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  • Musical Development as a Cognitive Ability

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    Musical Development as a Cognitive Ability Cognitive Psychology Abstract This paper discusses theories of cognitive development and its relationship to musical development. Cognitive development is closely related to musical development and learning. Jean Piaget developed theories of the cognitive development in children. Musicologists have developed theories on how musical development has cognitive components. Cognitive development is acquired through interaction with an environment

  • Woodcock-Johnson II NU: Tests of Cognitive Abilities

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    Woodcock-Johnson III NU Tests of Cognitive Abilities, seven new features have been added to the tests (Woodcock & Johnson, 1989). In the Woodcock-Johnson III NU: Tests of Cognitive Abilities, it includes eight new tests, which measure information-processing abilities (Keith, Kranzler, & Flanagan, 2001). These tests include ones which measure working memory, planning, naming speed, and attention (Woodcock, McGrew, & Mather, 2001b). Also included in this version are five new cognitive clusters (McGrew, Werder

  • Woodcock- Johnson III NU: Tests of Cognitive Abilities

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    2005 census data and reflected in the Compuscore Normative Update, the Profiles Program, and the Technical Manual for the Woodcock-Johnson III: Tests if Cognitive Abilities. Reported as the center of technical revisions, the norming and standardization were reported from the procedures of the Woodcock-Johnson III NU: Tests of cognitive Abilities. The data for Woodcock-Johnson III norms and the data was collected from a large sample of 8,818 subjects nationally. Uses, Value, Strengths and Weaknesses

  • Cognitive Ability of Dolphins

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    social structure, complexity of communication tactics, and emotional intelligence, it is no wonder tht dolphins inhabit every ocean in the world, as well as many freshwater rivers, in the same way humans have populated every continent. The cognitive abilities that dolphins possess undoubtedly are remarkable, thus what makes them the smartest aquatic animal on the planet. Large brain size in mammals has been related to the number and complexity of social relationships. Dolphins are highly social animals

  • IGAT Case Study

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    Comprehension. The verbal tests examine the understanding and comprehension skills of the test taker. The Spatial Relations and Mazes tests examines the test taker’s broad visual intelligence and ability to analyze abstract visual stimuli. The Language Comprehension test examines the test taker’s ability to find words in a sequence of scrambled letters as quickly as possible. The scores on the IGAT are given in three areas including verbal score, nonverbal score, and a total score. The scores of the

  • I/O Psychology

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    of pay affect how much people like their jobs?” can be a Specific question, the ones do not specify a relevant factor are called as General question. 4. Variables: An attribute or characteristic of people or things that can vary, such as people’s abilities, attitudes, behavior, and job performance. 5. Independent variables: Manipulated by the researcher 6. Dependent variables: Assessed in response to the independent variables 7. Reliability: the consistency of measurement across repeated observations

  • The Internet's Effects on Social and Cognitive Abilities

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    The internet might not only be affecting social abilities, but also cognitive abilities. According to Descartes, what determines ones existence is cognition, and thinking is considered identity. His famous quote was not “I google therefore, I am.” An argument can be made about how creativity is being effected. The internet is not only a place where people find new friends, but also information. It is possible that we have access to too much information. The problem with the internet becoming the

  • Selection Process

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    (JDEs), the best applicant might be successful design engineers who held jobs which were similar to both CDEs and JDEs. There are more than one predictors to really differentiate and discriminate candidates with their competencies such as knowledge, ability, skill, experience, personality, interest, and character to some extent (Arnold, Silvester, Patterson, Robertson, Cooper & Burnes, 2010). Bearing in mind past performance, the typical predictor that constitutes in a selection process is applicant’s

  • Construct Developed in Psychometrics to Determine Cognitive Abilities

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    The g factor, or "general factor", is a construct developed in psychometrics to determine cognitive abilities. It is a variable that summarizes positive correlations among various cognitive tasks, which demonstrate an individual's performance at one type of cognitive task tends to be comparable to his or her performance at other kinds of cognitive tasks. The g factor typically accounts for 40 to 50 percent of the variance in IQ test performance, and IQ scores are frequently regarded as estimates

  • The Power of Music: The Effect of Music on Cognitive Abilities

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    curriculums. One such result is an improvement in cognitive abilities--brain-based skills humans need to carry out any task from the simplest to the most complex. Because listening to and learning music improves cognitive abilities, music education is a necessary component in everyone’s educational curriculum, since cognitive reasoning is the foundation for successful critical thinking skills. One type of cognitive skill is spatial-temporal reasoning, the ability to visualize a spatial pattern and understand

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