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Psychology

The Keywords all topic so far

TermDefinition
Serial Position effect The chance of recalling only items depends upon it's position in the list.
Visually What you see.
Acoustically What the word sound like.
Semantically What the word mean.
Reconstructive Memory Altering or recollection of things so they make more sense
Primacy Effect More of first info retreated is subsequently later info
Episodic Memory This refers to personal events and experiences in your life
Procedural Memory Complex skills they are actions-based memories
Semantic Memory Facts and general knowledge
Target Population Large group of people the researcher wishes to study
Sample Small group of people who represent the target population
Counterbalancing Half to A then B and B then A
Sensation The information that we receive through or senses
Perception How we interpret or make sense of the sensory information that we receive
Visual Illusion A visual perception which is wrong on misinterprets what is actually there
Fiction The perception of an object or movement that is not present in the stimulus
Ambiguity More than one possible meaning
Misinterpreted Depth Cues When a depth cue is used wrong
Size Constancy Original perception of size of object when info received by eyes change
Assimilation Adding new information to an existing schema
Accommodation Changing a schema, or developing a new schema to cope with a new situation
Created by: Shahed-02