Tutor profile: Cassidy M.
When do you use the words "effect" and "affect"?
Affect is is usually used as a verb. It is an action word that means to produce a change in or influence something. While Effect is used as a noun and is known as an event that means a change that has occurred.
Subject: Study Skills
What is the best way to study for a test?
Once you are out of class each day, go over the notes you have written down that same day and make sure to go over your notes daily. When a test is coming up, you should make flash cards of the terms you need to go over, and also have someone quiz you. If you have a different way of studying that just involves looking over your notes, make sure you are in a place where you learn best. Like for me, I like to be in a quiet room with no distractions.
Cognitive psychology is defined as a branch of psychology that is concerned with mental processes, such as thinking, learning, memory and perception. There is a type of memory known as implicit memory. What is the definition of implicit memory, and the four different forms of implicit memory?
Implicit memory is known as the indirect memory testing such as a priming task and it is known as being formed unconsciously. Implicit memory involves something that is called processing fluency, which is the improvement in the speed or ease of processing. Processing fluency may underlie the feeling of familiarity for stimuli that we have previously encountered. The forms of implicit memory are procedural memory which is the memory for skills, priming, which is the changes in perception and belief caused by previous experience, perceptual learning which is the re-calibration of perceptual systems as a result of experience, and classical conditioning which is learning about associations among stimuli.
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