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Cognitive Psychology - A general approach to psychology emphasizing the internal mental processes.

Against cognitivism: The discursive construction of cognitive mechanisms. - Lock, Andrew. An Article. 3/5
A New Spin on Mental Rotation - Peter Yule Department of Psychology Birkbeck College University of London. - 3/5
Andy Young - York University UK Face Lab.  3/5
Assessment of Attention with the CAB - The CAB has both auditory and visual discriminate reaction time tests.  2/5
Benton Visual Retention Test - Purpose: Designed to assess visual perception, visual memory, and visuoconstructive abilities. 3/5
CAPD Parents' Page - Resources for Parents of Children with Central Auditory Processing Disorders. 3/5
Center for Research on Concepts and Cognition - The Center for Research on Concepts and Cognition is an interdisciplinary center for research in cognitive science, directed by Douglas Hofstadter. CRCC is affiliated with the Cognitive Science Program at IU, and has close ties with the Computer Science Department. 3/5
Cherry (1953) - Slide Show. 3/5
CogNet: Perspectives - Perspectives. REASONS FOR CHANGE BLINDNESS.  Stephen R. Mitroff & Daniel J. Simons. An Article  3/5
Award Cognitive Psychology Experiments 4/5
Award Cognitive Science Discussion List - COGSCI is a scientific discussion list about Cognitive Science." Topics including
Artificial Intelligence, Philosophy, Linguistics, Psychology, Connectionism. Announcements of conferences, jobs and lectures and the like are welcome.
Cognitive Sciences Laboratory - Welcome to the Laboratories for Fundamental Research We conduct basic and applied research on the leading-edge of a variety of disciplines. 2/5
Cognitive Science Resources on the Internet - The Cognitive Science Resources on the Internet website has not been actively maintained since 1998. In February 2000, a decision has finally been made that all maintenance activities will be terminated.  The site, however, is not removed. To browse, click on this link: Cognitive Science Resources on the Internet (Not updated). 1/5
Cognitive and Psychological Sciences on the Web - Large directory of links covering everything from academic programs to publishers to software. 3/5
Cognitive Science Society -Pittsburgh  2/5
Cognitive Science/Psychology - General Links form the University of California 2/5
Cognitive Science/Psychology - The broad array of fields within the Life Sciences at UCLA brings together an extraordinary range of interests, from research and teaching about the smallest biological objects to the most formidable physical phenomena on Earth. 4/5
Award Cognitive Sciences Eprint Archive - UK - Welcome to CogPrints, an electronic archive for papers in any area of
Psychology, Neuroscience, and Linguistics, and many areas of Computer Science .
Cognitive Tests - Definition, preparation, types of tests etc. 3/5
Cognitive Tests - A good list of available tests which include: Mini-Mental State Exam (MMSE),
Hopkins Verbal Learning Test (HVLT), Brief Visuospatial Memory Test (BVMT), Brief Test of Attention (BTA), Stroop Color-Word Test, Digit Symbol Substitution Test (DSST), Verbal Fluency,
Calev Recognition/Recall, North American Adult Reading Test (NAART), Handedness Questionnaire, Mooney Closure Faces Test, Trail Making Test, Boston Naming Test (BNT). 3/5
Cognitive Model of Stress - Cognitive Model of Stress Lazarus Folkman Secondary appraisal Do I have the resources to deal effectively with this challenge or stressor? 3/5 Student
Connexions - An interactive site and discussion list for philosophers and cognitive scientists excited and puzzled by the
mind - Sheffield University UK 3/5
CogPrints: Theory of Mind and the Origins of Divergent - Abstract Theory of Mind and the Origins of Divergent Thinking.  3/5
David Chalmers Consciousness Page - Issues in cognitive science, consciousness, artificial intelligence, and more. 3/5
Egocentrism - Part of a Slide Show - Cognitive Development of pre-school Children.  3/5  Student
  Frames of Reference and Spatial Representation - There are multiple ways in which the human visual system can encode objects. An object can be specified relative to the observer, to the environment, to its own intrinsic structure, or to other objects in the environment. Each instance requires the adoption of specific spatial frames of reference. In general, reference frames provide a structure for specifying an object's spatial composition and position. 3/5
Student Test questions on Focused Auditory Attention - Within the field of focused auditory attention, which theory is the most credible concerning when (in the stages of processing) attentions influence occurs? 2/5
Image and Language in Human Reasoning - A syllogistic illustration. An Article. 3/5
Inductive and Deductive Reasoning - Basic information only 2/5  Student
Informal-LogicArticle in the Stanford Encyclopaedia of Philosophy, by Leo Groarke.  3/5
Informal Logic Jouranal - David Hitchcock. How Philosophical is Informal Logic? John Woods. Critical Review.  3/5
Informal Logic -  A resource links page taken from the open directory. 2/5
Interference Test according to Stroop (STROOP) - Classen W., Laux G. (1989). Comparison of sensorimotor and cognitive performance of acute schizophrenic inpatients treated with remoxipride or haloperidol. Neuropsychobiology;21(3):131-40. Abstract. Cohen J.D 3/5
