features a senior capstone project.
Ashford University - BA - Psychology
Ashford's bachelor's in cognitive studies explores how people learn, solve problems, and make decisions. Graduates are prepared for careers in rehabilitation, special education, and more. The program does not lead directly to teacher licensure. Financial aid is available to all students.
Walden University - BS - Psychology: General Psychology
Walden's online bachelor's of science in general psychology is the perfect program for students interested in learning how the mind works. Graduates leave school with a well-rounded education, ready for the professional workforce or further training in the field.
Capella University - BS - Psychology
The general psychology specialization of Capella’s online BS in psychology is designed around APA guidelines, providing students with a comprehensive foundational education in human learning, emotions, behaviors, and more. Coursework can be customized to include further concentration in addictions, behavioral health, or forensics psychology.
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Subliminal perception occurs whenever stimuli presented below the threshold or limen for awareness are found to influence thoughts, feelings, or actions. The term subliminal perception was originally used to describe situations in which weak stimuli were perceived without awareness. In recent years, the term has been applied more generally to describe any situation in which unnoticed stimuli are perceived.
Synaesthesia is a condition in which ordinary stimuli lead to extraordinary experiences. There are many types of synaesthesia. Some synaesthetes have conscious experiences of vivid colors when listening to music or hearing other types of sounds. The most common type of synaesthesia is letter/digit color synaesthesia.
COGENT is a powerful computational modelling system that provides teachers and researchers with a flexible environment within which to develop and explore symbolic and hybrid models of cognitive processes. The system provides a range functions that allow scientists to explore their ideas and theories without commitment to a particular architecture.
This on-line journal provides education professionals access to refereed articles that can have a positive impact on assessment, research, evaluation, and teaching practice, especially at the local education agency (LEA) level.
New research shows that performing complex mental tasks can reduce a driver's ability to detect visual targets by as much as 30 percent. According to the research, performing complex mental tasks--feeding back concrete or abstract information as opposed to simply listening--significantly reduced drivers' ability to detect visual targets, discriminate among them and respond correctly.
Probably the most influential developments in our recent understanding of these concepts have come from educational and psychological researchers associated with cognitive psychology. Three of those individuals, Robert Sternberg, Howard Gardner, and John Horn serve as a representative sample of researchers who have made significant gains in our current conceptions of intelligence.
The purpose of this article is to offer tips in designing quality questionnaires and on avoiding common errors. Some of the more prevalent problems in questionnaire development are identified and suggestions of ways to avoid them are offered.
This article defines aptitude tests in contrast to intelligence tests and achievement tests. It also looks at the value of aptitude tests and examines how the results of aptitude should be used. Finally, this article discusses whether students can improve their scores on these tests.
What follows here is a fairly comprehensive list of recommendations for writing multiple choice items. Some of these are backed up by psychometric research; i.e., it has been found that, generally, the resulting scores are more accurate indicators of each student's knowledge when the recommendations are followed than when they are violated. Other recommendations result from logical deduction.
Surveys allow information to be collected from a sample group and generalized to the population at large. Because they are low cost and easy to implement, mail surveys are used more frequently for social research than either telephone or face-to-face interviews. Those conducting surveys should recognize four potential sources of error -- sampling error, non-coverage error, non-response error, and measurement error -- and take steps to minimize their impact.