Principles of Memory We begin by distinguishing between three stages of memory processing — encoding, the process by which a new trace is laid down in memory; storage, or what happens to the encoded memory trace over the retention interval; and retrieval, or gaining access to stored knowledge so that you can use it to
BYJOHN F. KIHLSTROM Department of Psychology University of California, Berkeley LEARNING AND MEMORY Knowledge may or may not translate into behavior, but by virtue of learning it becomes available for use, stored in memory. Now, psychologists distinguish among a number of different kinds of memory, including “short term” or “working” memory and “long-term” memory. When
HOW STUDENTS LEARN By BRIDGET MURRAY High-achieving students know what needs to be learned and how to learn it, educational psychology studies increasingly show. But while making those kinds of self-assessments may sound simple and something most college students could do–many psychology professors find their students aren’t self-aware enough to conduct them. Some faculties believe
HERALDRY In heraldry, a unicorn is often depicted as a horse with a goat’s cloven hooves and beard, a lion’s tail, and a slender, spiral horn on its forehead (non-equine attributes may be replaced with equine ones, as can be seen from the following gallery). Whether because it was an emblem of the Incarnation or
We have to do laundry despite the struggle to find quarters and detergent, we have to attend family parties despite the awkward interactions and we have to study for exams despite wanting to go out with our friends. Over the years, it seems as though college itself has become some kind of obligation as well.
In one of his notebooks Leonardo da Vinci wrote: The unicorn, through its intemperance and not knowing how to control itself, for the love it bears to fair maidens forgets its ferocity and wildness; and laying aside all fear it will go up to a seated damsel and go to sleep in her lap, and
ALICORN UNICORN HORN The horn itself and the substance it was made of was called alicorn, and it was believed that the horn holds magical and medicinal properties. The Danish physician Ole Worm determined in 1638 that the alleged alicorns were the tusks of narwhals. Such beliefs were examined wittily and at length in 1646
Medieval knowledge of the fabulous beast stemmed from biblical and ancient sources, and the creature was variously represented as a kind of wild ass, goat, or horse. The predecessor of the medieval bestiary, compiled in Late Antiquity and known as Physiologus (??????????), popularized an elaborate allegory in which a unicorn, trapped by a maiden
Unicorns are not found in Greek mythology, but rather in the accounts of natural history, for Greek writers of natural history were convinced of the reality of unicorns, which they located in India, a distant and fabulous realm for them. The earliest description is from Ctesias who, in his book Indika (“On India”), described them
The management of Petroleum Training Institute (PTI), Effurun is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Part-Time Industrial Continuing Education (ICE) weekend programme for the 2015/2016 academic session. The programmes available are in HND and ND courses. The programmes lasts for Three (3) academic session. Entry Qualifications: All National Diploma (ND)
The Igbajo Polytechnic, Igbajo in Osun state invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into its HND, ND and Daily Part-Time Programmes for the 2015/2016 Academic Session as indicated below: 1) FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ii. DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTANCY 2) FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING Department of Science Laboratory Technology ii.
The Ambrose Ali University (AAU), Ekpoma invites applications from eligible candidates for admission into the Part-Time Degree Programmes for the 2014/2015 academic session. Available Programmes: The following degree programmes are available at the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma as approved by the National Universities Commission (NUC). B.Sc. Accounting. B.Sc. Banking and Finance. B.Sc. Business Administration. B.Sc.
Nigerian Law School management has announced a new resumption date for the Bar Part II April, 2014. The Management of the Law School has attributed the extension of the resumption date to the increase in the extenship period for court attachment. The new resumption date is October 13 2014. The externship period for Court attachment has been
Kings Polytechnic, Ubiaja Full Time/Part Time ND & HND programmes application for the 2014/2015 academic session has begun. Applications are hereby invited from candidates for admission into Full-Time/Part-Time NATIONAL DIPLOMA (ND) and HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) programmes into Kings Polytechnic, Ubiaja for 2014/2015 Academic Session. PROGRAMMES AND ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS 1. PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE FOR FULL-TIME and
Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic Uwana announces the sales of Part Time ND and Pre-ND admission forms for 2014/2015. Members of the public seeking admission into the National Diploma (PT) and Pre-ND programmes of the Polytechnic, Uwana are hereby notified, Such person must meet the requirements for admission into the programmes. HOW TO APPLY Candidates seeking
The management of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) have released the proposed academic calendar for the part-time degree programme of the university. FUNAAB Part time students are expected on campus on Friday, 18th July, 2014 with first semester lectures starting from Friday, August 1st, 2014. Full Details of the calendar are as follows;
Applications are hereby invited for admission into the following: Higher National Diploma (Part time) and professional diploma, National diploma (Part time) and Certificate programmes for the 2014/2015 academic session of the Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH) . Only candidates who are of good character and possess a burning desire for high quality knowledge and practical
The Management of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma has released the academic calendar for part-time degree programme 2013/2014 session: Monday, 28th April, 2014 – Old students Resume and begin course Registration and Clearance. Thursday, 8th May, 2014 – New Students Resume and Commence Registration and Clearance Thursday, 8th May, 2014 – First Semester Lectures begin for