Learning to Learn: Modules: Metacognition -The Nature of Metacognition.  2/5
Materials for Informal Logic and Critical Thinking - A syllabus list but with some good links to related information.  3/5
Award Memory - from the Exploratorium. - Explores the biological, psychological, and cultural aspects of memory, from personal experiences to breakthroughs in cognitive science 4/5
Mental Imagery, Visual Cognition, Object Identification, Object Recognition, Top-down Processing - University of Southampton Department of Psychology The Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory Research Recognition and Spatial Processing in Perception and Imagery To better understand how object- and spatial-properties are processed in perception and imagery 2/5
Mental Rotation Module v1.a - 3/5
Mental Rotation - In Douglas Adams's (1988) novel Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, a sofa gets stuck on a stairway landing. Throughout the remainder of the novel, Dirk Gently ponders how to get it unstuck by imagining the sofa rotating into various positions. 3/5
Metacognition and Reading To Learn. -  Metacognition and Reading To Learn. ERIC Digest.  3/5
Metacognition and Teaching for Learning - Metacognition and teaching for learning. Metacognition has been a major focus of research.  An Article.  3/5
Metacognition - Metacognition: Definitions and Empirical Foundations Douglas J. Hacker The University of Memphis.  2/5
Method of Loci - To use the method of loci bring to mind a familiar building, such as your house. Take a moment to conduct a mental walk through the rooms in your house. Pay particular attention to the details , noticing any imperfections, like scratches ... 2/5
National Coalition on Auditory Processing Disorders, Inc - The National Coalition on Auditory Processing Disorders, Inc. (NCAPD) is a 501(c)3 non profit organization. The support from parents and professionals is the motivating factor giving life to this organization. 3/5
Norman & Shallice’s (1986) Model -  Part of a slide show.  2/5  Student
Perception   - Freely available contents, abstracts, editorials, multimedia files, and more, plus full-text articles for subscribing organisations.    3/5
Perceptual Psychology: Nativism vs. Empiricism - Studies which focus on the effects of deprivation.  3/5
Reasoning Models in Cogent - Peter Yule - This document presents a schematic overview of two models of deductive reasoning processes implemented in Cogent: Syllogistic Reasoning and Allen Inferences. Both models share the same basic architecture, but differ in the underlying representational formats used to solve the tasks. 3/5
Selective Attention and Arousal - Have suggested that individuals have a tendency to orient themselves toward, or process information from only one part of the ...   An Article.  3/5
Selective Attention and Peripheral Fading - Input being actively modulated by selective attention, it constitutes a support. An Article.  3/5
SOAR - General Cognitive Architecture - Soar is a general cognitive architecture for developing systems that exhibit intelligent behavior. Researchers all over the world are using Soar. The Soar Home Page tries to organize the information that most users would be interested in: 4/5
Subliminal Perception - An Article.  3/5
The Effects of Fatigue on Vision - Visual fatigue comprises all those symptoms that arise after excessive stress on any of the functions of the eye. Among the most important of these are straining the clarity muscle of accommodation by looking too closely at very small objects and effects of strong local contrasts on the retina. 3/5
The In Press Repository Table of Contents - Christopher Michael and Lionel Collet, Influence of Focused Auditory Attention on Cochlear Activity in Humans, Accepted 11/26/1999 Published January 2001.  3/5
Theories of Selective Attention - From a Slide Show "Attention"  3/5  Student
University of Sussex At Brighton - is a centre for multi-disciplinary research and teaching in artificial intelligence, computer science, linguistics, philosophy and psychology. Undergraduate, Masters and Research Degrees are available in all the above subjects  4/5
U of A Cog Sci Dictionary (Central Executive) - The central executive with the supervisory attentional system (SAS) described by Norman and Shallice (1980) and by Shallice (1982).  This information forms part of N&S Theory.  3/5
Varieties of Focal Attention - From a Slide Show "Attention".  3/5  Student
FTP & Gopher Sites
Centre for Cognitive Sciences FTP (anonymous) - 3/5
Cognitive Science at the University of Hamburg FTP Site - For articles: Directory: pub/doc/cognition 3/5
Books, Journals and Other Information
Behavioural and Brain Sciences : An international, Interdisciplinary Journal.  - Is an international, interdisciplinary journal of "open peer commentary," published by Cambridge University Press, with its editorial offices in Southampton UK and New York NY. BBS publishes important and controversial interdisciplinary "target articles" in psychology, neuroscience, behavioral biology, cognitive science, artificial intelligence, linguistics and philosophy 5/5
Cognitive Science Research Papers - Sussex University UK 4/5
Papers on Cognitive Science (by David Chambers) - Master List 4/5