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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.